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Banana Nut Quinoa Muffins

banana nut quinoa muffins

We have an abundance of fun flours in our apartment right now – quinoa flour, almond flour, coconut flour, whole wheat pastry flour – you name it, I’ve got it. Apparently I got a little overzealous at Whole Foods the other day. That said, it was time to put some of that flour to good use. Introducing Banana Nut Quinoa Muffins – delicious and vegan Continue Reading …

{All That’s Missing is the} Tropical Island Smoothie

Tropical Smoothie

Given that it’s March, my Vitamix blender hasn’t gotten a whole lot of love lately. It’s been sitting, sad and unused, in one of our cabinets since about November when the weather turned cold. Until yesterday, that is, when the DC area got another beautiful taste of spring. Continue Reading …

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 super 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 a 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 had taco 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 …