Chicken Caprese Pizza
Pizza

Chicken Caprese Pizza

I realize that pizza isn’t the most popular dinner idea this time of year with all of the holiday foods being enjoyed and whatnot. BUT, I feel that this one deserves an exception. Not only are its colors on point, but the richness of the pesto and sweet zing of the campari tomatoes offer flavors …

Cranberry Almond Biscotti
Dessert

Cranberry Almond Biscotti

Cookies are great and all, but cookies that are intended to be dunked in coffee?? Now, that’s where it’s at! These beautiful, crave-able, dunk-able Cranberry Almond Biscotti are just the treat to enjoy after wrapping presents. Or, while cozying up to the fire. Or while writing a blog post . . . I actually developed …

Holiday Nut Balls
Main Dish

Holiday Nut Balls

Happy Thanksgiving! This has always been my favorite holiday. I love the smells, the busyness in the kitchen, the family gathering together . . . But I especially love celebrating a day that symbolizes gratitude. I believe that reminding ourselves what we are grateful for can be such a powerful and positive tool. When life …

Pumpkin Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
Dessert

Pumpkin Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Well, believe it or not, the holidays are here again, folks! We’ve been so busy settling into our new home, catching up on school work (Craig), and prepping for yesterday’s holiday market (me), that Thanksgiving week just seemed to appear out of nowhere! But I am prepared this year. I have lots of recipes I …

Lululemon Go the Distance Vest
Running Blog

Pieces I Can’t Run Without (Fall Edition)

Fall running is my FAVORITE! The crisp air, the cozy layers, the crunchy leaves and, of course, the gorgeous colors. My only complaint is that it’s too short! Especially up in Alaska.  Our local marathon, The Equinox Marathon, timed out perfectly with the peak fall colors this year! It was SO beautiful! I was so …

Dreams Quote
Running Blog

Big (Running) Dreams

My life may not be perfect, but all-in-all, I’ve got it pretty good right now. Family life is great–we’re hoping to close on a house this month after a very lengthy and patience-testing buying process. I can’t even express how incredibly ready I am to move in! When I’m not busy planning house renovation projects …

Tuna & Split Pea Salad Sandwiches
Sandwiches/Burgers

Tuna and Split Pea Salad Sandwiches

I’m excited to share today’s recipe with you guys! If you like tuna salad sandwiches, I’m sure you’re going to love this new twist on it: split peas. Sound strange? Stay with me . . . My husband didn’t even realize split peas were in this sandwich when I sprung it on him. So, give …

Breakfast Burritos
Breakfast

Breakfast Burritos with Sweet’N’Spicy Cashew Gravy

I feel like life has started firing on all cylinders lately! Both of my boys ( yes, BOTH) are in school now (Oli started preschool earlier this month!), we are in the process of buying a house, and I am busy taking everybody to all the things while squeezing in errands, training runs and lots …

#ChickpeaNuggets
Kid Friendly

Toddler Time: Chickpea Nuggets

It’s July 11th, middle of summer, and I’m sitting here with a cup of hot tea, a cozy sweatshirt and I’m considering starting a fire. It’s 51F outside. What the heck, summer? Is this really the best you can do?? Time to turn on the oven . . . My son just turned three at …

The Sweet Stuff - Understanding Added Sugar
Nutrition

The Sweet Stuff — Understanding Added Sugar

Added sugar is a pretty hot topic these days–and it should be. More than half of Americans consume too much added sugar. Of that population, they each intake a whopping 105 grams every day, on averageĀ¹. That’s the equivalent of over half a cup of granulated sugar. Daily! This is very concerning considering how many …