Monthly Archives: May 2014


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Mahi-Mahi Tacos with Mango Salsa + Guacamole Recipe

Hi there! I have a perfect summer dinner idea for you today: fish tacos and Mexican street corn! Light, fresh, and flavorful. Hamilton and I purchased our mahi-mahi from Whole Foods, but if you have some friends with fresh catches from the weekend, take advantage! My lovely co-chef, Christina, made an […]


Local Eats: The Granary

Happy Friday…and hopefully long weekend for most! If you’re looking for somewhere awesome to eat this weekend (or any day!) in Charleston, definitely try out The Granary.  It’s located in Mount Pleasant in the Belle Hall shopping center.  I’ve referenced this place a few times in previous blog posts, so […]

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Fit and Fresh Turkey Meatball Gyro + Burpee Challenge

Happy Hump Day! I have a scrumptious lunch (or dinner) idea for you today.  I absolutely love Greek food, and Charleston is seriously lacking in their selection of Greek/Mediterranean restaurants (Chas residents, please let me know if there is one I need to try!).  I used my turkey meatball recipe […]


Egg-o-cado Breakfast Pizza + Circuit Workout

Hello! I have a seriously yummy breakfast to share with you today.  I love avocados and eggs for breakfast, but I wanted to come up with something completely different from my usual Soft Boiled Egg-o-cado.  I decided to use my beloved Joseph’s pitas and make a breakfast pita pizza.  Between my […]

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How to Make Beef Wellington ~ Gordon Ramsay Style

Hi there! Every now and then, I like to really challenge myself in the kitchen.  Hamilton and I have been contemplating making Beef Wellington since we saw a 12-year-old perfect it on Gordon Ramsay’s Master Chef Junior.  Beef Wellington is a preparation of filet steak (beef tenderloin) coated with pâté […]


Total Body Circuit + Homemade Pizza

Welcome back, Friday!  I’ve missed you so. I have a heart rate pumping total body circuit for you today that requires no weights.  If you don’t have access to a treadmill or simply want to do this circuit at home, just complete three minutes of fast-paced running outside instead of the […]

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Lunch of the Week: Guilt-Free Chicken Salad + Skinny Fruit Pizza 2

Hi there! I decided to make a lightened up version of chicken salad for my lunches this week.  If you know me, you know that I despise mayonnaise, so this recipe features Greek yogurt in its place.  Check it out! Ingredients 1 package skinless, boneless chicken breasts (or strips), boiled […]


Healthy Baked Broccoli Mac & Cheese + Graze Snack Box 1

Happy Monday to ya! Ha 🙂 I have really been craving some macaroni and cheese lately, so I decided to make a lighter version of the sinful dish.  I adapted this recipe from Skinnytaste: Baked Broccoli Mac and Cheese Preheat your oven to 375 degrees. Ingredients 1 box (12-13 oz) of whole […]

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Local Eats: Brasserie Gigi + Bootcamp Fun

Happy FRIDAY! How about Clowney going #1 pick to the Texans?!  Now he and DJ Swearinger are reunited!  I guess I’ll have to cheer for the Texans second to my Saints!   This past weekend, my friends and I tried out a new French restaurant in downtown Charleston, called Brasserie […]