Banana Bread with Benefits

I’ve read on the internet somewhere that “lactation cookies” are a thing. This got me curious. What is a lactation cookie? Is it just a regular cookie with a gimmicky name?  WTF does it all mean? Once my friend, Narae, delivered her healthy and beautiful baby girl, I decided it was time to research some… Continue reading Banana Bread with Benefits

On Marriage: Thoughts and Ramblings

We said “I Do” on 6/9/13. In three years of marriage we have: lived in 3 different states, earned 2 degrees (1 per) held 5 or so different jobs, owned 3 cars, adopted a cat, drove half way across the country, had many fights, laughed, cried, experienced loss… When I take the time to reflect… Continue reading On Marriage: Thoughts and Ramblings

Exciting plans, Tamales, and trying new things.

Several blogs back, I mentioned that I had an exciting personal breakthrough. I’ve heard that its “bad” to talk about your goals because it can give you a false sense of accomplishment, thus you never achieve our goals. But in this particular case I think that line of thinking doesn’t apply and I’m going to… Continue reading Exciting plans, Tamales, and trying new things.

Spring Showers Bring Lemon Cake

This weekend I helped to celebrate my sweet friend Narae’s baby shower! I jumped at the chance to make a cake for this special occasion. I seriously find so much pleasure in planning a cake for any kind of celebration/event. Cakes can be so pretty and I love how they symbolize celebration! It’s not everyday you… Continue reading Spring Showers Bring Lemon Cake

This month is finally almost over and I’m so happy.

Remember when I said I was going to blog 30 days straight? There is one more day left in the month and so far I’ve skipped a couple few days towards the tail end of this majestic journey. Like I’ve said before, I’m not beating myself up for not being perfect – who knew? It’s… Continue reading This month is finally almost over and I’m so happy.

Have some balls.

In an effort to get more protein in my diet, I made a delicious snack.

I’ll call them Vegan Protein Power Balls.


1/2 cup rolled oats

2 tbsp natural peanut butter

1 scoop vegan protein powder. I used sprouts vanilla. You could also substitute with whey

1 Flax egg ( 1tbsp flax meal mixed with 1 tbsp water)

1/4 cup non dairy milk

Mix it all together and form into 6 balls.

Decent macros