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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black bean, corn & avocado salsa (/salad)

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there are few things i love more than wandering an unknown city. by myself. i’m weird, we know. corny as it sounds – it’s one of the times i feel most alive. i feel the buzz of the city, and relish getting lost – not having a sure destination in mind, it’s freeing. being a…

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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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oven-roasted rosemary red potatoes

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i’m going to start this post out by saying, it’s going to be less than thrilling. i’m experiencing a bout of writer’s block.  i woke up reallyyyy early this morning to run. i know, who does that if they’re not being forced/chased/a bottle of sauvignon blanc isn’t just beyond their reach? so let’s talk about…

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deviled eggs

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note, you can totally dye this for easter and you look like a genius. now back to regular scheduled programming. you guys.  i am PUMPED. it’s warm out. patio furniture is being used. things are colorful again. chicago literally feels like the movie pleasantville. we’ve been living in black and white and suddenly life is…

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