Smoked Gouda Grilled Cheese

smoked gouda grilled cheese

Monday night I was feeling a little under the weather, and I started worrying that I was going to get sick again. I'm generally a pretty high energy person, so the fact that I was feeling a little sluggish had me worried. I started popping Zicam, … [Continue reading]

Meal Planning: What I Ate Wednesday

leftover tvp

I've really been working on meal planning. This is helpful for a few reasons: I spend less money at the grocery store I take less trips to the grocery store I eat something more interesting than yogurt every night Since Alex hasn't moved … [Continue reading]

Vegan TVP Tacos

tvp tacos

The weekend flew by, but I can't complain, because I managed to fit in quite a few fun things. Friday night, Alex and I went to the Ledbury Retail Relaunch party with some friends, and enjoyed a few drinks. I even got to catch up with some of my … [Continue reading]

Food Review: No Bull!

No bull burger

The past few days have been a bit of a whirlwind. I got back from SXSW on Wednesday, and I've been getting catching up on work e-mails, unpacking, and helping Alex look for apartments. (His apartment burned down on Friday, while I was in Austin. … [Continue reading]

A Day of Eats in Austin

Blue Dahlia Bistro

Ironically, as I was snapping a photo of my morning coffee, I was sitting in a SXSW interactive session called "Eating to Live Online: Virtual Food & Real Life" which was a panel session about, well, this. They started with the question "Does … [Continue reading]

Scenes from Austin


I won't ramble on forever about how much I'm loving Austin and SXSW, because I think these pictures speak for themselves. I feel so lucky, to get to come to such an amazing city, and learn about social media and digital marketing. It was rainy and … [Continue reading]

Quinoa Pizza Crust

quinoa pizza crust

This recipe is the perfect example of what happens when I "make do" with what I have on hand. I was still trying to follow the Tone It Up plan and was looking for an alternative type of pizza crust that would be meal-plan-approved. I thought maybe a … [Continue reading]

Life Updates & 7 Day Slim Down Recap

WIAW Tone It Up

I've been posting recipes, goals, and reviews like crazy, but it's been quite awhile since I gave you an actual life update. So before I give you a recap on my last 7 Day Slim Down, I want to cover a few things: I'm going to South By … [Continue reading]

Lemon Kale Salad

lemon pine nut salad

I love kale. It's slightly ridiculous how much I love it. I particularly love it with Whole Food's tahini garlic dressing, but Alex (who I've yet to formally introduce here on the blog, but get used to the name) wasn't a huge fan of how garlicky it … [Continue reading]

Food Review Friday

carrot cake parfait

I have some exciting blog news! But I'll get to that in a minute. Let's just say, my foodie product reviews are getting organized! For now, let me get to the VitaTop review that I've been meaning to post for awhile! I've tried VitaTops before in … [Continue reading]