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


quinoa stuffed roasted peppers

I am always looking for meals that are high in plant-based protein! My husband is big on hitting the gym, and always asking me to provide some more protein for him after a good work out. I love beans, BUT I always worry if they are going to provide what I need, since they are… Continue reading quinoa stuffed roasted peppers


plant-based protein pumpkin muffins

Pumpkin is a delicious & nutrient packed fruit! (yes, pumpkin is technically a fruit). This superfood is high in fiber, helps you to feel full, improves your blood pressure & heart health, and even helps you to sleep better! I always struggle to get enough protein in, so I added some of Sunwarrior's Plant-based Protein… Continue reading plant-based protein pumpkin muffins

Fitness, Health, Nutrition

finding health is a journey

  Something that I've been thinking a lot about recently is achieving health. I've always thought of health as a destination, that if only I could get there, life would be perfect. It seems like there is always that person who seems to have "gotten there". They seem perfectly healthy/happy & that they are hangin'… Continue reading finding health is a journey


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


vegan roasted red pepper & mushroom alfredo

Okay, this recipe comes straight from the heart. I LOVE alfredo sauce. Ever since I've started eating dairy free, alfredo is the one thing I really felt like I couldn't live without. It is my ultimate comfort food, what I ate at every restaurant, and what I dream about at night. SO I created this… Continue reading vegan roasted red pepper & mushroom alfredo

Fitness, Health, Nutrition

10 tips to being a healthy eater

eating healthy ain’t easy… don’t i know it! i talk to people all the time who will say that they don’t have “time” to eat healthy. in fact i’ve said that a million times myself. whether you are a mommy, a student, working full time, etc… it seems like eating healthy is the last thing… Continue reading 10 tips to being a healthy eater


healthy wheat banana bread

  healthy wheat banana bread (dairy-free, vegan) guys, I am so obsessed with banana bread, it is not even funny. i made this loaf & straight up cut it up and put in in everything - yogurt (almond-milk), granola, covered with raw honey as a desert, plain slices for breakfast.... it makes me so happy,… Continue reading healthy wheat banana bread


black bean burger

black bean veggie burger (gluten free, dairy free, vegan) ingredients: 1 can organic black beans 1 c gf instant oats 1/2 onion, diced 1 celery stalk, diced 2 tbsp flax seed meal 1/4 c unsweetened almond milk spices of choice! i used: salt pepper garlic salt onion powder nutritional yeast instructions: 1. preheat oven to… Continue reading black bean burger