- Welcome to After Dinner Dance! I'm Caroline, a 25-year-old living in Houston, Texas. My blog follows my love of cooking delicious and nutritious meals that make veggies taste good, and a bit of my life including my attempt to become a runner and adventures with my toy poodle, Teddy! I'm currently a graduate student pursuing a Master of Public Health in Health Promotion. Feel free to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org - I'd love to hear from you!
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Happy Wednesday! It’s time for another round of daily eats! One of the healthy habits that I’ve adopted over the past year or so is adding veggies into my dinners. Sometimes, that calls for being a bit creative! See my … finish reading What I Ate Wednesday #21 – Healthified Box Mac ‘N Cheese
Sometimes I have an idea for a recipe that completely fails. And sometimes, I have one that turns out fabulous! This would be the latter: Lemon Yogurt Pasta with Zucchini and Summer Squash…I’m hungry just reminiscing about it. It was … finish reading Lemon Yogurt Pasta with Zucchini and Summer Squash
Scenes from the weekend: Another four mile run, lots of Teddy, strawberry lemonade and reading on the porch, good wine and good food! As usual, it went by too quickly. My week ahead is going to be spent working and … finish reading Tomato Mozzarella Pasta: Simplicity at its Best
Every time I’ve been going on a run lately, I haven’t really wanted to go because I’m exhausted from being bored at work all day (I know, tough job!). But then every morning and all day long, I’m wishing I … finish reading Avocado Mac ‘N Cheese
Yesterday was absolutely beautiful here in New Hampshire. As I was getting ready for my run, I decided it was just too nice out to leave Teddy behind. Now I remember why I don’t like to run with Teddy! He’s … finish reading Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Creamy Goat Cheese Sauce and Running with Teddy
Our windows are open here in New Hampshire and we are loving the spring weather! Teddy and I had fun racing each other outside yesterday – though I’m not sure I had a chance! Clearly, I lost – but we … finish reading Whole Wheat Ricotta Gnocchi with Creamy Avocado Sauce
This morning I had my best run yet! I ran 40 minutes with no walk break, even though mid-run, I thought I might not make it past 30 minutes. I knew I could do it so I just kept going. … finish reading Energizing Avocado Pasta
Last night I experimented with a recipe I’ve been meaning to try but was a bit skeptical about – a Mac ‘N Cheese recipe that uses cauliflower and squash to amp up the health factor. Verdict: delicious! Hiding veggies in … finish reading Mac ‘N Cheese with Hidden Veggies – Shhh!