Ok, so long weekends are the best right?! I don't think there is one person that I talked to today that wasn't excited about having a little extra time this weekend to spend with family, friends, or soaking up the Arizona heat. Summertime holiday weekends are typically filled with cookouts and fun activities, but do you … Continue reading Making the most of Memorial Day weekend!
Hi everyone! Whose excited it's the weekend?! Sorry this post is a little later than I wanted it to be, but this week has been eventful and busy so it kind of got put on hold. Y'all know I'm a huge fan of banana bread. The gooier, the better! This recipe gave me something decadent … Continue reading Gluten-Free Gooey Banana Bread
Hi everyone. I really hope ya'll had a great, relaxing weekend! Also, if you are a mother, I hope your mother's day was filled with happiness and a little "you" time. I have one of the most amazing mothers and an equally wonderful mother-in-law, so I'm happy to say I have wonderful role-models that really … Continue reading Food judging and labeling… STOP!
Happy Friday everyone! This post is going to dive into some of my thoughts about physical activity and trends with exercise. I know people can get very passionate about exercise, so just take everything with a grain of salt and hear out my perspective! Sometimes we get caught up in trends and forget to pay … Continue reading Pick your passion and roll with it!
Happy Monday friends! Today I had the pleasure of having the day off and getting to spend it with hub! We had a wonderful day walking around outdoor shopping, having a tasty lunch, spending some time by the pool, and spending some time with Eddie (our pup!). Since I had the day off, I postponed my usual … Continue reading Quinoa Chickpea Veggie Bowl
Happy hump day everyone! Boy was today actually a huge hump day. After a busy day at work, all I really wanted to do was go for a fast-paced quick run. Nothing feels better to me when things are a little hectic and stressful than tuning out and falling into a repetitive stride. You know … Continue reading Chickpea Peanut Butter Protein Cookie
This is going to be a fun post... really! I think ya'll are going to like! Now, I know everyone may not be on the same page here so if you are like me and look forward a refreshing cocktail Friday after a long work week then you should probably keep reading. If that doesn't … Continue reading Controlling the Cocktails
Happy Monday everyone! I want to chat about something that I really truly believe can be helpful to anyone who struggles with "eating healthy" or making "good" food decisions on a daily basis. I have heard a lot of people suffer from guilt after they eat something or feel bad about a meal they consumed … Continue reading The good, the bad, and the doughnut
Ok, I know I skipped a few weeks but it is time for another local eats post! Today I'm talking a little about La Grande Orange, which is one of my favorite brunch and/or lunch spots! Located on 40th St. and Campbell in the center of Arcadia, this quirky and unique "grocery" is fill with … Continue reading La Grande Orange Grocery
Happy hump day everyone! With my family being here this week I haven't had much time to test out new recipes, but I made this for taco night a few nights ago and it was a big hit! My mom isn't a huge fan of cilantro and even she enjoyed it! I definitely made too … Continue reading Simple Cilantro Guacamole