I got fat

So I haven’t made a post in a long time. That’s because after eating all of this delicious food, a little too frequently, I began to gain some weight (nothing crazy, like 5-10lbs) and felt really bloated and crappy. Also, food is just too delicious to be taking pictures of all the time. I’d find myself half-way through a meal like shit, I forgot to take a picture for my blog. Oh well, let me just enjoy this meal! Being back in school also gives me much less time to blog.

Since then, I’ve been practicing athletic yoga and going on hikes when I can. Occasionally I drop in on a tap dance class. Just doing active things I enjoy doing. I’ve also been trying to eat clean, similar to a paleo/fodmap diet to try and find relief from all the GI crap (literally). I am happy to report that it definitely helps! Less bloating, discomfort, grogginess, and I’m back at the weight I was before eating all the crap.

Occasionally I am still going to eat a delicious plate of Mac and cheese or a big ass burger. But on the daily, I rather feel better. As to where I’ll be taking this blog, I don’t know. Maybe I won’t ever post again. Maybe I’ll post about healthy foods or what I’m eating lately. Maybe I’ll blog about something else. Who knows!

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Ball Square CafĂ© (once more)

One of my favorite brunch spots in Brunch Village AKA Somerville. However, I think the prices went up and that makes me sad. Brunch really shouldn’t be expensive. 

Without further a due, (is that how it goes?) The avocado & tomato eggs Benedict:

  
Actually not my favorite of the eggs Benny- it was a little bland and I had to put salt on it. And I’m not even a salt person.

The Sausage Guys

Possibly the best street meat you’ll have in your entire life. Yeah, I said it.

The Sausage Guys has exactly that- sausages and hot dogs with the fixings (peppers & onions). They take credit cards, so when your drunk self is out of cash this is where you want to go. I’ve also heard they sell their signature sausages at the local supermarket, so you can have a taste of this glorious street meat on a night in.

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Maple Bacon Bourbon Jam

Yeah, that’s right. You read that. Maple, Bacon and Bourbon TOGETHER to make a jam.

This may not be sold in stores or a restaurant, but it sure as hell should be. A friend of mine whipped this goodie up and boy IS IT GOOD. I had to make a post about it.

Bacon Bourbon Jam close upClose enough to the monitor yet? I swear if you get a little closer, you may be able to smell its sweet smokey goodness.

It’s the perfect combination of everything you’d want and more. Sweet, salty, and smokey. We first spread it on a plain white cracker- it was good. But then, THEN, we spread some onto a chocolate shortbread cookie. Yup. AND IT WAS DELICIOUS.

You can learn how to make this fanfuckingtastic Maple Bacon Bourbon Jam by visiting my girl’s blog Michelle’s Pop Up Kitchen or by viewing her youtube video here.