• 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

Grilled

Tonight’s dinner was completely grilled! My sister and I went to the store and stocked up on TONS of veggies which we tossed in EVOO, salt and pepper. We also cut up some pineapple to throw on there… And some Jennie-O Lean Smoked Turkey Sausage All thrown on the grill Then plated and gobbled up! So good. So good that…

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Smoooooth

It’s a smoothie kind of day out there! I’ve already accomplished so much and it’s barely the afternoon! While Clara had a lazy morning in mind… I was up and at ’em and ready to go (must’ve been that delicious breakfast!) Around 10:30 I headed off to the gym and did a quick 3 miles on the treadmill followed by…

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Pumped with Pumpkin

It was a Fall morning up in here! Beginning with Pumpkin waffles! Made only better with the accompanying Spiced Pumpkin candle! Coffee on the side: I topped my waffle with sunflower seed butter afterwards and let me tell you – pumpkin + sunflower seed butter flavors = a match made in heaven. Off to watch Gilmore and relax a little…

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Airports

Apologies for the delayed posting today!  I was (once again!) in an airport this morning! In the past 6 months I’ve been in the following airports (some of them multiple times): LaGuardia Airport (NY) JFK Airport (NY) Charlotte Douglas International Airport (NC) Denver International Airport (CO) Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (GA) Logan International Airport (MA) Westchester County Airport (NY) To…

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Easter Bunny Visit

We had a pretty exciting morning around here! The Easter Bunny came! The girls were out of their mind excited about it! After things settled down a little bit we dug into breakfast… I toasted a freshly baked oat bran bagel and topped it with MaraNatha Sunflower Seed Butter and Trader Joe’s Pumpkin Butter. Such an awesome combination of flavors….

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Cue from Clara

It was such a fun day with family! A LOT went on! Coloring.. A 5 mile run with my sister… An apple + peanut butter to refuel… An egg hunt… Coloring eggs… A little Dora viewing… A dance party… And a fabulous dinner! Baked salmon, brown rice, roasted asparagus, red peppers and mushrooms and freshly baked tsoureki Served with a…

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Church on [Saturday] Mornin’

We were up early and out the door on our way to church this morning! This weekend is our Easter weekend (we’re Greek Orthodox) so we will be doing the things a lot of YOU all did last weekend!  Church, egg hunts and Easter dinners. We stopped for Starbucks after the church service: Venti iced soy latte for me [please…

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A Day

Oh, hello there. It has been a DAY. Around lunchtime I ran over to my favorite store in the whole world: Trader Joe’s and grabbed two of my go-to items for easy meals: Healthy and filling without having to lift a finger! They’re a little heavy on the rice for what I’m used to or what I like, but in…

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6:30am

good morning! I’m a little bleary-eyed today but I’m pushing through because it’s FRIDAY! Madeleine was up and rearing to go by 6:30 this morning so I figured I might as well enjoy a delicious breakfast if I was to be up at such an ungodly hour… My no-meat/no-dairy fast is OFFICIALLY over on Sunday so I polished off the…

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