Meal Preppin’ on a Monday

I’m sharing two easy recipes for you to meal prep all week long! These recipes pack a ton of protein, veggies, and flavor to keep you from feeling bored. Are you ready for healthy eating all week long? Hard boiled Eggs & Veggies  Protein-packed, low carb, and surprisingly filling.  1. Hard boil 6-8 eggs for the…

#Blizzard2016 in NYC

We survived the second biggest snowstorm in NYC’s history. If you’re reading this, I’m guessing you survived too! So, reward yourself and heat up some tea (or even better, a hot toddy) and view some of my unedited (slightly unprofessional) iPhone pics from the weekend! Prepare yourself to see what New York City really looks…

Oatmeal PB Banana Bites

I know, I know it’s been a long time since I last posted. Here’s a quick and easy healthy breakfast recipe for the weekend! Oatmeal Peanut Butter Bites  Healthy baked oatmeal bursting with crunchy peanut butter and banana! Makes 6-8 servings Ingredients: 2 cups old fashioned rolled oats 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1  teaspoon…

Garden Tomato Basil Soup & Other Musings

Yesterday I noticed that my basil and small tomatoes were growing like weeds. If I didn’t trim the basil, it would continue to grow straight up, become too tall and heavy, and potentially greet my neighbors upstairs. See: What I’ve Learned About Growing Herbs: Part II. As with all herbs, I’ve learned that you want…

5 Tips for Falling into Autumn… Gracefully

Originally posted on mbeewell:
It’s officially fall, which means it’s time to take a look back at summer, embrace the memories, and then embrace the present – chilly nights, sweaters, root vegetables, and all. As much as I love summer’s hot nights, muggy days, and piercing sun, there’s something about fall’s crisp air that reinvigorates…

Why New York is Better than Los Angeles

“When its 100 degrees in New York, it’s 72 in Los Angeles. When its 30 degrees in New York, in Los Angeles it’s still 72. However, there are 6 million interesting people in New York, and only 72 in Los Angeles.” – Neil Simon New York City is the greatest city in the world. After…

What I’ve Learned About Growing Herbs: Part II

I’ve enjoyed growing my herb garden all summer long (summer, please don’t go) and I hope you’ve enjoyed learning with me and viewing my pictures from my first few months living in NYC. If you read my last post, “5 Things I Learned About Growing Herbs” you’ll pick up on some of my tips and tricks for…