Cake for breakfast sounds decadent, but certain cakes are considered acceptable breakfast food, and I believe this is one of them. It’s got whole wheat, and it’s loaded with apples, meaning it’s healthier than most muffins or coffee cakes. Maybe I’m just trying to justify the fact that I’m eating it for breakfast [...]
Chocolate and mint is one of those flavor combinations that’s associated with Christmas, but I think it deserves year-round appreciation. Candy canes are mostly to blame, but the seasonal holiday drinks and treats that restaurants only serve after Thanksgiving have strengthened the association. Though this chocolate bark incorporates candy cane, Pop Rocks make [...]
One thing that I enjoyed about living in San Francisco was the abundance of citrus. It was so easy to grow there that a co-worker with a Meyer lemon tree in her yard would bring in big bags of lemons to give away. Given the differences in climate, I figured it wouldn’t be [...]
In the last couple of weeks my tomato plants have been producing tons of cherry tomatoes. Last summer I discovered the best way to use up an excess of cherry tomatoes: slow roast them. Chop them in half, throw them in a baking pan with olive oil, garlic, herbs, and salt, and they [...]
I can’t believe how quickly this summer is flying by! It’s almost September, and I haven’t made nearly enough popsicles this year. So I went back through my archives and found twelve recipes for frozen treats in stick form. I’d totally forgotten about some of them, but now I’ve got plenty of ideas for popsicles [...]
My name is Rachel and I live in wonderful Portland, OR. Transient Expression is about fashion, style, and DIY. I love to share craft projects, cute outfits, recipes, and inspiration for living a handmade life.