Looking for a fun and simple summertime lunch idea? This chicken salad is perfect for an afternoon by the pool or to prep ahead for lunch throughout the week. I made this recipe for lunch this week and packed sliced cucumbers to use in replacement of crackers or bread. It only got better as the … Continue reading Creamy Cranberry Chicken Salad
Happy 4th of July weekend everyone! I thought it was about time I posted a recipe (I feel like it's been a while?), and this one turned out better than I had hoped it would! Of course, banana anything always has a place in my kitchen. I have done a handful of banana breads (vegan, … Continue reading Cinnamon Sugar Banana Crumble Muffins
I'm sure you guys have noticed a pattern with some of my blog posts over the past 6 months. I'm really, really trying to break the weight-obsessive attitude and stigma that can come with "healthy eating" and really focus on more general health and wellness. Disordered eating is something that I feel very passionate about, … Continue reading Stepping Away From the Scale
Do you ever just crave a really hearty salad? Saturdays and Sundays are my salad days, and its almost always something different! Sometimes I'll stop at Whole Foods or Sprouts and make one from their cold bar, or I'll just use random ingredients from my refrigerator that need to be eaten asap or they'll go … Continue reading Farmhouse Salad
Happy Sunday everyone! I think this is such an important topic to talk about today. I'm not just talking about how stress can effect your food intake or food choices, but I also want to share how it can effect your body in general. I'll also share some ways I've learned to manage stress through food … Continue reading STRESSED
Ok, so long weekends are the best right?! I don't think there is one person that I talked to today that wasn't excited about having a little extra time this weekend to spend with family, friends, or soaking up the Arizona heat. Summertime holiday weekends are typically filled with cookouts and fun activities, but do you … Continue reading Making the most of Memorial Day weekend!
Hi everyone! Whose excited it's the weekend?! Sorry this post is a little later than I wanted it to be, but this week has been eventful and busy so it kind of got put on hold. Y'all know I'm a huge fan of banana bread. The gooier, the better! This recipe gave me something decadent … Continue reading Gluten-Free Gooey Banana Bread
Hi everyone. I really hope ya'll had a great, relaxing weekend! Also, if you are a mother, I hope your mother's day was filled with happiness and a little "you" time. I have one of the most amazing mothers and an equally wonderful mother-in-law, so I'm happy to say I have wonderful role-models that really … Continue reading Food judging and labeling… STOP!
Happy Friday everyone! This post is going to dive into some of my thoughts about physical activity and trends with exercise. I know people can get very passionate about exercise, so just take everything with a grain of salt and hear out my perspective! Sometimes we get caught up in trends and forget to pay … Continue reading Pick your passion and roll with it!
Happy Monday friends! Today I had the pleasure of having the day off and getting to spend it with hub! We had a wonderful day walking around outdoor shopping, having a tasty lunch, spending some time by the pool, and spending some time with Eddie (our pup!). Since I had the day off, I postponed my usual … Continue reading Quinoa Chickpea Veggie Bowl