Pasta e Fagioli Soup with Tuscan White Beans, Kale & Sausage

Ingredients: 2 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2-3 Garlic Cloves, minced 32 oz / 4 C chicken or vegetable broth 1 15 oz can cannellini beans 1 28 oz can diced tomatoes  3/4 cup of Ditalini or any other small pasta  12 oz. package Sweet Italian Chicken Sausage 1 Bunch Kale, stems removed and leaves…

Corkscrew on 5th

Thirsty Thursday is here, but has taken a different meaning than it did 5 years ago. These days, after a long work week, I crave a relaxing date night that involves some good food and a nice large glass of red wine! Corkscrew on 5th Coffee & Wine Bar, located on the first floor of…

Superica Comes to CLT!

  All the buzz around Superica coming to Charlotte is 1000% worth it! When it was announced that this popular Tex-Mex restaurant from Atlanta would be opening in my building, I started counting down the days. After months of watching (and hearing) construction on the space that used to be an old office being renovated…

Sweat & Reset – Mexico Yoga Retreat

SWEAT & RESET: HOT POWER YOGA & DEEP STRETCH RETREAT Puerto Morelos, Riviera Maya, Mexico (20 mins from Cancun) February 17-22, 2019 (President’s Day Week) Join Tarra and Brittany for 6 days/5 nights of yoga, sun, relaxation and adventure in Puerto Morelos, MEXICO! We will offer 1-2 yoga classes a day, 3 group dinners and…

Charleston Restaurant Guide

Dinner: Downtown: The Darling Oyster Bar Leon’s Oyster Shop 167 Raw The Ordinary Chez Nous Husk Stars Rappahannock Oyster Bar Prohibition The Rarebit The Macintosh Hall’s Chophouse 492 Vintage Lounge Purlieu Edmund’s Oast Indaco Juliet Minero Stella’s Sullivan’s Island: Obstinate Daughter HomeTeam Mt. Pleasant: Tavern & Table (Shem Creek) Drinks: The Watch Rooftop (DT) Husk…

SweatNET Clt

I am pumped to be a SweatNET AMBASSADOR and be part of an actively growing fitness community in the Queen City! SweatNET exists to make healthy lifestyles more affordable and accessible for our local communities. No matter if you are an elite athlete or if you only have been thinking about your new-years resolution, SweatNET…

Running Races

Elizabeth 8k  2018 Results: Time: 37:53 (7:38 mi) Sponsor: Legion Brewing 2017 Results: Time: 37:07 (7:27 mi) Female Age Group 25-29: 1st place Sponsor: Zia Pia Imports Cooper River Bridge Run 2018 Results: Time: 48:54 (7:52 mi) Rankings: Division – 69 / Gender – 294 / Overall – 1392 2017 Results: Time: 47:11 (7:35 mi)…

Yoga Class Playlists

QCyogifoodie Spotify Yoga playlists found here! Enjoy each week’s flow by date. 

Healthy Oatmeal Cookies

These are my new favorite cookies, they are so healthy yet taste so darn good, slightly obsessed (the best part is they are justifiable as breakfast cookies). I made them not expecting them to be super tasty, and made another batch of “unhealthier” regular oatmeal chocolate chip cookies for a party and we ended up…

Lincoln’s Haberdashery

This new Market, Lincoln’s Haberdashery is a great addition to the growing and thriving food and drink scene in South End!     Lincoln’s Haberdashery opened earlier this month at 1300 S. Blvd, Suite S, (in the old Lance Factory building which has been around since the 1920s). This isn’t chef and owner Michael Shortino’s…

Butternut Squash, Sausage, Kale, Mushroom Egg Bake

I like to cook with as little dishes as possible, so we’re only going to use one glass baking dish for this recipe, choose your size based on the number of servings you desire and adjust quantities accordingly! Ingredients: 1 C Butternut Squash Chunks (I like to buy the pre-cut and peeled) 1 C Sliced…

Yoga Bio

Tarra first fell in love with yoga during college and her love for the practice has evolved in so many ways over the past 8 years. She was attracted to hot yoga for the detoxifying sweat release and the physical challenges as well as the opportunity to slow down, be present and enjoy the flow rather…