Very Berry Chia Smoothie

Very Berry Chia Pudding

As I type this, I’m recovering from a longer than expected bike ride with Philip…isn’t that always how it goes with bike rides? You start out great and then you realize you still have to turn around and do that same mileage back. By the end, my bum was sore and I was ready to get a snack (food is never far from my mind).

But before my mind started wandering to everything food, we had a great time exploring more of the bike trails Madison has to offer (I realized there are a lot!). Philip just got a new bike this spring, so it was fun to be able to get out together, since that didn’t really happen much at all last summer. I’m hoping for many more bike rides this spring and summer…although maybe not quite so far. :)

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Homemade Cinnamon Granola


What better way to start off this blog about food than with breakfast! As you may or may not have heard, breakfast is so important to squeeze into your day—whether that’s a warm breakfast of eggs and toast or just a quick banana and yogurt on your way out the door, it’s something your body needs to get a jump start on the day. Ideally, a breakfast would include protein, carbs, and fat like any other meal of the day (along with fiber to keep you satisfied all morning), but if you’re not used to having something in the morning, starting with almost anything is better than nothing. To be honest, growing up, I definitely had my fair share of cold mac & cheese or pizza in the morning. :) I’m telling ya, there’s no such thing as “breakfast food”!

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