January 7, 2015

Today I am celebrating the release of my good friend Gina’s book: HIIT IT! (Fitnessista’s Get More From Less Workout and Diet Plan to Lose Weight and Feel Great Fast). Gina and I have gotten to hang out a handful of times, and she is super cool! I had dinner at her house while we were […]

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Trip To The Dominican Republic – Part 2

January 6, 2015

If you missed part 1 start here! We left off with some swimming in the ocean, I believe! Mazen LOVED jumping the waves in our arms. They weren’t too rough, so we were able to bob up and down gently. Breakfast time!! M loved the watermelon and french toast and sort of like mangoes when he […]

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Trip To The Dominican Republic

January 5, 2015

Part 1 of 2! We spent the week after Christmas living it up in the DR! The sunshine, the beach, the cocktails and buffets – it was all such a great escape.   Karen organized the trip, and we met Matt’s brother Andrew there. We stayed at the Iberostar Dominicana which I will lightly review at the […]

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Notes To Self For 2015

January 2, 2015
Notes To Self

January: Here are some ideas to get rid of the winter blues that come this time of year: listen to summery music (Zac Brown Band!) // bundle up and go outside for a brisk walk – you’ll be warm from the movement before you know it // eat lots of kale salads and buy some […]

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Workout Diary

December 31, 2014

I haven’t written about my workouts in a while! Here’s an update… 1) I am still weight training with Erin once a week. I’ve really been hitting the weights hard! Erin has truly pushed me in amazing directions this year. I don’t have any metrics to share, but I’m waaaay stronger than I was a […]

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Guest RD: Prenatal Nutrition + Protein Needs

December 30, 2014

Good morning all! I have a double Guest RD post for you guys – Michelle and Amanda have prepared a great sample 2-day vegetarian meal plan to demonstrate that protein needs are easily met with plants. I want to make their Apple Pie Smoothie stat!! Check out their blog – Life To Table – for […]

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Cookie Cutter Pancakes

December 29, 2014

Here’s a fun little trick for those of you with kids…or those of you with nieces, nephews, young friends…. or who are young at heart : ) I brought home a bus-shaped cookie cutter from my Celestial Seasonings trip and always imagined using it with pancakes. I finally gave it a shot! While these didn’t […]

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