Nutella Puppy Chow

February 16, 2015 / 2 Comments

You can never have too much puppy chow in your life.

Your skinny jeans maybe can, but your heart? Impossible.

Puppy chow is just good for the soul. It’s my comfort food. It’s been there for broken hearts, laughter with friends, and many a birthday breakfast. It gives me the warm fuzzies just thinking about it.

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Banana Nutella Protein Shake

January 26, 2015 / 2 Comments

I’m getting ready to leave on a jet plane to somewhere sunny and warm, so despite the fact that it’s January and smoothies aren’t usually at the forefront of my mind, in my dreams I’m picturing myself on a white sand beach…

Slathered up with sunscreen, sunglasses perched atop my head, I’m relaxing on a chaise lounge in my swimsuit and flip-flops, a refreshing smoothie in hand.

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Healthy Chicken Kale Salad with Grilled Peaches

January 12, 2015 / 2 Comments

Healthy eating: week two – let’s do this!

I think it’s safe to assume the majority of Americans are still sticking to their annual weight loss resolutions, mostly because the majority of Americans were at the Y last night.

It was no small feat to find a parking spot at my local YMCA, despite the fact that the place was a ghost town just 12 days ago.

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Chocolate Banana Protein Shake

January 6, 2015 / 2 Comments

Happy 2015!!

I love the fresh start each new year brings. There’s so much hope and promise stored in the word “new.” We have 365 days to make the changes and dreams inside our minds become reality! I don’t know about you, but oftentimes a new beginning sounds pretty ideal come January.

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Baked S’mores Oatmeal

August 25, 2014 / 2 Comments

I’m majorly in denial that summer’s end is so close. How can it already be Labor Day next week?!

We haven’t had the best summer weather-wise this year, so s’mores haven’t been happening nearly enough.

By that I mean not at all.

Unacceptable, I know.

I may have wet firewood and a limited number of summer days left this year, but that doesn’t mean I’m giving up on s’mores!

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