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I reach for fire

I reach for fire

Have you ever seen a small child try to reach their tiny hand into a campfire, only to be pulled away by a parent? The child screams… they were mesmerized by the bright light, the warmth, the cracking sound – why would their parent pull […]

I’m a little late to the game

I’m a little late to the game

I admit it, I’m not exactly as they might say trendy. If there’s a cool, new, hip thing, you can bet this girl knows about it hasn’t even heard of it and may not for another year. While we’re making confessions… I can also be quite stubborn. “Why […]

Trust me, they actually taste good

Trust me, they actually taste good

Ok, let’s be honest… sometimes “healthy makeover” foods are awful. I love experimenting with swapping out traditional ingredients for more nutrient dense versions. But to tell the truth, I’ve had my fair share of epic fails. I.e. the ‘healthified’ ice cream fiasco of 2016 -> I don’t […]

On a QUEST to use protein powder

On a QUEST to use protein powder

Ever want to use protein powder but not sure what to actually do with it? Sure, you could make a protein shake (*BORING*) but there have to be other ways to utilize it and get more protein in your day! Sidenote: I’m not encouraging use […]

Lavender Almonds

Lavender Almonds

Spices… I’m probably the last one to the game. But guys – spices can seriously CHANGE EVERYTHING. They take food from drab to fab. It’s incredible. And it’s so much easier than you think! I was so intimidated by spices… always sticking to the same ol’ […]

Eating is emotional, ok?

Eating is emotional, ok?

Emotional eating? Eating IS emotional – we are emotional creatures. Emotional eating is extremely common; we eat to celebrate, to mourn, to connect. And that’s okay. Really. Think about eating – it almost always does (and should) create emotions! To eat without experiencing any emotional […]


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