Strawberry Green Smoothie with Vanilla Chia Pod

Here is a fact about me: I am hungry all the time. No matter what time of day, I’m ready to eat.

Finding a food that actually makes me feel full, even for like, 5 minutes, is a miracle. Chia Pods are that food that actually fill me.

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Another fact about me: Alex and I recently got a blender. I’ve been using it every day since we got it. You know what that means– smoothies!

As you probably surmised, I got to experimenting. You know me: always messing around in the kitchen.

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Kim’s Healthy Oven-Roasted Chick Pea Snacks

One of my boyfriend’s coworkers invited us for a barbeque on Long Island this weekend and we were asked to bring a side dish. It won’t be an ordinary cookout with hot dogs and burgers though– they will be roasting a whole (!) lamb.

So what do you bring as a side dish to a non-ordinary barbeque? It has to be something nobody else will think to bring too. Ever showed up to a BBQ with potato salad, only to discover there’s already 2 other variations of it there? I’m not looking to be that awkward third-potato-salad-bringer. Plus, I don’t even know how to make potato salad which means I’d have to stop at Whole Foods. Nah. Plus, I’m pretty sure it’s an adult-only BBQ, which means a bag of Doritos isn’t going to cut it either, as much as I wish it would… what to bring, what to bring.

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