8.1.2020 | TI8

Sunday I ate

Breakfast: Chocolate choc-chip yogurt with granola
Lunch: Leftover meat pie and half a steak sandwich
Afternoon snack: Iced tea
Dinner: Toad in the hole
Dessert: Experimental cinnamon ice cream with cocoa nibs. Also, Eliza made some cocoa nib brittle

Bears: The @greenhousebears are catching butterflies

7.31.2020 | TI8

Friday I ate

Breakfast: chocolate chocolate-chip granola
Lunch: sandwich with leftover tri tip, Toma cheese, and Buffalo bleu chips
Afternoon snack: TJ’s mints, iced tea. Plus chips and guacamole for a happy hour in the yard with Daniel and Gita
Dinner: meat hand pies with leftover tri tip
Dessert: gingerbread caramel tartlets

Bears: The @greenhousebears holding Frapuccino happy hour

7.29.2020 | TI8

Wednesday I ate

Breakfast: Cinnamon-raisin toast with peanut butter
Lunch: Leftover enchilada
Afternoon snack: TJ’s mints. Iced tea. A palmier cookie covered in ganache. We bought these at Costco like a month ago, but they are still delicious… kind of weird
Dinner: Tacos from leftover tri-tip
Dessert: Gingerbread caramel cups

Bears: The @greenhousebears still working Bearbucks, this time running frapuccino happy hour

7.28.2020 | TI8

Monday I ate

Breakfast: Chocolate granola with yogurt
Lunch: Leftover chicken biriyani
Afternoon snack: Chocolate caramel cups. Iced tea
Dinner: Leftover enchiladas
Dessert: More experimental chocolate caramel cups

Bears: The @greenhousebears are being bearistas

7.25.2020 | TI8

Saturday I ate

Breakfast: yogurt and chocolate granola
Lunch: turkey sandwich with cucumber and radish. Buffalo bleu chips
Afternoon snack: TJs mints, some of the chocolate pie crust dough Suzanne was working on. Iced tea
Dinner: Chicken enchiladas. Homemade tomatillo salsa. Last dinner with Andy and Kyra before they depart for his postdoc in Chicago. Fun socially distanced dinner in the back yard
Dessert: experimental salted caramel cups

Bears: The @greenhousebears

7.24.2020 | TI8

Friday I ate

Breakfast: Yogurt with the new chocolate chocolate chip granola
Lunch: Went to La Burrita for a carnitas super… yummy. Also large
Afternoon snack: Iced tea. I couple of mints. mostly full
Dinner: Chicken Byriani with cucumbers
Dessert: Hot fudge sundae

Bears: The @greenhousebears hang gliding

7.22.2020 | TI8

Wednesday I ate

Breakfast: Chocolate granola with yogurt
Lunch: Leftover lamb stew
Afternoon snack: Stale palmier cookie with ganache and fresh strawberries
Dinner: Split a pork chili verde burrito from Picante

Bears: The @greenhousebears still gardening

7.20.2020 | TI8

Monday I ate

Breakfast: Cinnamon roll… picked up a box at Ikea this weekend while buying a rug for the bears
Lunch: Leftover chili
Afternoon snack: TJ”s peppermints. Iced tea
Dinner: Leftover arugula pasta
Dessert: Experimental chocolate ice cream meringue pie. Honestly, it was a failure because it was too hard to serve and the meringue was gooey. But oh, was it delicious. Used the chocolate ice cream recipe from Cooks Illustrated.

Bears: The @greenhousebears working in the garden

7.19.2020 | TI8

Sunday I ate

Breakfast: Chocolate granola and yogurt
Lunch: Leftover fettuccine alfredo… reheated in a non-stick pan with a couple of tablespoons milk over low heat. Added some Parmesan cheese. Not as good as fresh, but the best warmed-up leftover Alfredo I’ve had.
Afternoon snack: Tj’s peppermints. Iced tea
Dinner: Eliza made Orange chicken, following the recipe here:
It was awesome. Suzanne went shopping and brought home fresh oranges for the juice. Best orange chicken I’ve ever had.
Dessert: Gingerbread with ice cream

Bears: The @greenhousebears stargazing