Bye Bye Peanut Butter

Two nights ago I made this delicious (and quick!!) dinner of sauteed shrimp, roasted veggies, and quinoa with just enough to make leftovers for last night's meal.  Coming from a girl who would prefer to never have to eat leftovers, this dish was … [Read more...]

Mom’s Holiday Buckeye Recipe

And because it is the season, I have yet another holiday recipe to share with you all! Of all the cookies and treats that my mom makes each year, I would say that her buckeyes are one of my top two favorites.  That is saying a LOT.  These are the … [Read more...]

White Chocolate Peanut Butter

One of my favorite things to do is make homemade nut butter.  The process is simple, I can add in different flavorings, and the finished product seems as if it may have taken a lot of technique. Typically, when I make nut butters, the only … [Read more...]

New Stores and New Tasty Food

In the past two days, I have tried a ton of new stuff. Last night, after coming home from work I was pretty darn hungry.  There were some perfectly ripe avocados that I had been saving all week sitting on the counter that definitely needed to be … [Read more...]

A Welcome Break

Good Morning Friends! Right after work last night, I made a pretty impromptu trip up to Fort Wayne for a family thing that happened last minute.  I got home around 10 and jumped right into bed...let's just say I was tired. Mom and I are headed to … [Read more...]

New Workout Page and Honey Peanut Buttery Granola

Boy, oh boy do I have a recipe for you! But first, I want to tell you about some updates I made to the blog yesterday. After the usual Sunday grocery shopping and food prep, I got out of the house and headed to Starbucks to completely focus on … [Read more...]

Pre-Cardio Interval Snack

Good Morning! Today is day number 2 on the job, and I am really looking forward to it.  The hotel offers complimentary breakfast to our guests, and one of my supervisors suggested that I eat breakfast there today.  It should be fun!  At least I know … [Read more...]

Once in a Lifetime View

Happy Monday morning! After a restless night's sleep, I started off the morning with a bowl of overnight oats.   I topped the oats with 1/3 of a frozen banana and a teaspoon of peanut butter.  I love overnight oats because they have serious … [Read more...]

A New Showering Experience and Graduation Season

Boy, have I had a busy Friday!  I woke up super early again and started my day with a smoothie made up of a little bit of Greek yogurt, strawberries, spinach, Plant Fusion protein powder, almond milk, ice, and a touch of peanut butter.  I opted for a … [Read more...]

Completely Delicious Chocolate Protein Muffins

Good Morning! One thing I love about Thursday?  It is almost time for the weekend!  Which can often make it hard to focus on specific tasks that need to get done before the weekend.  This Thursday in particular just happens to be the day before my … [Read more...]