Squash and lentil soup

Fall is here and so is soup season. I pledge to be in the kitchen frequently creating new soup recipes. I’ve made this recipe before, but I think that this time I perfected it. This squash soup is perfect for…

Book Review: Trust by Iyanla Vanzant

I decided to bring this book with me while I was on vacation because I had just finished ‘Maybe you should talk to someone’ (Review here) and felt like this would be the most logical next book to choose. I…

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bars

Protein bars….I tend to have a love/hate relationship with them. Some of the store bought bars are chalky and leave a weird aftertaste in your mouth and others are just overly processed and loaded with sugar. I tend to be…

Must read books for this summer

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” Dr. Seuss They say you lead by example and I think my mom is the epitome of that. I…

Music is life. Period.

Growing up my mom played music at one volume: full blast. God bless our neighbors because you could hear the music blaring the minute you stepped out of the elevator. It was fun rocking out to the Bee Gees and…

Coconut Caramel Squares

If I were to tell you that heaven exists in a square would you believe me? These squares are heavenly and then some. I am all about having a sweet treat once in a while but don’t necessarily want to…