Healthy Chocolate Almond Chip Biscotti

biscotti with coffee

Alex and I celebrated Christmas together a little early this year, before our larger celebrations with our families. Partly because it's hard to travel with presents but partly because it's an excuse to celebrate Christmas as many times as possible. … [Continue reading]

5 Healthy Holiday Tricks

healthy holiday tricks

This time of year is notoriously bad for your health. People are stressed, eating copious amounts of sugar, and skipping their workouts. It's a shame that the most wonderful time of the year can really leave you feeling kind of sluggish and icky. … [Continue reading]

What I Ate Yesterday


Christmas is quickly approaching and this week has felt a little crazy. All of the last minute to-do's and social activities seemed to be crammed in the next few days. I'm not complaining but I'd say my body is made of 40% coffee right now. Anyways, … [Continue reading]

Double Chocolate Almond Flour Brownies [Gluten Free]

These fudgey, gluten free brownies are made with almond flour! They're dense and chocolatey, and easy to make!

I love a good brownie. Preferably one that is not only a deep, dark chocolate but one that also has chunks of actual chocolate inside. The more chocolate, the better. I've made a lot of brownies in my lifetime, but for the first 16 years of my life, … [Continue reading]

Chocolate Cherry Smoothie [Gluten Free]

chocolate cherry smoothie recipe

Lately I've been loving a few frozen cherries in my yogurt but for some reason I never though about adding them to my smoothie! So the other day when I was low on bananas I started thinking about a cherry smoothie... with chocolate of course. It also … [Continue reading]

What I Ate: Sunday

lunch salad and ravioli

I mentioned in last week's post that I'm trying to focus on balance over the holiday season. For me, in terms of food, that means enjoying the things I love, squeezing in veggies where I can, and passing on the things I don't love. I've been trying … [Continue reading]

Life Lately: The Holidays in Richmond

me holding wine

After Thanksgiving, life picked up speed and the first week of December flew by! We made the most out of the weekend though, enjoying the some holiday magic in Richmond. Friday night we went downtown for the Grand Illumination. We'd never been … [Continue reading]

The Best Bagel Sandwich

breakfast sandwich

The weekend is almost here and I have the perfect lazy-Saturday-morning breakfast for you. It could also be a weekday breakfast. Or a Sunday brunch recipe. Or a Wednesday-last-minute-dinner-idea. Just saying. Alex and I have a favorite breakfast … [Continue reading]

What I Ate Sunday

butternut squash and rice

After a marathon of eating over the weekend, I wanted to get back into a healthier routine on Sunday. So for a little What I Ate Wednesday recap, here's what I ate on Sunday! I woke up and had some coffee followed by a bowl of yogurt, … [Continue reading]

Easy Grain Free Granola [Vegan & Gluten Free]

grain free granola

I'm so excited to share this recipe with you because I seriously can't stop eating it. As much as I love love love my carbs (pass me the crackers please) I like finding easy & delicious ways to incorporate more fat and protein into my diet. While … [Continue reading]