Reader Recipe: Katrina’s Chocolate Heath Bar Trifle

Otherwise known as: Mess in a dish Deliciousness in your mouth Something to treat yourself to in moderation You decide. Chocolate Heath Bar Trifle Ingredients 1 box Devil’s Food Cake 1.5 containers of light cool whip 2 boxes of instant fat-free, sugar-free chocolate pudding (made w/ 4 cups of 1% milk) 1 bag of crushed heath bar bits Directions Make …

Maple-Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Anyone else obsessed with sweet potatoes? I love them. They are WAY easier to peel than butternut squash…. They look just as pretty… And they taste just as delicious. Especially… …when cooked in maple syrup. Maple Roasted Sweet Potatoes Recipe inspired by EatingWell Ingredients 2.5 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces (about 8 cups) 1/3 cup …

Shedding Through the Season: Week 3

Welcome back to my 2011 Shedding Through the Season Guide!  Ready for Week 3? The week before Christmas = busy, busy, busy, so let’s try extra hard to stay on track this week. If you missed the first two installments, here they are: Shedding Through the Season:  Week 1 Shedding Through the Season:  Week 2 Reminder:  Each of these weekly …

Pita Christmas Trees + FREE Chobani Giveaway!

Good morning! Last week was super exciting because the folks over at Chobani sent me some free yogurt in the mail!  I was pumped for the refrigerated box that arrived with two 32 ounce containers in it for me to sample.  I am a huge fan of Chobani yogurt (it’s on my grocery list week after week!) as well as …

Shedding Through the Season: Week 2

Welcome back to my 2011 Shedding Through the Season Guide!  Hope you guys are ready for Week 2.  If you missed Week 1, here it is.  Just a reminder that each of these weekly posts will include weekly “condensed but intense” workouts, healthy meal and snack ideas, and three holiday survival tips.  The goal of this guide is to help …

Shedding Through the Season: Week 1

Welcome to my 2011 Shedding Through the Season Guide! For the next three weeks, I will be posting a weekly entry (on Mondays) that will guide you through the crazy holiday season. [Picture Source] Each post will include: Weekly “Condensed But Intense” workouts Breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snack ideas Tips for surviving the holidays The Goals: Keep you healthy and …

What I Baked For Thanksgiving

Good morning, everyone!  Can’t believe it’s already Saturday morning.  The weekend is flying by.  Slow down! Anyways.  Here’s my last Thanksgiving related post.  This week I spent my Wednesday baking away for Thanksgiving Day. (That rhymed). On my dessert menu:  Carrot Cake Cookies, Turkey Cupcakes, and Banana Bread.  The first two were to bring along with me to my grandfather’s …

An Early Thanksgiving Dinner

I celebrated Thanksgiving a little early this year.  Not with family, as that will be next week, but with friends!  On Wednesday, my roommates and I had “Roomie Thanksgiving.”  The four of us are rarely ever home at the same time, so it was nice to have a sit down dinner all together for once. We each contributed something to …

Guest Post! Tales of Lean Lettuce Wraps, Sweat, and a Measuring Tape

Morning, all!  I have a special treat for you guys today!  Please enjoy this guest post from my dear friend, the one and only, Joanio 🙂 I’m a big fan of both fitness and feta, so I was honored when Athena asked me to guest-blog a recipe for you all. Your Greek chef and I share a love for sweat, …

Things I’m Loving Lately: November 2011 Edition

Hello, friends.  Here’s my usual mid-month favorite things post! Fuzzy Socks Okay, so I might have just a *few* pairs.  But my feet are always cold!  And since we’ve been transitioning into colder weather, I think a basket of fuzzy socks is well, pretty much necessary, don’t you?  Tim always makes fun of me because I insist on wearing a …