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Jamaican Jerk Turkey Burgers with Pineapple Salsa

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Hey friends! I’m continuing my partnership with Carnival this year, and now that the weather is (finally) awesome and warmer here in DC, I thought it would be fun to share a Caribbean recipe inspired by our cruise back in December/January. Introducing: Jamaican Jerk Turkey Burgers with Pineapple Salsa! I’ve always loved Caribbean-inspired Continue Reading …

Healthy Tuna Noodle Casserole Recipe

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Do you guys remember the tuna noodle casserole that seemed to find itself on dinner tables everywhere in the 80’s and 90’s? I’m continuing my McCormick recipe partnership this year, and for this month’s post, they challenged me to create a lightened up comfort food favorite. Healthy Tuna Noodle Casserole it was. :) (In related news, it’s hard to Continue Reading …

Bumble Bee SuperFresh Review

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Hi friends! Checking in today to share one of my most enthusiastic blog reviews ever. I recently had the opportunity (via a sponsored FitFluential campaign) to try the new Bumble Bee SuperFresh products. Have you heard of them? If you haven’t, it’s a new premium frozen seafood that makes preparing restaurant quality seafood fast and easy. The Continue Reading …

Gluten-Free Grilled Taco Wings

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For this month’s partnership post with McCormick, they challenged me to try one of their recipes using their new gluten-free mixes. After perusing the options on their website, I came across this recipe for Gluten-Free Grilled Taco Wings, and sent it over to Matt since I thought he would be all about it. He was (he loves his wings!), and decided to Continue Reading …

A Simple Dinner Idea + Speedy Runs

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Good morning, friends! Thank you for the great feedback and discussion on my “How to Eat Intuitively – A Guide to Mindful Eating” post from yesterday. Please keep it coming! :) A couple other things I wanted to mention before I get into today’s post – a few of you commented on my Blog Brulee recap post asking for more information on blogging Continue Reading …

Braised Chicken with Dried Plums, Olives, and Capers

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Hello and happy Thursday, my friends! Matt and I are still going strong with our Tuesday night dinner challenge, in which we trade off weeks and whoever’s turn it is has to pick a new (to us) recipe to try. This week was my turn! I decided to try out a recipe from McCormick; as you know, I’m partnering with them this year and this month’s Continue Reading …

Zucchini Boats + Toasted Quinoa

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Hi friends – the Tuesday night cooking challenge lives on! As you guys know, Matt and I alternate weeks and whoever’s turn it is comes up with (or finds online) a new to us healthy but fun recipe. Last night was Matt’s turn to cook, and I requested something “veggie-filled and without meat.” In response, he came up with these fun zucchini boats! Continue Reading …

Happy National Running Day!

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Good morning my friends, and happy National Running Day! There really is a holiday for everything, huh? Today is a rest day for me since I’m gearing up for the big Heartbreak Hill Half & Festival this weekend in Boston, so instead I’ll celebrate by recapping my fun trail run on Sunday with my buddy Ashley. Ashley has been in grad school in Continue Reading …