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
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!
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
Hi everyone and happy Saturday!! A few weeks ago, Jeff and I traveled back to Ohio for a wedding. This was the first time Jeff had been back to Columbus since I graduated, so we were definitely inclined to make the most of this short trip! As always, hitting my favorite food spots was at … Continue reading Columbus, OH … My favorite city
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!
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 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