Living Healthy: RXBARs

A protein bar that’s not awful!

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Seasonal Tastes: January – Grapefruit Brûlée

Cooking with seasonal ingredients takes advantage of when produce is at its best.  There’s usually more flavor, it can be more cost efficient, and it just feels more genuine.  Each month I’ll cook a dish showcases and in-season ingredient. In my mind any type of fruit is a spring/summer thing.  I guess it’s because it’s refreshing…

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Tomato Toast with Garlic Basil Cream Cheese

In the summertime I find myself dreaming about caprese salad literally every week.  I can’t get enough.  Summer is when tomatoes are at their best and the simple salad is a perfect way to show off how delicious they can be.  Because I can’t eat a caprese every week (I mean I could…I shouldn’t) I…

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Breads Bakery

I was very strategic with my run recently.  I planned it so that I would finish at Breads Bakery just in time for breakfast/brunch.  After running the 1.7 miles there, I felt confident I had earned my meal.  In fact, I felt confident I had earned three meals because I purchased a leek quiche (seemed…

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Black Seed Bagels

A lot of people love huge fluffy bagels.  I personally prefer a thinner bagel – it’s easier for me to handle.  Some people also like lox and cream cheese.  Not me.  Blame it on my Southern upbringing, but I just am not a fan.  Lox is salty and slimy; too much cream cheese is overwhelming…

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Goat Cheese Toast with Peas and Eggs

Sometimes having a power breakfast on a weekday makes you feel, well, powerful.  I was in the mood to let out my inner Superman so I adapted this goat cheese and egg toast with peas last week.  I used a scrambled egg instead of a fried one because I didn’t want to have to deal…

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Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

I’m working very hard to start eating breakfast in the morning.  Usually that means a croissant or an english muffin with cheese…maybe some sort of egg dish on the weekend.  But last week I set my sights on a quinoa breakfast bowl; and on a weekday, no less.  I know, it seems aggressive.  I, too,…

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