Food

orange-apple cider

Best part of fall season = HOT DRANKS. But srsly. I love hot cocoa, tea's, and especially apple cider! These days you can buy apple cider already made, but it's usually full of refined sugars, corn syrup, preservatives and other ingredients that I don't even recognize! So, here is a simple, yet delicious, gourmet tasting… Continue reading orange-apple cider

Food

golden tumeric mylk

Inflammation is a normal part of every day life. We all experience it, from headaches, aching muscles, tummy aches, digestive upsets, to simply just being stressed. Inflammation is the largest contributor to chronic disease. I like trying to live as inflammation-free as possible seeing as I am very sensitive to inflammation... However, it's very difficult… Continue reading golden tumeric mylk

Food

vegan ranch dressing

  I'm like, always craving good dressing. I've never been a salad girl, or, if I was it was a vehicle for the dressing LETZ BE HONEST. I've come to enjoy salads now, however, my desire for good quality dressing that tastes good AND has good ingredients still stands. This dressing is vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free,… Continue reading vegan ranch dressing

Health, Nutrition

how removing sugar from my diet revitalized my health

  Sugar. Everyones best friend, everyones favorite enemy. Sugar is an enemy to our bodies, and yet, most of us eat it all day every day! I'm the stereotypical girl who feels like she needs sugar on a bad day. I was in the midst of what felt like a million health problems and I… Continue reading how removing sugar from my diet revitalized my health

Health

my health journey; the full story

Okay, so I don't think I've ever really taken the time to share the full story of my health journey. This is definitely going to be a "read" so this is only for those who are truly interested :). I've always had a taste for healthy food. Even as a child a preferred a smoothie… Continue reading my health journey; the full story

Food

veggie blueberry smoothie

I love making smoothies full ofΒ frozen, steamed veggies! You can't even taste them but it helps to reduce the sugar in your smoothies while also packing them full of nutrients. I tend to be sensitive to too much raw veggies and too much sugar (even fruit sugar!) with my leaky gut... This smoothie feels so… Continue reading veggie blueberry smoothie

Food

mushroom hot chocolate

I love hot chocolate! BUT, after going dairy free I worried I wouldn't be able to find the same deep, rich, taste that I previously enjoyed. I seriously drink hot chocolate almost every morning now to start my day, and its HEALTHY hot chocolate! πŸ™‚ Here is the method: mushroom hot cacao ingredients: 1 can… Continue reading mushroom hot chocolate

Health

27 ways I use coconut on a daily basis

OKAY. I looooove coconut. It's interesting because growing up I was put off by the taste and texture of coconut and hated coconut oil. But slowly over the past 3-4 years I have found progressively more uses for coconut in every day life. I love coconut because it is a natural, sustainable resource. It is… Continue reading 27 ways I use coconut on a daily basis

Food

sweet potato turmeric soup

Okay, I actually think this soup is the joy of my life right now. Sorry husband. But seriously, I have been obsessed with warm, spiced soup but haven't found a good recipe yet. So I made up my own! With a variety of different root veggies & my person fav ingredient - turmeric root... this… Continue reading sweet potato turmeric soup