Make this layered Strawberry Chia Seed Pudding Parfait for a fun breakfast or healthy dessert. Using greek yogurt, chia seeds, and your favorite granola. Gluten-free friendly.
I honestly cannot believe the weather we’ve been having lately! I’m not sure where you’re at, but here in Michigan it has been around 60F and actually SUNNY. It might as well be May! I’ve actually been getting outside for walks and it has made me realize how much I have missed them these past few months. Not that I mind getting outside in the cold. But when it is both cold AND gray outside, that motivation to enjoy the outdoors disappears faster than I’d like.
It’s funny how some people love the sunshine and warm weather and others prefer the winter season, or cooler temperatures. When we were in Arizona a few weeks ago I was LOVING the sunshine and heat. But on our second day there it was overcast. Our family that we stayed with told us it was the first cloudy day they had had in a while. They mentioned how nice it is to have those overcast days because it is typically so hot and sunny all the time. Sometimes with the sunshine it feels like you should be getting outside all of the time, and taking advantage of the nice weather. But then with the overcast and dreary days, it’s like an excuse to just chill out–which I totally get. I suppose our conversation made me realize how nice it is to live in an all-seasons state. Yes, the winters here in Michigan (and the Midwest, Northeast) can be a real pain in the ass. Scraping off inches of snow to find a layer of ice underneath is by no means fun. But then Spring rolls around and before you know it Summer is here and everything comes to life again. I am just one of those people that thrives on the sunshine. I love the blue skies, the warmth, everything. [Read More…]