Active, adventure, wellness

What It Means To Be Healthy

"It's called the South Beach Fat Flush, and all you drink is cranberry juice for 72 hours." - Regina George from Mean Girls This is the world we live in. People going on fad diets, cleanses, detoxes, and fasts to look a certain way. This is what people think it means to be healthy. As… Continue reading What It Means To Be Healthy

Breakfast, food, nutrition, recipes

Kat’s Kitchen: Banana Berry Oatmeal

Are you always on the run in the morning and find yourself grabbing sugary, processed breakfast items because you simply don't have enough time to make a nutritious and delicious meal? OR are you eating the same nutritious and delicious meal every morning because you aren't sure what else will give you energy and satiety… Continue reading Kat’s Kitchen: Banana Berry Oatmeal

food, nature, nutrition, recipes

Pickin’ Up Pawpaws

Put 'em in your pocket... Texture like a ripe avocado, mouthfeel of a banana, and taste of mixed tropic fruit, this "hillbilly mango" is native to 26 states in North America ranging from northern Florida all the way up to Ontario, Canada and go as far west as Nebraska. Also called the "poor man's banana",… Continue reading Pickin’ Up Pawpaws

Active, food, nutrition, recipes, wellness

Healthy Habits with Your Spouse

Have you ever wanted to make a really colorful, nutritious recipe you found on Pinterest for you and your significant other, and then as soon as you put it on the table your spouse has a hard time choking it down? Yeah, I have been there, too. My husband and I have been married for… Continue reading Healthy Habits with Your Spouse

food, groceries, nature, nutrition, recipes, wellness

New Spin on Summer Crops

It is officially summer, if you couldn’t tell by the sweltering heat and humidity (if you are on the east coast), which means our gardens will be spitting out fresh produce for us once again. I have to be honest, I get excited about summer produce initially, but by the end of the season, I… Continue reading New Spin on Summer Crops

diets, nutrition, wellness

“DIET”…It’s a bad word

How many of you have gone on a diet?  To be honest, who hasn’t?  In the past, I have definitely tried different fad diets. When I was a young teenager, I told myself I would only eat fruit to lose weight. As I got older, I thought restricting my calorie intake through skipping meals, only eating… Continue reading “DIET”…It’s a bad word

Active, nutrition, self love, Uncategorized, wellness

Healthy Living 101

Happy New Year!  This past year went by in the blink of an eye.  Are we all ready for a fantastic and healthy 2018?  This post may seem super basic to some of you, but it never hurts to have a refresher of what our bodies need.  Before I go into the basics for the average person, remember that every… Continue reading Healthy Living 101