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Soba Noodles with Veggies and Chicken in Caramelized Garlic Sauce (with pics!)
Wednesday, July 27, 2011      3 comments

Today was amazing! Not only did I get in my strength training and 35 minutes of cardio, but I also managed to clean a bit and whip up one of my favorite recipes in the entire world.... .....Soba Noodles with Veggies and Chicken in Carame... Read more
Gonna keep on movin' anyway
Wednesday, July 20, 2011      4 comments

I feel like crap, still. Yay for horribly long time of the month. I woke up after far too little sleep to take my bf to class (the bus isn't running this week because of construction and it is way too hot for him to comfortably walk to campus... Read more
Balsamic-glazeed Mediterranean Stuffed Chicken with Orzo and Roasted Veggies (Pics)
Monday, July 18, 2011      2 comments

After running around all afternoon on a hot day like this, I was in serious need of foodage. I devoured this in like, oh, 5 seconds. Tonight's dinner: Balsamic-glazed chicken, stuffed with Greek feta salad, baked over a bed of saf... Read more
I lost 1.4 lbs this week :D
Monday, July 18, 2011      7 comments

Week 1 is off to a killer start. I was aiming at 1.5-2 lbs per week, so this is pretty ideal considering the bad few days I had earlier in the week. I need to lose 1.6 more lbs to be below 400 for EVER AND EVER AND EVER. I AM NEVER go... Read more
Quick and easy baked chicken chimis (freeze and reheat like hot pockets), under 200 calories each
Sunday, July 17, 2011      6 comments

I wanted to share what I had for dinner last night with my team of Hiking Hotties since I see many of you are busy and have jobs and little time to cook (A few even asked about what sort of quick meals they can pack for lunches, and this is defi... Read more
Water Garden!
Saturday, July 16, 2011      4 comments

My latest project is shaping up nicely -- a makeshift water garden set up on the back porch of my apartment in a rubbermaid tub. My water lily, aquatic mint, and lizard tail arrived today and I planted the lily. I am waiting for the floati... Read more
a slight hiccup
Friday, July 15, 2011      1 comments

Well, it's my TOM and I feel like garbage. I definitely ate way too much yesterday and didn't do my cardio. Come to think of it, though, 5 days in a row might be a bit much .Maybe I should try to rest on wed or thurs and work out one day on the ... Read more
Happiness from within... finally
Thursday, July 14, 2011      9 comments

I sometimes get personal with my blog entries and today seems like one of those days. I really need to vent this out, though I don't expect or require anyone to read it. It is no secret that, for the past year-and-a-half or so, I h... Read more
Salade Nicoise (pics!) with seared tuna and 2 homemade dressings
Tuesday, July 12, 2011      1 comments

Ohhh my, what an amazing dinner we had tonight! I got a lot of fresh local produce in my weekly market bag, and I decided it MUST BE SALAD TIME! This is my first attempt at the french classic, and I must say I would not change a single thin... Read more
Biggest Loser Challenge Day 1
Monday, July 11, 2011      4 comments

GOALS: i want to lose 18 lbs in this challenge. That is about 2.25 lbs / week. Considering my current weight, I think this is a realistic goal. This will put me from 403 down to 385, and man do I want to get out of these 400s forever. ... Read more
Caprese salad, Carrot and leek frittata with terragon, and parmesan asparagus risotto!
Thursday, July 07, 2011      1 comments

I am making good on my resolution to cook more often. Tonight was an incredible italian meal full of farm-fresh veggies that I got in my weekly CSA market bag. Here's what about an hour and a half of prep and cooking got me tonight: ... Read more
Game of Thrones is over... Summer is here! Fresh produce!
Monday, June 20, 2011      2 comments

A sensational first season has come to a gripping finale, and viewers are left craving more until Spring 2012, when season 2 begins. I am so pleased with this series on so many levels. For more info and discussion, check out my Game of Thrones s... Read more
intentional exercise; awakening from the long slumber
Sunday, May 29, 2011      2 comments

Tonight I remembered why I used to intentionally exercise every week, 3-4 times a week. Before I fell into this slum, I was well on my way to a fitter, happier life... and then a lot of really big changes happened, I had some terrible cop... Read more
I styled my hair ;)
Tuesday, May 17, 2011      9 comments

This may not seem like a momentous occasion to some (or most of you, lol), but it is for me. I had been tying my hair back and pinning up my bangs for months our of sheer laziness and apathy... even after getting my hair cut almost 2 months ago ... Read more
delicious birthday fiesta!
Thursday, May 12, 2011      2 comments

My ear is better now. Today I cooked up some DELICIOUS fajitas with red and green peppers, chicken, zucchini, and mushrooms with guacamole and (a litlte bit of) homemade queso. IT WAS GREAT! It was my bf's birthday so I cooked up some relatively... Read more

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