cooking, health coaching

Quarantine Cooking Guide: Shopping List Staples, Pantry Essentials and a Batch Cooking Plan

Interesting times call for interesting measures... we're all having to a get a little more creative in the kitchen lately... Ever since COVID-19 shelter in place orders went into effect each day feels sort like some twisted reality quarantine cooking show where I have to come up with dinner using limited ingredients while simultaneously entertaining… Continue reading Quarantine Cooking Guide: Shopping List Staples, Pantry Essentials and a Batch Cooking Plan

health coaching

Coronavirus Support Guide: How to Reduce Stress and Boost Your Immune System

This week, in between making lunches and games of CandyLand, I've been compiling some of what I think are the most important things to make us our most resilient in the midst of this coronavirus pandemic... I'll tell you I'm not the expert on viruses, pandemics, surviving quarantine for weeks on end... what I am… Continue reading Coronavirus Support Guide: How to Reduce Stress and Boost Your Immune System

potato pizza
recipes, snacks

Potato Pizza Bites – Gluten-Free Pizza

These potato pizza bites came out of a night when my girls wanted pizza. I opened the fridge to find some leftover potato rounds, half a jar of marinara sauce and cheese. We improvised... And potato pizza bites were born. Think like those Bagel Bites we used to eat when we were kids... in whole-food, plant-based… Continue reading Potato Pizza Bites – Gluten-Free Pizza

breadless stuffing
recipes, sides

Breadless Stuffing with Butternut Squash and Sage

When I started pulling together recipes for my Gluten & Dairy Free for the Holidays recipe book there was one recipe from last Thanksgiving that I just couldn't find. It was a breadless stuffing that had all the flavor of stuffing, without the usual bread. It was the most perfect contradiction of healthy comfort food… Continue reading Breadless Stuffing with Butternut Squash and Sage

beef tacos
mains, recipes

Beef Tacos + Cilantro Cauliflower Rice

We eat a lot of tacos around here, especially these beef tacos. Right now I'm averaging most days where two meals a day are a taco, in some form or fashion. Some healthier than others, yes. Regardless, most days I'm drawn toward all things roll-able. When I asked you in this survey last week what… Continue reading Beef Tacos + Cilantro Cauliflower Rice

watermelon gazpacho
recipes, soups

Watermelon Gazpacho

You know what the best part about this watermelon gazpacho is? The only thing you have to turn on is the blender. No heat required. Which is becoming my new requirement for summer cooking. If it requires a heat source other than a grill or a slow cooker, it's gonna have to wait till October.… Continue reading Watermelon Gazpacho

mothers day gift guide
healthy living

The Ultimate “Super Mom” Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Usually I'm not that great at thinking of things I want for holidays. Any other time of the year away from Christmas, my birthday and Mother's Day I can find plenty of wants. But ask me right before one of these dates when someone might actually buy me a present and my mind is blank.… Continue reading The Ultimate “Super Mom” Mother’s Day Gift Guide

dairy-free butternut squash soup
recipes, soups

Dairy-Free Butternut Squash Soup

https://vimeo.com/321575210 Originally I planned to make this dairy-free butternut squash soup part of The 7-Day RESET meal plan but if you've ever tried to cut up a butternut squash, you know it can be a pain in the you know what. I didn't want to do that to you. So for the RESET I went… Continue reading Dairy-Free Butternut Squash Soup

meal prep for the week
cooking

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

how to store vegetables
cooking

Tired of Buying Veggies Only to Toss Them Out Once They’ve Gone Bad? Read This.

I hear this one a lot. You buy the veggies, plan to cook, then life happens, cooking doesn't, and a week later those same veggies are all wilty and in the trash. It feels like you might as well be throwing your money in the garbage. You do that a few times and it's enough to… Continue reading Tired of Buying Veggies Only to Toss Them Out Once They’ve Gone Bad? Read This.