Balsamic Asparagus and Tomatoes | No Thanks to Cake

Balsamic Asparagus and Tomatoes

I wasn’t sure what to pair with that Baked Everything Chicken I made a few days ago.  I did have some asparagus that was aging in the fridge… and knowing that the last thing I wanted to do was to let that asparagus spoil, I decided to finally make this recipe. This dish turned out to taste…

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Baked Everything Chicken | No Thanks to Cake

Baked Everything Chicken

A few weeks ago, I shared a recipe for some tasty everything donuts.  And since then, I’ve been trying to think of other ways to use this awesome Bagel Spice. The packaging says that it’s good on protein, so I decided to give that a try! Boneless chicken tends to be my protein of choice,…

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Kelly Clarkson Weight Criticism | No Thanks to Cake

In Defense of Kelly Clarkson

As a huge Kelly Clarkson fan, it’s been a fun few weeks knowing that she had a new album out this month.  To me, I see Kelly as a relatable personality.  Down to earth and pretty darn funny, so if she’s doing the media circuit… I’m watching. Over the past few weeks, I’ve watched as…

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Coconut Easter Macaroon Nests | No Thanks to Cake

Coconut Easter Macaroon Nests

On Friday, I posted that I didn’t really have much planned for Easter. And then, I got a text from my friend LaDawn inviting me to their Easter festivities on Sunday.  A friend’s Easter party?? Of course, I accepted! When she asked me to bring dessert, I knew exactly what I was going to bring.  I’d planned…

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Before-After | No Thanks to Cake

Every Damn Day

So… I’ve been thinking.  Thinking a lot about a post I read this weekend about how you can feel abnormal when you’ve been on the weight loss hamster wheel for your entire life. Reading Dacia’s post this week, I was once again reminded that this ride I’ve been on… well, it’s not exactly easy. While I’ve…

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