• whole grain banana chocolate chip waffles

    Is Wednesday too early to be thinking about weekend brunch?  No?  Good.  Because I’ve got you covered. These whole grain banana chocolate chip waffles are just the thing to win over your family, friends, guests…and even yourself! Trust me on that one.  I ate 3 fresh off the waffle iron and never felt better about myself 😉 They’re light and… [Continue Reading]

    whole grain banana chocolate chip waffles
  • favorite tuna salad sandwich

    I know tuna salad tends to get a bad reputation but I absolutely love it! I try to incorporate it at least once a week because it’s not only a great source of protein but also provides heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids. Whenever I feature my tuna melts on Instagram, I get a lot of questions about how I make my… [Continue Reading]

    favorite tuna salad sandwich
  • spicy chicken & veggie stir-fry

    I’ve been craving a chicken stir-fry dish for a while now.  Is that a weird craving to have?  I’m not sure. Every one in a while though I just want a nice, veggie-packed bowl with some crispy chicken and hearty brown rice.  And so this past weekend I finally got around to making it! And let me tell you, it was exactly… [Continue Reading]

    spicy chicken & veggie stir-fry
  • one-bowl whole grain double chocolate zucchini yogurt bread

    this post is brought to you in partnership with siggi’s – all opinions contained within are my own With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, I wanted to make something for you guys to show you just how much I love you!  So I whipped you up this deliciously simple ONE-BOWL double chocolate yogurt zucchini bread. Like you guys, this isn’t… [Continue Reading]

    one-bowl whole grain double chocolate zucchini yogurt bread

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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