May 28, 2014


Not everyone uses instagram, so reposting my ‘grams on here is another way to share life updates. If you do have an instagram account, feel free to follow along: @christinaorso. And I’d love to follow you as well, so please share your username in the comments section below. 🙂

Thank goodness my Grammy can make a decision on where to eat, bc when faced with multiple options, I crumble. I was contemplating Chipotle, Clover Foods Labs, or Yeh! Frozen Yogurt, all in the same plaza. She wanted to go to B.Good though, so I happily followed along. B.Good is a fast casual restaurant that, at first glance, seems to focus on burgers. Once we got inside, I noticed they proudly display their love for locally sourced ingredients for their array of fresh menu options. In addition to burgers and sandwiches, they have salads and quinoa bowls. I chose the Avocado & Lime Quinoa bowl full of kale, sautéed veggies, avocado, black beans, corn, grape tomato, queso fresco, lime, cilantro, and chipotle sauce.

b.good burlington avocado & lime quinoa bowl.

Honestly, I was impressed. Like they claimed, the food was super fresh and full of flavor, and the portions were generous. I’m a new fan! Next time I’m going back for the White Bean & Rosemary bowl. It has beets!

B.Good on Urbanspoon

Healthy eats are best balanced with treats, which is essentially why I named my blog Hungry Meets Healthy. Keep your eyes and stomach open for the healthy foods, so when the craving for something sweet hits, you’ll feel okay indulging. One day last week I stopped at Haute Coffee in Concord for an afternoon pick-me-up. A cold brew coffee and a chocolate & caramel thumb print cookies. Both were delicious!

haute coffee concord cold brew chocolate caramel thumbprint cookie

Haute Coffee on Urbanspoon

I want to wear this Old Navy halter neck maxi all the time. It’s so comfortable and fits well. I don’t like wearing maxis that have a really heavy fabric because I feel like I’m dragging in it. This one is made of a light, soft material. Similar maxis here and here.

old navy women's halter neck maxi
I took this shot while standing on the corner of State St. and Atlantic Ave after leaving City Landing. The picture is super edited, yes, but I just love the architecture. I wonder if I’ll love this city as much when it’s covered in blankets of snow…

boston watefront financial district

On a different evening, I snapped this picture of the Leonard P. Zakim bridge. Charleston friends, don’t slap me, but I think this one is just as pretty as the Ravenel. 🙂

boston leonard p zakim bridge

Trader Joe’s never ceases to impress me. They’re always up to date on current food trends. Their newest health-conscious item: cold-pressed juices! I didn’t buy any this visit, but will probably pick a bottle up soon. Has anyone tried these yet?

trader joe's cold pressed juices red yellow green

Don’t forget to connect on instagram so we can share our fun finds! 🙂

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  • Which editor do you use those pics are gorgeous!!!! Haven’t seen those yet at Trader Joe’s….what’s the price range? The other ones are so expensive (naturally I can’t remember the name). Yeah so excited to see you rocking those maxi dresses 😉

    • i used camera+ to edit that pic! love it.

  • Karen @ Runner Girl Eats

    Not sure which I love more…the cookie or that dress. Guess I will just have to go get me one of each.

  • I’m a quinoa loving FOOL! I eat that shit with taco seasoning, soy sauce, on salads… MY LOVE KNOWS NO BOUNDS!

    • sriracha is good on it too!!! boundless love, like what i have for you and your blog lately!! <3

  • Rebecca P.

    Ah that bowl of loveliness looks amazing!
    Old Navy has the best “cheaper” dresses! I just bought a maxi and shorter dress a few weeks ago from them 🙂

    • i agree! they always have really cute dresses. the only thing i don’t like of theirs is their shorts. so boxy and awkward looking!!

  • Melinda Lawson Pollard

    I love that maxi- so cute!! And I don’t think our Trader Joe’s have those yet- I will check Friday when I go & stock up on wine 😉

    I am having a great giveaway on my blog, please come by and check it out! http://mylifebeingrenewed.blogspot.com/2014/05/raw-green-organics-2-week-detox-system.html

    • i always stock up on wine too!! that’s half the reason i love tjs!! 🙂 checking it out now!

      • Melinda Lawson Pollard

        Somehow, I knew you were going to say that! LOL I’m am totally out and I am having withdrawals!!!

  • Pamela

    Your pics are gorgeous!! Those cold press juices sound good! Especially the yellow! Yum!!

    <3, Pamela

    • oooh have you tried all three!? i want them all! might as well just do it. 🙂

  • Anoushé

    Oh that thumbprint cookie looks divine! I wish I had a Trader Joes here in Zürich.. I would go crazy for those juices!
    Love the maxi Dress, our weather hasn’t been good enough to bust out the summer clothes yet, but soon! (Also I added you on Insta, I’m anoushaykin_it – the name is derived from way too many bootylicious booty-shakes with my gay best friend 🙂 )

  • Biana Perez

    I love B.Good – I had a veggie burger there and i’m not kidding I was full for hours!!! That never happens!! Love all the snaps of Boston – they make me smile!! Thanks for sharing the Pressed Juices at TJ’s – now you’ll know where my money is going!!!

    • the cashier told me it was really good!! ok i need that too!

  • i love instagram!! your pics always make me hungry! xo jillian – cornflake dreams

  • Whoa now, I don’t know about topping the Ravenel bridge…. it is pretty though 🙂 I can’t wait to try those TJ juices!

    • hahah i knew someone would say something! sadly i can’t walk over this bridge. i don’t think. probably be asking to get hit. 🙂

  • Pinky

    SUPER CUTE maxi dress!

  • Mia- MakeMeUpMia

    That quinoa bowl looks so good!! Yet again, WHY can’t Oklahoma have Trader Joes haha!? I always see so many things I want to try.

    • you don’t have them!? oh how sad!!

  • Kristen Warren

    that maxi is gorgeous! i have never heard of that restaurant, but the food looks delish – quinoa is my soul food mate haha. like Amanda, i eat it with everything!

  • That bridge looks almost identical to the bridge in chs! All of your pics looks so fun though!


  • Shelby Hanchey

    Ooh def want the green juice from TJ’s – our juicer is officially shot and $150 hasn’t grown on a tree yet!

  • Sheanna Caban

    I bet you’ll love the city even more in the first snowfall….BUT, by mid March you might want to visit Charleston again. That lovely white snow turns to grey soul-sucking sludge that has you begging for Summer by that time.

  • Jessi Otey

    ah! How come I am just now finding your blog?? <– newest follower!!

  • I do like that bridge! And love your Insta account…I’m @yogabarreista (a nudge to my love of yoga annnd I’m a barre instructor, not a bartender) on there and Twitter. You can see all the fun stuff you’re missing in Charleston!

  • such cool instas! love the one of the city……it is just as beautiful in the snow!!

  • Lauren Harrelson

    Soooo. The real question for you! I’m a long time blog reader, from SC, and my hubs and I will be visiting Boston next week. If you had to pick one fabulous dinner locale, one fabulous lunch and one fabulous happy hour (we’re staying on the Harbor, close to the north end) …. where would you recommend!? So excited to see the city for the first time, and I definitely want to eat somewhere amazing…

    • Oh gosh, I’m so new here that’s really hard to say. So far in that area (well, financial district) I really liked Granary Tavern. You could go there for for drinks or dinner….no happy hour in Boston unfortunately. 🙂

  • Meg Mittelstadt

    Just followed you! I’m @MegLaurel23 – you can scroll back and see some of my snaps of the beautiful city covered in snow 🙂

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