Trader Joe’s Top Ten Must Haves

It’s no secret that I absolutely love Trader Joe’s! The employees are all so nice, the food selection is great, and they have unbeatable prices! The prices are the same in NYC as they are in Michigan which I haven’t seen in other grocery stores in the city. There’s also an exclusive Trader Joe’s wine…

Top Five Tips to Maintain a Healthy Lifestyle

Happy Monday! I feel like it’s been ages since I’ve done my weekly workout posts on here, but I’m back to my regularly scheduled posts. This week was my first week back to lifting since my trip to Puerto Rico, so I took my workouts a little easy. I was still very sore afterwards because…

5 Ingredient Copycat Dig Inn Bowl

Hi friends! I’ve been alluding to this bowl that I’ve been making every week for quite some time now, and today I’m finally sharing my obsession :). Dig Inn is a healthy fast food chain, kind of like a chipotle, but with a more traditional menu of handcrafted grain bowls. There is one across 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…

Weekly Workouts 8/13 – 8/19

Happy Monday! Hope you all had a great weekend. I worked on Saturday and then saw Crazy Rich Asians with Jon. We both loved it!  Jon and I read the book before seeing the movie, which I would recommend. Tickets to see a movie in NYC are $16 which is crazy! I could buy the…

Copy Cat: CHOPT Spicy Santorini Salad

I’m not sure about you guys, but I always order the same things at restaurants and never order anything new.  One thing that I’ve been loving and ordering a lot lately is the Spicy Santorini Salad from CHOPT. It is filled with lots of trendy, nutritious foods such as chicken, quinoa, kale, quinoa, and feta….

25 Life Lessons For My 25th Birthday

Oh my goodness, I can’t believe that I’m 25! It always seemed like such an old age to me, yet here I am, ready to embrace it. Maybe now I’ll start saying you’re only as old as you feel, and age is just a number. I had such an amazing 24th year and I know my…

Weekly Workouts 7/23-7/29

Happy Monday! We had a nice weekend lifting with our friends at their gym and getting some delicious sushi after! We put in an application for an apartment in their building, so hopefully that will be our gym soon!! It’s one of the best powerlifting gyms in NYC so we are very excited. It’s so…

Quick Cucumber Salad

Cucumbers aren’t my favorite vegetable in the world, but this recipe helps me with my goal to eat more veggies. Cucumbers are mostly water so they keep you hydrated and full, and are incredibly low in calories. They’re also a great snack, especially if you are trying to lose a few pounds.  This recipe is…

Weekly Workouts 7/16-7/22

Happy Monday friends! Hope you all had a great weekend! We had a nice weekend with Jon’s parents in town. We ate a lot of good food, so I should have some good workouts this week 😀 I had a solid week of workouts, it’s amazing how being back into a routine and staying consistent…