Brain Cravings

On Wednesday, I posted about how to stay full. How to fill up a stomach that feels like a bottomless pit. But let's be honest... sometimes it's not our stomach that's hungry. Right? So let's talk about when your mind is hungry... Brain … [Continue reading]

How to Stay Full

Sometimes, I swear my stomach is a bottomless pit. It's like I could eat and eat and eat and never actually be full. I'm not alone in this, am I? I've been thinking a lot about this topic, and while I'm not a doctor, it is something we talked about … [Continue reading]

Summer Vegetarian Beer Dinner

Summer Vegetarian Beer Dinner

Saturday night, I went to my second Vegetarian Beer Dinner, hosted by Lauren. Over the past few months, I've developed more of a taste for beer, and cider has been a nice seasonal transition. I love being able to try lots of new types¬† and since … [Continue reading]

How to Exercise without Exercising


I know, sometimes a workout just doesn't work. You had to work late. You slept through your alarm. Dinner took longer than you thought it would. That happy hour somehow went from one hour to three hours. You have an amazing hair day and you are so … [Continue reading]

Coconut Almond Granola

Coconut Almond Granola

I haven't made granola in quite awhile, but I found myself with a few extra hours Saturday morning, and decided to use a little bit of the time to make a fresh batch of granola. While I usually like my granola crunchy and clumpy, this one is more … [Continue reading]

The Definition of Healthy

How do YOU define healthy?

Last Friday's post, about "healthy" fast food options sparked a few interesting comments, that I wanted to talk about today. While I obviously do not think that most fast food options are the very definition of a healthy meal, my intention was to … [Continue reading]

Healthy Fast Food Options

Fast food isn't known for being healthy, but there are a few good options out there! See which spots have healthy options on their menu!

I know, I know, you might be skeptical at that title. I'm not a huge fan of fast food in general, since I don't think it takes that long to whip up dinner, but I know that sometimes life just gets in the way. Whether you're traveling, stuck at an … [Continue reading]

New Workout Routine @ Mayhem Fitness

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Alex and I just started a new workout routine... which requires us to get up around 5am. Rough, but I'm excited to see how it turns out. We signed up for a 21 day trial at Mayhem Fitness, where we will be taking classes that focus on high intensity … [Continue reading]

Taste Tradition Weekend at Colonial Williamsburg

Taste of the decades Dinner

A month or so ago, I got an e-mail inviting me to the Taste Tradition¬†Weekend at Colonial Williamsburg, which is basically a big foodie event, over Labor Day weekend. I naturally jumped at the chance to spend a couple of days learning about beer, … [Continue reading]

Summer Recipe Favorites

As summer is winding down and August is passing, I thought it would be fun to do a little round up of some of my favorite recipes I made this summer. I'm sure I'm not the only one who absolutely adores summer produce, but I'm sure I'll be just as … [Continue reading]