On our way { Chicago }

by Healthy Diva on December 27, 2011


Mike and I are on our merry little way to Chicago this morning, and probably already on our journey when you are reading this, since I pre-wrote this post to publish. We are off for a little 3 day getaway, we have been going to Chicago every year after christmas since we have been together, its a little tradition we have. I am excited as always!

What do you eat for dinner when you have nothing in the house and are going out of town?

Turkey Tacos!  I actually had turkey meat to make turkey chili with and never made, so we made tacos with it instead. We didn’t want to waste it, so it worked out this way  :-D

Remember the desserts I made for christmas eve?

Seven Layer Bars  :-D

Peanut butter cookie dough truffles  :-D

We brought the desserts to my parents house, but did not even have any that night! I made sure to sneak some home for us, and we enjoyed some last night. Im officially overdosed on sweets for now, well maybe until tomorrow, Chicago has way too many sweet treats for me to enjoy!

All packed up last night, and ready to go!

Have a wonderful Tuesday friends, see you in Chicago! <3

Katie xoxo

Diva says…

Look back and reflect on the year 2011, the good and the bad, its all things that made an impact on your life in a way. 2012 is almost here,  I have lots of dreams for the new year!

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1 Lucy @ Porridge and Parsnips December 27, 2011 at 7:41 am

I made those peanut butter truffles too – all gone now sadly, but they were amazing!! :-D I was a bit worried my family wouldn’t like them (as Liam doesn’t like the pb-choc combo so it skews my perspective I guess!) but they were the most popular of all the treats I made…so good!

I hope you and Mike have a fantastic trip, sounds like a lovely tradition! :)


2 Shannon from Healthiful Balance December 27, 2011 at 8:33 am

I hope that you and Mike have an awesome time in Chicago and that you both enjoy the time together! :)

Have a safe trip!


3 Pure2raw twins December 27, 2011 at 9:18 am

have fun in Chicago!!!!!


4 Mandi December 27, 2011 at 10:36 am

Those desserts look mighty tasty!!! I’m going to have to search for that protein in the pic above. How does it taste? Anyway–I hope you and your hubby enjoy the Windy City :)


5 Brittany @ GOtheXtraMile December 27, 2011 at 10:46 am

I hope you have a safe and amazing trip!!! :D


6 Rachel @ Eat, Learn, Discover! December 27, 2011 at 12:54 pm

Safe travels, and have fun in Chicago! Can’t wait to hear about the trip :-)


7 Gina December 27, 2011 at 1:12 pm

Have lots of fun in chicago with mike!! Can’t wait to hear all about it! Love you xoxo


8 christina December 27, 2011 at 1:26 pm

ahh 7 layer bars are so good! have fun in chicago!


9 julie December 27, 2011 at 1:43 pm

omg have SO MUCH fun in chi-town!!!! it’s my fav!!!! i need a little get-a-way to there haha. btw i’m in love with the picture you gave mike for xmas!! looks like you guys had an amazing holiday xoxoxo


10 Anna @ The Guiltless Life December 27, 2011 at 2:14 pm

Always so important to travel with the protein powder! Lol I always have mine in a sandwich bag in my carry on :). However, I have to start eating more protein when I can due to the whole vegetarian thang (my naturopath is really on me about protein) so I’d love to know more tips and tricks you have for including protein in your food as I know you try to have it at every meal! You should do a post ;) – you know, just for me hahahaha :)


11 janetha December 27, 2011 at 3:53 pm

Hope you have a great time! I am loving your IG photos! Glad you had a wonderful holiday weekend. XOXO


12 Tara @ Sweat like a Pig December 27, 2011 at 4:27 pm

I didn’t make the PB truffles, but I really wish I had :( Enjoy your trip xoxox


13 lindsay December 27, 2011 at 7:20 pm

have a wonderful getaway! perfect post holiday time!


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