• the lunchbox series: number six

    If you’re new to the series, visit the very first post here.  The goal is to feature dietitian-approved packed lunches that hopefully give you a little inspiration for your next packed lunch! In each lunchbox lunch, I’ll aim to include a whole grain, lean protein (including dairy), healthy fat, fruit and/or vegetable.  Exactly the same way I structure my meals in the Daily… [Continue Reading]

    the lunchbox series: number six
  • pregnancy: my maternity sleep must-haves

    black nightgown: gilligan & o’malley // sleep mask: slip // fitness tracker: fitbit // bed: halston // similar blanket here Something I’ve heard and read a lot about throughout my pregnancy was sleep.  Most of what I’ve heard and read were horror stories of not being able to sleep comfortably.   I’ve been lucky for the most part during my pregnancy as far as… [Continue Reading]

    pregnancy: my maternity sleep must-haves
  • simple roasted potato, egg & arugula salad

    Hello simple summer salad filled with peppery arugula, roasted potatoes, hard boiled eggs and radishes all topped with a homemade garlic mustard vinaigrette and a sprinkle of parmesan cheese! I’ve been VERY into salads this summer, there’s something about the heat that makes me want fresh, water-packed foods.  I’ve been all about fruit, smoothies and salads. Especially salads like this… [Continue Reading]

    simple roasted potato, egg & arugula salad
  • pregnancy: what i’m wearing (second trimester)

    dress: summer & sage maternity // sandals: nine west // gold cuff // bag // necklace // rings // earrings I looove this comfy dress.  It was perfect for a semi-fancy night out with my husband but it’s honestly so soft and comfortable that I felt like I could’ve curled up in bed in it when we got home and gone to sleep!  This… [Continue Reading]

    pregnancy: what i’m wearing (second trimester)

happy 4th!

Happy 4th of July to all those celebrating!  Ollie and I have rounded up a ton of recipes we’ve been eyeing all week for a little holiday inspiration! Mains: Spicy Black Bean Burgers Grilled Chicken with Herbed Corn Salsa BBQ Shrimp & Peach Kabobs Grilled Buffalo Chicken Sandwiches Best Deviled Burger (I love anything with a pretzel bun!) Whole Wheat…

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daily meal plan: number twenty nine

If you’re new to the series, click here to see the very first post or here to view them all! I’ve created a guide for you to use which will (hopefully!) make it easier for you to mix and match meals on your own to fit your individual needs: GUIDE: ABOUT THE GUIDE: Since everyone is different with different needs, and because I’m speaking to…

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fun 4th of july outfits

top: mossimo supply co. {similar here, here and here} // cardigan: h&m (on sale for $6.99!)// earrings: forever21 // similar red framed sunglasses here // similar silver bracelet set here I absolutely cannot believe that the 4th of July is already around the corner!  I feel like this summer is flying by so quickly which makes me so sad (and then I think about…

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pregnancy: what i’m wearing (second trimester)

jumpsuit: sienna sky from marshalls – only $20! {similar here, here and here} // shoes: jcrew factory // earrings: old from target {similar here and here} Something surprising I’ve found with pregnancy is that there’s not a ton of affordable fashion options.  I don’t know how many of you know this, but back in my NYC days I worked at InStyle and absolutely loved it.  I’ve always loved…

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guess what!?

Ollie and I are all dressed up in our celebration best today because we have some big news (or at least we think!) to share with you all! This news has been incredibly hard to keep from you all and something that I’ve known about since the very beginning of 2017 (side note: who else cannot believe that we’re already halfway through…

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s’mores yogurt parfaits

Somehow, don’t ask me how, but somehow 4th of July is right around the corner!  It makes me want to cry a little bit to know that summer is flying by so quickly!  My summer bucket list seems to grow exponentially every year and there just never seems to be enough time to accomplish everything! That said, it’s not going to…

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daily meal plan: number twenty eight

If you’re new to the series, click here to see the very first post or here to view them all! I’ve created a guide for you to use which will (hopefully!) make it easier for you to mix and match meals on your own to fit your individual needs: GUIDE: ABOUT THE GUIDE: Since everyone is different with different needs, and because I’m speaking to…

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the current: number eleven

Happy Sunday everyone!  As always, I’ve dutifully collected articles I found to be interesting reads around the web to share with you all. The low-down on high protein, low GI diets Dealing with cravings Saving money while grocery shopping Exercises to counteract all that sitting we do every day! How to pick a watermelon Americans most loved fruits and vegetables How to…

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strawberry & peach whole grain waffles

Summer’s delicious produce bounty has officially hit stores and I couldn’t be more excited!  I waited all year long for summer produce.  As much as I absolutely adore apples, pears, pumpkins and all that Fall has to offer, to me, there’s just nothing that quite compares with cherries, peaches, plums, pineapple, watermelon…I could go on! Most of the time, I eat a…

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daily meal plan: number twenty seven

If you’re new to the series, click here to see the very first post or here to view them all! I’m changing up the way that I normally do these, so let me know what you think!  I’ve created a new guide for you to use which will (hopefully!) make it easier for you to mix and match meals on your own. GUIDE:…

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whole wheat vegetable calzones

Remember that veggie calzone I posted on Instagram a while back?  Well, ever since I had that I’ve been on a mission to recreate it in my own kitchen and I’m excited to say that I’ve finally done it! The thing I love most about creating my own was that I was able to put in a ton of veggies and…

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3 fresh & delicious ways with veggie dogs

THESE RECIPES ARE SPONSORED BY LIGHTLIFE Grilling season is officially here so I’m thrilled to be bringing you 3 fun ways to jazz up your veggie dogs this season! I know a lot of people turn their noses up when it comes to veggie dogs but just hear me out first because there’s a lot to love about these Lightlife Smart…

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