I ran 400 Miles in 2014

Wow, I did it. I actually did it. They say you’re one run away from a good mood, and after running 400 miles this year ....more

17 Questions That Could Change Your Life

Every since I read this...more

Festive Kale Salad with Sweet Apple Cinnamon Vinaigrette & Pecan Parmesan

This salad has the longest name ever! And it also has one of the best tastes ever! And as...more

Kale Lemon Sorbet

I was walking through Whole Foods when I saw the Vitamix Roadshow guy demoing the blender. Because I already have one and love it, I was about to pass by him when I heard him say something about a Kale Lemon Sorbet that was so good your kids wouldn’t know there was Kale in it. I was intrigued ....more

Chia Seed Doughnuts

I used to think that being Vegan meant eating only vegetables and some really, really weird stuff, but it doesn’t. Case in point, these Chia Seed Doughnuts. They have no weird ingredients in them ....more


Sometimes, I get to a place where I feel like I can’t go on. Sometimes, I want to give in. Sometimes, I feel like I am out of place ....more

I’m Moving

Well the days of Hooked and Happy are almost done. For a long time, I’ve wanted a site redesign and a new name. There was something about the name Hooked and Happy that bugged me ....more

Failing At Getting It All Done

So I feel a little sheepish writing this, but I’ve been busy. So busy, that blogging has fallen off my radar. And sheepish because who isn’t busy? ...more

One Month In

It seems like just yesterday I pledged to run 400 miles in 2014, and yet here it is – February. ...more

Korean Short Ribs

I’ll admit, I stumbled upon...more