Sauteed, and Sliced Zucchini, Onion, and Mushroom

Are there any foods you like the smell of, but not the taste? This was me, and mushrooms. My Mom loved them, and sauteed them often, but as much as I liked the smell, I never wanted to eat them. Then came this dish. This side dish was made for me by a friend, and…

Oatmeal Berry Breakfast Cookies

I wish I had more time. There are so many things I want to make, and so many combinations I want to try. Breakfast cookies are no exception. Oats, honey, chia seeds, and either applesauce or mashed banana are the set ingredients for these yummy, healthy bites. This time I added fresh strawberries and blueberries,…

Self-Care for Positivity

As an immensely emotional girl, there are times when I’m on the verge of tears, all day. Not everyday, but some days. Whether it’s timing related, situational, or something else, we all have those days sometimes. So what do you do? How do you get out of it? How do you overcome? I’ll tell you….

Cinnamon Raisin Chia Pudding

Another raisin recipe to love! Chia seeds have the funnest consistency, and I use them in almost anything, from plain water to protein shakes. And, to make pudding, too. And guess what? Start to finish, this recipe takes only 3 minutes to prep. That’s it! Plus, it’s vegan, and paleo, making it a great choice…

Almond Butter Ants on a Log

I know just the title brings you back. If you didn’t like this snack when you were little, you know someone who did! While I detest raw celery, and would only scoop the nut butter and raisins off, this was, and is, still a favorite of my hubby’s. He prefers almond butter, so that’s what…

The Best Natural Deodorant and it’s Not What You’d Expect

I’ve found it. After years of searching and trying all the products I could get my hands on, I’d all but given up. But then.. Though a day, a yoga session, and a nights sleep, it worked. Through a day and a cardio workout, while stepping into the shower, I noticed it was still working….

Oven Roasted Garlic Lemon Pepper Broccoli

It’s early Saturday morning but I can’t stop dreaming about the broccoli from dinner last night. Broccoli you say? Yes! So I love broccoli, steamed, raw, and otherwise. My hubby, not so much. This recipe though? He told me how great he thought it was and I was floored to say the least. This broccoli…

Roasted Rosemary Carrots

Cooked carrots are easy and delicious, but I never really liked them. That is, until I started experimenting. These baked carrots are savory and yummy not to mention easy and quick. Roasted Rosemary Carrots 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon dried rosemary dash of salt and pepper 3 carrots, peeled and sliced Toss ingredients together…

Healthy Traveler’s Tips: Introduction

Love to travel but dislike the unhealthy post trip feeling? Maybe you don’t love to travel all the time but work or personal life has you constantly on the go? Let me tell you, there’s a way to travel healthfully and it really only takes a little extra effort to pull it off. As a…

Honey Sweetened Skillet Pineapple

I’m starting to miss my own home cooking out here on the road! These pineapples in particular are an amazing fusion of sweet and spiced. Sliced, warmed, and flavored with cinnamon and honey, this skillet pineapple is great at breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Honey Sweetened Skillet Pineapple 1 tablespoon coconut oil ½ teaspoon cinnamon 1…

Essential Oil Lovers, Be Careful Using Oils This Summer Season

Essential oils came into my life and I’ve loved them ever since. I use oils for my allergies, my face, to prevent sickness, and so much more! Essential Oils for the Summer Essential oils are great for summertime use. Tea tree oil wards off bugs and Copaiba is soothing and restorative after too much time…