The Simple Equation to a Well Balanced Diet

Photo by rawpixel.com on Pexels.com As humans, we require certain vitamins, minerals, and nutrients to function at our highest. But, how do we know if we’re getting those nutrients? For many of us, it seems unrealistic to count and measure every portion of food we eat, so is there a way around that? Whether you’re […]

Easy Allergy Friendly Muffins

Mornings can be hectic, and deciding what’s for breakfast when you’re in a rush can be just enough to make you crazy. To keep the decision making to a minimum, the clean up easy, and nutrition high, I like to make these muffins about every other week for my family. They are gluten, egg, nut, […]

Creating Mental Space to Overcome Stress

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, but do your days feel merry and bright? Here in the U.S., stress is on the rise. Forty four percent of us are more stressed today than we were five years ago, and it’s leading to everything from the common cold to heart disease. Our modern lifestyle […]

Cook Once. Eat Twice.

In today’s world, people are busy. Between work, raising families, and everything in between, it’s no wonder why there has been a decline in home cooked meals. For many this is a struggle, but with a little planning it can actually be feasible for everyone. What’s the solution? Cook once, but eat twice (or 3 […]

“Reeses” Peanut Butter Protein Bars

Let’s be honest about something. Most store bought protein bars are glorified candy bars disguised as health food. They are loaded with sugar and artificial ingredients, highly processed, and some even contain unhealthy trans fats! Eating most protein bars is the equivalent to reaching for a snickers – and does that sound like a good […]

Clean Eating 101

Clean eating is one of the simplest ways you can improve your health. But what is “clean eating” exactly? With so many theories on health these days, that is a very good question. To eat clean is to consume foods that are closest their natural state. This may look different for each individual, but the […]

Carob Apricot Cookies

I am the type of person that often looks forward to something sweet after a meal. I like to enjoy everything in moderation, and I believe that life is all about finding balance. Enjoying a delicious homemade dessert brings me happiness, and I think allowing myself to enjoy these things guilt free is necessary for […]

Wholesome Sweet Potato Muffins

Hello there, welcome back!Today I created another muffin recipe. They are gluten-free and filled with nourishing ingredients. Unlike conventional muffins, they are packed with fruits, veggies, complex carbohydrates, calcium, protein, iron, vitamins and minerals. They are dee-licious and perfect for the whole family to enjoy! Here’s what you will need:2 medium sweet potatoes, baked and cooled […]

Nut Free Apricot Granola Bars

If you’re pressed for time in the morning, or frequently find yourself needing a snack to keep you satiated between meals, granola bars are great option. While there are some store brands that I will have in a pinch, my belief is that homemade is always better because they are fresh and don’t require any […]

Diet Changes Everything.

It seems that at one point or another, everyone has tried some sort of diet out there. There are so many to choose from – Paleo, Atkins, South Beach, Vegan, Vegetarian, Keto, Gluten Free, The Blood Type Diet, Weight Watchers…the list goes on and on. The problem with traditional “dieting” is that we are all […]