Anytime · Dessert · Metabolism · Nutrition · Paleo · Recipe · Science

Pumpkin brownies, a new workout snack?

It’s no secret that pumpkin (or Cucurbita moschata) is a super food, with a resume that boasts a rich source of vitamins A, C and K, and bioactive compounds that have been linked with anti-cancer, -obesity and -diabetic properties. Recently, a Japanese research group set out to test whether this spectacular squash also contributes to… Continue reading Pumpkin brownies, a new workout snack?

Anytime · Beverage/Smoothie · Beverages · Juice · Nutrition · Recipe · Science · Sex

Love potion No. 9

**WARNING: Mom, before you read any further, this post contains the words arousal, orgasm and genital area…just a heads up. Today’s post is a little love potion that I concocted to help get you ready for the big day of romance this week. Each ingredient in this drink was chosen with care to help awaken… Continue reading Love potion No. 9

Beauty/Cosmetics · Beverages · Nutrition · Science · Skin

Originally posted on Bailey Blush ♡:
For the past month I have been mildly obsessed with the Tea Forte Skin Smart Tea’s. Tea Forte is an amazing organic tea company with a wonderful flavor selection . I was of course drawn to Skin Smart because of the antioxidant skin benefits and secondly because of the delicious…

Anytime · Breakfast · Nutrition · Recipe · Running/Marathon Training

Banana POWER Bread

This week is the official start of my half marathon training. Back in October, my sisters and I, decided it would be a really fun experience to train and run in the Pittsburgh half marathon together. Last year, my sister Sarah ran the FULL marathon. Watching her battle the long course was one of my… Continue reading Banana POWER Bread

Beverage/Smoothie · Beverages · Brain function · Juice · Mood · Nutrition · Recipe · Science

Green Grouch juice

I was in a horrible mood on Tuesday…just horrible. It all started when the meteorologists were wrong about the forecasted snow storm. Did I want 6 inches of snow? No, but I think that if I have to do my job correctly, then so should they and this made me grumpy for some reason.  To… Continue reading Green Grouch juice

Beverage/Smoothie · Nutrition · Recipe

Smoothies; 3 ways

Smoothie-making has always seemed like a lot of work to me. Maybe it’s the idea of unearthing my blender from the pile of pots and pans or the clean up afterwards that has prevented me from making them. However, all of  that changed the day I tried a spin on this “green smoothie” recipe from Watch Your… Continue reading Smoothies; 3 ways