Month: January 2014

Totto Spicy Ramen

Surviving the Snow with Totto Ramen and Heavy Layers

I think I can speak for everyone in the Tri-State area when I say I am 100% over this weather. From the blistering cold to snow every other day, this January is becoming something of unending misery. That said, the only good thing about this weather is that it makes a rich, warm bowl of […]

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Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Caramelized Red Onion Recipe

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Caramelized Red Onion

Fact #1: Ina Gartner has the best, easiest recipe for simple roasted brussels sprouts OF ALL TIME. Fact #2: Roasted brussels sprouts taste great with balsamic vinegar or coated in a balsamic glaze. Fact #3: Red onions also taste great with balsamic vinegar, especially when caramelized to bring out their sweetness, creating a similar flavor profile […]

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Fueling my Shoe Obsession: Nike Free 5.0+ Shield Running Shoes

Let’s take a moment to talk about one of my favorite pairs of shoes – my Nike Free 5.0+ Shields. These babies are not just for running, though that’s what Nike designed them to do. While these definitely are the “I’m training for a marathon” running shoes, these are also the everydays – the “I’m walking to […]

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Nix the Bag of Lays with this Homemade Crispy Kale Chips Recipe

I freaking LOVE kale. Yes, I will admit that the only reason I started ever eating it was after it became all the rage as a superfood, but the truth is that I don’t only eat it because it’s healthy – I truly eat it because I like the taste. One of my favorite ways to […]

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Ch-ch-ch-changes… No Gut Glutton is now Moderate Indulgence

Call it fulfilling my qualities as a Libra… I’ve always sought balance in my life. Work hard, play hard. Scour deals to buy on the cheap but make those occasional big dollar shopping sprees. Stay in that European hostel to splurge on that luxe meal. Indeed nothing tells this story more than my relationship with […]

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