the hub and i had a rare and fantastic day off on friday! we started our day with these yummy chocolate chip pancakes and coffee, then went to the NELSON ATKINS MUSEUM (one of my favorite museums in the world ~ and i’ve been to some!) then we had lunch at the museum cafe, then home for some house work, e-mailing and chilling. then we … Continue reading a beautiful day off. and paleo pancakes.
i’ve been working hard these last few weeks to add distance to my running, and i’ve managed to run two 5Ks and a couple 2-mile stents this week! my goal is to run every other day, and run longer (5Ks or more), and do yoga on the off days. but here’s my issue. i am genuinely afraid to go try a new yoga place. i have no … Continue reading yoga fears.
it’s a creamy dip and it’s good for me? WHAAAA? WHERE DO I SIGN?!!! this is a really easy technique that will take your healthy greek yogurt from morning granola to dinner party with friends! it tastes like cream cheese, y’all. CREAM CHEESE. all you need is a fine mesh sieve and some paper towels. you could use cheese cloth, but i never know where … Continue reading greek “cream cheese” yogurt dip fake-out.
you have GOT to try these. the tool needed is called a spiraler, and i got it at sur la table. but i bet they’ll have it at target soon, if not already. it looks like this… i think it was $24 ~ can’t remember. anyway, here’s what amazingly satisfying and healthy dish you can make with a spiraler… BELLISSIMA!!! obviously there are 1,000 … Continue reading zoodles!!!!
almost forgot to post the bedroom makeover! this happened over one long weekend, sometime this winter, and we absolutely love it. yes, we actually bought a house with only one bedroom. but it’s a beautiful big space with a gorgeous deck attached. it’s just perfect for us. we want a small space to take care of, so we can spend all our free time and … Continue reading the bedroom (the only bedroom!)
okay, this is so amazing. if you’ve already thought of this, well i hadn’t until now. but this is the easiest way to get LOADS of veggies into your diet, in my experience! here’s the idea ~ you buy all the veggies you like at the grocery store (oh man ~ i can’t wait for the farmers’ market to open!). you just prep them and … Continue reading every day veggies.
as it might appear from my previous posts, i’ve been doing a lot of research and experimenting with different ideas to enhance my health. it probably looks like i started a lot of trend diets, and didn’t follow through. but i’ve kept and tweaked lot of them to fit my needs. here are five things i love so far! 1. i am in LOVE with … Continue reading health report 2015.
oh joy ~ oh rapture. i just made quiche for dinner!!! it was heavenly. it was everything you want in a quiche. flaky, buttery crust and flavorful fillings. and minus the stomach ache after! first, here’s a picture. i took my dish outside while the beautiful spring sun was still shining and it made the dish even more delectable… can’t ya just smell the fresh … Continue reading ooh la laaaa ~ quiche.
now that i’ve posted my pico de gallo and salsa verde recipes, let’s get down to business with this healthy, delicious and EASY soup! have you ever made bean soup out of a can of beans, some broth and salsa? just something as quick and easy as possible? i hope it’s not just me who could live on that kind of lunch. well, this is … Continue reading company bean soup.