Make-Ahead Smoothie Kits

“Rise & shine” is kind of tough when it’s the dead of winter and the sun doesn’t come up until 7:30am. I count it as a win if I can manage to get up in time to do a full workout before the sun rises — and a MAJOR win if I get to work early on top of that.

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Easy Caprese Kale Pesto Pasta Salad

If I keep telling myself summer is coming soon, maybe this miserable “spring” weather will finally get its s#!+ together…right? In an effort to help summer speed up, I made a potluck-style pesto pasta salad this week to get myself in the summer mindset leading up to Memorial Day Weekend.

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Banana Bread Bars

Growing up, my mom was always freezing over-ripe bananas “to make banana bread,” but we rarely actually saw said banana bread come to fruition (no pun intended.) Flash forward a few years, and I am truly my mother’s daughter. I am very picky when it comes to bananas, and as a result there’s a peak 3-4 day window where I really want to use them in my yogurts. Past that point, I used to throw them in a bag and let them hang out in my freezer, get freezer burn, and ultimately end up in the trash. It was tragic. Continue reading