Gluten Free Quinoa salad

Hi there! What a beautiful week it has been in the Hudson Valley!! I adore autumn and can't get enough time outdoors during this season. We went to a beautiful local organic orchard for some berry, pumpkin and apple picking and we have been savouring the fruits of our labor! We brought along a new …

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Snake scare & MLK

  It is a rainy day here in the Hudson Valley.  It's a nice contrast to yesterday's hot and humid weather. The Snake Yesterday I rose early and had a simple carrot, cantaloupe and berry breakfast.     I was off to a great strength training workout at the gym by 7:30.  When I got …

Coupons and Kiwi

Today was a beautiful day!  After waking up and preparing everyone breakfast... Cantaloupe, scrambled eggs and blueberries I went for an early jog and finished 4 miles just as the weather turned steamy with humidity. I can't believe how much energy I felt once I got started.  I have to admit that I didn't think …

Fresh Friday

  Hello! Today I was up by 5:30 and got my day started off a little earlier than usual.  I had a delicious cup of coffee and chopped up a banana and carrot sprinkled with cinnamon to have for breakfast alongside an egg.   I headed off to the gym for a strength training session. …

Peanuts to Paleo

So, I've been changing up my workout routine recently.  Having completed the Open Water Swim I set out to do earlier this year, I've decided to train for a local half marathon that's scheduled for next month.  It's been a couple of years since I've done a race...so it's time! For me, that means early …

Homemade goodness

Hallelujah! Yay for good food, good weekends and good health! This weekend was fun and kept me on my toes.  My toddler is going through a really fun exploratory phase and it's just great to see the world through his eyes. Variety is also refreshing...but especially when you have a really restricted diet. Here are …

Bison, anyone?

Hi there! My yogurt maker has been "cooking" all day and I'm super excited to reveal the results tomorrow. Our day started quite early...around 5:30.  It meant that we were able to go for a walk and be ready to head to the gym very early after a breakfast of hard boiled egg and coffee.  …

Simple snacks

      Howdy!  Today was another absolutely beautiful day in the Hudson Valley!  I woke up early and took my little guy for a long walk before breakfast.  We had a rather low-key day trying to reorient nap-times after our mini-vacation messed that up a bit. While my little one was napping did a …

Book Club Brownies

Hi there!  How's it going? We left off with readying for one final test and the test went well...negative results! *yay!*As soon as the test was done, we came home had a visit with my in-laws and then packed up the car and drove to the Poconos for the weekend! Family Reunion We drove down …