A Weekend in Savannah, Georgia – Part 2

Today I’m sharing the rest of my Savannah, Georgia trip! In case you missed it, you can check out my first day here. Our first morning in Savannah we went to the Little Duck Café for brunch and it was amazing! It was right next door to our hotel and I’d highly recommend it! It…

Exploring Boston: The Freedom Trail

I’m back with part 2 of our Boston trip! In case you missed part one of our Boston trip, you can read about it here. One of the must do activities in Boston is the Freedom Trail. This trail takes you through all of the must-see historical sites throughout Boston. We chose to take the…

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip No Bake Bars

I’m jumping on the fall pumpkin bandwagon this year. One of my fall bucket list items was to make a pumpkin recipe, and I’ve got a great one today. You’ll find the original recipe here,  where I got my inspiration. This recipe was very simple, and besides the pumpkin, I already had all of the…

Celebrating my 25th Birthday

I had such a great birthday filled with lots of sweet messages from friends and a few surprises! I hope you all liked my 25 Life Lessons For My 25th Birthday post! I got a cold brew at Starbucks to start my morning after a good bench workout. Jon and I met for lunch at a place…

Lyssy’s Eats: Dô Cookie Dough Confections

Last summer I had heard about a magical place that had edible cookie dough in NYC. I looked at their instagram and knew I had to go there. When I visited Jon in September we tried to go, but the line was across the street and around the corner 😫. For the sake of our…

Lyssy’s Eats: Voodoo Donuts

I can’t believe it’s been over two months since my Portland Trip!! (If you missed it you can catch up Day 1 & 2, Day 3, and Last days) I’ve heard about Vodoo Donuts for years, and had to go when I went to Portland. I’m more of an ice cream kinda person, than donut,…

Jon’s Birthday in NYC!

Jon’s birthday was on a Monday (June 25th), so we decided to celebrate the weekend before. In the morning we met our friends and lifted with them. I did some deadlifts while Jon benched with his bros. We went to Insomnia Cookies afterwards because I was starting to get hangry! We got the peanut butter…

Guilt Free: Black Bean Avocado Brownies

This recipe has been almost a year in the making. Last July Jon and I made these brownies and we’ve been talking about making them again ever since! These black bean brownies are great because they don’t have any added sugar or artificial ingredients. They are also full of healthy fat and fiber, and don’t contain gluten or dairy….

Lyssy’s Eats: Pies’N’Thighs

After our workout in Brooklyn, we were pretty hungry and wanted to grab a bite. We went to Pies’N’Thighs, which is a little hole in the wall type place. It was pretty small inside and very quaint. They played 50s music that was really catchy and had a homey vibe. It reminded me of being…

Guilt Free: Almond Butter Protein Cookies

I recently purchased some PES peanut butter protein powder because I heard it’s the best protein for baking, and I was curious. I love peanut butter cookies, but recently I’ve been all about almond butter. I made this recipe so that I could satisfy my sweet tooth without busting my diet. I will say that…