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Where 3-Course Breakfasts Come Standard…as does Relaxation! For my birthday weekend (and in part to celebrate our upcoming 2nd anniversary), we went to San Antonio for a few days of R&R at a B&B, Inn at Craig Place. What drew us to this inn was it’s location (near downtown, but not on Riverwalk) and it’s advertisement of a 3-course breakfast ...

A “Good Kind of Different” for your next Oatmeal Cookie! I love oatmeal raisin cookies… When I was a kid, my grandmother always had oatmeal raisin cookies waiting for us! She was diabetic, so it was what she felt comfortable making with her dietary needs. I miss those days, she passed over 10 years ago, but I still remember those ...

My Birthday in Review Wednesday was my 27th birthday, no foolin’! So, I’ve been MIA for a few days here relaxing and taking a few days off to go to San Antonio for the first time (reviews coming soon). I woke up to my husband finishing up my delicious cinnamon-vanilla-strawberry French Toast! What really made it (and my day) was ...

Trying to Answer the Age Old Question…Does Strawberry Milk Come From Strawberry Cows??? Okay, so maybe that question will never be answered…but I did get a kick out of that cow! But…last Saturday the hubby and I had the pleasure of hopping down to Poteet, TX from San Antonio to check out the “world famous” Poteet Strawberry Festival. I’m not ...

A Modern Classic with a Healthy Twist Carrot Cake is my all-time favorite cake (except maybe an excellent chocolate Tres Leches). My husband makes an excellent carrot cake that comes directly from the Joy of Baking website. The most unfortunate thing is how much time and effort it takes, and how terrible it is for you (I did the calorie/macronutrient ...

A Childhood Favorite Made Healthier! Have you ever tried eating your Sloppy Joes on top of Macaroni and Cheese? If not, you’re missing out! This dish is a definite kid-pleaser and doesn’t necessarily have to be “unhealthy”. A few small modifications, this dish clocks in at <500 cals (and ready in <20 minutes)! Read on to hear a few tips ...

Personal Pizzas Made to Order on the Grill in a Jiffy! I was craving something a little bit different on Saturday. We had a late (second) breakfast after my 5k, but March Madness has hit (Go Heels!), and we needed something we could do relatively quickly and on the early side. As it was such a beautiful day outside, grilling sounded ...

Carrot Applesauce Muffins: A Healthy Treat For a Busy Morning I was looking for a good recipe to use up all of the applesauce I’m making and came across a few recipes for carrot muffins on foodgawker and tastespotting that looked interesting…Of course, me being me, I decided to adapt them and combine a few to make one my own…They ...

Homemade Applesauce, Another Race, and Another Mentor Lost… It’s been a busy week and starting off a busy weekend! I love to be busy…so there is much to say and not so much time to say it… First, I wanted to post my first experience in making homemade applesauce. It’s quick, very easy, and much healthier for you than the ...

Week 4: Another Week Down and Some Great News We’re now in the process of closing in on our first full month of training and so far, so good! My shin splints are slowly getting better (yes, I know rest is best, but I am taking it easy) and our mileage is slowly increasing…Fundraising has hit a bit of a ...