CHOCOLATES Raspberry Coconut Oatmeal Cookies (made with coconut oil!)

Before Tony and We started officially dating, I baked him four different batches of cookies and shipped these to him within the cutest wrapped Martha Stewart boxes I purchased off Amazon. I thought to myself, if this man wants cookies, he’s going to get some good damn great cookies. I remained up until the weeRead more

Vegan Detox Green Monster Smoothie with kale, strawberry, cucumber, & banana

Do you find it really difficult to eat healthy when Fall comes around? I do. We blame it for the excessive pumpkin spice latte advertisements that make me wish to cuddle up on the couch and watch The Notebook while maybe eating eat a pumpkin pie pop-tart. Please inform me I’m not the only one?Read more

Clean Strawberry Basil Quinoa Salad with Goat Cheese, Sunflower Seeds & Lemon Vinaigrette

Ummm hi. I’m recovering from a meals coma – a deep and frightening one. I guess that’s what goes on when you go to food conferences within a town where there is magical Mexican food. I can’t even think about anything except salad right now! I want it. Because evidently I think that it’s okayRead more

The moment is finally here. It’s time to bid farewell to Minnesota for good.

Eating Teddy Grahams is usually a bit much like leaving house really. Bittersweet. I cannot think of some other way to spell it out it. Teddy Grahams are adorable, and yet so delicious! Despite the fact that devouring their lovely little bear bodies is just a little devastating, the incredible taste and satisfaction helps itRead more

WHOLE WHEAT GRAINS Apple Oatmeal Cookies with Peanut Butter Glaze + Giveaway

Mid-week vibes coming at you because We CANNOT wait for the weekend. Tony and I are headed to Pensacola, FL and we couldn’t be more excited to hit the beach. Somehow Chicago proceeded to go from 70 levels last week to some measly 45 with a wickedly frosty Lake Michigan blowing wind chill. NOPE, I’mRead more

How incredible would it not be if I drove up to your house in a vehicle that served ONLY muffins? Would we immediately be BFFs? Can you pay out me in yellow metal?

Hopefully the very thought of me rolling up in a muffin truck and handing out muffins doesn’t sound weird. I have good intentions, I swear. This whole muffin food truck idea came to me once i ordered my monthly Peapod delivery I do this quite often when I don’t have enough time to check outRead more

Eating obscene levels of Hors d’oeuvres and coordinating my toenail polish to my lipstick is completely normal.

Dressing in items that sparkle and sipping chocolate peppermint beverages make cold nights divine. Eating cookies for supper? You bet! I am to three vacation parties before week. Not to mention several breakfasts and lunches with my co-workers. I really like the fact that these people learn how to eat! Our brunch the other dayRead more

Before I start discussing how ridiculously awesome homemade bagels are, I need your help!

I recently entered right into a recipe competition for where We made Mexican Breakfast Tostadas with Avocado Pico de Gallo …. but I need your vote in order to win! If you would all become kind more than enough to join to the website, register, and give me 5 stars… I’d greatly enjoy it. IRead more

I’m back Minnesota this week taking pleasure in some time with my Mom. She’s producing me put over coffee right now. Outside the trees and shrubs are uncovered, the wind is usually cool and well, basically it’s freezing. But alas, this is where I grew up and I’m happy to be hanging out with her.

As I mentioned before, the explanation for my visit was based on the fact that my body has been super crazy lately; we’ll be going to a few doctors along with a chiropractor to obtain things find out. I was able to get a 2 mile run on Saturday, but I’m wanting to start runningRead more

They finally settled on Monique Noella.

It’s feminine version of my Grandfather’s name. He’s a fairly cool guy! Noella, is really a mixture of Noel in the spirit of Christmas, and Ella, my great grandmother’s name. A few birthday facts. Recently has been completely amazing! To make the next year just like great, I’ve believed up 23 new things to do.Read more