Fake Your Way Fancy: Balsamic Tofu Mushroom Bites


TGIF!  It’s been a long week, so I’m going to leave you with your first Foodie Friday: a quick and easy recipe that only looks fancy.  Really, it comes together in 10 minutes or less (plus 15 in the oven), and could serve as a great finger food if you’re hosting a party, or a…

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Two special celebrations!


Today represents one very special anniversary, and one fun celebration … with the blog’s first ever GIVEAWAY for you at the bottom of the page! Three years ago today was unquestionably the best day of my life … I married my best friend, my rock, and the person who understands what I am thinking and…

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A Blog Schedule and the First “Motivation Monday”


I’m looking to get into a habit of the type of content I’m posting on the blog, and I like the idea of having some type of organization, so you know what to expect and I’m sure to keep the content fresh.  Of course, my work schedule is slightly less than predictable (ha!), so as…

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Traveling Healthily: Healthy Travel Snacks


Happy Sunday!  I’m in Evanston for a quick trip to support the Kellogg 5K for Kids, which I helped start last year at Kellogg and which supports kids with cancer through an amazing and empowering summer camp.  It’s such a wonderful organization, and I’m so grateful to my friends at Kellogg that are continuing the…

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Summer Seafood, Quinoa, and Vegetable Salad Recipe


Have you heard of quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wah)?  If so, have you tried it yet?  Quinoa has been all the rage in healthy living circles for a while now, and in my opinion, rightfully so.  It’s a nutritious and tasty way to incorporate whole grains into your diet without some of the negative consequences that wheat…

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