Healthy Festival Food | Part Two

Street Festivals, how I love thee and your delicious food! One of my favorite festivals in town is the Hoboken Arts & Music Festival. Last year, I went on a hunt for guilty-free foods at Street Festivals (see here). This year I did the same. And there were some pleasant additions to our festival menu. Who’s excited?…

Meal Prep|Sweet Bourbon Glaze Chicken

I’ve mentioned The Roost Deli before. It’s a great place in Bushkill Falls, in the Pocono Mountains. They sell some of the best glazes and BBQ sauces around. My favorite it’s their Sweet Bourbon Glaze. So I used it in my meal prep this week. What I used: Chicken Thighs with skin Half a Bottle…

Something Sweet For Valentine’s Day

One of my favorite desserts is Brownie a la Mode. If you’ve never heard of such a thing, it’s a warm brownie with ice cream on top. Bet you mentally salivated. Yes, it’s delectable. For this Valentine’s Day, I wanted to enjoy a treat that wasn’t going make me cry after. So I set myself to…

MEAL PREP | Turkey Pasta

Hiya nerds! Are you ready for another meal prep recipe? Awesome! Before heading to the supermarket, I always check to see what I have in my cabinets and freezer. It usually gives me an idea of what to make. This week I had ground turkey in the freezer, and whole grain angel hair pasta. Perfect. All…

#FitFriday Surviving Christmas

HAPPY FESTIVUS! For the rest of us. OH. MY. WORD. Could y’all believe Christmas is in two days? Just TWO days away! The year truly flew by, and it feels like we just welcomed 2016. Hopefully you are done Christmas shopping… maybe not. Ok, let’s take a moment and have a chat about maintaining our waistline during this…

How I lost 130lbs!

Happy Fri-yay! This is probably the hardest blog I’ve ever done in my seven years. Why? Because I am opening up myself to the public. That’s scary. Specially about something so personal, my weight loss story.  The health and fitness community could be very supportive, but it could also be very cruel. And everyone has…

Crockpot Chilli

Happy Monday! Hope everyone had a fabulous weekend. I’ve been trying to come up with fall dishes for all you lovely peeps, and one dish that just screams fall (and winter) all on its own to me is a good chili. I don’t know why but the heartiness of chili just makes me think about…

Christmas Menu – Lunch: Stuffed Peppers

The holidays are usually a time when there are lots of parties and visiting friends and family, basically never ending holiday parties all month long, fun, right? (NOT… well it does get old after a few events, but in the spirit of the holidays we do it.) Now my question is, what to make if…

Weekly Roundup!

It’s Fri-yay! And the beginning of the Spring Equinox, so Happy Spring. It is also International Day of Happiness, so don’t worry be happy! And would you believe it’s Big Birds birthday? It sure is! Happy Birthday you big yellow feathers you. No matter what you choose to celebrate, make sure you do it with a…

Addicting Walnut Recipe

Are you a human being that can’t resist a sweet and salty treat? Or are you some kind of a freak with willpower? If you find yourself in the latter category, this isn’t for you. If however, you are human being read on. These seriously take less than five minutes to make and are lent approved! Sweet…

Organic Vegan Taco

Have four minutes? Then you can toss these Organic Vegan Tacos together. Thanks to Ange for this amazing recipe! INGREDIENTS This recipe makes 3 tacos 3 Organic Store Ground Corn Shell from Trader Joe’s – 195 Calories .2 cup of Organic Broccoli Slaw from Trader Joe’s – 5 Calories 2 tbsp Salsa Auntentica from Trader…

Nerd & Lace Needs You!

We want to feature you! Have a weigh-loss or positive weight gain story? Want to share it? Great! We are looking for regular people that have lost over 30 pounds naturally. No surgery. No shakes/juices. No wraps. No pills. Just people eating healthy and giving it their all at a healthy lifestyle. And because of…