Veggie Love WIAW

Good morning and happy WIAW, with new-mama-to-be, Jenn! I’ve definitely been loving my veggies, even for breakfast!  Especially after all of the sweets at the Oscar party. Egg substitute, black beans, avocado, nooch, and roasted peppers on a whole wheat tortilla.  I always overstuff tortillas and this was really messy to eat. I planned to restock … [Read more...]

Mom’s Oscar Party

My mom and Aunt Jackie go all out for the Academy Awards.  In previous years there’s been a red carpet and guests have come in evening gowns, but this year it was all about the food – just the way I like it!  While Aunt J is in charge of desserts and checking everyone’s ballots … [Read more...]

Ellie Love

A hot pink package that I found in my mailbox on Saturday is making my day marvelous! Katie got hers this past week, too! If you remember me raving about PV Body a few months ago, you’ll know that I loved their high quality workout clothes at a reasonable price.  They were a small company … [Read more...]

Recent Eats & Treats

Ever since Valentine’s Day last week, I’ve been over-doing it a bit with the sweet treats. Or this perfect red velvet cupcake at my parent’s house – with amazing pink buttercream. I didn’t give it up for Lent this year, but I’m trying to back down the sugar intake this week by amping up the … [Read more...]

Marvelous Valentine’s Day and More

I hope you all had a  marvelous weekend – and Valentine’s Day!  Link up what’s been going on with you over on hot-mama-to-be-Katie’s blog.  It’s one of my favorite holidays – I’m a sucker for romance and chocolate.  These beautiful flowers greeted me when I returned from St. Augustine – I’d choose any day flowers … [Read more...]

A Weekend Away

Good morning!  I have a fun recap post today – I was lucky enough to escape to sunny St. Augustine with my brother, uncle, dad, and grandmother for a few days this past weekend.  There’s nothing like sunshine and the sound of the ocean to de-stress!  Oh, and PLENTY of amazing food – which I’ll … [Read more...]

Carrot Cake Protein Pancake For One

[Sorry if the pictures look funny, I'm posting on another computer and having trouble editing them] I went on and on last week about this pancake recipe – its simplicity, how easily the batter comes together with the Magic Bullet, and the great nutrient content. Recently I’ve been using my juicer a bit more regularly, … [Read more...]