Girl Scout Cookie French Toast

They say the best time of the year is the holiday season, but I think Girl Scout cookie season follows in a close second. I ordered four boxes for myself this year—what’s $16 if it’s helping America’s next generation of female leaders, right? Totally worth the money. But with four boxes of cookies, I had some wiggle room to get creative. I woke up Saturday … Continue reading Girl Scout Cookie French Toast

How to Choose the Proper Weights for Your Workout

One of the most critical aspects of a workout is deciding how much weight to incorporate into your sets. However, it’s not always easy to know which weight best suits your size and strength. I broke down a few easy ways to help you figure out the proper weight for your strength, plus how to tell if the weight you’ve chosen is too much for … Continue reading How to Choose the Proper Weights for Your Workout

Spinach and Artichoke Dip Bread Boat

After spending the weekend away in Boston for St. Patrick’s Day, I was a little mad at myself for getting absolutely nothing productive done this weekend. But I will say, I think the break from the blog and my freelance work was necessary — everyone deserves a break every once in a while. But now I’m back in the swing of things and couldn’t wait … Continue reading Spinach and Artichoke Dip Bread Boat

5 Quick Relaxation Techniques You Can Use Anywhere

Stress and anxiety can strike at any time. While they’re not the same thing, their symptoms are similar, and there are easy ways to relax your mind in the midst of a stressful moment or panic attack. Next time you’re feeling overwhelmed, take a moment and use one or more of these techniques to calm yourself down. Deep breathing: 4-7-8 technique Taking deep breaths is … Continue reading 5 Quick Relaxation Techniques You Can Use Anywhere

Simple Penne Alla Vodka

For some reason, New Jersey’s March weather has been much worse than February. We’ve gotten hit with snowstorm after snowstorm, and to me, it calls for one thing—comfort food. I’ve probably shared my love for pasta more times than necessary, but I love this recipe because most people don’t realize how easy it is to make delicious vodka sauce. Whenever I make vodka sauce, I … Continue reading Simple Penne Alla Vodka

These No-Machine Leg Exercises Will Help You Get The Most Out Of A Quick Workout

Getting to the gym every day can be an impossible task when you’re juggling work, friends, and other obligations. But most of us still wish we could fit in a solid workout even if we don’t have enough time to pair it with a shower and a drive to and from the gym. I spoke with personal trainer Jess Stadler of AssByJess.com about the workouts … Continue reading These No-Machine Leg Exercises Will Help You Get The Most Out Of A Quick Workout

Mega Chocolate Cookie Milkshakes

They say the best part of dinner is dessert…Or maybe that’s just what I say. Regardless of how the saying goes, we can all agree on one thing: We always have room for dessert. If you’ve been eating healthy all week, you sometimes need to let yourself take a step back and indulge. I’m a serious chocolate lover, so I always gravitate toward any kind … Continue reading Mega Chocolate Cookie Milkshakes