Happy 4th of July weekend everyone! I thought it was about time I posted a recipe (I feel like it's been a while?), and this one turned out better than I had hoped it would! Of course, banana anything always has a place in my kitchen. I have done a handful of banana breads (vegan, … Continue reading Cinnamon Sugar Banana Crumble Muffins
Well, let me just say the title of this post truly reflects how I felt after our Vegas trip. Food was a major focal point of the trip, and boy was I ok with that! We were fortunate enough to try a few amazing restaurants, and really get to see what restaurant life in Las … Continue reading Eating my way through Vegas!
Do you ever just crave a really hearty salad? Saturdays and Sundays are my salad days, and its almost always something different! Sometimes I'll stop at Whole Foods or Sprouts and make one from their cold bar, or I'll just use random ingredients from my refrigerator that need to be eaten asap or they'll go … Continue reading Farmhouse Salad
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. 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 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
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