Roasted Vegetable and Ricotta Pizza

Last night I had a major pizza craving! I can count on that to happen AT LEAST once a week, but usually two or three Do you ever get those random pizza cravings? There is just something so comforting about a big plate of carbs and cheese. Two of my favorite foods

A [...]

Chicken Parmesan Burgers

I want to start out by saying that people who write comments like this really need to get a life.

“If you complain about running so damn much & you didn’t want to do it, why do you? Your hash looks nasty. If your life is so boring, why do you complain about working so damn much?”

It [...]

Pizza and Salad

It is almost the weekend! How has your Thursday been treating you? It has been awesome over here!

I woke up this morning ready to tackle a tempo run! I have a love/hate relationship with speed workouts these days. The “hate” portion is because they are physically and mentally tough, but the love portion is because I [...]

Long Run Love

It is finally Sunday! I have been looking forward to today all week! Why do you ask? Please read the title

I think I might have a love affair with long runs; we are seriously meant for each other. There is nothing sweeter than the rush of adrenaline that you get from finishing a long [...]

BBQ Chicken Quesadillas

Happy Saturday! How has the first part of the weekend treated you? Mine has been pretty awesome, to say the least.

I had an awesome run and breakfast with my friend. I think running and pancakes is going to be our new new Saturday tradition
I got off of work three hours early because the swim [...]

Grilled Vegetable Pizza

I made this on Sunday and it is seriously amazing.


Grilled Vegetable Pizza (Adapted from this recipe)


2 cups small broccoli florets
2 cups thinly sliced zucchini/summer squash
8 thin slices red onion
2 tablespoons olive oil cup olive oil
2 medium heirloom tomatoes, thinly sliced
2 (8- to 9-inch) whole wheat pizza crusts (I used my honey wheat dough)
Pepper to [...]

Grilled Vegetable Salad

There is something about grilled vegetables that just screams summer. To me, grilling vegetables is one of the best ways to prepare them. It just seems to enhance the flavors. Plus, it is certainly a simple preparation. Who doesn’t like a meal that is simple and comes together quickly? A few nights ago, I decided to [...]

Easy Meal Idea: Naan Pizza

Have you ever had a pizza craving but you were too lazy/busy to make the dough? That was totally me last night! After 9 hours of work, I didn’t really have the patience (or time) to make my favorite whole wheat pizza dough. Luckily I had some Naan from Whole Foods in my freezer

I [...]

Sweet Potato, Black Bean, and Swiss Chard Quesadillas

I was totally craving a quesadilla last night! Instead of the traditional cheese, chicken, onion, bell pepper, ect… I decided to branch out a little bit and experiment. I threw together a few of my favorite ingredients and made a delicious dinner

Sweet Potato, Black Bean, and Swiss Chard Quesadillas


Extra virgin olive oil
16 ounces sweet potato, diced [...]

BBQ Chicken Pizza

I had a MASSIVE BBQ Chicken craving last night. I just couldn’t get it out of my head! I was also craving cheese, but what else is new. My mouth likes it, but my stomach doesn’t

BBQ Chicken Pizza


3 boneless chicken breast halves, cooked and cubed
1 cup hickory flavored barbeque sauce (I used Annie’s)
1 tablespoon [...]