Gluten Free, Lifestyle

Battle of the Pumpkin Spice Latte: Starbucks vs Local

Happy First Day of Fall! And guys.... there is a real cold front coming! It may currently be in the 90s (STILL!), but come Sunday we will have some nice cool weather. In preparation for actual fall temps, I decided to have a Pumpkin Spice Latte taste off! First up: Starbucks Now I should preface… Continue reading Battle of the Pumpkin Spice Latte: Starbucks vs Local

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Gluten Free, Lifestyle, Recipes

Starbucks Copycat: Gluten Free Pumpkin Pound Cake

Ok, the forecast here is awful! I'm so ready for fall temps to stay, but for the next week or so, we will face temps in the mid-90s! Summer is definitely wanting to stick around! I however, am ready to get in a more festive mood! While scanning through Pinterest the only day, I came… Continue reading Starbucks Copycat: Gluten Free Pumpkin Pound Cake

Fitness, Lifestyle

Fall is for 5K’s!

When I start thinking about the cooler temps, I automatically think about getting back outside for longer runs. It's officially race season! As I start thinking about which 5K I want to sign up for¬†this fall, here are a few things I use to get me race ready! RunOn! Race Calendar- This is basically a… Continue reading Fall is for 5K’s!

Fitness, Gluten Free, Lifestyle, Pets

Lazy Weekend: Coffee, Walks, & Waffles!

Happy Pre-Friday friends! This is my last slow week at work before all the students arrive. I've done all I can to prep: the house is clean and organized, I'll be meal prepping this weekend, and I did some pampering with a mani-pedi. Now we wait... I spent this past weekend doing some last minute… Continue reading Lazy Weekend: Coffee, Walks, & Waffles!

Fitness, Lifestyle

It’s Go Time! Fall is coming.

Do you feel that? It's the creeping of the new school year on us! As someone who works at a university, August always brings that feeling of "oh crap, I have so much left I wanted to do and 2 weeks to do it"! It's not a great one. School officially starts on August 22nd,… Continue reading It’s Go Time! Fall is coming.

Gluten Free, Recipes

Gluten Free Pumpkin Protein Doughnuts & Muffins!

Ok, I know it's July, but I'm already itching for my favorite season to arrive. Since I'll probably have to wait 3 more months for cooler temps to arrive, I decided to bust out some pumpkin goodies that are both yummy, but also really healthy.   Pumpkin is a great source of fiber and vitamins.… Continue reading Gluten Free Pumpkin Protein Doughnuts & Muffins!

Fitness, Gluten Free, Lifestyle

It’s Thanksgiving Week!

Happy Tuesday¬†everyone. I am thankful for so many things this week, and can't wait to eat some delicious food with family on Thursday. What dishes are you making this week? I'm making some old favorites and also trying something new! The weather has been so nice here in Dallas. Chilly, but the sun is shining.… Continue reading It’s Thanksgiving Week!

Gluten Free, Lifestyle, Recipes

Fall Run and an Easy Gluten Free Pasta Bake

The weather has been amazing this weekend. Highs in the mid- 60's and this morning was a cozy 45. Perfect for snuggling up with a cup of coffee. Yesterday was really productive. I was up early and we headed out for a long walk. The leaves are starting to change. After our walk, I headed… Continue reading Fall Run and an Easy Gluten Free Pasta Bake

Gluten Free, Pets, Recipes

From Scratch Mini Gluten Free Pumpkin Pies!

How was your Halloween? We spent the evening in and handed out candy to the neighborhood kids. It was actually really nice to not be out on Halloween for a year. Peanut just could not handle the doorbell action, so he had to chill on the couch with a leash. Didn't want him scaring all… Continue reading From Scratch Mini Gluten Free Pumpkin Pies!

Fitness, Lifestyle

Weekend Recap: Pumpkin Carving and Rainy Walks

It's hard to believe it is already Wednesday. It has been a crazy week so far, and I am definitely looking forward to the weekend and to Halloween! Do you all have plans? We are still finalizing ours, but if needed, I'll have to whip up a costume last minute =). This past weekend in… Continue reading Weekend Recap: Pumpkin Carving and Rainy Walks