Turmeric Cauliflower Rice

The environment we live in promotes inflammation in our bodies. Any time you have chronic inflammation in the body, it is not a good thing. We need to be aware of this and be including foods in our daily diets that are anti-inflammatory. This dish is easy to make and...

Name it and Do More of It

While we escaped the major wrath of Hurricane Irma, I am praying for friends, family, neighbors, and strangers effected in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina. I woke up this morning feeling the Holy Spirit in me and extreme gratitude for things that we daily take for...

Easiest Vegetarian Recipe to Date

19 days and holding strong...loving my pescatarian way of life <3 Here is one of my new favs....lentils! Low in calories and fat, packed with fiber, vitamins, minerals, healthy carbs and 18g of fiber in one serving, they also help: Increase energy Lower cholesterol...

The Science, the Scoop on Protein

We hear it and see it every where we go: gyms, diet plans, health blogs, Facebook, TV, articles, fitness magazines, etc... EAT YOUR PROTEIN! Protein at every meal. Protein shakes. Protein bars. Protein bites. Lean protein. I tend to agree. We need our protein. Protein...

For the Love of Pesto

It's been a LONG time since I have blogged. I am just really wondering who reads it?! Regardless, I need to be inspired to write, need to have something I feel is worth sharing and I need to take the time to do it. This is something worth sharing 🙂 So, here is...

April Showers Bring on New Challenges!

Well, April is here. Spring weather is hopefully here to stay. April Fool's Day is behind us. Time to get busy. I need some accountability. Who doesn't? Accountability is good for everyone. And I love a challenge. So here is deal...anyone is welcome to join me OR just...

Crunchy, sweet and salty…

So, I originally posted this recipe about 3 years ago. It is a staple in my house.  One of my favorite foods with it's crunchy, sweet and salty goodness. It is a recipe I always have on hand and usually prep on Sunday for the week ahead. BUT, over the years I have...

Heart Healthy Valentine

It's Valentine's week <3 Love yourself and the people around you! Valentine's Day/Week in our house is a celebration for all four of us. Whether you celebrate with your family or significant other, out to dinner or spend a quiet night at home, here are some healthy...

20 Minutes is All I Need

Just 20 minutes and I feel like a new person! And what's even better - IT IS REALLY OK to take that downtime. Close your office door, go out to the car, turn off the computer...take a nap. I am definitely feeling like I need a nap today -  especially after a few...

Anti-Pesticide; Make Your Own Veggie Spray

Some organic, some not? If this is you when it comes to buying fruits and vegetables, here is a quick and easy make-it-yourself pesticide spray!! The key is to mix this slowly so that you don't create a fizzy chemical reaction mess 😉 Mix slowly and store in a spray...

Saturday Burn and 17 Swaps

Happy Monday! If you were able to make it to Burn Boot Camp Denver this past Saturday morning, thanks so much for coming!!! If you weren't able to join us, here are the topics that we discussed 🙂 2017 - the year of #NoResolutions - focusing on 17 Swaps and total...

Don’t Be Afraid of the Fish

Try it, you might like it! I have blogged several times on fish and here I go again 🙂 Really because it is a light, delicious and healthy meal for you!! It is not that difficult to make and I had several people commenting on my Facebook post from yesterday, so I...

Food and Art? Art and Food?

Ask me if I am "artsy" and I would say NO WAY. I cannot draw anything more than a stick figure. I cannot play the violin, guitar, drums or even my recorder from 3rd grade, for that matter. I am not a poet (although sometimes try to be) and I cannot sing. Not even when...

Anytime Oats!

Oatmeal, baked oats, homemade granola, oatmeal crumble, overnight oats... Oatmeal with chopped nuts, oatmeal with diced apples, peanut butter oatmeal, cinnamon oatmeal, peaches & cream oatmeal, pumpkin oats, oatmeal with berries and flax, savory oats, almond...

Addicted at 5:00AM

I workout at 5:30AM - 5 days a week. Ask me 5 years ago if I would get up at 5:00AM to workout ONE day a week and I would have said you are crazy! But now, I love it and I am addicted. Addicted to a good workout. Addicted to waking up each day and getting my blood...

My Current Favorite

Eggplant: In addition to featuring a host of vitamins and minerals, eggplant also contains important phytonutrients, many which have antioxidant activity. Known as brain-food, beneficial for cardiovascular health and free radical protection, eggplants can be found in...

Soup and a Rainy Day

We are FINALLY getting some rain here in the Queen City today!!  We have been praying for rain to come and Mother Nature to help out with the wild fires in the mountains for weeks. While it is unseasonably warm today, soup always sounds good on a rainy day, don't you...

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