My sister’s fiancee likes to joke that she has the longest birthday celebrations known to humankind. It starts off as a lunch or a dinner and pretty soon it’s a week long event that has even pushed two weeks before. I understand, it’s a slippery slope. You want to see all your family and friends but my sister definitely isn’t fighting the marathon celebrations for her.
We started out the day with pedicures and lunch with my mom. I whipped together something pretty quick and it turned out to be pretty fresh and delicious. I made a quinoa salad that I then put in wraps and toasted in the oven.
Here’s what was inside:
- Chopped red onion
- Slivered Carrot
- Fresh Basil
- Chopped Gala Apple
- Organic Quinoa
- Avocado slices
- Olive Oil, lemon juice, salt, & garlic
My first attempt was pretty tame but still lip smacking. I mixed veganaise, Dijon mustard, basil, and fresh pepper as a sauce before drizzling on hot corn.
I went home to nap as Jordan celebrated with her fiancee’s family before I met her again on my dad’s patio for some drinks and dinner. I have had this Tiramisu recipe on my bucket list for about a year now so I decided to give it a try.
Wow. First of all I had no idea that this dessert was pretty much butter, sugar, coffee, and creams. Second of all….I don’t care.
My ‘lady finger’ cookies were pretty ugly but the dish was still pretty great. I have to warn you that it’s been in my fridge a few days and even though it still tastes amazing…it’s getting uglier as the cookies absorb more and more of the liquids in the layers. Eating it in once sitting will solve this.