November Breakfast Challenge: Week 1

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I have been holding strong at this November Breakfast Challenge, and I am really enjoying the variety of foods I am eating.  Typically, I can get caught in a rut of only oats and smoothies, so it's nice to throw in some new ideas and try to think … [Read more...]

Long Love Fruit: Pineapple Bran Muffins

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I have always been the type of person that truly enjoys baking.  I love baking cakes, cookies, roasting veggies, even the occasional loaf of bread, but one of my absolute favorite things to make and bake are muffins. They are the perfect … [Read more...]

Bring on the Birthdays

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It's a pretty special guy's birthday today.... Happy birthday, Brian! This is our last round of birthdays as an unmarried couple.  I feel so lucky to get to spend the rest of my life with such an amazing guy. Just a short 2 months to go and we … [Read more...]

A Smoothie Kind of Morning

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Good Morning! I absolutely LOVE mornings when I am able to eat breakfast at home, because that means that there is always time for a SMOOTHIE. I took the morning off from the gym because the Indianapolis Mini Marathon is officially 3 days away. … [Read more...]

Sudden Urge to Go

12 mile run garmin

Breakfast this morning came in the form of a delicious Greek yogurt bowl topped with a little bit of every kind of fruit that I have in the freezer. Strawberries, blackberries, bananas, mangoes all topped with peanut butter.  This breakfast certainly … [Read more...]

HealthysELF and Blog Improvement Progress

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Good morning! I sure hope that all of you had a great Monday :) My monday started off with a sweaty group fitness class, led by yours truly, a shower at the gym, then breakfast at my desk at the office.  Breakfast yesterday was a bowl of … [Read more...]

Wedding Registry Advice Needed

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Today is going to be a very busy and exciting day, so I wanted to make sure that it started out with a killer breakfast.  And it did! My morning meal consisted of a giant yogurt, fruit, and granola bowl. The exact contents in my bowl … [Read more...]

A Breakfast Favorite: Overnight Oats

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Good morning! Today is a mid-week rest day from the gym.  I needed to sleep in, as I didn't get to bed until 11pm last night, which is very late for me.  Yesterday, I didn't arrive home until 8:30pm and I hadn't even eaten dinner yet!  After … [Read more...]

Kitchen Gadgets

Good Monday morning! This morning's breakfast was inspired by what I ate while I was cruising around New Zealand, Australia, and Southeast Asia.  Many mornings I would have oats, much like I do now, but another breakfast staple for me was yogurt … [Read more...]