Making Gains (not resolutions) in 2017

Half of people make them, but only 10% of people keep them. You know what I’m taking about… New Year’s resolutions. Every year, people vow to quit smoking, lose weight, spend less time working, and more resolutions similar to these. … Continue reading

Pumpkin Pie for Breakfast

This pumpkin pie is what pumpkin dreams are made of. It is “healthified” and can be eaten as a Thanksgiving alternative and is even healthy enough to eat for breakfast! There is no refined sugar, butter, diary, or gluten… but … Continue reading

Monster Dash 10K

One of my favorite things about Chicago is that there is always some kind of race going on. Anything from little neighborhood 5Ks to the Chicago Marathon, there are plenty to choose from. Signing up for a race is a … Continue reading

Pumpkin Challenge + Pumpkin Protein Recipes

I am PUMPED (get it?!) to share this challenge workout with you! Just like every other basic white girl in the world, I looove my pumpkin recipes. A few of the recipes I have made (so far) include pumpkin soup, … Continue reading

Turmeric, or Not Turmeric

I am constantly drawn to brightly colored objects- whether it’s a new pair of running shoes, fresh flowers at Trader Joes, or a piece of artwork. Spices are apparently no exception. I stopped in a local spice shop this past … Continue reading

Blue Cheese Fig Butter Burgers

Are you tired of the same plain, boring burgers that you’ve been making all summer? Blue Cheese Fig Butter Burgers are here to save the day dinner! Savory blue cheese, sweet fig butter, flavorful caramelized onions, crunchy arugula and juicy … Continue reading