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Our First Official New Apartment Meal!

Good morning! On Monday, I fired up the stove in our new kitchen here in our DC area apartment for the first time! Since I was gone all last week in NYC at the Fitness Magazine Blogger Meet & Tweet and then Boston for the Reebok blogger event (recap 1 & recap 2), then had a friend in town over the weekend, Matt and I were well overdue for Continue Reading …

10 Healthy On-the-Go Snack Recipes

Good morning! Since you guys were big fans of my Vegan & Gluten Free Granola Bars recipe last week, I thought it would be fun to share my other favorite healthy on-the-go snack recipes that I already have here on the blog, in case you missed them. Enjoy! 5-Minute No Bake Peanut Butter Granola Bars (vegan, gluten free if you use GF certified Continue Reading …

Vegan & Gluten Free Granola Bars

I have an awesome new recipe for you all today! Introducing my new favorite granola bars — and they are vegan and gluten free, too: I’ve been really slacking in the recipe creation department lately — I’ve still been making myself healthy breakfasts, packing healthy lunches, and throwing together healthy dinners, but it’s all been Continue Reading …

Gluten Free Dark Chocolate Quinoa Bars

I’ve got something good for you guys this morning — another healthy on-the-go bar recipe! I hadn’t done any baking in forever and yesterday was in the mood to come up with something creative. A short while later, these were born. :) I’m all out of whole wheat pastry flour (my favorite), so I decided to get creative and create Continue Reading …

Super Bowl Snackage & Favorite Ads

Good morning! I hope ya’ll aren’t too tired today after the Super Bowl last night! Matt and I were debating heading to a friend’s place to watch it but decided to be lazy and stay home instead and have our own party! I made us a small version of my Healthy Seven Layer Dip — but I had to leave out the yogurt layer because I thought we Continue Reading …

A Meat-Free Lunch & Sweetgreen Bethesda

Good morning! Yesterday began as most other days of my winter break have — a healthy breakfast followed by some computer work, followed by a good workout. Yesterday’s workout was a 4 mile run + some weights/abs. Before I knew it, it was time for lunch! I’ve been eating a lot more meat than usual over break, so I was really in the mood for Continue Reading …

Hidden Veggie Cherry Lemon Smoothie Recipe

I have a new obsession. It’s been so hot here that pretty much all I want to eat are smoothies. I may have had one for dinner last night. Don’t judge. (Some pita chips and hummus made the cut, too. I’m so classy.) My new favorite smoothie? A hidden veggie Cherry Lemon Smoothie. You’ve got your protein (milk and yogurt), veggies Continue Reading …

Oatmeal Dark Chocolate Granola Bars Recipe

A few weeks ago, I got an email request from a reader for a recipe for some nut butter-free portable granola bars. Introducing: Oatmeal Dark Chocolate Granola Bars! Super easy to make, whole grain, low in sugar, and completely delicious. The email actually came at the perfect time, because I had already worked out a recipe for some (inspired Continue Reading …