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A Vegan Dinner at Whole Foods Boulder!

Hello, hello! The fun continues here at the Fitness & Health Blogger’s Conference in Boulder, CO! (Above with Heather and Theodora — thanks to Gretchen for the photo!) On Friday night, we were all treated to a healthy (completely vegan!) farm-to-table style private dinner courtesy of the local Whole Foods. We ate outside, the weather Continue Reading …

Curried Barley Chickpea Salad (Vegan!)

I have a delicious new recipe for you guys today! Behold — Curried Barley Chickpea Salad — and it’s vegan, too! I was in the mood for something light and summery but flavorful last night. This fit the bill perfectly! Vegan Curried Barley Chickpea Salad Makes 3 to 4 servings Ingredients: 1 C uncooked barley 1 15oz can chickpeas Continue Reading …

One Small Change I Made to Improve My Health

Between blogging and school work, I end up spending a LOT of time on my computer when I’m at home. That used to translate to a lot of time sitting down being completely inactive, but shortly after we moved in to our apartment in Chapel Hill last fall I discovered something awesome — the ledge (I think it’s called a breakfast bar) between our Continue Reading …

Hummus & Tabouli Wrap of Deliciousness

Hi friends! This morning UNC summer session classes started up! My MPH-Nutrition classmates and I are taking a Public Health Nutrition class this summer in tandem with doing our public health/community internships. This week is just class, but from next week on, we’ll have class on Mondays and our internship the rest of the week. It’s going to be Continue Reading …

Restaurant Review: Butternut Squash in Chapel Hill

Hello friends! I found a great new (to me) restaurant last night here in Chapel Hill — Butternut Squash! A bunch of local readers had recommended it so I finally decided it was time to give it a try and met my high school friends Kristi, Amy, and Hilary for dinner there last night. Before we get started with the deliciousness, I have a Continue Reading …

Lemony Spinach Quinoa Bean Salad Recipe

This simple and quick Lemony Spinach Quinoa Bean Salad comes together in no time and makes a great packed lunch to bring to work or side dish alongside meat or fish. Before hiking yesterday with Matt, I whipped up this delicious  salad for us to eat for lunch on the trail. It was so good and so quick and simple to make I decided I just Continue Reading …

Smoked Salmon & Vegetable Egg Casserole Recipe

Apparently I still have brunch on the brain, because the only thing that seemed appealing for dinner last night was an egg casserole :) Ya’ll know how I roll — as simple as possible is key. Cause let’s be honest… the last thing I want to do after a long, busy day is make an elaborate dinner. Ya feel me?! This hit the spot. Smoked Salmon Continue Reading …

The Perfect Sunday

Yesterday was just about the perfect Sunday — it involved playing with Tina, ice cream at Maple View Farm, and biking with Matt in the beautiful NC sunshine (which rudely hid until Tina left, lame)! (Disregard the awkward self-timer photo, heh) Our day began in Carrboro, the cute hippie town right next to Chapel Hill. I took Tina to one of my Continue Reading …