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
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
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
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.
Summer may officially be almost over (tear) but you know this heat isn't going anywhere anytime soon. And because nobody wants to cook when it's blazing hot outside, I've been pulling together some easy dinner ideas (and healthier cool treats, too) that take it easy on the heat. Think crock pot meals. Beautiful, bulky salads.… Continue reading The Easiest Salmon Ever + Summer Strawberry Salad
Have you ever noticed your stomach sticking out a little (or a lot) more at the end of the day than it was when you got dressed? Maybe you wake up each morning and your stomach is pretty flat, or at least flatter. Then you're getting ready for bed, you catch a glimpse and you're… Continue reading How to Flatten Your Stomach Fast
I have to laugh when I think of the old me, back when I didn't care to save time cooking and I'd casually cook risotto for an hour on a week night. A glass of wine in one hand, a wooden spoon in the other, cooking a meal at the end of the day was… Continue reading Five Tips to Help You Save Hours in the Kitchen
You don't see kabocha winter squash very often. You may have never seen or noticed it. Or maybe you have but you had no idea what it was. Kabocha squash isn't as well known as it's more popular relatives butternut and acorn, but I think it's the tastiest. That's why I jumped and bought three when… Continue reading What to do with a Winter Squash in the Summer
When I was thinking about how I wanted to describe what I do as health coach I kept going back to these words: Health Strategies for the Whole Family. My nerd brain couldn't get off the play on words... get it?..."Whole" as in entire family but also "whole" as in whole foods!.... OK, I know, if you have to… Continue reading The Most Important Lesson I Learned as a New Parent
Hi, there! How are you? I hope this finds you well. It’s be a long time! And a lot’s happened around here over the last two years or so. So much that honestly I wasn’t sure if I was ever going to make it back to writing this blog again… in fact, it’s still a… Continue reading I’m Back! And Here to Help You Find Your Energy.