Super Food Pumpkin Granola & Thanksgiving

'Tis the season for gratitude and pumpkin! Read why I think taking time for gratitude is important for all times of year and around Thanksgiving. And a super food pumpkin granola recipe everyone can enjoy.

Obstacles bring you options and an Enlightened cookie shake recipe

What do we do when we face obstacles? Our fight or flight instincts kick in. But is there a way to yield more outcomes from the tough times? Read my thoughts and see a new protein shake recipe you'll love!

“Beet” dreary weather with a vibrant protein smoothie

The fall has come fast and although the weather and life can be dreary, find ways to be vibrant. I tried a new beet smoothie recipe and the color and flavor can perk you right up! Try it now.

Quality cooking time and spaghetti squash DIY video

What is the concept of "quality time"? David and I have identified one of our favorites ways is quality cooking time. In this blog, read why, see a new recipe we made and a YouTube vlog featuring how I make spaghetti squash.

Precision and cream of rice chia bowl

When you become more precise towards your vision, you improve more quickly. You spend less time dwelling on what did not work and more time on improving next go around. Read my most recent reason for precision and see a cream of rice chia bowl recipe you can enjoy pre workout or post workout!

Building big dreams & cooking low calorie zucchini fritters

How do you align your passions and talents? Integrate them instead of trying to balance. I was pleased to share some of this in a guest blog interview for my friend Amanda. And then try my new Zucchini Asparagus Fritter recipe. How did you make the most of your week?

Stronger than you think from competition — treat yourself with a Kodiak Brownie Cookie Dough Cake

You are stronger than you think. Even when facing challenges, you can achieve amazing results. And you deserve to treat yourself. Try out this Kodiak Brownie Cookie Dough Cake recipe, featuring ingredients like Kodiak cake mix, Greek yogurt cream cheese and honey!

Creativity and a healthier ice cream sandwich

When I'm facing challenges or changes, I spend a lot of time reflecting. This is the stage of life I'm in right now. I will dive into in with future blog posts. But to keep it brief, sometimes all these reflection and wandering thoughts can raise my stress and cortisol and must find alternative measures to overcome that. This is when I get creative and bake. This time, I went with a summer favorite, the ice cream sandwich! Check out my recipe with some surprising and tasty ingredients.