Has it really been almost 3 months since I posted? Wow! Promise to try to do better from now on! In the meantime, here's a quick recipe that I made tonight! It's variation of stuffed peppers I make with quinoa instead of rice. Read on for the recipe! Ingredients: Bell peppers (any color will do … Continue reading Quinoa and Beef Stuffed Peppers
Indy had its first snow of 2016 today. It's no secret that I hate winter and snow - give me a sunny, warm beach any day! But since I'm a big fan of beer no matter what the season is, I wanted to create a list of some winter beers that I have recently tried. New … Continue reading Winter Beers – 2016
Wishing everyone a great 2016!
Hope everyone had a great Christmas and is gearing up for a fantastic New Year! One of the presents my son got from is dad for Christmas was a hoverboard. Yeah, yeah, they spontaneously combust and are dangerous. But what fun is life if you don't take some risks? This one was a "safer" model … Continue reading Down But Not Defeated!
Well, Christmas is over and things will all be back to "normal" soon enough. I have to say that having a child makes Christmas so much more fun - at least for me. My son will be 10 next month and he just doesn't seem so little anymore, so I want to enjoy every second. … Continue reading Holiday Reflections
Wishing everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! Hope it's a magical season for you all!
We all get stuck in ruts - whether it's your job, hobbies, diet, or your workout routine. It's easy to be so bored with your usual workout that you just decide to quit, or take a small break. Not only do you get burnt out, but your muscles need to be challenged as well. Here … Continue reading 5 Tips to Get Out of your Workout Rut
I work out 5-6 days a week, which includes the 2-3 spin classes I teach. A lot of people ask me how I stay motivated. I would be lying if I said I feel like going to the gym each and every day. I don't! I get burnt out or just feel incredibly lazy some … Continue reading Tough Day at the Gym?
I'm definitely a fan of slow cookers, especially on rainy fall days like today! This recipe is one I threw together a couple years ago when I was trying to use up some vegetables before they went bad (story of my life!!). The result was delicious! This soup is easy and healthy. I often change … Continue reading Red Lentil and Quinoa Soup
I love to bake. I tend to bake a lot more when it's cold outside, so today I made oatmeal flax cookies. These are so good and buttery, and the flax adds a nice nutty flavor (and fiber!). Bonus is that they're very easy to make! Ingredients 1 cup unsalted butter, softened to room temperature … Continue reading Oatmeal Flax Cookies