Bites of My Life

It's the first day of school again! Not really, but today is the first day of my new job. I got a sneak peek last week by getting to help out here and there with a current project. It ended up being way less work and way more fun. All signs are pointing up with this new gig. 

We had our first run in with spring tornado weather last week. But in typical Oklahoma fashion it was all about the hype with little to no action. A total let down for this storm geek. I love a good nader watch! 

I squeezed in just enough to my last week of funemployment. It's been nice, but I'm a little ready to step back into reality. 

-The ethnic food vibes are still going strong after this recipe
-Taking my hand at homemade matcha lattes. Still have some work to do, but it will work for now. 
-A sunny green smoothie bowl inspired by my new Lemon Pistachio Michele's granola
-Taking bites, on set! The new job is already off to a great start.
-Bring on the summer salads. 
-Y'all I did it! I perfected my CCC recipe!
-On a serious matcha latte kick. 
-Enjoying our city from all perspectives. Like from the middle of the street. 
-Proud Chick-Fil-A card members.

Annie

Bites of My Life

Working on Saturdays make having Mondays off so worth it. My work schedule is a little all over the place. It has its ups and downs, but getting to sleep in, blog in my bed on Monday morning instead of late Sunday night, and getting to wake up and bake really start my week off right. Sorry this post didn't come earlier this morning, but like I said there was sleeping and baking and Today Show watching to do. 
My posts have been far and few between. I've been lucky to squeeze in one extra post alongside Monday's Bites, but its time to pick it up. I have some posts up my sleeve so be checking in this week! Also, give me a follow on Snapchat (annietucker93) for in between post bites! Today you'll find an inside scoop on my next recipe post. 
-A new load of cookbooks I get to dive into thanks to my shop mom:) Expect recipes and reviews to come!
-Maddie roomie turns 23!
-Day 2 of birthday celebrations at Third Eye Blind.
-Quick, easy and delicious coconut chicken and veggies for a home cooked Friday night dinner!
-Meet Topanga! I wish I could claim her. 
-Tropical vanilla acai bowl for a Sunday morning detox. 
-Lots of love for these wedding shower decorations. If I'm ever half as good as my mother in entertaining and decorating, I'll be happy.
-All hail these caramelized peach and lavender scones. How Sweet It Is strikes again.
-Summer Sunday supper.
Annie

Bites of My Life

Que post-holiday weekend depression. Friends, fireworks, sunburns and food babies, it was a splendid 4th of July in Annie world. It was a low maintenance and relaxing holiday, just what I needed. Coming up this week, we have a special roomie birthday to celebrate! This summer has been all about celebrating the big and little things. A celebration a day keeps the doctor away!
-Favorite part of my evening walks is being constantly smitten by adorable houses. This cutie had monogrammed cushions on their porch chairs, swoon.
-Fish tacos for dinner taken up a notch with grapefruit salsa and candied jalapeños! Salsa made by roasting corn, red onion and green bell pepper together mixed with cut grapefruit, salt, pepper and lime juice!
-The feedback to my Perfect Green Smoothie is making my heart smile and tummy growl! Nancy, your smoothie is gorgeous! Thanks for sharing! See more green smoothie makers on my Facebook!
-Real world life=tupperware lunches.
-Got to get back together with my Yelp crew for a night of bites and wine tasting, not a bad mix!
-My bestie turned 22 and she deserved all the celebrations!
-Toasted the holiday weekend with a glass of rose' and an amazing dinner at Kitchen No. 324! Got to pick up the new issue of Edible OKC too. Look at that cover!
-A few more swings at Topgolf and I'll be ready for a real course...wishful thinking!
-#tradition. This recipe is a clear winner. 
-Ulti pool day with our new friend! 
-4th of July pre-burger bites. Spinach dip and baked artichoke pesto!
-We may not have been at the lake, but we made up for it with our 4th of July staycation!
Annie

Bites of My Life

Four day week let's go!!! Bring on the holiday weekend. I'm staying close this 4th and doing a little staycation for the holiday. Dinners, parades, pool parties, barbecue and of course fireworks are on the lineup for the weekend.  Just have to power through four work days then it's celebration time. 
I've always loved the 4th. I love a good holiday and I love tradition. I'll be fully decked in red, white and blue all day and most likely will be baking up something festive. The weekends are too fun these days they make the week worth it to always have something to look forward to! What's on deck for your Fourth of July?
-Whipped up a big batch of greek quinoa for work lunches, packs perfectly in little mason jars.
-Got really fun responses to people trying out my "perfect green smoothie." Loved this insta shout out from my girls Madison and Peyton.
-Greek quinoa transformed into dinner by being piled up into a roasted bell pepper (washed down with handfuls of chips and salsa)...
-Had the day off Friday so I took the morning outside for a little green tea and yoga. 
-Followed my peaceful healthy morning with a big greasy onion cheese burger and fries. It was worth it. 
-It's been far too long since I baked so I broke in my new kitchen with two sweet recipes, both coming this week!
-Finally all in the same city and under the same roof, cheers to these summer roomies. 
-I'm a bottomless pit on the weekends so a snack of breakfast tacos at 4 PM on Saturday somehow happened. 
-A little night out in the city making me grateful for this place I live in. 
Annie

Bites of My Life

Today starts big girl life. The real world is slapping me in the face as I slip on my business attire and head off to my first day of my real job. Good luck wishes are appreciated!
Last week I tried my best to soak in my last days of full freedom. The long weekend helped! There was back to back Bachelorette watch parties, Wine Wednesday, coffee and lunch dates, another quick trip out of town, lots of bites, lots of friend time, and a little bit of rest before this week starts!
-Maple Banana Nut Muffins made from ripe bananas and maple syrup soaked walnuts.
-An afternoon shift filling in at my favorite place!
-Wine Wednesday is really only about the cheese board.
-Green tea latte and a soy latte at All About Cha was the perfect addition to Kate and I's catch up date!
-Bahn mi's with dad! My adventurous foodie partner in crime!
-An unexpected Tulsa weekend round 2! None of us complained.
-Home style inspiration at a cutie Tulsa shop.
-Can't beat a classic BLT.
-Smoked salmon and grilled corn caesar salad inspired by this recipe.
-Fancy cocktails at OKC's newest spot.
-My barbecue craving was quickly fixed with this Memorial day feast. I kid you not the bone slid right out of the ribs, Dad has gone pro these days.
-Waited all weekend to finally try out Roxy's new brick and mortar shop! Pistachio for me of course!

Annie