Fitness. Diet. Pregnancy Take 2.

Pregnancy is a wild journey. And for me, it's not without lots of fatigue, nausea, and heartburn. How people put themselves through this 5 times or more is beyond me. Babies are tight and all... but my goodness. My cap is 2. I'm 20 weeks along and baby is kicking and squirming in its home. … Continue reading Fitness. Diet. Pregnancy Take 2.

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Happy New Year!

This is the first blog post of 2016! I thought long and hard about what the blog post should be about but the longer I thought, the longer it took to write. I realized I could be thinking about it forever and never actually write anything (which I've been guilty of doing in the past). … Continue reading Happy New Year!

Buffalo Chickpea Dip

Some days I crave buffalo chicken dip. The cheesy, melt-y, spicy, buffalo-y, amazing dip; I miss it. I want every awesome taste that buffalo chicken dip offers, but without the chicken. So to curb my craving for it I got creative with: Chickpeas! Chickpeas are a great food to eat. Here are some quick reasons … Continue reading Buffalo Chickpea Dip

My last recipe: pizza Muffins

It is no secret that I love pizza EVERYTHING. I can eat pizza any day of the week. I love finding new ways to create pizza and one of my favorite ways to eat pizza is in muffin form. I am going to share one of the easiest and cutest ways to enjoy pizza. This … Continue reading My last recipe: pizza Muffins

Parmesan kale pesto

The hubs and I are in super drive because of school and scheduling conflicts. It seems like we see each other for only a couple hours a day. We started staying up late so we can spend more time together. I miss that man. But we both know this is only (hopefully) temporary and this … Continue reading Parmesan kale pesto

Jalapeno Popper Stuffed Hamburgers

Although I identify as a vegetarian, I enjoy a meat cheat day every once in awhile. When I eat meat I want it to be worth it. I want good quality, great taste and an explosion of flavor. Stuffed hamburgers are one of my favorites. I have been known to stuff them with blue cheese … Continue reading Jalapeno Popper Stuffed Hamburgers

In time for 4th of July: The Best Black Bean Burgers in Town

I am sitting at my desk with my morning tea, with Captain (our shady cat) trying to snuggle on my computer. It looks like it's going to be a beautiful day. Today is a big day for the hubs and me. Today is our one year anniversary of being in Oklahoma. It's a little surreal. … Continue reading In time for 4th of July: The Best Black Bean Burgers in Town

Mediterranean veggies on a wheat bagel

Yesterday I took my stats exam and was the last one to turn it in which is never a good sign. I was feeling pretty down about it but then D-Money told me that our juicer came in. After watching the documentary Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead, we knew we were going to invest in … Continue reading Mediterranean veggies on a wheat bagel

A very yoga weekend and garlic broccoli

As I mentioned last week, Tim Feldmann visited Stillwater for a weekend of workshops and I was able to sign up for a couple. Unfortunately I could not sign up for the entire workshop because by the time I learned about it, most of the sessions were full. The sessions I attended were amazing and … Continue reading A very yoga weekend and garlic broccoli

Meal Planning:Why You Should Do It and Tips on How!

I have been asked by family members and friends about my meal planning technique, how to stay on top of it and why to even bother with it. If they find my suggestions and tips helpful, maybe others will as well. This is why this blog post exists.  I realize this is a long post … Continue reading Meal Planning:Why You Should Do It and Tips on How!