Weekend Recap 2.22.2014

This morning started with a little food prep! And a delicious breakfast: Brian and I were out of town this weekend visiting my family, so my weekend food prep was pretty non-existent.  Luckily, I go in later on Monday mornings because I … [Read more...]

Five Things Friday 1.31.2014

I cannot believe it is the LAST day of January...seriously this month completely flew by for me. I am thankful that this is the Friday and the weekend is basically here because I have lots of "me" things to do and get checked off my list. Time … [Read more...]

Whole 30 Week 4 Review

It's officially the final week of my Whole 30 Challenge. I can't believe how quickly this month has gone by! I have truly enjoyed this challenge and process, and while I have not gotten all the way through It All Starts with Food, I am … [Read more...]

Whole 30 Week 2 Review

Remember last week when it was the coldest day in Indianapolis at -38 degrees outside? Well today it is 48 degrees...above zero!  My how things can change in just one week! Today is officially Day 13 of my Whole 30 Challenge, which means I am … [Read more...]

How I Prepped for My Whole 30 Challenge and a Tuna Salad Recipe!

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Warm and Cozy Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

A couple of weeks ago I tried Panera's Autumn Squash Soup. Wow was that stuff good!!!  It seriously tasted how fall should taste... Immediately, I had thoughts of recreating something similar, and my mind turned to butternut squash soup. … [Read more...]

Final Run and A Nostalgic Night

Yesterday started with an early morning treadmill run. Not just ANY treadmill run, the final run in my half marathon training plan.  The Monumental Marathon and Half Marathon is this Saturday and I couldn't be more excited, anxious, and ready … [Read more...]

A Sneak Peek at an Average Week’s Breakfast Lunch and Dinner

Many readers and friends ask me about quick, simple and healthy meal ideas.  Because I get so many questions regarding what I eat, I decided to take pictures of some of the delicious things I ate this past week.  I have categorized my foods … [Read more...]

October Date Night (or day…)

Sunday, I treated Brian to his October date night (even though it wasn't night)! It's hard to believe that there are only two more surprises left in our date night box, but we have enjoyed every single minute of date time. If you are new to … [Read more...]

Wedding Recap: Firecracker 6 Pre-Wedding Run and Lunch

Brian and I have a tradition of running the Firecracker 6 Mile Race every 4th of July. We knew that this 4th of July, even though it was the day before our wedding, would be no different.  Because the race was an important tradition for … [Read more...]