Reduced Guilt Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin Pie is my FAVORITE dessert this time of the year.  Back when I wasn’t very aware of my weight, nor did I care, my grandmother would often bring me a pumpkin pie… Continue reading

What to do with an 8 Pound Zucchini..

  This morning as I was tending to my garden, I saw a few zucchini hiding under the heavy leaves that accompany the plant.  Two of them were of normal size that you… Continue reading

The Evolution of a City Girl Gone Country’s Garden (A Picture Story)

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Power Packed Whole Wheat Pancakes

I’ve been on a pancake kick lately, and if you are anything like me, you are looking for a way to maximize nutrition without sacrificing the taste.  I came across a Martha Stewart… Continue reading

She’s Growing Up So Quickly!

I am about 3 weeks into my garden happenings, and am happy to say that I am already seeing progress!  Much thanks to mother nature that gave the plants some natural lightening and… Continue reading

City Girl’s Country Garden

Here is just a sneak peak. I will be blogging about the different methods I take to keep this pretty little patch organic and flourishing. I just really hope that I can do… Continue reading

The Transition from 26.2 to Ultra – Volume 2; From Pavement to Trail

The more popular marathons across the country are pavement-based races, meaning that mostly all of the 26.2 miles are primarily even, and for some even quick.  When searching for an ultra-marathon, pavement pounders… Continue reading

A Collage of the Foods I Eat While on a Diet

I have been a Weight Watchees member for three years now and the changes it has made for my diet and lifestyle have been amazing. Here’s just a peek at some of the… Continue reading

Winter Running Apparel Tips (But You Can Still Be Overdressed)

Today I went out for my daily run.  Somehow I have been defaulting to a lovely 6.3 mile loop that I can’t seem to move past.  That’s not the point, though.  It seems… Continue reading Weight Watchers Recipe – Broccoli and Cheddar Quiche

This was a pretty amazing meal! I played with the recipe just a little bit, and changed it. Since I was missing ricotta cheese, I substituted an extra egg white into the recipe.… Continue reading