• roasted veggie and quinoa wrap with cilantro lime cashew sauce

    This wrap you guys.  I am LIVING for it lately.  I had some leftovers from this Roasted Veggie and Quinoa with Cilantro Lime Cashew Sauce dish that I made and wanted to do something a little different so I threw it all in a wrap and MAN was it good. It’s so funny how one simple little tweak to how… [Continue Reading]

    roasted veggie and quinoa wrap with cilantro lime cashew sauce
  • carrot cake overnight oatmeal

    Raise your hand if you love the idea of getting your veggies in first thing in the morning  I thought so. And luckily for you, I created this carrot cake overnight oatmeal so you can easily do it WITHOUT needing a blender for a kale smoothie. (though those are also pretty delicious!) But, good as they are, kale smoothies don’t… [Continue Reading]

    carrot cake overnight oatmeal
  • weekly meal plan (plus shopping list!): 5 breakfasts, lunches, snacks & dinners to get you through the work week #3

    Week number 3 of the Weekly Meal Plans for January! Missed weeks one and two?  Catch up here! Just want to reiterate what I mentioned in my Instagram stories: I’ve tried to include more portion sizes but please, please, pleeeaase know that this meal plan is not meant to be prescriptive, it’s more a way to inspire you to get in… [Continue Reading]

    weekly meal plan (plus shopping list!): 5 breakfasts, lunches, snacks & dinners to get you through the work week #3
  • winter kale, quinoa, fruit & nut salad

    There’s something so refreshing about a huge pile of bright green kale to me. Whether I’m baking it, using it in soup, throwing it into a smoothie or making it the base of my salad, it just makes me feel good.  I’m sure that feeling is due in large part to the numerous nutrients it provides (like calcium, vitamins A, C… [Continue Reading]

    winter kale, quinoa, fruit & nut salad

Mac’s

Good old Southern BBQ was on tap for lunch today! And another restaurant on our restaurant list bites the dust! Chad has wanted to take me to Mac’s for a while and today just happened to be that day!   It gets super crowded in the evening so we figured lunch would be a better time to go and get…

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You Are What You…Think?

Morning! Is it Thursday? I’m all mixed up on my days.  Vacations will always do that to ya I guess…especially when you come back mid-week versus Sunday night. But I’m not complaining! If you follow me on Instagram or on Twitter, you probably saw my delicious dessert.   Somehow, despite having ice cream last night, I woke up wanting yogurt!  Actually,…

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Will Run for Pizza

When Chad got home from work we immediately changed and headed back out on a 4 mile run. It felt so good to get out and run together – injuries, schedules and other things had forced us to run solo over the past couple of weeks so we were really happy to get to go together this evening. When we…

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Grilled Veggies

Since we were low on food in the house after our trip we decided to go to one of our favorite places for our mid-day meal: Crisp! (Other trips to Crisp can be found here and here.) We started off with drinks… And in no time our food was ready and we were digging in! I normally get the same…

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Nice to Be Home

Well we didn’t wake up here this morning… (source) But I gotta say, as much as I loved hearing the sound of the ocean and the seeing the waves crash against the beach upon rising, there’s also just something so nice about being home when you’ve been away. If you missed my vacation: Fun, Sun and Moms Happy Campers Healthy…

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Home Again, Home Again

We made it back to Charlotte! Last night ended up being a ton of fun. Great food, great people – and overall really nice event. Despite not staying out too late, we managed to sleep until nearly 10am!  It’s always such a shock to me when this happens because it’s so unusual for me.  I always know that it must mean…

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Storm’s A Comin’

Chad had a golf outing to head to shortly after noon so we enjoyed a quick lunch together on our balcony: Cobb salad for me: Cheeseburger with french fries for him: More cute minis! And after lunch? The sun really came out! So I headed to the beach 🙂 And in just a matter of minutes it went from the above…

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Healthy Start

Good morning! Happy Monday  I hope everyone had wonderful Mother’s Day Weekends! If you’re just catching up, you can read about mine here: Fun, Sun & Moms Happy Campers After our delicious dinner and dessert last night, I started my day out with a light and healthy breakfast! I ordered “The Healthy Start” breakfast which came with natural yogurt, mixed…

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SCENES FROM: AMELIA ISLAND

We had another great day! Being able to just walk out to the ocean whenever really makes me reconsider living anywhere but on the coast! It’s just so soothing and relaxing to walk along the beach and feel the water below your feet and hear the crash of the waves.  It reminds me of this song every time! After breakfast…

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weekend scenes: from amelia island, florida

Hello from Paradise! We’re in Florida for the weekend scooping up a little fun, sun and relaxation. This morning I enjoyed breakfast on the balcony! I chose the American Breakfast: 2 scrambled eggs, bacon, oven roasted tomato, breakfast potatoes, wheat toast, fresh squeezed orange juice and coffee! It’s looking a little overcast right now so I’m not sure what the…

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The Italian Pie

Hi there! I took my walk and did my yoga and boy did it feel good! It also made me tired.   Chad and I usually do pizza + movie night on Friday nights and tonight was no different… We headed to The Italian Pie – another restaurant on our “Restaurant To-Do” list – just another plus 🙂 We didn’t have…

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Light as Air

I’ve had a pretty productive morning! We got our brand new ceiling fan installed in the living room so there will be a little more light + air in there…two things I’m very fond of 🙂 A definitely improvement if you ask me!  And just in time for the hot hot heat of the summer  After the installation guys finished…

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