WIAW 2.3.2016

chocolate peanut butter cupcake

Happy WIAW friends! Hope that you are all having a fabulous start to your week! I'm feeling really energized and motivated thus far this week, though it could be from all the chocolate I've consumed over the span of the last two days. Nothing gets me motivated to sweat at the gym like a pre-workout cupcake....[more on that later!] Breakfast gluten-free breakfast tacos - carrot fries - coffee My favorite breakfast has made a comeback my friends! I was on the oatmeal train for a while, and though I still am having oats a few times a week, I've gotten back to basics ... Continue Reading...

Baked Spaghetti Squash Casserole

Baked Spaghetti Squash Casserole

This Baked Spaghetti Squash Casserole is an easy and delicious meatless casserole dish that is low-carb and gluten-free! With only 5 ingredients and ready in less than 30 minutes, this Baked Spaghetti Squash Casserole is a meatless dinner winner! I really can't take credit for this recipe. Well this really shouldn't even be called a recipe, but let's back track to why I shouldn't take credit for it. You see, I have never even considered adding cottage cheese to my pasta dishes to be a protein source. Sure, I use it in place of ricotta cheese in my lasagna ... Continue Reading...

Vegan BBQ Wings

Vegan BBQ Wings

With the Super Bowl just days away, these Vegan BBQ Wings are sure to be a winner on your appetizer table! Gluten-free, vegan and made with only a few ingredients, be sure to add this meatless appetizer to your game day spread! Vegan BBQ wings kind of sounds like an oxy-moron, right? I mean, how is it possible to make BBQ wings without the "wing" part? Well with all of the vegan options out there today I am sure there is some way to make "chicken" wings, but this recipe involves no meat substitutes whatsoever, which is pretty cool in my mind. It's also very ... Continue Reading...

Monthly Favorites [January]

monthly recap January

It's that time again folks! January has come and gone, which means it's time for a recap of some of my favorite things from the month! This month has brought a ton of new opportunites and challenges for me, most of which I think I have tackled [somewhat] gracefully. I can't wait for all of the new and exciting things that February might bring, but first - let's recap January!   Food January was my most successful month recipe-wise on the blog. I created, photographed, and posted SIX recipes - which is huge for me! I've been trying really hard to build up the ... Continue Reading...

Thinking Out Loud #71

Thinking-Out-Loud2

Happy thinking out loud Thursday friends!  My stomach hurts. I can't tell if it's from the abundance of ab work I did yesterday or from the insane amount of chocolate I just consumed. More on that in a bit. Alright, let's get random! 1 Gym PRs It took me a little bit longer than I had planned due to moving and all that, but I am almost in the 200lb club for squats! I hit 190lbs on Monday with ease, so I told myself that I would try out 200lbs on Friday. I'm not going to push myself, but I hit 190lbs after about 8 working sets of 175lbs and 185lbs, so I ... Continue Reading...