Green Blender Review

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I recently had the opportunity to try out Green Blender, a company that fellow runner and Brooklynite (and friend) Jenna started. It’s a smoothie delivery service in which you get ingredients for 5 two-serving smoothies shipped to you once a week. … Continue reading

What Do Marathoners Around the World Eat Before a Race?

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My first freelance article was published yesterday on!  The inspiration for the article actually came from this NY Times Magazine piece from 2014 about What Kids Around the World Eat For Breakfast. As a teacher, and breakfast enthusiast, this really fascinated … Continue reading

Baking with Tea: The Earl’s Valentine Scones

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Last week I had the opportunity to attend a really fun event a DAVIDsTEA celebrating their latest collaboration with Etsy! DAVIDsTEA commissioned three ceramic artists from Montreal, Toronto, and Brooklyn to create mugs to be sold in select DAVIDsTEA stores … Continue reading

Chocolate Banana Oat Protein Muffins with GNC PUREDGE


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  I recently got the opportunity to try the GNC PUREDGE line of protein products. I was intrigued because all of the products are whole-food-based and contain no preservatives, no GMO1-added ingredients, no wheat, yeast, fish or egg, no sugar alcohols, no artificial … Continue reading

Get Outside with LÄRABAR (plus a Giveaway!)


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For at least the past month, I’ve uttered the phrase “I’ll do it after the marathon” more times than I can count. That recipe for pumpkin bread? I’ll do it after the marathon. Take a dance class with my non-running friends? I’ll do … Continue reading

NYC Marathon Training Week 3 – Florida Beach Vacation!


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This was the best week of training so far – thank goodness! After kicking off Week 1 with a fever and finishing Week 2 with a painful right shin and a horribly humid long run, Week 3 was ten times … Continue reading

Healthy Comfort Food: Le Croque Monsieur

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Have you ever had a Croque Monsieur? It’s a classic French café dish, and its name translates to Mister (monsieur) Crunch (croquer).  Essentially, it’s a decked out, gooey-on-the-inside, crunchy-on-the-outside ham and cheese sandwich. And also quite an indulgence. Since I was craving cheese … Continue reading

Chocolate Chip Raspberry Peanut Butter Muffins – VOTE NOW!

Chocolate Chip Raspberry Peanut Butter Muffins

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Exciting news! I am participating in Smart Balance’s Battle of the Bloggers recipe contest! I have the chance to win a one-year recipe development contract with Smart Balance – and when you vote, YOU have the chance to win one … Continue reading