Things I’m Loving Right Now

Quick post, because it's Saturday, and my to-do list is looking long. And because there are so many things I'm loving right now, and I don't want to write a marathon post ;)   Les Mills Group Classes at the gym! I did "Body Pump" on … [Continue reading]

When 2 Gyms Aren’t Enough…

I'm almost embarrassed, but I signed up for another gym. Let me clarify: I have one gym at my apartment complex, which wins points for convenience. It's literally down the hall. But it's TINY. Then I have a gym at work, which is great, but it's at … [Continue reading]

The Alternate Peanut Butter

I've got a pretty serious relationship going on with peanut butter these days. In my opinion, it pretty much makes anything better. (Particularly when it gets involved with bananas or chocolate.) The one problem? Um, I could pretty much eat the whole … [Continue reading]

Almond Butter Cookie Recipe!

I'd like to blame my baking obsession on the holidays... but that wouldn't be fair, since this isn't really a seasonal thing. So last night I decided to make some Almond Butter Cookies. These cookies are sweet, soft, and have a subtle hint of maple. … [Continue reading]

Vita-Mix Lovin…

Not gonna lie, I've received some pretty awesome gifts in my lifetime. But the Vita-mix would definitely be in the top 3. I don't mean to rub it in, but it's seriously the best. kitchen. appliance. ever. I literally use the thing at LEAST once a … [Continue reading]

Peanut (Flour) Cookies!

Ever since I discovered Peanut Flour (I got mine at TJ's) I've been looking for more ways to use it. This stuff is amazing! The calories are like regular flour but it packs in an amazing 16g of protein, oh and it's gulten free! So it's great for … [Continue reading]

Perfrect Pyramid Pizza…

Thank you all for your lovely comments & encouragement from my first 5k! It was a great experience and I can't wait to do it again! As I mentioned in my previous post,. I needed some post run fuel and in my head, all meals should be sort of … [Continue reading]

Things I Learned from My First 5k

I ran my first race this morning, and It's amazing how many things one can learn during such a short race... here's the take away: Tie (or re-tie) your shoes before you start running and never underestimate the power of a double knot Make sure you … [Continue reading]

Vegan “Chili Cheese” Fries and My First Race!

  Ok, so it's a biiiiit of a stretch. But I saw this recipe for Chili Cheese Sweet Potato Fries on Keepin' the Faith's blog and I was inspired! However, I didn't have cheese... and I didn't have sweet potatoes... but with a few substitutions I … [Continue reading]

Chocolate Mocha Vegan Muffin Recipe

The other day, I found myself craving chocolate & espresso… so it seemed like a good day to make Mocha Muffins, a delicious, chocolate-y vegan treat. YUM. I've posted this before on my old blog, but in case you missed it, here's the … [Continue reading]