Quick and Easy Healthy Snacks

I love cooking, but sometimes you need a snack and you need it fast. Here are some of my go-to’s for when I just can’t wait until dinner! Chickpea Peanut Butter Cookies These babies are only four ingredients, all of which I have on hand at all times: baking soda, chickpeas, nut butter, and honey.… Continue reading Quick and Easy Healthy Snacks

The Virgin Diet: End of Cycle 1

I did it. I survived. For two weeks, anyway. As a recap, the last two weeks meant no dairy, no gluten, no soy, no eggs, no corn, no peanuts, and no artificial sweeteners. To be honest, it really wasn’t that bad. Considering I already eat pretty healthy, I didn’t miss a lot of things. It definitely helped… Continue reading The Virgin Diet: End of Cycle 1

The Virgin Diet

I don’t believe in diets. I am, however, a firm believer in making sustainable changes. Two years ago, when I started this transformation, I didn’t pick some random diet craze, I just decided to eat better. In sticking to the 80/20 rule (because I refuse to give up cheese or the occasional donut) and working out, I’ve lost… Continue reading The Virgin Diet

That Low GI Life

If you’re like me, over the course of your life you’ve tried just about every diet fad out there. Some of them worked (for a little while) and others were just silly (souping, anyone?). But over the last few years I’ve really come to understand that weightloss and being healthy is a life-long change, not… Continue reading That Low GI Life

Meals on Wheels: Hungryroot

I would just like to preface this by saying I love cooking. I take great pride in my ability to actually make myself food that is both delicious and healthy. HOWEVER. I have also been ridiculously busy the last few months — two jobs and 80 hours will do that to you — and have epically… Continue reading Meals on Wheels: Hungryroot

2015 Favorites

MAKEUP: NAIL POLISH – I don’t really have a favorite color this year, but my new obsession is gel. I never thought I’d be able to stick with one color for more than a few days, but I am a full gel convert. Fresh Spa (NYC) and 21 Nail Lounge (DC) are the only places I’ll… Continue reading 2015 Favorites

Favorite Vegetarian Recipes

Am I the only one paranoid about cooking meat? I’m always afraid I’m gonna give myself ecoli or something. God bless rotisserie chickens, am I right? Ground turkey I can manage, but that’s about as far as my meat adventures go. 99% of my recipes come from Pinterest these days. You can find literally EVERYTHING… Continue reading Favorite Vegetarian Recipes