BBQ Apple Cheddar Turkey Burger

Yesterday, I received the new Mini Babybel flavors from The Laughing Cow.  I had bought them a few times on my own from Whole Foods and already knew I loved them.  However, I was inspired to try to make something new for a 4th of July BBQ!I bought lean ground turkey this week and decided […]

TIU Pancake Breakfast Again, Kick Ass Workout

Every Monday, as most of you know, I make sure to start my day off right with a healthy breakfast.  I’m still obsessed with the TIU Protein Pancake (recipe).  It satisfies me and doesn’t give me the carbo-load hangover I get when I have too many carbs in the morning.  It’s super easy to make as well. […]

Low Calorie, Lots of Flavor!

It has been cloudy, rainy and just plain miserable since Saturday.  Eating well and exercising often takes a hit when mother nature does not cooperate.  Instead of my typical long run on Monday, I squeezed in a 30 minute run outdoors in between rain showers. I took yoga on Sunday and Wednesday this week to […]

Review: Garden Lites Roasted Vegetable Souffle

I love to grocery shop and finding new items to share with all of you is my excuse for taking so long each week.  This was one find I have been excited to write about since I bought it a few weeks ago at Whole Foods, Garden Lites Roasted Vegetable Souffle.   It was on sale […]

Turkey Burger with Kale Chips Lunch Recipe

Last night, I got a craving for a burger while reading my June issue of Real Simple.  Specifically I wanted a burger with avocado!  Luckily, I had ground turkey in my fridge and an avocado for a perfect lunch combination. I toasted 1 slice of Ezekiel bread and topped it with avocado and sliced grape […]

Affordable, Heart Healthy Tuna Recipes

Tuna is a staple in my household.  In the freezer or in a can, it is an affordable and healthy protein to have on hand.  Whether it is for dinner or lunch, here are two of my favorite recipes. Tuna Steaks with Fresh Avocado Summer Salsa Last night for dinner, I made tuna steaks topped […]

Foods That Fight PMS

I’m going to let you all in on a little secret I have.  It’s rather personal but I like sharing, isn’t that why I’m a blogger? I battle irrational decision making when I have PMS.  I tend to make life altering decisions the week before my period.  This causes more than just being called a […]

High Protein Pancake Recipe (Low Carb)

I’ve mastered the do or die willpower that it takes to drop 5 lbs in a week.  I feel like it’s gift just as much as it is a weakness.  I have a photoshoot on Wednesday so I’ve been eating very clean for about 1-2 weeks (with the exception of ice cream pie on Easter).  […]

Quick & Easy Scallop Picatta Recipe with Quinoa

One of my favorite dishes is Sole Picatta at The Marshside in Cape Cod. I worked there during my summers in college as a waitress but have been eating there since I was 3 years old.  It’s a delicious, thin, breaded filet of fish topped with tomatoes, onions, mushrooms and capers in a white wine, […]

How To Find The Perfect Recipe Online

Do ever find yourself scouring over the internet looking for the perfect recipe?  Maybe you’re looking for vegan meals for earth day, a quick brown bag lunch idea, or a recipe to use up your produce that may go bad, but if you are like me, this process usually is overwhelming.  With so many recipes on […]