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How Many Calories Should I Eat?

How Many Calories Should I Eat?

As you may have guessed, I am not going to give you an A+B=C solution.  I believe we are all complex, unique, beautiful little snowflakes. 😉  That being said, we all need to eat.  I would like to introduce you to some tools that have aided me in my pursuit of a healthy body and […]

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ChocoMint Peppermint Cookies

ChocoMint Peppermint Cookies

  Happy January!  ‘Tis the month for new gym memberships and tossing out left-over holiday sweets.  However, February aka Chocolate Month is also fast approaching, so in the spirit of compromise, I say bring on the ‘healthier’ chocolate cookie recipe! Based upon the evidence of the untouched confections in the above photo of the plate […]

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Lemon Muffins with Blueberries

Lemon Muffins with Blueberries

The inspiration for these muffins came from an a dessert Brian and I had at one of our favorite restaurants, Republic: a lemon tart with blueberry sauce.  Everything I’ve had there is amazing, and I especially love that their desserts are never too sweet.  As much as I have favored holiday flavors lately, it was […]

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Chili Seasoned Sweet Potato Oven “Fries

        The sweet potato recipe concocted below is my elaborate take on an Ellie Kreiger recipe.  Going back to her recipe, I hadn’t realized just how much I have added to it over time.  I suppose this speaks to how much I love flavorful food, as well as my mad-scientist approach in […]

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Roasted Eggplant

Roasted Eggplant

Eggplant, I love you.  It may be a somewhat shallow love, but it is legitimate.  What is not to love?  You are satisfyingly squashy and yet are fibrous and filling.  Roasting you brings out the almost nutty flavor I love, and makes your skin tender enough to be enjoyed freely by even the most skeptical […]

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Christmas Card 2013 – Don’t Feed The Eel

Christmas Card 2013 – Don’t Feed The Eels!

This year I have to say the concept for our card seemed to come to us rather quickly.  We channeled our mutual love of ocean creatures, under the sea adventures, and Grand Cayman and embraced the dreams we’ve been having since we left the island in May.  I created the  ‘reef’  out of a card […]

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