Mocha Coconut Frappé

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This post is sponsored by Almond Breeze Almondmilk. MONDAYS!  Okay, I’m going to be honest with you. Monday means nothing to me. I don’t have a typical work week and I don’t feel the Monday pressure. But if I did…and I wanted to do something special…I’d freeze double strength coffee into ice cubes on Sunday… [Read More]

5 Ways to Better Your Boiled Egg

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Let’s see here. It’s March of 2015. So that means I’ve been eating two boiled eggs for breakfast for about 2 years and 8 months (based on when Jason and I started doing CrossFit and ditched our morning bagel for something more Paleo). I was CERTAIN that I’d tire of the boiled egg breakfast after a… [Read More]

Bar Hopping with KIND

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No, I’m not frequenting any seedy establishments selling booze. Today I’m talking about food bars. I can’t deny the convenience of a food bar when life happens and time for real food prep is scarce. I like variety, so I hop between different brands of bars that I like for different reasons, which I’ll share with… [Read More]

Hungry Runners and Blue Diamond Almonds

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There are two kinds of runners. No matter which kind of runner you are, you get hungry. I bet your body wants snacks between meals. I bet you also like to eat really tasty things. I totally support enjoying a treat every now and then, which is I why I like snack-sized treats. A “snack”, by definition, is a SMALL amount of food. If… [Read More]

Sea Buckthorn Summer Drinks

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Watch out, Acai, there’s a new berry in town! Actually, Sea Buckthorn isn’t new at all, but the health benefits of this little berry are getting a lot of attention these days! So, what is Sea Buckthorn and how can you use it to drink to your health this summer? The first time I ever heard of… [Read More]

Wine and See’s Candies!

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When J proposed, he brought a box of the best little chocolates in the world, See’s Candies Bordeauxs. So not only are they my favorite but they are extra special to me. Five years and one week after getting engaged, we were treated to a wine and chocolate pairing courtesy of See’s Candies. Many Bordeauxs… [Read More]

Recipe: Pumpkin Ginger Muffin

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Recently obsessed with all things ginger, and tiring of the impatient stares from two cans of pumpkin puree, I set out to create a “spicy” pumpkin ginger muffin. I’m pleased enough with my end result after Round 2 to actually share the recipe with you. The first round wasn’t gingery enough and a bit over… [Read More]

Flavor First: Recipe Review #3

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I hope you had a wonderful long holiday weekend (if you celebrate Labor Day). I have a shameless nephew brag to start off with. J was drinking Giddy Up! (found in a variety beer pack) by the same beer company that makes Fat Tire. My 4 year old nephew wanted to sniff his bottle. One… [Read More]