Utah – The Food!

lentil zucchini tacos and carrot cake muffin at vegan restaurant Frisch

One reason I love traveling is to go to new restaurants! I got to try tons of new places while I was in Salt Lake City. This is what I ate while in Utah with my family!  Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Breakfasts   Lunches Dinners Random I tried so many new places in Salt Lake but I [...]

Whole Wheat Pesto Pizza with Mushrooms and Kale

Whole Wheat Pesto Pizza with Mushroom and Kale

I don’t really know what to post about anymore. Now that I’ve recapped my whole trip to Utah, I’m not sure what to write about! I like to write about my days, but lately they’ve all been pretty similar —-> Cross Country, Eat, Work, Eat, Bed. And pretty soon throwing school in there too. I’ve [...]

Still Here!


Hey guys! Just checking in and saying that I am still alive and enjoying Utah very much :) recap will be up a few days after I get home on Saturday! theyoopergirlLeigha is the founder and writer of The Yooper Girl. She has a passion for living life, eating good food, running long distances, and cats.More [...]

Summer Berry Oatmeal

Summer Berry Oatmeal on theyoopergirl.com

I. Love. Oatmeal. I can’t believe that took me 13 years to figure out. Thirteen, people! While I could’ve been nourishing my body with heart healthy oats, instead I chose to eat frozen pancakes, Danimals, and sugary cereals for breakfast.  There are so many of combinations you can do with oats. Banana cream pie, pina colada, carrot cake, peanut [...]

Inspiring Blogger Award

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Quite a while ago (I procrastinated writing this) Lauren nominated me for the Inspiring Blogger Award! I was so honored. Lauren is a super speedy runner and an such an awesome girl! I don’t typically partake in these kinds of tags but I thought it would be a fun thing to do. I love learning random facts about other [...]

Track 2014

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So. Since track has been done for about two months I should probably write my post about it I realized this year that I’m not a huge fan of track. I like running, but not this kind of running. I like long, slow, leisurely runs… not all out sprints around a circle. You feel me? [...]

Garden Update and Blueberry Pickin’!

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I’ve missed posting! But to be honest, I don’t have much to say. I was at basketball camp from Monday-Wednesday, and then on Thursday I started a job!!  I now make pizzas and make money while doing it. Quite a good job, if you ask me Friday was spent in the great outdoors. I did [...]