Blueberry Biscuits with Almond Glaze
We love our blueberry biscuits here in the South, typically scooped up from a beloved fast-food fried chicken chain. For a quick option, the drive-thru variety works just fine, but graduating to a homemade version is well worth the additional effort – which is not much effort at all.
Hot Crab Dip in a Lemon-Garlic Baguette
You guys, HOT YOGA.
Remember how I told you I was trying out hot yoga? Well it's time for an update, because it turns out hot yoga is amazing. And listen, I know that usually when you hear someone say a workout is amazing, you just dismiss it 'cause that person also likes running and burpees and other horrible things, so what if they're trying to trick you?! But I ate queso for dinner and am stuck at the "couch" phase of the Couch-to-5K program, so you can trust me.*
Gingerbread Quick Bread with Lemon Glaze
The conversation was about the difficulty of eating healthy while poor. I had just shared my favorite article on the topic and a few friends were chiming in with their own experiences. Then one of my friends said: "People should eat healthy even if they're poor. They could always just plant a vegetable garden. Seeds are cheap." It amazes me how often this suggestion gets thrown around willy-nilly, but somehow I hear it every time I discuss food insecurity.
Gentle explanations of why this would be a difficult solution for plenty of people were met with more and more fervent assertions of why if they really TRIED . . . and if they CARED . . . and if they were willing to WORK . . .