Posts tagged snack
Ruby Red Resilience Juice with Beets, Strawberry + Orange

I am not sure if it is specific to this city, but something strange has been in the air these days. I feel myself slowing down, losing momentum, getting a bit stuck. My friend and I have a joke that if anything whatsoever is wrong, blame the Tangier weather. Despite the pouring rain, rolling clouds and blustery winds, each morning I try to fill my insides with positivity in any form that can be consumed to counter the weird moods.

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Dark Chocolate, Date + Salted Almond Cookies

“There is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.” -Vincent Van Gogh. Three years ago, I had just moved to Morocco and started blogging again in this little place I called Half Full Travel. 21 year old me wrote the following statement for my annual Valentine’s recipe and tribute: “Here's the deal. I'm pretty young. And as much as some of these women here in Tangier would love to marry me off to a nice Moroccan man asap, I'm really in no rush to fall for any one person. The way I see it, you don't go searching for those kind of things. They usually catch you off guard.”

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Peach Almond Snack Cake + In Defense of Food Blogs

As an artist, a Taurus, feminist, American young woman I will admit that it’s probably one of my biggest character flaws to become easily defensive and indignant about various things. Both the humbling experiences of living in Morocco and being married have squeezed some of this out of me, but it still flares up from time to time. One thing that I can get oddly defensive about is the fact that yes, I blog about food sometimes and yes, I love baking. I constantly feel like each one of these statements needs to be followed up by BUT I’m a feminist, or something along those lines.

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