meal prep for the week

How To Meal Prep Like a Boss

If I had to choose one area that’s the most important thing you can do for your health and wellbeing, it’d be learning to cook and meal prep for the week. I know it may not sound like much fun. Maybe you’re thinking “errr, I don’t like to cook.”… But here’s the thing, this is… Continue reading How To Meal Prep Like a Boss
recipes, smoothies

Green Gingered Pear Warm Smoothie

I mustache you a question. How do you feel about a green smoothie in the winter? Me, I can't take the cold. So lately I've been making a warm smoothie and while I have to admit it sounded a little weird at first, I gotta say I like the change. And it gets me back… Continue reading Green Gingered Pear Warm Smoothie

the secret to making lifestyle changes that last -
health coaching

Six Secrets to Making Lifestyle Changes That Last

Lifestyle changes - nothing about these two words is sexy yet the phrase seems to have reached buzzword status in the last few years - just like any other diet that hits fad status - paleo, keto.... Lifestyle change... it's as if granny panties were to suddenly be considered cool. As happy as I am… Continue reading Six Secrets to Making Lifestyle Changes That Last

chocolate dipped coconut macaroons
desserts, recipes

Chocolate-Dipped Easy Coconut Macaroons

I did something this weekend that I haven't done in years. I baked with white sugar. Gasp! I know. I debated if I should even post this recipe here because it will literally be THE only one that calls for it. Blasphemy! Buuuuuut, I felt like I had to share these easy coconut macaroons... because… Continue reading Chocolate-Dipped Easy Coconut Macaroons

slow cooker chicken tortilla soup
recipes, soups

Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

Don't you love it when your food matches the holiday? This slow cooker chicken tortilla soup is the perfect healthified cold-weather classic that just so happens to be festive with all it's red and green too. This slow cooker chicken tortilla soup recipe is so easy. I know the ingredients list may look long, but… Continue reading Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

how to get the most out of the holiday season
healthy living

How To Keep From Completely Going Off The Rails + Other Advice For Surviving The Holidays

It's a marathon, not a sprint. This is what I've been telling myself since October, going into Thanksgiving and now through the rest of the holiday madness. It's become a mantra because I know myself and my body and if I don't find my pace I will not make it. Wait, I take that back,… Continue reading How To Keep From Completely Going Off The Rails + Other Advice For Surviving The Holidays

healthy holiday gift guide
healthy living

Healthy Gift Guide

I have to tell you, this healthy gift guide for the holidays is one of the most fun posts I've done for you. For the past few weeks I've been thinking about what some of my favorite things are that I love and use all the time that would make great gifts... and then also,… Continue reading Healthy Gift Guide

pumpkin pie bars
desserts, recipes

Pumpkin Pie Bars

I'm keeping this short and sweet today (just like these pumpkin pie bars) because these guys speak for themselves. I mean, just look at them... OK, I know, not the most photogenic. What these pumpkin pie bars lack in photo-worthiness they make up for in taste. Did I mention they have chocolate chips in them,… Continue reading Pumpkin Pie Bars

easiest roasted vegetables |
recipes, sides

The Easiest Roasted Vegetables

My first thought, always, when someone says they don't like vegetables is, "but have you had roasted vegetables?" Because there's a difference. And if you've had them or made them, you know. This is not the same. Steamed Brussels sprouts and the crispy, caramelized sprouts that come out of the oven might as well be… Continue reading The Easiest Roasted Vegetables

mashed cauliflower with parsnips
recipes, sides

Dairy-Free Mashed Cauliflower + Parsnips

I never in a million years would have thought mashed cauliflower and parsnips tasted so good. I mean, yeah, I'm a huge veggie lover (obviously), but I gotta admit "mashed cauliflower" isn't exactly tempting... Of all the things you can do with cauliflower - roast it, rice it, pizza-crust it... mashing it has gotta be… Continue reading Dairy-Free Mashed Cauliflower + Parsnips