3 Tips for Healthy Travels

kale salad

It's been an awesome weekend of catching up with family and friends. I flew back to Ohio for a long-ish weekend and I've been reunited with so many wonderful people.¬†Friday afternoon I drove all around the city visiting friends and family. After … [Continue reading]

Greek Cucumber & Tomato Salad

greek tomato salad

We can agree that all salad ingredients are not created equal, right? I mean, I love my veggies but I'm not going to pretend that the lettuce is better than the feta cheese. Right? So that's what I love about this salad. It's really just the good … [Continue reading]

What I Ate: Saturday


This past weekend was splendid. As I mentioned on Monday, it was a little chaotic but it certainly wasn't boring and I'd take chaos over boredom any day. We woke up around 7am and I immediately made some coffee and ate breakfast. I'm one of those … [Continue reading]

Easy Shortbread Cookies

easy 3 ingredient cookies

Sundays are usually when I clean the house and prepare for the week. I get the kitchen cleaned, I pack up leftovers for lunches, I get laundry put away. I get ready. But last night, I walked into the house after an awesome night of Cooking Club … [Continue reading]

Eating Through Carytown: A River City Food Tour

carytown cupcakes food tour

A few weeks ago, my friend Brian asked if I'd like to check out his food tour of Carytown. A food tour? In one of my favorite parts of the city? Um, yes. Brian started River City Food Tours in January, but he hadn't had a vegetarian try out the tour … [Continue reading]

What I Ate Sunday

union kitchen grilled cheese

Sunday was a day filled with good food and lots of walking. That basically makes it the perfect day in my book. In the morning, we stuck with our standard routine of drinking coffee, eating breakfast, and reading the paper. I had a bowl of Greek … [Continue reading]

Single Serving Banana Bread [Vegan]

single serving banana bread

Yesterday afternoon, Alex tried to throw away a banana. Some might have said it had gone bad but I quickly snatched it out of his hands since it was the perfect baking banana. (I might have also shrieked "No!!! Don't throw that away!" Being married … [Continue reading]

Crispy Parmesan Edamame

crispy edamame

Alex and I spent most of last night working on the basement. We're tackling it one half at a time (since the other half is housing all of the junk we have in storage). So far ,that has involved cleaning, painting the ceilings with a paint sprayer, … [Continue reading]

What I Ate Tuesday [Breakfast for Dinner]

breakfast for dinner

I was out of yogurt so I whipped up a quick smoothie for breakfast. It was delicious but I didn't add much protein powder so it didn't stick with me very long. Ice, almond milk, stevia, banana, peanut butter, and vanilla protein powder. Tasty, but … [Continue reading]

5 Ingredient Olive Oil Bread (No Yeast Required)

olive oil bread

After following the Tone It Up meal plan (more or less) for a week, I was ready for some good old fashioned bread on Sunday. There are few things I love more than a fresh slice of bread. The issue I have is that I don't usually want to make an entire … [Continue reading]