food, nutrition, recipes, wellness

Garlicky Spinach Dip

Who loves spinach dip?? 🙋‍♀️🙋‍♀️🙋‍♀️ What if I told you I've got a healthy spinach dip recipe?? Using tons of fresh spinach and garlic and instead of mayo or sour cream (like traditional spinach dip), I use nonfat Greek yogurt. Greek yogurt is packed with protein which makes this appetizer more nutrient dense than traditional… Continue reading Garlicky Spinach Dip

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Kale Shakshuka

You guys, I've been wanting to try this "shakshuka" thing for a while... Shakshuka is a traditional African dish of poached eggs in a simmering tomato sauce...however, thanks to Molly Yeh, I was inspired to try the kale shakshuka version.   See Molly Yeh's original recipe here-- my recipe is adapted from hers.   Enjoy! … Continue reading Kale Shakshuka

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, wellness

Staying Active with a Busy Schedule

  Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!  With 2018 right around the corner, I know many of you will be making “New Year’s Resolutions”.  It is so easy to follow that resolution for a few weeks, but then get caught up in the craziness of life and forget all about it when February rolls around.  Have no fear!  I have a few… Continue reading Staying Active with a Busy Schedule

nutrition, self love, wellness

Quit Body Shaming Yourself

Hey, everyone! This week's blog is going to get a little personal. I have wanted to write about body image for a while now, as it is such an issue in today's world. This is especially tough for me, as I have struggled with body image my whole life and continue to struggle with it… Continue reading Quit Body Shaming Yourself