The Case for Doing Laundry in your Birthday Suit

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Doing laundry makes me angry.

It isn’t just the inevitable missing sock… or the fact that I religiously forget to check my pockets for pens before washing…or the fact that the dryer takes 2 (and sometimes 3 cycles) to actually dry things completely…

No, it isn’t really any of those things.

There is a certain feeling that comes with finishing laundry, a sense of accomplishment that can’t really be adequately portrayed with words. And just as I am folding the last sheet, hanging the last shirt, and burning the last un-matched sock, I notice that I’m wearing clothes… clothes that will need to be washed.

Sadness sinks in rapidly as I realize that I’m not technically done with my laundry in that moment nor will I ever truly be done with the laundry.

My empty laundry basket isn’t really empty, nor will it ever be.

Solution #1: do laundry naked

I’ve never done this and I’m not really even saying you should do this, but it is the one easy solution to my above complaint.  Think on it.

 

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Roasted Cauliflower and Chickpea Tacos 
Source: Two Peas & Their Pod
Printable Recipe 

2tsp chili powder
1tsp cumin
1/2tsp garlic powder
1/2tsp onion powder
1tsp salt
1T lime juice (fresh squeezed)
1T olive oil
1T water
1 (15oz) can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
1 head cauliflower, cored and cut into florets
tortillas
1C red cabbage, sliced fine
1 jalapeno, seeded and diced
cilantro
1 avocado, diced

For the yogurt sauce:
1C plain greek yogurt
juice of 1 lime
1/4C chopped cilantro
salt, pepper

Preheat oven to 400.
In a bowl, combine chili powder, garlic powder, onion powder, cumin, salt, lime juice, olive oil, and water.
Add in chickpeas and cauliflower. Stir until combined.
Pour mixture onto a baking sheet.
Roast at 400 for 30 minutes, stirring a few times to ensure even cooking.
To make the sauce: combine yogurt, lime juice, cilantro and a pinch of salt/pepper. Taste and adjust seasoning if needed.
Fill taco shells with cauliflower mix, red cabbage, jalapeño, avocado, cilantro, and the yogurt sauce.
Enjoy!

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