Paleo Chocolate Chip Pizookie

Hey friends! I have a delicious recipe to share with you today! This past weekend Jon and I wanted to make a dessert, so I searched the world of Pinterest and found this Paleo Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie. You can find the whole recipe here. It is gluten and dairy free, but I wouldn’t say…

Lyssy’s Eats NYC: Serendipity

Serendipity is one of the most famous dessert places in NYC!  They are known for their frozen hot chocolate and massive, decadent sundaes. They are also known for being featured in the movie “Serendipity” with John Cusack and Kate Beckinsale which includes them drinking the frozen hot chocolate. I had been to Serendipity when I…

Lyssy’s Eats NYC: Beauty and Essex

Hi friends! It’s currently Restaurant Week in NYC and Jon and I took full advantage! Restaurant Week happens twice a year in NYC and a select number of restaurants participate and offer special menus for a lower price. It runs Monday through Friday for lunch and dinner. The lunch is a three-course menu for $26…

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…