Archive for July, 2016


Saturday, July 30, 2016

Friday Favorites: Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Recipe and Photos from Plated.

Earlier this year I shared our experience with Plated. (a meal subscription service). Ever so often we would get a vegetarian meal and they were usually as delicious as the others. This was one of my favorite, but the hubs wasn’t a huge fan. Since he didn’t enjoy this dish I’ve only stolen a portion of the recipe…the roasted sweet potatoes! The recipe is below and super simple to make.

Roasted Sweet Potatoes

1 lb sweet potatoes
1 Tbsp olive oil
1/2 tsp Kosher salt
pepper to taste
1/4 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp dried oregano
1/2 tsp chipotle powder

Preheat oven to 425°F. Wash and cut sweet potatoes into 1/2 inch dice. In a bowl, toss sweet potatoes with olive oil, Kosher salt, pepper to taste, garlic powder, dried oregano, and as much chipotle powder as desired. Arrange in a single layer on baking sheet, transfer to oven, and roast until tender, about 20 minutes.

Enjoy!

Until next post…xoxo Becca
p.s. Yes this Friday favorite is being posted on a Saturday 😛

Monday, July 25, 2016

Weekend Recap: Memory Lane College Edition

There’s nothing quite as good as doing things you used to do when life was simple. You know…before adulting kicked in!

In college and for the 3 years following graduation one of my best friends and I worked together, but we also had a lot of fun together. He’s in Houston now and we text all the time, but we don’t always get to see each other. With some vacation time to burn he decided to come visit and of course that meant happy hour and a trip to that once favorited bar! This time we opened the bar instead of closing it haha It was awesome to see him!

2007

2016

In college my roommate and I could talk for hours on end. We have a lot of great memories over the years. Now we’re both busy; she has two little boys and a job that requires a lengthy commute. We don’t see each other much, but when we do its like no time has passed. Saturday we scheduled to have lunch, 4 hours later we finally left the restaurant. Hopefully we can get together more often!

2005

2015

Sunday the hubs smoked a brisket (which has nothing to do with college) and we spent the day relaxing. Nice way to end a busy, fun filled weekend.

What college moments do you wish you could relive?

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