Recipes

Homemade Raw Pitaya Cheesecake

Time for an afternoon sweet treat…. 🙂 I’m on a pitaya kick and I can’t.be.stopped. It’s been a way to switch it up from acai (though don’t get me wrong, I still love my acai). Pitaya is lower in sugar and higher in antioxidants. Oh, and it’s this gorgeous bright pink color, so that’s always…

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Chicken, Quinoa and Sweet Potato Soup

Here’s a recipe for chicken quinoa and sweet potato soup + a What I Ate Wednesday bonus. 🙂 Happy almost-weekend! Anything fun on the horizon? We have a few events that I’m looking forward to, and Sunday, I get my Mother’s Day gift since we were in Vegas last weekend: to sleep until I choose…

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Fair Trade Mother’s Day Brunch and giveaway

Hi friends! Happy humpday! Hope you had some fun Cinco de Mayo adventures. I’ll be back later today with a recap of ours, but in the meantime, how about a little brunch date?? When my friends at Fair Trade asked me to participate in their virtual Mother’s Day brunch, I definitely wanted to join in…

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Soup + salad

Hi friends! How’s the day going? Hope you’re having a great morning! First things first: huge congrats to the winner of the coconut scrub giveaway! Liz S., check your email so I can get your goodies on the way. For friends who’d like to pick some up, the FITNESSISTA30 code will work until June 15…

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Homemade Suja Sunset Protein smoothie

Hi friends! How’s the day going so far? I confidently say it’s an improvement from yesterday. The Pilot is feeling much better (thank you for all of the get well wishes for him!), my eyes don’t feel like they’re on fire anymore (three cheers), and we all slept in. It’s like Christmas when that happens.…

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Make your own takeout

Hi friends! How’s your day going? Huge congratulations to my friends who ran the Boston Marathon this morning! Did you, or anyone you know, run today?? I’m so so excited for Sarah, Tina, Janae and Kristin; you are amazing. <3 it’s been an interesting afternoon over here. The Pilot is home sick with food poisoning…

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Tropical Cherry Paleo Muffins

Hi, I made you some paleo muffins! Don’t let the little green bits freak you out; just some hemp seeds. 🙂 For these muffins, I decided to make something a little different than my usual fare. Usually I’m all about chocolate and almond butter (like this, this and this!), but with my recent obsession for bright…

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The Best Black Bean Soup

This Black Bean Soup Recipe is sponsored by Blue Diamond Almond Breeze.  Oh friends, do I have an awesome spring dinner recipe for you.  Whenever I see my Uncle E the chef, he gives me amazing cooking tips. He is the mastermind behind this salmon, this vegan sushi, and the best pasta salad you will ever have…

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Tuna salad stuffed avocado

Hiii! How’s your St. Patrick’s Day going?? I’ll help get you in the spirit of the day with a green juice and a green avocado stuffed with healthy tuna salad! Also two St. Patrick’s Day-ish songs I played during spin last night: 1) “Whiskey in the Jar” (standing climb with tempo work)   2) “Lord…

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Bring on the madness

March Madness is officially heeeeeeere. I look forward to this all year, and it always go by so quickly! Trying to savor it. I’ve spent some time this morning working on my bracket, and do this every time a Sportscenter announcer says they believe Arizona will make it to the Final Four.   (This is…

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working on my mussels

Lots of seafood ahead… But first, these bunnies! I picked them up at Home Goods as an effort to add some Easter-ish decor and they look just like the foil-covered chocolate bunnies. Sadly, there is no chocolate inside, but they’re pretty cute. 🙂 How was your weekend? Hope you had a great one! On Friday,…

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