March 6, 2014

My Lately posts came in as the top favorite kind of post in my survey (although you are definitely an audience divided!), so I don’t want to change them too much, but my goal moving forward is to provide a little more of the “me” behind my choices. Some weeks will undoubtedly be wordier than […]

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January 27, 2014

I have been rockin the Sunday meal prep and Cook Smarts meal plans this whole month. Like I said on Friday, it has been a wonderful change for our family. Meal time stress has gone way down, and we are eating better than ever. Leftovers for lunch have been a huge success too! I even […]

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Lately As October Ends

November 5, 2013

What’s going on friends? After a few weeks of crazy, I finally sat down and made a meal plan last week. I put together some really nice meals! Two of them were from Cook Smarts. And for breakfast I celebrated National Oatmeal Day with a big bowl of hot pumpkin oats! But first… I started […]

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Moroccan-Inspired Quinoa Salad

February 4, 2013

I had some friends and their babies over for lunch this week {SO much fun!} and made this healthy mix of a salad to serve. I hope I am not offending any distinguished Moroccan chefs by calling this Moroccan-inspired. I love the addition of dried fruit and nuts to any dish and this salad combines […]

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Singing Peas

December 5, 2011

Dinner tonight had to be made in a flash – we had a concert to attend! I had everything all ready to go when Matt walked in the door. Indian Inspired Chickpeas Serves 2 In a big skillet: 2 cups chickpeas (cooked from scratch or from a can) 1/2 green bell pepper, chopped 1 jalapeno […]

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October 17, 2011

Things were pretty busy around here all afternoon. After wrapping up our photo shoot, I started on digital project number two and made a few videos for Goodbite. Luckily they were just talking videos and did not involve dirty dishes I was also super hungry all afternoon – hike catching up to me!? I had […]

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Instructions To Be Squashed

October 11, 2011
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Way out into the countryside…two girls went for a run Elly, a 4th year at UVA star runner who just ran a 3:17 marathon (!!), invited me out for a run on Ridge Road, a famous Cville running road that I had yet to explore. Now that fall weather is here, the temps are great […]

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