Lemon Artichoke Chicken

February 24, 2015

Chicken. It’s one of those easy things to make for dinner but it can get boring pretty quickly. Not this Lemon Artichoke Chicken that I adapted from Performance Paleo. A cookbook that I have been loving lately. Don’t let that word paleo scare you off. This just happens to be lower in carbs and full […]

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French Toast Bake

February 23, 2015

Breakfast for dinner is one of my favorite things! It feels like a change up in a normal routine and it’s nice to have something just a little sweet for dinner, that feels like a fantastic treat. French toast is one of those things that I love and often order out at those rare times […]

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Fitness Friday Keeping Workouts Flexible

February 20, 2015

The theme of my workouts this week was being flexible. Scott has been out of town all week on a snowmobiling trip so it has been just me, the dogs and Henry the pig. Which means I can’t hit up the gym or yoga before work. The animals well being comes first and having them […]

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Wine Wednesday Forefront Pinot Gris

February 18, 2015

It’s been a winter filled with red wine and I just wanted a glass of cool, crisp and refreshing white to go with the broccoli and cauliflower soup that I made earlier this week. Spicy flavors and a nice white like pinot gris go so well together.   This Pinot Gris is from the Willamette […]

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Meatless Monday Broccoli and Cauliflower Soup

February 16, 2015

It has been a month of us being on the go constantly and I have gotten away from my Sunday meal prep. Big mistake! If I have healthy food ready to go, we eat it. Coming home when it’s dark sometimes the last thing I want to do is cook. But if I spend time […]

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Fitness Friday Premier Protein

February 13, 2015

Happy Friday! This past week was a heavy heart kind of week. Scott’s Grandfather passed away on Monday morning. He was 93 and had been so lonely after Margot passed away past September. When you are married for almost 70 years it is hard to imagine being alone. He had problems breathing and his kidney’s […]

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Wine Wednesday Marco V Port

February 11, 2015

Sorry for the delay in posting this week. I am trying  to figure out my new posting schedule and am thinking it may be Monday/Wednesday/Friday with a recipe, wine post and fitness post each week. My time is becoming more and more limited! And while I LOVE blogging I need to prioritize a few things. […]

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Fitness Friday A New Schedule

February 6, 2015

First week at the new job and I am proud to say that I had a butt kicking week of workouts. And it felt amazing! Staying active keeps healthy and sane. I can’t say that enough. Workout out is the ultimate stress reliever for me and I get such a natural high from it. Pushing myself […]

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Lorna Jane Fit Challenge

February 5, 2015

My obsession with workout items is well documented.  I have way.too.many. but I love all the bright colored shirts, great leggings, jackets, scarves, shoes, and I could keep going. One of my favorite brands is Lorna Jane. But since I live in MN I have to buy everything online. Thankfully coming home to a nice […]

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Wine Wednesday Trader Joe’s French Wine Under $10

February 4, 2015

Wine Wednesday with Trader Joe’s continues. This time it is a few of my favorites from France. I’ve talked about Pontificis before, a Grenache, Syrah, Mourverdre blend before. It might be my all time favorite from there (and under $10) but the Chateau Hauy Sorillon Bordeaux is another great pic. You would think you are […]

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