It's a new week! Hope you all had a relaxing weekend. I survived my first week on the Tone It Up Bikini Challenge. I stuck pretty well to my meal plan and worked out every single day. So small victory there. I was also finally was brave enough to snap my "before" photos. Definitely not… Continue reading Bikini Series Week One Recap
How was your weekend? Mine was filled with delicious food, and a sad amount of exercise besides walks with Peanut. Today, I'm getting back on track, but I wanted to share all the delicious eats from over the weekend. First, the good... I was looking for a healthier sweet treat on Sunday and finally tried… Continue reading Gluten Free Weekend: The Good, The Bad, The Delicious
Happy Monday! I'm looking forward to a productive week full of running, strength training, and healthy eating. This is the last week in March (can you believe how fast it has gone by?!), so it's time to really get into a strong pattern before summer hits. The weather was gorgeous this weekend, so I spent… Continue reading Workouts, Sushi, and Easter!
It's rainy and gloomy here, and nothing sounded better than a chewy oatmeal raisin cookie. I had been searching for a good gluten free recipe to try out. One that I knew would make chewy cookies. I found this super simple recipe at Farm to Table that uses real ingredients. If you are going to… Continue reading Chewy Gluten Free Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
I'm just getting over a bad cold. Nothing stalls a workout routine like getting sick. On top of that, I was sick during some beautiful weather we had this weekend. Highs were in the mid 70s! Thankfully, I am feeling much better and squeezed in a strength training workout last night after work. Nothing makes… Continue reading Easy Tomato Basil Soup & Jalapeno Popper Grilled Cheese
While watching The Kitchen on Food Network Sunday morning, I came across a simple, delicious, and healthy stuffed pepper recipe- Picadillo Stuffed Peppers . I consider Florida my home away from home, since I've spent time there almost every year since I was born, so I'm a sucker for Cuban food. Picadillo in particular is one… Continue reading Picadillo Stuffed Peppers
How was your Christmas? Mine was wonderful and tiring. It's always great spending time with family and we had a packed three days. We are now enjoying some much needed time off work and checking some to do's off our list. Peanut is tired too! I got some wonderful gifts that I am really excited to… Continue reading Christmas and 2015 Goals Recap
Who's ready for Christmas?!? I certainly am. It feels like forever since I have been able to post. Work for me in December and January are particularly crazy, so I look forward to the week and a half off that I have fast approaching. I'm already thinking of all the things I want/need to do with… Continue reading Christmas Prep & Easy Gluten Free Lasagna!
Last night, Nick and I headed out to see "The Night Before" with Seth Rogen and Joseph Gordon-Levitt. It was really funny and definitely a good way to kick off the month of December! We grabbed an Angel from the Salvation Army on our way out of the mall. We do at least one every… Continue reading Gluten Free in Dallas: Hopdoddy Burger Bar
I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving day filled with food and family. I was lucky to be able to share the day with both my family and Nick's and my parents house. We started cooking on Wednesday morning. I baked my pies and Nick made his spicy cream corn. I made my gluten free… Continue reading Thanksgiving Recap and Gluten Free Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Pie