Running with the ghetto Garmin

Hi everyone!! Meet the Ghetto Garmin: I know what you’re thinking… “That’s not a Garmin, that’s a Polar F6!” You’re right. But it’s my makeshift Garmin until I find one under the Christmas tree 😉 Features and benefits: – Calculates your heart rate.. unless you’re like me and your chest strap is broken – Doesn’t…

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Sweet Potato Black Bean Chili

Sweet Potato Black Bean Chili – 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and diced -1 small sweet onion, small diced -1 red bell pepper, seeded and diced -1 can organic black beans, rinsed and drained -1 14 oz can organic fire roasted diced tomatoes, drained -1.5 C organic veggie broth -3 garlic cloves, minced -1 T…

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Full of cheer up in herre

Naked blog: Usually the bloggy has a fun header, but it disappeared this weekend when we updated WordPress and I’m the process of getting ahold of Zesty to get it back up. :/ My bloggy is not usually naked like this 🙁 ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Hey guys! Happy Monday! 😀 How’s your morning going?? Mine is feeling…

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Malted Chocolate Chia Pudding

Hello! Hope you’re having a wonderful day 😀 When I woke up this morning, the car bomb cupcakes and frosting were tempting me with their deliciousness. I withheld from diving in –the fact that they include alcohol and it was 7:30AM helped- and decided to make something equally decadent: Malted Chocolate Chia Pudding -1/4 cup…

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Chocolate cupcakes with Irish cream frosting

Hey bloggies 😀 How’s your night going?? Mine is bueno because I’m chilling here on the couch with the pilot 😀 Life is back to the way I like it 🙂 I do have to say that the Irish cream cupcakes were a success More on that in a second 😉 So this morning, I met…

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Brown rice lasagna with autumn salad

Hey! Happy Indian Food day! How’s your morning going?? So, last night was amazing! If you’ve been reading the bloggy for a while, ya’ll know how much I adore dinner parties and usually have one each week. I LOVE having people over to wine and dine 😀 Since I was gone a month for school…

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Sweet potato hash

with the Smell of Lasagna 😀 (Random fact: the Pilot has NEVER seen the Sound of Music!! Deprived child, haha. He does know most of the songs from watching Family Guy though) Here’s one of the layers of the goat cheese and butternut squash lasagna we’re having for Tuesday night’s girls night: The original plan…

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Southwestern stuffed sweet potato

Heyyyyyy 😀 How are ya? Hope your morning is treating you well! Thank you so so soooooo mucho for your sweet get well wishes for Bella. She had some food for the first time in a little over a day last night- I had to put the wet food from the vet on my finger…

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Eggplant Lasagna

Eggplant Lasagna Perfectly portioned for one – 1/2 eggplant (save the rest or if you’re feeling nice, make the husband/SO/friend one and double the recipe), thinly sliced -handful of fresh basil -3/4 cup organic marinara sauce (make your own if you’re feeling Betty Crocker-y or otherwise roll with some delicious organic marinara—look for one with…

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Raw Chocolate Chip Balls

Hey ya’ll 😀 Here is a guest post from the fabulous Angela on a topic that is very dear to my heart: raw desserts!! Enjoy! <3 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ Hi everyone! Angela here from Oh She Glows, Green Monster Movement, and Glo Bakery. I was super excited to do a guest post for Gina this week as…

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Almond butter chocolate chip cookies

Helloooooo 😀 It’s meeee again! haha. Hope your day is going well and if you haven’t checked it out yet, be sure to enter the Vegalicious giveaway! You don’t want to miss out on that goodness. Today was one of those weird days where I know I did a lot, but feel like I didn’t…

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Raw Peach Cobbler

Hey everyone! Hope you’re having a great morning 😀 I’m so glad you’re enjoying the why I became a personal trainer post– not gonna lie, I felt a little weird putting everything out there, but as always, was glad I did 😉 Since I had a late bfast yesterday (and ran 5.5 miles in the…

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