These have become my favorite afternoon pick me up. They’re wickedly indulgent. Soft and chewy, sweet and salty, and coated in a delicious vegan chocolate sauce. They have my heart. I watched a documentary, yesterday, called That Sugar Film, about a healthy Australian man who vows to eat 40 teaspoons of sugar a day (160 grams). He does it onlyRead more
My daughter took her first couple of steps today. I cried. I hesitated telling my husband, because, who wants to miss out on a moment like that? However, I did because i’m cruel and had to tell him. I’m so proud of her. Such a cute little munchkin. I’m also pretty proud of these. Recently,Read more
Candy Bars. Oh, what a special place they hold in my heart. They remind me of Halloween, minus the part that included dressing up in a less than original costume (a snowboarder) and freezing my bum off trying to trick or treat. These are sweet, salty, chewy, and chocolate-y. They’re a must. Though they’re healthy, they’re still prettyRead more
The BEST healthy pancakes I’ve ever tasted/made. Served alongside blueberry maple syrup, these are no joke.
Two weeks ago, my sugar/chocolate addiction pushed it’s limits. I had to get rid of it and since going ‘cold turkey’ has never been an effective measure to get off something ‘for good’, I knew I had to ‘add in’ a bunch of ‘good stuff’ to forgo ‘the bad stuff’. Using the idea that no one everRead more
I’ve been absent for a bit. I’m going to school again… oi. I kind of knew this would happen. I can’t possibly take care of a 9 month old, be a good wife, keep a house clean, shower daily, blog, study, wash dishes (wayyyy too many times a day), AND cook 3 meals a day.Read more
For my friends who can’t stomach the GGS and have yet to discover the Mean Green Smoothie, this one is for you. For my other friends who love the GGS… I’m with you… this is for the days when you are feeling a ‘treat’ but will still pack that energizing green punch you so desire. I was thumbing throughRead more
Woah. I’m super behind. I went to Utah last week to turn my family into vegetarians… jk. That wasn’t intentional, nor will it stick. As I was serving ‘Chipotle Bowls’ for dinner one night, my sister said, ‘Where’s the chicken?’ I told her to put cheese on it if it was really bothering her. She did. NBD. Anyway, IRead more
It feels like a Sunday. The house is quiet and I’m laying on the couch with a towel on my head. I think my neighbors are moving. No, they are moving; too many boxes in the hall. I have Dal on the stove and window cleaners are scaling our building. I hope they finish soon…Read more
Did you know? It’s Mother’s Day in two short weeks. It’s also my little brother’s birthday… tomorrow. So, if you happen to know him give him a ring… or a text… kids his age appreciate a good text. I suppose this ensures that they won’t actually have to have a real conversation with you- heaven forbid.Read more
1. I got 8 hours of sleep last night. 8!! My nugget actually slept through the night and I just can’t believe it. Life is just full of wonder isn’t it? 2. Sometimes I do the ‘dumb thing’ and think about the past. I’ve deemed this dumb, silly, and quite honestly ‘stupid’ because it causes me toRead more
There are five bar stools in my mother’s kitchen. They each sit hidden underneath the kitchen island facing the stove. If you happen to find a seat here you will be front and center for my mother’s cooking show. From one side you can see her stirring, chopping, smelling, and tasting. Then, just behind you, in aRead more
Today, we have a post from Kylie at “Clean Eating Is the New Pink“. Kylie took up a huge part of my childhood. We would go sledding in my back yard and play cops and robbers in my Mcdonalds Kitchenette. I’ve never had so much fun playing with fake burgers and mini softserve than I have as anRead more
This is how you enjoy brownies on a diet. Excuse me, while maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Made with black beans, coconut sugar, and flax seeds, they’re completely vegan and guilt free.