Month: January 2017

Butternut Macadamia Pasta

Butternut Macadamia Pasta

Pasta is my hangry food. Every time I go to the grocery store without having eaten first, I come back with a new box of pasta. You’d think this would be an issue, but nope, I finish them all. I love pasta. But I love […]

What I’ve Learned in My First Full Year of Running

What I’ve Learned in My First Full Year of Running

In 2016, I started running on a more consistent basis. I ran 3 5ks: one near a museum, one at a state park, and one further north at Thanksgiving. As the year went on, I ran both outside and at the gym, sometimes alone and […]

Vanilla Vegan Protein Waffles

Vanilla Vegan Protein Waffles

This weekend was packed. I know I say that after every weekend, but it really feels like it, in retrospect. On Saturday, Dave and I hiked 10 miles at a local state park. That may sound like a lot (and it was!), but initially, we […]

What Nobody Tells You About Going Vegan

What Nobody Tells You About Going Vegan

When you first decide to go vegan, everyone has an opinion about it, and you have to do a lot of research to figure out what you need to eat to get which nutrients; honestly, that’s the easy part. There’s a lot that no one […]

Keep Your New Years Resolutions, Beat Cravings, & Start Your Day Off Strong: 5 Easy, Healthy Breakfasts for Your Busy Workweek!

Keep Your New Years Resolutions, Beat Cravings, & Start Your Day Off Strong: 5 Easy, Healthy Breakfasts for Your Busy Workweek!

Weekday mornings in my house are pretty busy: get up, feed/interact with pets, go to the gym, clean up random stuff around the house, and put together something to eat for breakfast AND lunch. Admittedly, I could give myself more time than I do now, but […]

Healthy {Vegan} Pizza

Healthy {Vegan} Pizza

I love pizza. When Dave and I decided to go full-on vegan, I was afraid that I wouldn’t be able to eat it anymore. That’s not the case. If anything, I’ve eaten a whole lot more of it, and since then, I’ve actually lost weight! […]

How to Go Vegan on the Cheap!

How to Go Vegan on the Cheap!

Looking to kick off your health goals, but not looking to spend a ton of money? Go vegan. There’s a common misconception that eating vegan is expensive– and it can be, if you’re only eating processed foods. But if you’re looking to eat clean, whole […]

The World’s Easiest, Old-Timey Dessert: Cherry Cup Cake

The World’s Easiest, Old-Timey Dessert: Cherry Cup Cake

I love cherries. I also love cake. Moreover, I love easy recipes. This one hits all three requirements. Cherry cup cake. You know that old-timey recipe: a cup of sugar, a cup of flour, and a cup of butter, mix & bake. I remember my […]

Chocolate Meringue Cookies

Chocolate Meringue Cookies

Good morning and happy Monday! How was your weekend? Being in eastern North Carolina, we were inside for the majority of ours, due to the freezing rain that came down on Saturday. Fortunately, the power stayed on, so it’s been mostly about finding things to do. […]