We Are What We Absorb
Well HELLOOOOOOOOO!! I am thrilled to be back after quite the hiatus. Needless to say, it's been a long timeRead more.
Shifting Perspectives and Whole30 Chicken Piccata
"What you see and hear depends a good deal on where you are standing: it also depends on what sortRead more.
What I Read Last Month :: February and March
“The greatest gift is the passion for reading. It is cheap, it consoles, it distracts, it excites, it gives youRead more.
Considering the Paradoxical While Enjoying Whole30 Taco Stuffed Potatoes
"Accepting oneself does not preclude an attempt to become better." Flannery O'Connor I consistently struggle with knowing when to acceptRead more.
Q1 in Review: An Update on My 19 for 2019
As I was saying last week, spring has definitely sprung! And although I am looking forward to brighter and betterRead more.
Spring Cleaning and a Paleo Enchilada Casserole
I am absolutely pumped about the fact that it is officially spring AND feels like it outside! Although summer isRead more.
No Bake Almond Butter Cup Bars and What I’ve Been Up to Lately
Whew - I'm just about to the point where I need to dust the cobwebs off my laptop and thisRead more.
Three Ingredient Paleo Cherry Pie Bars
I vastly underestimated how much I would LOVE being a homeowner. As someone who tends to take commitments pretty seriously,Read more.
What I Read Last Month :: December and January
It's time for a "here's what I read last month post!" And actually - it's a "here's what I readRead more.
Systems > Goals
For as long as I can remember, I have been a goal oriented person. I think I have always enjoyedRead more.
1 Percent and Whole30 Tuna Tapenade
We are officially homeowners now! And we celebrated with a big home improvement and décor shopping trip with my sisterRead more.
Gaining Perspective over Spitjack Sweet Potato Toast
It has already been SIX weeks since we left Cork. With a week on the Queen Mary 2, a weekRead more.
Celebrating 5 Years of Barre and My 5 Tips for Creating a Healthy and Long Lasting Relationship with Exercise
This Sunday marks an important milestone (and also my mother's birthday which I am excited to be able to celebrateRead more.
Whole30 Swordfish Salmoriglio and the Good Kind of Comparison
Being back in my hometown after so many years is very strange. While some of the streets, stores, and facesRead more.
Identifying “Hot Points” and Perfecting Whole30 Pomme Anna
Transitions are tough. I am so excited to be back in Michigan, close to family and working on our newRead more.
Future Discounting :: Why Getting Started is the Hardest Part
For me, and many others as I understand it, getting started really is half the battle. Whether it's due toRead more.
My 19 for 2019! And a Whole30 Salmon and Brussel Sprouts Salad with Lemon Cashew Dressing
HAPPY NEW YEAR!! As one of thosetypes of people who always loves any chance for a fresh start, I especiallyRead more.
Taking Advantage of Temporal Landmarks and Enjoying Paleo Chocolate Strawberry Cupcakes
Over the past week onboard the Queen Mary 2, I've had a bit of time to reflect on the yearRead more.
What I Read Last Month :: November
November was HECTIC between the packing and moving prep, a few days of work travel, girls' trips to London andRead more.
Slán go Fóill! Lessons I’ve Learned as an Expat
Wow. The past few weeks have really flown by. They've been crazy busy with moving preparations, finishing out work forRead more.
Farewell to Flex! A Love Letter to My Barre Tribe
I have to say, this is a TOUGH one to write. Things are well past getting real around here. OurRead more.
My “Personality Project” and Paleo Zucchini Brownies
“One tree is like another tree, but not too much. One tulip is like the next tulip, but not altogether.Read more.
Superpowers and a Super Easy Whole30 Tuna Zoodle Casserole
If you could have any superpower what would it be? According to a quick Google search - the most common responsesRead more.
Gratitude and a Whole30 Fall Chicken and Butternut Squash Salad
Happy Thanksgiving - one of my favorite holidays of all! It's one that brings people together simply for the purposeRead more.
Dealing with Seasons of Stress and a Whole30 Fajita Chicken Protein Salad
Stress is a crazy thing. There are million and one proverbs, clichés and admonitions about how going through times ofRead more.
What I Read Last Month :: October
I have been excited for this month of reading for probably almost a year! While doing my Happiness Project, IRead more.
There is Still Plenty of Time to Finish 2018 Strong!
Although there is probably not a word strong enough to express just how much I loathe the colder weather andRead more.
Broaden-and-Build, the Benefits of Positivity, and a Whole30 Chicken Chili
I would consider one of my strengths to be my ability to both formulate and execute a plan. I LOVERead more.
Joy, Cozy Weekends, and Whole30 Mushroom Asparagus Cauliflower Risotto
Although I knew that it would come up quickly as soon as we had finalized the decision to move backRead more.
Paleo Banana Bread Muffins (Easy Enough for Even the Non-Bakers)
Yesterday marked three years of #mandjhappilyeverafter. It seems simultaneously that our wedding was just yesterday and yet so long ago sinceRead more.
Barre Better: Breaking Up with Bad Habits at the Barre
So lately in an effort to fix some of the ongoing issues and imbalances that I have within my ownRead more.
What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up? (and a Whole30 Smoked Salmon and Peach Salad)
So my latest obsession is learning about all things personality related. It was something which I felt it would beRead more.
What I Read Last Month :: September
Among some of the most influential or impactful books that I have read over the past year or so, IRead more.
Consistency > Perfectionism :: Whole30 Avocado Compound Butter
Originally I had planned to write about the topic of perfectionism today in light of some of the recent internalRead more.
The Wisdom Of Joseph Pilates – An OG of Positive Psychology
I had the opportunity to spend all of last weekend in London in an anatomy course specifically designed for PilatesRead more.
Keeping Perspective and Paleo Strawberry Cashew Truffles
As someone who absolutely loves to travel (for fun, NOT work), I have had the opportunity to go on severalRead more.
Learning How to Stay in Touch With Ourselves and a Whole30 Chicken Broccoli Casserole
Much has been written demonstrating the value of investing in experiences as opposed to things when it comes to boostingRead more.
10 Minute Barre Arms Workout
Before barre, I honestly never thought too much about arms. Mine or anyone else's. Although I did the typical (butRead more.
Foundational Habits Part Three: How What We Eat Affects Everything Else
An idea which has always been a bit lost on me is the expression or admonition to "work smarter, notRead more.
Foundational Habits Part Two: Exercise
As renowned sports-medicine physician Dr. Jordan D. Metzl wrote for Time in its special edition The Science of Exercise, "exerciseRead more.
Foundational Habits Part One: Sleep and a Whole30 Butternut Squash and Sage Frittata
Although summer is my favorite, I do love September. The changing colors outside are gorgeous and (usually) the weather takesRead more.
What I Read Last Month :: August
Usually when I'm traveling I find that I often have more opportunity and time to read. As soon as IRead more.
How to Stay Active While Traveling
Like most people, I often find that I feel almost equally passionate about two different, conflicting, and incompatible things. IRead more.
Exploring Colorado: The Value of Nature and a Paleo Trail Mix
There are probably very few absolute truths, ideas or recommendations that everyone will agree on out there. But one thatRead more.
If/Then Planning for Failure in Order to Succeed and a Whole30 Fall Salmon Salad with Avocado Poppy Seed Dressing
At the height of my "going out" phase, I was living with my sister Kyle and we noticed that itRead more.
Willpower and a Whole30 “Mac and Cheese” Casserole
Something which will likely surprise no one is my proclamation that I really love the things that I love. I'mRead more.
Learning to Pause-and-Plan (While Savoring Whole30 Zuppe Toscana)
I know that time flies when you're having fun, but have really experienced that over the past few weeks. However, unfortunatelyRead more.
Cultivating an Appreciation for Where We Are (Wherever that may be!)
After two weeks, my nonstop travel and touristing with my parents has officially come to an end. I'm sad toRead more.
Learning to Trust in Abundance and a Three Ingredient Sweet Potato Waffle
Although a few weeks ago at this stage, I have continued to muse over my experiences at the Whole30 CoachesRead more.
Knowing When It’s Worth It and a Whole30 Chicken Salad with Avocado Poppy Seed Dressing
Over the past few months, I have been trying to stop saying I am busy. I have probably always beenRead more.
What I Read Last Month :: July
Why in the world am I not reading more fiction??!?!! I was always an avid reading growing up and ofRead more.
The Flex in the City September Studio Whole30 and a Salmon Summer Salad
September is the new January. And as shocking as it may be, we are almost there already. As the summerRead more.
All for Barre and Barre for All!
This past weekend, I attended the first ever Whole30 Coaches Summit in Park City, Utah. It was a lot ofRead more.
For the Right Reasons and a Whole30 Shrimp Pomodoro Pasta
There's doing the right thing. And then there's doing the right thing for the right reasons. Lately, it seems that IRead more.
The Benefits of Reading Fiction and Dark Chocolate Paleo Granola
I am definitely what one would call a creature of habit and love my routine oh-so-much. Recently my guided journalRead more.
How To Do Your Own Happiness Project and Whole30 Coconut Pistachio Crusted Chicken
As I am sure we have all experienced firsthand, being inspired to do something or thinking that a certain thingRead more.
Learn to Flourish: Why Do a Happiness Project and a Whole30 Broccoli “Cheese” Frittata
"However much we resist acknowledging it, we humans are not static. We're either on a positive trajectory or a negativeRead more.
How Barre Cultivates a Growth Mindset
If you've ever heard me talk about all the MANY things I love about barre, you know that for meRead more.
Conducting a Personal Mid Year Review With a Side of Whole30 Southwest Stuffed Avocados
Although I know firsthand that it requires a lot of extra effort on the part of the manager or supervisor,Read more.
One Year of Barre Eat Repeat! Celebrating Milestones with a Paleo Spinach and Artichoke Pizza
Guess what?! Today is the one year anniversary of the launch of barreeatrepeat.com!! Last year, I resolved to have thingsRead more.
What I Read Last Month :: June
June marked the last official month of my year long Happiness Project! Time actually does fly and very sincerely, thisRead more.
Overcoming the WTH Effect with a Whole30 Smoked Salmon Stack on Sweet Potato Toast
So there's failing, and then there's failing big. And let's just say, when I do go wrong, I often doRead more.
Plan it in, Do it Anyway: Checking off the Summer Goals with a Whole30 Green Gazpacho
LOVE SUMMER! It's been a fun and fabulous couple of days - the weather couldn't have been too much betterRead more.
Considering “What Went Well” and a Whole30 Blackened Tilapia with Cherry Salsa
If you are familiar with traditional applied psychology, therapy, or counseling, you may be aware of the fact that thereRead more.
Never Stop Learning! Another Pilates-Filled Weekend
I am not too much of a video game player, but I when I was a little girl I rememberRead more.
Paleo Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake in Honor of My Sister
It's been almost a month since we added to our family! After losing our sweet little Kiely, we realized how muchRead more.
Home Cardio Barre Workout
If you've been in any of my barre classes lately, you've probably noticed - they're getting a bit sweatier! That'sRead more.
Know Your Purpose + a Whole30 Strawberry Walnut Salad
It's important to know your purpose. This is true on a large scale of course, but I acknowledge that mightRead more.
Push Yourself! Taking on a Challenge Builds Self-Efficacy :: Whole30 Burgers with Sundried Tomato and Basil Artichoke Sauce
Today is a very exciting day because it marks Day 31 for the rockstars of my very first Flex inRead more.
What I Read Last Month :: May
I guess I have always been a nerd. I genuinely loved school and was even always a proponent of aRead more.
Celebrating Sunny Days in Ireland with My 2018 Summer Bucket List and Whole30 Slow Cooker Chipotle Beef
What a fabulous last two weeks it has been in Cork! The weather has consistently been the best that itRead more.
Balance is NOT Key (for me at least!) + a Whole30 Stone Fruit and Blackened Chicken Salad
As I've written many times over the past year, the decision to dedicate time to truly knowing myself better hasRead more.
Challenging = Breaking Up with Bad Habits, Easy = Whole30 Jamaican Jerk Steak and Veggie Sheet Pan Dinner
A very common source of disagreement in the Vasquez household (and many others as I hear) is a difference inRead more.
Curiosity as a Motivator: How what we attend to becomes more interesting and a Whole30 Avocado Egg Salad
“My True Rule is that persistence is its own reward. Somehow, the more you stay with something, the more youRead more.
Keys to Success: Take Action, Learn by Doing, and Make These Whole30 Spinach & Artichoke Meatballs with Lemon Cashew Alfredo!
It's a well known fact: If you don't use it, you lose it. While recently in Malaga, we spent timeRead more.
The Impact of an Inch: Kicking Your Barre Workout Up a Notch (But Just a Notch!)
We are often quick to dismiss the magnitude of small, but consistent progress in the right direction. However, as nearlyRead more.
Thinking Creatively About Creativity and a Whole30 Salmon on Roasted Broccoli with Lemon Vinaigrette
I think there are two types of people out there - there are those that really get a kick outRead more.
What I Read Last Month :: April
Often what I read throughout a given time period follows a particular theme and I have very often over theRead more.
Purpose in Leisure Time and a Whole30 Sweet Potato Crusted Quiche
Ahh. That's a sigh of contentment after the three day May Bank Holiday weekend here in Ireland. It was a particularlyRead more.
Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff (A Lesson on Repeat) and a Whole30 Spicy Shrimp with Avocado Puree Dinner
You know what "they" say: some people never learn. And you know what I hate: when I am one ofRead more.
Avoiding the Fundamental Attribution Error and a Whole30 Lemon Caper Salmon
A few months ago, I read Brene Brown's Rising Strong. And if you have ever read anything she has written,Read more.
Announcing the Flex in the City Studio Whole30 and a Delicious Whole30 Chicken Caesar Salad
Last week over at Flex in the City we announced something which I personally am extremely excited about – ourRead more.
Some Healthy Travel Hacks as I Head Off to Malaga!!
As this post goes live on the blog, I will be just landing in Malaga, Spain for a four dayRead more.
How to Overcome Feeling Overwhelmed and a Whole30 Blackberry Marinated Steak
You know those times when you have so much to do that you don't even know where to start? Yeahhhhhh.Read more.
Barre and Brunch! The Benefits of Group Exercise and the Barre Community
This weekend was SO.MUCH.FUN. On Saturday we hosted our first ever Flex in the City "Barre and Brunch" at TheRead more.
Writing :: 100 Blog Posts Later… and a Whole30 Taco Mason Jar Salad
Guess what?! This is officially the 100th blog post to be published on barreeatrepeat.com! I can't believe it - startingRead more.
What I Read Last Month :: March
One of the most effective ways of boosting our enjoyment of any activity is to share it with someone else.Read more.
Well Worth the Effort :: Developing Grit and Healthy Habits and a Whole30 Chicken Parmesan
One of my stocking stuffers from Christmas this year was one of my family’s all time most beloved movies –Read more.
Emotional Contagion and Chocolate Coconut Energy Bites
Have you ever stopped to really consider the tremendous impact that those around you have upon your experience of anyRead more.
A Fresh Perspective and a Whole30 Tuna Avocado Salad
I once had a friend, who although I loved (and still do) dearly, had one quite irritating quality. It seemedRead more.
A Love of Learning :: What I’ve Been Up to Lately and a Whole30 Strawberry Guacamole Swordfish with Coconut Cauliflower
I love to learn. One of my greatest passions is continuous learning and improvement. I have a unquenchable thirst andRead more.
Learning to Reframe (Because Words Matter!) and a Whole30 Breakfast Sausage and Gravy
Words matter. Perhaps especially to me since as previously mentioned, I am a self-professed logophile and I know that myRead more.
Lifted Seat Barre-Less Barre Home Workout
Within our lifetime, the “lifted seat” has definitely gained popularity in terms of aesthetics en vouge, however there are actuallyRead more.
The Significance of Now and a New Whole30 Fiesta Frittata
I actually gasped as I received a work meeting invite yesterday for a Q1 business review scheduled just a fewRead more.
What I Read Last Month :: February
When Jon and I first started dating, a major issue and area of frustration for him was my inability toRead more.
Barre is “My Happy Place” :: Why Exercise Makes Us Happier
In recent conversation with a friend (after barre – OBVIously), we were talking about upcoming weekend events, which led usRead more.
Whole30 Meal Prep Secrets :: Prepare the Basics and Learn to Mix and Match
I recently shared some of my background and experience with the Whole30 program and one of the biggest (not soRead more.
What in the World is a Whole30 (and More Importantly – Why Would Anyone Choose to Do One)?
As you may have noticed, many if not most, of the entrée recipes that I post are tagged as Whole30Read more.
Choosing the Bigger Life :: A Second Dog and Paleo Almond Butter Blender Muffins
I would generally consider myself someone who really likes to have clear expectations set, be in control, know the planRead more.
The Benefits of Being Optimistic :: Dairy-Free, Vegan and Paleo Queso Dip
Optimism is something I really never gave too much consideration to. I have always really prided myself on being aRead more.
It’s the Little Things and Whole30 Buffalo Broccoli
Throughout the past year, I have devoted a large proportion of my reading time to studying the topic of “happiness”Read more.
Energy Boosters: Sunshine, Tackling Nagging Tasks, and Whole30 Swordfish with Pistachio Gremolata
As the winter **hopefully** approaches a turning point, I have been thrilled with the slightly longer days as opposed toRead more.
What I Read Last Month :: January
2018 is off with a bang and I am loving it thus far! I invested some time at the endRead more.
Happy Memories and Whole30 Broccoli Cheese Soup
Just as we tend to overestimate what we can do in the short term and underestimate what is possible overRead more.
Learning to Savor, Appreciating the Now and Paleo Brownies with Sweet Potato Chocolate Frosting
Over the past month, I have been running on extra high energy and enthusiasm, making good progress on some prettyRead more.
Hotel Power Half Hour Round Two :: Travel Barre Workout
Earlier this week I was traveling for business to Amsterdam for our company 2018 kickoff meeting. Thankfully it was aRead more.
Be Consistent – Those Small Steps Add Up :: Whole30 Chicken Pesto Pasta
As always, the time that I spent back home with my family for Christmas was fabulous (although already becoming aRead more.
Cultivate Poise and Perfect Your Posture with Barre
I am yet to become a member of the Mom Club (and in no rush to get there) but IRead more.
Reward, Intrinsic Motivation, and How to Make Ghee!
Most people are probably aware of the basic framework for habit formation and more or less familiar with some versionRead more.
Celebrating Four Years at the Barre :: The 4 Most Important Lessons that Barre has Taught Me
Tomorrow marks two very significant events in my life. The first, is my mother’s birthday. I cannot begin to putRead more.
Visualization and a Visually Appealing Whole30 Salmon Nicoise Salad
Something I always find interesting when I learn something new, hear about a particular concept or idea, or start aRead more.
Positive Thinking, the AIM Method, and Spirulina Bliss Balls
I wrote not too long ago about the Cognitive Triangle which describes the interplay between the way we think, feel,Read more.
Priorities, Rocks, Pebbles, and Sand
One thing I need to remind myself of often is the unpleasant reality that “working” can be one of theRead more.
The Power of Routine (and Starting the Day with a Whole30 Tuscan Frittata!)
Habits and routines often have a bad reputation. Especially on the surface, many people consider it dull, tedious, or monotonousRead more.
What I Read Last Month :: December
2018 is officially underway and I am excited for a fresh start and the year ahead. I am feeling refreshedRead more.
Distinguishing Between Resolutions and Goals :: Whole30 Hazelnut Crusted Tilapia with Lemon Butter Sauce
I know that at this time of year especially, there is no shortage of motivational quotes, inspirational advice, and “fitspo”Read more.
My One Word Theme for 2018 :: Prepare and a Whole30 Chili
I love words. Ever since I was a little girl, I have been passionate about learning, especially when it comesRead more.
Tucking Around the Christmas Tree :: Barre-less Barre Workout
Merry Christmas! I am looking forward to a relaxing day spent with loved ones and lots and lots of goodRead more.
The Joy of Holiday Traditions and Paleo Zucchini Muffins
Since I have such an intense affinity for a good routine, it may not come as a shock that IRead more.
#DecemberGoals :: Finding Time for Fun and Paleo Mint Chocolate Cookies!
We have less than a week left before Christmas?! I cannot believe it. 2017 has absolutely flown by, especially theRead more.
Building Grit and Mental Strength One Barre Class at a Time
Nature vs. nurture – one of the oldest and most longstanding of all psychological debates. Although this was a formerlyRead more.
What I Read Last Month :: November
I know this time of year is crazy for everyone, but I cannot believe that I am this far behind.Read more.
Avoiding the Comparison Trap, Focusing on Strengths and Eggs Florentine with Avocado Hollandaise
Over time, and this past year especially, I have been intently focused on understanding both myself and others better. IRead more.
The What, the Why, and the How of That “Barre Shake”
I am definitely biased, buuuuuuut barre is just the best! Aside from the sense of camaraderie and community, the upbeatRead more.
Act the Way We Want to Feel (and Whole30 Chicken with Almond Butter Satay Dipping Sauce and Coconut Cauliflower Rice)
Causality dilemmas (most famously, the question of which came first – the chicken or the egg), represent situations of potentialRead more.
Happy Birthday Coco: Lessons Learned From My Dog and a Whole30 Chicken Fajita Salad
Today is a very special day for a teeny tiny member of the Vasquez family – it’s Coco’s second birthday!Read more.
Happy Thanksgiving! The Many Benefits of Gratitude and A Fall Roasted Vegetable Side Dish
In regards to #trending, I usually prefer to be a bit on the early adopter edge and my appreciation forRead more.
7 Minute Barre Arms Workout
As those who barre know, one of the first and most dramatic changes your body will undergo after only aRead more.
Whole30 Lemon Pepper Salmon and Lemon Thyme Roasted Cauliflower
In my recent reading, I have been made ever increasingly aware of how much we tend to stick with what’sRead more.
Avoid Going Through the Motions – At the Barre and Beyond
Throughout business school and my work in both management and consulting, a very popular and often invoked truism has beenRead more.
The Precious Resource of Time and a Whole30 Slow Cook Tuscan Chicken Dinner
Today is my turn to pose one of those infamous hypothetical questions: what do you value more highly – timeRead more.
Silly Questions and Whole30 Spaghetti Puttanesca
A few years ago, I remember going out for lunch with my sister and the youngest of my brothers, whoRead more.
Flow, Optimal Experience, and Intrinsic Motivation
When I was in Milan last weekend, I had the opportunity to see Michaelango’s final work of art, a marbleRead more.
Contentment and Enjoying the Process
Yesterday as I was leaving Cork Coffee Roasters, I walked by Unbound, an adorable little gift shop, and saw aRead more.
What I Read Last Month :: October
In honor of the tradition started last month, today I am sharing the books that I have read throughout October.Read more.
Heuristics and Healthy Fish and Chips
When you think about “healthy food” what comes to mind? The thought might conjure up particular words like organic, raw,Read more.
Magnifico Milano and Whole30 Paleo Lasagna
Buongiorno from Milan! I am currently traveling back from a fantastic and fashionable anniversary weekend. Both Jonathan and I loveRead more.
Sharing Joy Increases Joy
“Happiness is the only thing that multiplies when you share it” – Albert Schweitzer There is something very exciting toRead more.
Clarity and Celebrating 2 Years of #mandjhappilyeverafter with Paleo Chocolate Wedding Cake
A long time struggle of my has been around clarity and prioritization. When I was very young, my dad posedRead more.
Stress-Free Buffalo Egg Muffins
This week on the blog you’ll notice a special theme because I am celebrating my two year wedding anniversary! IRead more.
How to Get the Most Out of Your Barre Class
When it comes to choosing an exercise routine, I personally think that first and foremost you should find something thatRead more.
Surprise! A Drool-Worthy Vegan and Paleo Cheesecake
Last week, I received a very unexpected yet pleasant surprise in my mail – a check from my former carRead more.
Buy Experiences, Spend Time Connecting, and Avoid Flipping Failures with a Veggie Omelette Waffle
As I contemplate money this month, I have of course reflected on the truth that money does not buy happiness.Read more.
Park Bench Barre Workout – Lower Body Focused Outdoor Exercise
I never realized how much the weather truly impacts my mood and daily experience until I lived in Ireland. IRead more.
Celebrate “Treat YO Self Day” with an Autumn in Mason Jar Salad Picnic in the Park
I mentioned recently that for the month of October, one of my resolutions is to abstain from absolutely all non-essentialRead more.
October Aspirations, Being Generous, and Paleo Pumpkin Spice Muffins
I have mentioned previously that I am in the middle of my own year long Happiness Project, which means thatRead more.
Consistency: One Coin (or Class!) at a Time
Despite the decidedly crisper air outside and the header on my calendar which clearly shows that fall is well underwayRead more.
The Value of Being Versatile (as Demonstrated by Cashew Nut Butter)
Versatile – to be able to adapt or be adapted to a many different functions or activities. See also: adaptable,Read more.
What I Read Last Month :: September
For as long as I can remember, I have loved to read. Although at various points in my life IRead more.
Savoring a Suddenly Free Schedule and Whole30 Sausage Egg Sandwiches
Growing up, my sister and I LOVED playing with Barbies. We played nearly everyday, in all our free time forRead more.
Self Knowledge, Being True to You, and Craveable Chimichurri Steak with Crispy Smashed Potatoes
If you have read more than one or two of my previous posts, you may have noticed that I amRead more.
Choosing to Invest Time Wisely and the Value of Meal Prepping
Throughout conversations in my recent travels and with my visitors this weekend, I have come to the amazing realization thatRead more.
The Power of Connectedness and Lemon Baked Haddock
For the most part, I work from home. This of course does not include the time that I am teachingRead more.
The Strategy of Convenience and Whole 30 Coconut Crusted Chicken Fingers with “Honey” Mustard Dipping Sauce
Let’s get one thing straight – I have not always been a super healthy eater. While I have always likedRead more.
A Stumble May Prevent a Fall :: Getting back on track when we experience a misstep
Strongly considered changing the name of this blog to Coffee.Coffee.Repeat after the past two weeks. Seriously the amount of coffeeRead more.
Cheers to Gut Health and Happiness!
As I stepped out of the Back Bay train station into Copley Square this week, I was actually overwhelmed byRead more.
Pure Love for Pure Barre
Being back in the States this week has been awesome! Although a quick trip, I have (in true to MirandaRead more.
Enjoying the Process, Rosy Prospection, and Slow Cooker Balsamic Roast with Cauliflower Mash
Have you ever noticed that sometimes the anticipation of an event is even better than the actual event itself? TheRead more.
Adventures in Brainstorming and the “A Team Salad”
Throughout my studies in both psychology and business and my professional life thus far, I have been fortunate enough toRead more.
The Profound Impact of Others and Paleo Fish Tacos
The power of word of mouth is phenomenal. There are so many times that I personally have been influenced orRead more.
The Gift of Dark Chocolate Almond Butter Truffles
On the move with not one, but two trips this week! Getting the less-than-fun one out of the way firstRead more.
Fresh Starts with Fall Resolutions and Fiesta Worthy Taco Muffins
“Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall.” The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald I CANNOTRead more.
Mediterranean Memories and Inspired Simple Salmon Sheet Pan Recipe
Something that I have come to appreciate more and more over the years is value of a photo. It isRead more.
The “Perfect” Treat for Busy Times :: Raw Brownie Bites
This past week (or maybe two or three, who knows I am struggling to keep track at this point!) hasRead more.
Barre a la Hilton Hotel Room :: Travel Workout
Although I have bemoaned the potential drawbacks of traveling for work here and outlined some the reasons that even funRead more.
The Trouble with Work Travel (and Buffalo Chicken Salad to the Rescue)
I am back in London again today, albeit this time around for business meetings as opposed to “Pilates-marathon-training.” So needless toRead more.
Leveraging the Familiarity Principle :: Basil Artichoke Chicken Butternut Squash Pasta with Cauliflower Alfredo
When facing an opportunity to make a change in our lives we usually have two options: to orchestrate a big,Read more.
Planning to Succeed: Meal Planning and Prep Tips & Tricks
I LOVE PLANNING. Like obnoxiously so. And I don’t mean just the super fun things like parties and vacations. IRead more.
From Arts and Crafts to Avocado Caprese Chicken Salad
As I contemplated my love for Sunday Brunch and the fabulous friendships I have had throughout the years, I reflected,Read more.
Lemon & Cucumber Smashed Avocado Sweet Potato Toast fit for Brunch & Besties
According to my social media feeds, this past Sunday was National Friendship Day in the U.S. Although I truly didn’tRead more.
Back From Pilates Holiday :: Avoiding Stairs At All Costs, Meal Planning & Prepping, and Lemon Rosemary Chicken with Jalapeno
I am so sore. We are back from the London “Pilates Holiday” feeling completed depleted physically, but so inspired andRead more.
A Pilates Holiday, Healthy Travel Hacks, and Roasted Red Pepper and Pesto Frittata Muffins
One of my absolute favorite things about living in Europe has been the ability to travel so conveniently and frequently!Read more.
Finding a Workout that Works for YOU! Part Two
Although we may agree exercise is good for everyone (Part One), it important to recognize that not everyone is motivatedRead more.
Simplicity, Minimalism and Cashew Dijon Salmon
Simplicity. Albert Einstein is credited with once saying that “everything should be made as simple as possible, but no moreRead more.
A Summer Snack – Lemon Pie Bliss Balls
It is funny how a little perspective can change things oh-so-much. All my life I have lived in places whichRead more.
Finding a Workout that Works for YOU! Part One
Long story short – exercise is good for you. Earth shattering news I know (I can feel the eyes rollingRead more.
Whole30 Spaghetti Squash & Meatballs with Spicy Cashew Cream
Living abroad for the past year and a half has had some pretty substantial ups and downs. Ultimately, it hasRead more.
A Savory Breakfast to Satisfy All Tastebuds: Blackberry Sage Turkey Sausages
Families are fascinating. I love seeing and hearing about all the ways that people who share not only blood, butRead more.
Reconciling “Health Halos” with Whole30 Granola and Coconut Yogurt
One thing that never ceases to amaze me is how just how powerful positioning can be to shape our views,Read more.
Chicken and Waffles Are SO Fetch!
Yes. I do realize that I missed the height of the chicken and waffles trend by a few years withRead more.
Embracing an “Atmosphere of Growth”
“Happiness is neither virtue nor pleasure, nor this thing or that, but simply growth. We are happy when we areRead more.
A Classic Revamped :: Paleo Mashed Potatoes
When my husband and I started dating, we were a few months into our relationship around Thanksgiving. I had alreadyRead more.
Chocolate Hemp Protein Bars Worthy of the “Superfood” Title
I have always loved words. Vocabulary and semantics have intrigued me for as long as I can remember. As aRead more.
The Perfect Party Dish… Squeaky Clean Spinach and Artichoke Dip!
It seems to be me that almost everyone has that one party trick that they can pull out to impress, or atRead more.