bacon wrapped dates with goat cheese and walnuts

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you know those people who are just chill, and laid back and just cool? i am not that. i have a better chance of being oprah freaking winfrey than that. my friend helen is like that. and she’s moving away. which is weird, because i haven’t really processed it yet. you know when something sad…

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skinny seven layer dip

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you made your bed, and now you have to lie in it. such an irritating saying. like, thank you aristotle. it’s almost as bad as “everything happens for a reason.” well yes, but it might be for a really stupid reason. so i’m doing that now. and lying in it feels like the morning after…

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pasta salad with balsamic vinaigrette

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these supermooons are really messing with my mojo. yes, i have mojo. i say mojo. you guys. i’ve studied this. this full moon business is at least as real as scientology. (which sidenote- has anyone seen leah remini’s reality show. i mean king of queens to TLC – makes true tori look like an upgrade)….

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oven roasted brussels sprouts

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the gym. besides the airport it’s best place to people watch. so. dear man on the mat doing weird humping exercise movements, you’re doing things that just can’t be unseen. like the first time i met my friends boyfriend and he was wearing crocs and later that weekend she asked me what i thought about him…

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4th of july things.

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guys. It feels like christmas morning. tonight, i’ll be heading up to my version of disney world – the lake. the 4th is a big deal in my life. it seems to become an even bigger deal every year as my friends and i have busier schedules, less vacation time, more weddings, more obligations. but…

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an american flag fruit salad

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i need help. i can’t stop with the corny holiday themed things. but i mean, how adorable is this? and it’s the american flag. so you have to love it. it’s the land of the free after all. one of the very best weekends of the year is coming soon. memorial day. not only an…

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chicken salad bites

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it’s here, it’s HERE! i am SO excited. no not cinco de mayo. or the return of 24. and no, definitely not the reemergence of miley cyrus. i nearly died (but for real) through two polar vortexes, survived Q1 at work, muddled through a non existent spring, and haven’t seen the sun since….i don’t even…

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27 things i’ve learned in 25 years & some of my sassy eats favorites

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some of my favorite things from sassy eats q1. and 27 things i’ve learned from my first quarter century here. post-quarterlife crisis. because 25 wasn’t enough and i hate odd numbers. also, these are just things i’ve learned. not necessarily good at doing them.  1. RSVP to events. as soon as you know if you…

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