With that, it’s a lot of fun to reshoot these amazing early recipes, the ones that were the secret to my success and helped me to lose a significant amount of weight on the Jenny Craig program.
During my last trip to New Jersey, my girl Natalie told me about a simple way she makes pulled chicken in her crockpot. I’m literally firing my crockpot up weekly these days, so I came home and tried her recipe out right away.
After going through an intense streak of enjoying and inventing with two-ingredient dough, I found myself in a position where I’d run out of Greek yogurt but still wanted a bagel. That’s where the inspiration for this recipe came about. If you can make cake mix and pumpkin into muffins, why couldn’t you make a similar combination with self-rising flour and pumpkin? Answer: You totally can.
Let me start by saying: I don’t really understand this whole unicorn trend.I just don’t. Maybe it’s the 40-year-old in me, but the idea of unicorn everything these days is getting a little excessive. From hair color to unicorn tears lipstick to unicorn colored banana bread (??), it’s just showing up everywhere. I can’t log onto social media without seeing something new that is unicorn colored.
My favorite yoga class is only offered in the summer, and naturally, it’s an outdoor class.When you live in Denver, you spend as much time as possible outdoors in the summer. While it can get extra warm at times, it’s mostly incredible and lovely and too beautiful to waste. Of note, we can spend time outside all year round… but summer will be forever my favorite.
Over the years of writing here at NTTC, I’ve gone from being someone who didn’t eat breakfast to someone who really enjoys the first meal of the day. Amongst all that, I still don’t enjoy eggs, so I tend to get a little creative around breakfast time.