WI(Made)W: Savory Pumpkin Pasta

[Have you entered my HUGE Expo East giveaway contest yet!? Details HERE.] Since the last Recipe Redux contest I entered ended with my recipe being chosen as the winner (still so shocked!), I knew I had to enter this next one! And once I saw the challenge, I got even more excited because it involved one of my favorite foods…PASTA!

WI(Made)W: Savory Pumpkin Pasta “How Do You Celebrate National Pasta Month?” Recipe Challenge

October is National Pasta Month and the National Pasta Association wants to find out which pasta recipe fits into your healthy lifestyle. The Pasta Fits Campaign is encouraging ReDux members to feature pasta as the perfect foundation to a healthy recipe as it boosts energy, satisfies hunger and can be paired with vegetables and lean proteins to create delicious meals.

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WIAW: A fun contest for you!

Last week I mentioned that I was thinking of holding a contest for someone to design a new button for the Lend a {Healthy} Hand project. A few of you expressed interest so I thought it would be a great opportunity to giveaway some of my goodies from Expo East!

Here’s the current button:

WIAW: A fun contest for you!

If you’re not familiar with the LAHH project, go HERE.

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WIAW: Summer Celebration Nakd Bar Giveaway!

You know what’s been missing around here for WIAW for a few weeks now? An AWESOME giveaway for you all to go with all of the yummy eats for the week! Well, like I mentioned last week, it’s time to remedy that. And today’s giveaway is especially appropriate because it’s all about celebrating summer flavors and foods! With summer drawing to a close we have to take advantage of all its wonder for as long as we can!

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WIA[and tried]W

Today is a 2 for 1 special on the blog! Not only is it WIAW, but I also have a another fun installment of Explore Your Own Backyard! This summer has been the summer of trying new things in my city and last week was no different!

WIA[and tried]W

On Friday I set out for a short drive to visit my area’s only Pure Barre location! I have never taken any sort of barre class before so I as pretty excited to try out this new type of workout. And it fits perfectly with my exercise break since it is low impact and low intensity….exactly what I am working with right now!  WIA[and tried]W

The first thing I noticed when I walked in was how clean and simple everything looked. I was greeted by the own, Shayna, and the woman who would be teaching my 9:35 class, Katie. Both were extremely welcoming and friendly and they assured me that I would enjoy the class even though it was my first time.

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WIAW: Currently

Time to do a little update on some things currently going on in my life…

Currently reading:  WIAW: Currently Trying to get through this HUGE stack of magazines I have! Since I am not going to the gym any more, and that’s where I did most of my magazine reading, I have a bunch of monthly subscriptions to get through. They just keep piling up! Guess that means more reading walks are in store! WIAW: Currently

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