Frosted Pumpkin Bread

Frosted Pumpkin Bread

My favorite thing about this pumpkin bread recipe is that the recipe card is written by my grandmother. So, every time I take the recipe out to bake, I think of her. Her special twist is adding frosting over the top. If you add frosting while the loaf is still warm...
Molasses Sugar Cookies

Molasses Sugar Cookies

Whenever I serve molasses sugar cookies, people tell me they are the best gingerbread they’ve ever had. They are not gingerbread. They are much better than gingerbread. And I’ll let you in on a little secret that goes wholly against the fitness persona of...
Quinoa Salad

Quinoa Salad

This recipe was modified from the Beach Body 21 Day Ultimate Reset . I promise, the salad is more delicious than it may sound; and if you’ve never cooked with quinoa (a great source of protein), this recipe is a perfect place to start experimenting. First, I...
French Green Beans

French Green Beans

Sometimes it’s the simple difference that makes something special. Recently I blogged on my new love affair with broccoli florets and my favorite way to cook them. It’s strange but I just like the florets so much more than regular broccoli. I feel the same...
Nutrition tips from the week of October 13, 2014

Nutrition tips from the week of October 13, 2014

Below is a summary from the week started Monday October 13, 2014 of the little tidbits of nutrition tip gold you get when you “like” Wicked Sexy Smart on FaceBook… not to mention recipes, motivation, the occasional pic of a hot bod… Really,...
The Best Ice Cream Substitute

The Best Ice Cream Substitute

When the rest of my family is making ice cream sundaes; this is my go to self control substitute. It’s also great in the morning for breakfast: 1 cup plain greek yogurt 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup 1/4 cup shaved almonds Also delicious with blueberries or...