Healthy[-ish] Oatmeal Cookies

Healthy Oatmeal cookies

Let's be honest here. These healthy oatmeal cookies are cookies. Yes, they're made with oatmeal. Yes they have lots of healthy fats in them. But... they're still cookies. That said these healthy oatmeal cookies are delicious, and they're better for … [Continue reading]

Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese

Blue Apron Ingredients

A few weeks ago, the lovely folks at Blue Apron asked if I would be interested in making one of their recipes. Since I had such a great experience with my Blue Apron box a few months ago, I excitedly agreed! If you haven't heard of Blue Apron, … [Continue reading]

How to Pack for the Gym

What to pack for the gym cardio

I haven't met anyone in the last 10 years who hasn't said "I'm so busy" and I totally get it. I am too. I like to fit in as many activities as possible. I've calmed down a little since Alex and I started dating, but I still have this mentality of … [Continue reading]

Vegetarian Lasagna Rolls

vegetarian lasagna rolls

What a weekend! Somehow we managed to pack in dinner with friends, roller derby at the brewery, a murder mystery dinner, a little career brainstorming, gymnastics, church, and lots of new recipes. So much for resting, huh? But if we're being … [Continue reading]

Life Lessons I Learned at the Gym


Over my relatively short lifetime, I've spent a sizable percentage of it at a gym. Apartment gyms, work gyms, Gold's gym, barre class, yoga class... the list goes on. Sometimes I love it, sometimes I hate it, but I keep going back. I was feeling a … [Continue reading]

Tuesday’s Eats


There's something kind of odd about cataloging your eats for the day. If you've ever kept a food journal, you know that just being aware of what you eat, often causes you to make better choices. It's strange, but it tends to work. It's probably also … [Continue reading]

Easy Halloween Dessert

halloween dessert

Happy Monday! I'm excited to share this super easy Halloween dessert with you, because not only is it adorable, it's also pretty tasty! Since I'm apparently an old lady, and didn't want to celebrate Halloween on Thursday (hello, work on Friday) we … [Continue reading]

Boho Cycle Studio and Pumpkin Painting


Even though I missed opening weekend, I did make it to the first week of classes at Boho Cycle Studio, the new indoor cycling place in Richmond.   First of all, let me say that I've never been into cycling. Prior to this class, I'd taken two … [Continue reading]

Fall Favorites: Apple Recipes

favorite apple recipes

Everyone seems to be crazy for pumpkin right now, and while I LOVE how much it feels like fall, it's not my favorite veggie in the entire world. I prefer a butternut squash for roasting, and I've actually never had a pumpkin spice latte. Oops. But … [Continue reading]

Greek Chickpea Salad

chickpea salad

It was one of those weekends that just seems to fly by in the blink of an eye, probably because my parents were visiting, and we were trying to cram in lots of time together! It was great to see them, as always, and I wish the weekend could have … [Continue reading]