February 2012

Chorizo Lentil Stew

February 20, 2012

Ohmigosh, can we please just chat for a second about how much I LOVE chorizo? Now I know, I know, I KNOW what it is made out of traditionally and I know that hey, it’s not the healthier sausage choice for the world.  BUT it’s spicy and packs a ton of flavor and I don’t […]

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Features!

February 18, 2012

Consider this a little horn-tooting, but this week I was SO honored to be featured on a couple of fabulous national blogs! Fitness Magazine (pretty much the only fitness magazine I actually read and find relevant) featured me in their ‘Fit Blogger We Love’ series on their Fit Stop blog!  Want to know what I’m […]

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Dark Chocolate Raspberry Cupcakes

February 17, 2012

Remember that one time earlier this week when I professed my love for all things vanilla?  And then just a few days later I made something screaming with dark chocolate goodness? Because that’s now.   This is real life y’all – welcome to 38 weeks of pregnancy where everything sounds good the second you even […]

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No-Bake Banana Cream Cheesecake for Two

February 16, 2012

I made something for you.  Well, for you and me.  There has to be two in the equation, you see… I made the crust with Corn Flakes because honestly I didn’t have any Ritz crackers or graham crackers in the house.  The result?  Super crunchy and delightful…and a decision that Corn Flakes are now the […]

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I Wonder…

February 15, 2012

…what labor will be like… …how I’ll actually know I’m in labor… …if I’ll really be able to do it without medication… …what hearing his first cries will feel like… …if breastfeeding will work out (Lord knows I’m going to do everything in my power to make sure it does)… …what seeing my husband hold […]

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Perfect Mini Chicken Meatloaves

February 15, 2012

We interrupt the oops-I-made-nothing-but-sweets episode of Valentine’s week to bring you this ridiculously easy, healthy, awesome recipe.  Get ready guys – it’s only a 2-photo post but I promise these will make your heart sing! I have to be honest here and say that I didn’t actually plan on sharing this recipe with you guys.  […]

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Our Denver Babymoon

February 14, 2012

This past weekend Nate surprised me with a little babymoon getaway, which means of course that he is a) the sweetest husband ever, b) very very sneaky with his surprises, and c) awesome in every way possible. He booked us a room at The Inverness Hotel & Conference Center in Englewood, CO.  It was far […]

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Puffy Vanilla Bean Snickerdoodles

February 14, 2012

I never thought I’d hear myself say this, but I’m starting to become a vanilla girl through and through. Who knows when this happened?  I mean, it could be the ridiculous amount of love I have for a heaping bowl of Blue Bell Homemade Vanilla ice cream.  It could be the fact that most store-bought […]

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Sugar Cookie Sandwiches with Triple Berry Cream Cheese Frosting

February 13, 2012

Psssssssssst…tomorrow’s Valentine’s Day.  You know, just in case you’ve been absent from blogging, commerce, TV, or just life in general for the past few weeks. I feel like I hear and see this all the time, but Nate and I are not really into Valentine’s Day; we like to celebrate our love for one another […]

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Baked Maple Apple Pie Cups

February 10, 2012

Remember that one time when I made pecan baklava cups? I’ve since become a girl obsessed.  Obsessed with making things in cups fashioned out of good old fashioned crescent dough.  Obsessed with the 15-minute wonders that pop out of the oven when they’re done.  Obsessed with the burned mouths that immediately follow due to a […]

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