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]

Granola Winner!


Time to announce the giveaway winner for the cookie dough granola! Instead of a random number generator, I decided to let G-love do the choosing: So #17 is... Congrats, downtherabbithole6! Please e-mail me your address :) If you can't find … [Continue reading]

What I [Am Loving] Wednesday


Maybe it's the sunshine... But I've been in an [extra] happy mood this week. Maybe it's because it started off with good wine and great friends? We had an informal [VAis4bloggers] meet up at Secco Wine Bar in Carytown, so I enjoyed some wine with … [Continue reading]

Shufflin’ Down Monument Ave


Saturday morning, Eric and I ran in the Monument Avenue 10K, which a huge race in Richmond. (41,000 people participated!) Eric and I decided we needed costumes this year... We got some lots of laughs, which made the 6.2 miles fly by! My goal was to … [Continue reading]

Cookie Dough Granola


I taunted you with this. And I'm sorry I'm not sorry, because this stuff is so good. I'll warn you, it's simple, but it does use ingredients that you might not necessarily have in your house. It's not vegan, it's not gluten free... but it's … [Continue reading]

What I [Baked/Roasted/Grilled] Wednesday


I've been whipping up a lot of things in the kitchen these days. A lot of easy things. So obviously, I'm going to show you what I've been up to! Breakfast: Baked I had so much fun with the Samoa Granola, that I made a cookie dough granola recipe … [Continue reading]