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The Health Benefits of Bananas via Amanda from Running with Spoons

The new Queen B (move over Beyonce, the queen of bananas has arrived) gives us some of the fantastic health benefits of our beloved fruit!

I Have a Disease via Jordan from The Balanced Blonde

This is a pretty common disease that I think a lot of us suffer from. Jordan writes a FANTASTIC post on the disease of being too busy and losing connections.


Baked Snickerdoodle Donut Holes via Amanda from Running with Spoons

Considering stealing Amanda from her home and bringing her to Santa Barbara to be my full-time baker. That’s acceptable, right?


Healthy Peppermint Frappuccino via Erin from The Almond Eater

I won’t like, it took me 4 times to correctly spell out frappuccino, but it would only take me .001 second to slurp down this drink. Yummers!


Slow Cooker Sugared Nuts via Chelsea from Chelsea’s Messy Apron

Crockpot? SUGAR-COVERED NUTS? Sign me up!

The Best Vegan Chili via Arman from The Big Man’s World

Delicious for a cold day! Arman forsakes his love of ground kangaroo and keeps this one vegan ;) . Yummmmmers.


Clean Eating Banana Bread via Kim from Hungry Healthy Girl

Yeah, this exists :shock: . Kim combines two of my favorite foods into one magical healthy dessert! She’s a magician!


Vegan Mini Cranberry Pumpkin Cheesecakes via Kim from Hungry Healthy Girl

I can’t help but share another one of Kim’s recipes… they’ve got me swooning!


Seed and Wheat Bread via Leigha from The Yooper Girl

Freshly baked bread-magic. I used to be intimidated by yeast (I actually wrote about it for one my college essays— fun fact!), but it’s so much easier than you think! Leigha’s photos make me want to eat my computer screen :shock: .




Skinny Dark Chocolate Strawberry Muffins

Skinny Dark Chocolate Strawberry Muffins

Let's play a game. The game involves stuffing as many of these skinny dark chocolate strawberry muffins into your mouth in one day as possible. I challenge myself. I win :shock: . Don't you like games like this? I sure doooo. But really, I think I have a new favorite healthier muffin! I've tried a good number of "healthy" Continue Reading


Thinking Out Loud

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Words are failing me as I try to write a clever and creative intro. Let's just jump right into things! A big thanks to the lovely Amanda for hosting Thinking Out Loud! 1. Fall is coming! I think... Since it was a frigid 55 degrees yesterday morning, I wore one of my first sweater/boots outfits of Continue Reading


Staying Healthy In College

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College is, without a doubt, one of the most exciting times of your life. New friends, new places, and new ways of thinking. You’re exposed to an entirely different way of life and it can be a bit overwhelming at first as you try to settle into your niche and start discovering who you are, all Continue Reading


Cheesy Quinoa & Veggie Stuffed Bell Peppers

Cheesy Quinoa and Veggie Stuffed Bell Peppers- delicious, easy, and full of healthy protein and fiber!

Delicious, healthy, and so easy! This vegetarian recipe for cheesy quinoa & veggie stuffed bell peppers is the perfect way to lighten up your meal without sacrificing flavor!  Howwwwdy ho party peeeeeps. How is this fine Monday treating ya? I'm feeling a bit blue since it's back to a busy schedule and I have a full Continue Reading