Krema Peanut Butter {Giveaway Closed}

This giveaway is closed as of April 8, 2013.  The winners are: Megan @ Bento Zen Rebecca Levy (Becca) Hannah @ Clean Eating Veggie Girl Sarah @ Creating Better Tomorrow Please e-mail me at with your address … [Read more...]

Peanut Butter Recipe Roundup

A very delicious package showed up at my door this week... The team at Krema Nut Company reached out to me when I announced that I was giving up peanut butter (and all nut butters) for the 40 days and 40 nights of Lent this year.  They were kind … [Read more...]

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...]