Grilled Peaches with Brown Sugar Pecan Crumble

Grilled peaches with brown sugar pecan crumble

Grilled sweet peaches topped with a brown sugar pecan crumble and fresh mint. We have a serious problem in our house revolving around fruit. Ulysses likes all his stone fruits (and pears) crunchy. As in, not ripe at.all. This makes my blood boil. He will happily bite into a peach and it will CRUNCH it’s…

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Spinach Ricotta Torte

Spinach ricotta torte

An easy, savory spinach and ricotta pie. First things first…this isn’t the type of torte that you’re used to. You’re probably thinking spinach? ricotta? Has she lost her mind? Tortes are filled with sweet/dessert like things! I hear ya, but this recipe comes straight from my mom’s stash of recipe cards, weakly translated from our…

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Strawberry lemon donuts

Strawberry lemon donuts

Remember that girl named Gina that back in January & February had the discipline and willpower to do that whole paleo thing for almost 2 months? Yeah, I have no idea where she went. As if a post about donuts after a post about cake which was after a post about macarons wasn’t evidence enough….

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pumpkin streusel bread (250x175)

Pumpkin streusel bread

I am in an epic amount of pain right now. 7 days off and then double workouts last Friday that looked like this, “Ralph” Four rounds for time of: 250 pound Deadlift, 8 reps (155# for me) 16 Burpees 15 foot Rope climb, 3 ascents Run 600 meters “Asstastic” 10RFT: 10 Squats 10 KB Swings…

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Coconut almond granola

Yesterday was my soon to be sister in law’s bridal shower. If things had gone like planned my mother would’ve driven the entire way to and from central Jersey because I was about ready to lose my mind if I had to drive one more minute in traffic after the last couple of weeks and…

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