Black Bean Quesadillas

Black Bean Quesadilla

Lately, it's felt like my routine is more off than on, so I've been trying to keep things in check. It's really difficult to stick with healthy habits when your days are packed with non-optional activities. When I got back from D.C. on Wednesday, … [Continue reading]

What I Ate [in D.C.] Wednesday


Last week was Manhattan, this week, it's D.C.! I'm up in Northern Virginia for a couple of days for work, so it's nothing major, but it does throw my food routine off a little bit. I've learned to be flexible! Morning I started the day off with … [Continue reading]

A Blog-spotting Weekend


My camera actually made the rounds with me this weekend, which means I actually have documentation from all the events! It's crazy how much the blog-world was integrated into my weekend! Friday Night We had a Kentucky Derby themed birthday party for … [Continue reading]

My New Motto


I hear this phrase all the time from one of my managers at work, and I've started loving it: Work smarter, not harder. I love this, because it's all about being more efficient. I'm sure I'm not the only one who feels like life is jam-packed with … [Continue reading]

What I Ate [in Manhattan] Wednesday


I'm in New York for a few days, for a work conference, so I'm snapping pics like a mad-woman. I'm sure I just look like a camera crazed tourist, but that's ok. I could have made this one of those "how to eat healthy when your traveling posts" but I'm … [Continue reading]

Impractical Kitchen Appliances


Happy Monday, friends! This weekend flew by. Friday night, I laid low thanks to allergies, but Saturday night, Eric and I attended a charity benefit for Equality Virginia, and not only was it really inspiring, it was a ton of fun. (However, the … [Continue reading]

What’s in the bag…


Hi, I'm a vegetarian, and I get plenty of protein. I'm not going to go off on a rant about how I'm asked this question almost every day of my life. The fact is, I get plenty of protein. Most of the time, it's from things like beans, whole grains, or … [Continue reading]

What I [Balanced] Wednesday


Before I recount my day of eats... I have an important announcement! Just when you thought Sarah and I were joking with the #VAis4bloggers hashtag...we are making it reality! We love the community that blogging has provided us and  want to make … [Continue reading]

Weekend Activities & Eats


The weekend was a bit of a blur, but lots of fun. Friday night, we went to Blow Toad, a new local pizza place. It was delicious, but unfortunately... I forgot my camera. (Or more specifically, I forgot my camera card. oops.) But I got to hang out … [Continue reading]

Veggie Quinoa Stir Fry


That's what I got, when I handed G-love his plate of stir-fry... containing quinoa. But thankfully, after convincing him to try it, he finished the whole plate (and went back for seconds) which is pretty solid proof that quinoa is a perfect … [Continue reading]