Sweet Potato and Sausage Hash

It’s late on a Saturday and I haven’t even thought of dinner yet. Yup, it’s one of those days. I knew I wanted something with lots of vegetables and I knew I wanted something easy but delicious. Sweet Potato Hash was it. My hubby chopped everything, I cooked it all off, and dinner was done….

Healthy Travel Tips: Tip Two

Have a salad each day for a meal. I know, soup and salad is my favorite so it’s easy for me to say that. But salads are really tasty and so healthful for you! To round out your meal, order a side of chicken wings or fruit. Want more reasons why salads are the best…

Roasted Pepper Brussels Sprouts

This is a Brussels Sprouts stalk! Pretty cool huh? Believe it or not, I saw it at a wholesale, “big box” store for the first time. It’s pretty awesome. I love Brussels sprouts, especially baked in the oven. They brown up, crisp up, and take on a while new flavor. Here’s an easy delicious recipe:…

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: Tip One

Take advantage of healthy options offered around you (sometimes they’re even free!) If you’re staying at a hotel, look for healthy snacks and drinks that are provided. Fresh Fruit  Bananas and apples are often complementary during a hotel stay. Usually these are found in the hotel lobby or gym. It’s (literally) easy to grab and…

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…

Exploring Ohio: The Old Mason Winery

With colorful wine flights, a 77-degree day, and a table in the shade, this wine tasting was pretty much perfect. We couldn’t have enjoyed trying and tasting each others wines more. Driving through about 5 miles of hills, trees, and natural beauty, I knew we were about to go over the border. Crossing the state…

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…

Three and a Half Days in Canada: Day One

Hey! It’s just so fitting to start out with that. Born and raised in WI, “hey” is common place and used for “hi,” to get someones attention, and even sometimes as a statement or question. Even walking into the hotel, “hey there,” was written on the door. Canada, we have arrived. (And for my first…