Monthly Archives: July 2012

Quinoa Oat Energy Bites

While there is a widening range of choices every year, it is generally very difficult to find allergy-friendly energy bars: most of them get protein and long-lasting energy through eggs, nuts, and/or dairy. The only store-bought kind I’ve ever been satisfied with are Clif bars, but even then you run the risk of cross-contamination, and […]

Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Cake

For the past four July 27ths I have made Dan (whose birthday is today – Happy Birthday!) this ice cream cake. Four years ago I asked him what type of cake he wanted me to make for him, and somehow the conversation got around to ice cream cakes. He had never even tried an ice […]

5 Minute Microwave Brownie

5 Minute Microwave Brownie (E, N, D, GF?) adapted from this amazing recipe Ingredients: – 2 tbsp. all-purpose flour – 2 tbsp. whole wheat flour – 1.5 tbsp. white sugar – 1.5 tbsp. all-natural sweetener (like Stevia) – 1/8 tsp. salt – 1/8 tsp. baking powder – 2 tbsp. cocoa powder – 1 tbsp. melted […]

Quinoa Recipes Link

Hello! I hope you all are enjoying a nice relaxing and fun Saturday! I just stopped by to share another great link with you all. Easy Quinoa Recipes for 250 Calories is perfect for those who are allergic/intolerant to gluten, or for those of us who are trying to eat healthier! Enjoy!

New England Trip 2010, Days 7 and 8

Throughout the last two days of our vacation, we traveled down the East Coast, from Maine back to the Boston area. Day 7 We stopped at a few roadside markets. Saw a couple of cute bed & breakfasts and other buildings. Stopped in Camden, ME, for some sightseeing and a quick lunch. Dad got a […]

New England Trip 2010, Day 6

Day Six of our east coast trip took us to Acadia National Park in Maine. It was unbelievably gorgeous – these pictures don’t do it justice. Through the picture-taking and scenery-enjoying, I was on the lookout for either a moose or a beaver. I didn’t see either, but still experienced one of the most amazing […]

WIAW Fitness

Wednesdays are always one of the hardest days for me (they’re in the middle of a workweek, so I’m tired but still have a few days left), but boy this week has just flown by! While I don’t like to wish time away, I’m not complaining – I’m so looking forward to sleeping in a […]