OK guys.. this recipe is seriously A-M-A-Z-ING. I was holding my breath as I cut into the first piece thinking, "this is going to either be really good or really terrible." I have a bad history poor results when baking with cocoa powder, especially when I am coming up with a recipe from scratch. I … Continue reading Double Chocolate Zucchini Banana Bread
Happy Monday everyone!!! What a weekend we just had. We had a BUNCH (and I mean a bunch!) of family members come in to town for a surprise party for my father-in-law! Our weekend was filled with so much fun, food, sun, and of course a ton of new memories that I'm so thrilled we … Continue reading Cocoa Banana Protein Balls
Happy Wednesday everyone! This past weekend was filled with fabulous weather, a little baseball, and some much needed spring cleaning. I was wanting to make something a little different for this weeks lunch prep. Last week I was really craving chicken salad, but cooking chicken in between cleaning on a Sunday morning just didn't seem … Continue reading Chickpea Cashew “Chicken” Salad
I love a good banana bread! Actually... I don't think I've ever tried a banana bread that I didn't enjoy. I definitely know what makes banana bread delicious (in my opinion), and that is lots of banana flavor and a little bit of crunch. I also prefer my bread to not be too sweet and … Continue reading Breakfast Banana Bread
Happy Thursday everyone! For me, it's my Friday, and I am so darn excited to paint a little in our house tomorrow. We decided on... do I dare say it... a shade of gray... that will hopefully warm up some of our rooms and highlight some of our furniture and accents. I swear I do … Continue reading Super Green Walnut Pesto
You guys remember my yummy broccoli salad? Well, this is just a glorified version with a little twist. Quinoa has always been an interesting grain to me. When I first tried it, I could not get over the grainy taste and wasn't quite sure if I liked it hot, cold, or not at all. After … Continue reading Kale & Quinoa Salad
Good morning and happy Sunday everyone! Life has finally slowed down, and I'm loving the extra free time that we have to relax, settle into our home, and truly enjoy time together (referring to Jeff, Eddie, and I!). Yesterday, Jeff and I took a little drive to Prescott, Arizona to do some site seeing and … Continue reading Prescott, AZ , We will be back!
There are 3 days left in December. That means for the next 3 days Instagram, Facebook, and other various forms of social media are going to be packed with photos, blog posts, memes, etc about new year's resolutions. People are going to be setting goals, picking apart their good and bad moments of 2017, and … Continue reading Closing out 2017
Good morning everyone!! It's 2 days after Christmas, and I am tired and ready to get back to a normal routine! While the past few days have been amazing, I am ready to go for a run, meal prep, and cook an easy and simple dinner tonight. The past few days have been filled with … Continue reading All The Christmas Goodies!
Is anyone else in total Christmas mode?! We have our Christmas tree up, decorations out, and cozy blankets all over our house (because believe it or not it is COLD in the morning!). What is better on a cozy Sunday morning than a warm and comforting breakfast?! Don't get me wrong, I love my smoothie … Continue reading Apple Spiced Baked Oatmeal