Sunday Morning Special: Dinner, Dessert and a Tank Top Workout

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We're finally, frighteningly, approaching the "destination" of my wild Million Dollar Marathon journey—just seven days now! My training has been limited due to some nagging injuries, so thank goodness I'm able to split up the 26.2 into two or three different outings over the course of the day. My three key goals for the week: water, sleep and trying not to stress. :) I'll be back a little later this week with my latest kitchen ...continue reading

A Delicious Ice Cream Sandwich Health Upgrade!

They say everything is better with chocolate. This guy sure seems to think so! I don’t know if I could jive with chocolate-covered broccoli or a chocolate, ham and cheese sandwich, but I can surely get behind chocolate and beans. Huh?! Oh yes, chef Rocco DiSpirito coaxed me out of my savory+cocoa fears and I’m not looking back. I’ve seen many sweet recipes using mashed up chickpeas across the blogosphere, but ...continue reading

My New York City Casual Dining Awards

Red carpet season has officially wrapped—congrats to the big winners The Artist, The Descendants, The Help and Adele! I love the awards show circuit so much that I thought that I’d extend it a bit on my own by celebrating a few of my recent favorite New York City casual food favorites. Whether you’re looking for an side order, entree or dessert, I nominate these items for your consideration! Best Baked Fries: Energy ...continue reading

New Freezer Find: A Creamy & Nutritious Treat!

Hungry Girl first hyped me to Arctic Zero. “You’re telling this guilt-free frozen treat fiend that she can have a protein-packed pint for about 150 calories? Sign me up!” I thought. But little did I know that Arctic Zero would prove to be as illusive as finding the real arctic in Iowa. ;) After seeing a mention on another blog recently about Arctic Zero, I decided to plug in my new haunt in the location finder on the AZ ...continue reading