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
Happy Sunday everyone!!! Is anyone ever ready for Monday? I think my case of the Monday's gets worse with each week, especially when there is a holiday around the corner. This week, my family flies in from Ohio and I can't wait to see them! Even though they were just here in Christmas, it seems … Continue reading Vegan Carrot Cake Protein Bites
It's hump day!!! With hump day has to come a yummy recipe right? Are you a fan of fried rice? Hub LOVES fried rice; I could take it or leave it. I have been wanting to test out some new recipes this week and since this was one of his favs, I thought I would … Continue reading Simple Quinoa Fried Rice
Who doesn't love dessert for breakfast?! Ok... this isn't really DESSERT, but bear with me. It's lent and hub and I gave up sweets, so I'll take whatever I can get right now! In all honesty, eliminating sweets (we all know I have a REALLY bad sweet tooth) has actually been really good to help … Continue reading Overnight Chocolatey Chia Oat Pudding