I have been craving a black bean sauce since it was on one of the special dishes at the restaurant on Saturday night. I decided to try making my own at home. Since I am leaving town in a few days, I wanted to use up some things I had on hand: brown rice and […]


Progressive Long Run & Repetitive Eats

by Jillian on February 21, 2012 · 11 comments

I’ve been eating the same food now for weeks. Are you sick of seeing sweet potatoes, brussels sprouts, white beans, and brown rice? I’m not sick of tasting it, so get used to it! Last night’s dinner was inspired by “I still have brown rice in the cabinet” and “I just bought fresh produce”. I […]


Last night’s dinner will be my lunch. I decided last night after taking a third helping for myself. I had some really random stuff around the house and knew I needed to throw something together for dinner, so I came up with this casserole recipe that ended up being way better than I expected! First, […]


Green Creamsicle Smoothie

by Jillian on February 3, 2012 · 3 comments

I’m alive! I’ve been quite busy the last few days training at my new job. I haven’t really had time to blog, take pictures, or catch up on my google reader. Luckily, I still got in a few good workouts. Today, was one of them! I did a total upper body workout by completing the […]


Almond Flour Crusted Tilapia

by Jillian on January 20, 2012 · 3 comments

For dinner last night, I took out a tilapia filet that I had in the freezer from Trader Joe’s. I didn’t want to just make it the same way I always do, so I looked around the kitchen for something I could use to spice it up. I once had a recipe for almond crusted […]


Almond Flour Pancakes

by Jillian on January 9, 2012 · 7 comments

Yesterday, Joe and I had a christening to attend. His friend and partner at the new restaurant, and his wife, just had a baby girl. Brunch was held afterwards at the restaurant and these beautiful cookies were the favor. This morning we both woke up quite tired! We ended up staying at the restaurant a […]