Simple Spiced Lentils

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Does anyone else feel like life has gotten a little crazy? I feel like summer left and autumn swooped in with cooler temperatures and a packed agenda. We took a little trip to Philadelphia last weekend and while we were driving home, I got my grocery … [Continue reading]

Tone It Up Meals: Week 2

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I fully intended to give you a recap of our trip to Philadelphia in the form of the delicious meals that I ate, but then I much failed to take a lot of pictures. I'd be a pretty terrible travel blogger because truthfully, sometimes I don't want to … [Continue reading]

Avocado Toast: Sweet vs. Savory

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It's no secret that I love bread and sometimes I get on a toast kick where that's all I want for breakfast. While there's nothing wrong with plain toast, I thought I'd share some of my favorite ways to elevate toast to the next level. These recipes … [Continue reading]

15 [More] Vegetarian Recipes with 5 Ingredients or Less

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Ready for some super-easy-no-excuse-not-to-make-them recipes? Each of these vegetarian recipes requires just 5 ingredients (or less!) so you don't have to make an extra trip to the grocery store. These sticky garlic noodles from Kelly and … [Continue reading]

Tone It Up Meals: Week 1

tiu smoothie bowl

The latest Tone It Up challenge started on Saturday and I've been doing my best to stick with it! This challenge is only 31 days long so it's a little easier to focus on sticking with it. I'm only on day 5 but I'm already feeling great! So here's … [Continue reading]

Skinny Apple Cinnamon Muffins

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It's fall, which means everyone is going crazy for pumpkin. And while I like pumpkin... if we're being honest, I'm team apple. I think we take them for granted because they're available year round but this is their season. Let's celebrate. I … [Continue reading]

Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes


If you've ever searched for a healthy cauliflower recipe, you've probably heard about the "cauliflower mash" craze. Basically, you just puree cauliflower with some butter/spices/etc. and it's a healthy swap for mashed potatoes. I've made it before … [Continue reading]

What I Ate: Tuesday’s Meals

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After such a great weekend at the Tone It Up retreat, I was excited to keep the healthy momentum going yesterday! For breakfast, I started off with yet another smoothie. Have you tried this coconut mango smoothie yet? Get on it! It's my current … [Continue reading]

3 Things I Learned at an (Unofficial) Tone It Up Retreat


I spent this past weekend in Sandbridge, Virginia in a house with 15 other girls. I knew 2 of the girls already but the other 13 were strangers who quickly became friends. Let me back up. I've talked about Tone It Up a lot on this blog. I have … [Continue reading]

5 Things Friday

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Happy Friday!! I'm heading to the beach later today for an unofficial Tone It Up retreat in Virginia Beach so I am ready for the weekend to start! Before I head out, here are a few things I wanted to share. 1.Have you seen this article about … [Continue reading]