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
Yes... they are as good as they sound! Hi everyone! I feel like I haven't been on here in ages, but with good reason. I have some fun updates that I will share in a later post this week, but for now... the pumpkin bars! These are so easy, gooey, and delicious. I have eaten … Continue reading Cranberry Chocolate Pumpkin Bars
You guys know I love my protein balls! I'm a total snacker, and I always have been. I'm constantly grabbing a bite of something if I pass through my kitchen or am heading out the door. This only increases when I'm training or running more than usual. I had some super brown bananas that needed … Continue reading Banana Bread Protein Balls
It's officially pumpkin season! You know, even though our afternoons are still hitting 100 degrees I am not letting the toasty walks to my car after work ruin my usual spring into fall foods and recipes. I have been itching to make something with pumpkin, so obviously my first go to was cookies! Quick side … Continue reading First pumpkin cookie of the season!
Ok, this is probably a controversial topic but something I've learned over my few years of being a dietitian is everyone has an opinion about something. One person may believe one thing while the other believes another, and that goes for dietitians too. This post is more based off personal opinion and experience. If you … Continue reading Why I don’t count calories…
HAPPY SUNDAY! This is such a good Sunday, want to know why? I am so, so, SO happy to be done writing my Master's final defense paper! Yay!!! Everyone just cross your fingers that it goes well in a few week! Once this is complete, I will have one class left and then I'm officially … Continue reading Trail Mix Cookies