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: El Vez

This past weekend we celebrated National Margarita Day with some of our friends. We were a day late, but we didn’t care. We went to El Vez in the Financial District and had such a great time and meal. I started the night off with a Classic El Vez margarita and Jon got the Frozen…

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: Red Dot Coffee

It’s no secret that I love coffee, maybe even more than I love Trader Joe’s. I love trying new coffee shops and it’s the perfect way to wake up and enjoy the morning. I never really enjoyed coffee shops until recently, Jon and I always try to find cute places when we travel, but we…

Top 3 Poke Restaurants in NYC

Poke is a new concept to me I must admit. The easiest way to describe it is that it’s sushi in a bowl. I have only been eating sushi for about two years, so I was a little hesitant to try poké. I’m still a bit of a picky eater, but I’m so glad I…

Lyssy’s Eats: Asuka Sushi

Jon and I went out to sushi for my 25th birthday dinner, and it did not disappoint! We went to Asuka Sushi in Chelsea and it was delicious! It was also reasonably priced (similar to what we would pay in Michigan) and had a large selection. We started off with some drinks (we were also…

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…

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…