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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

Active, adventure, nature, self love, wellness

Seek Adventure

One important part of well-rounded wellness is the sense of adventure.  Many people have different ideas of adventure...for example... My husband's idea of adventure is going to Carolina Adventure World for a weekend with his buddies to ride dirt bikes 24/7 for 2 days straight. He gets the thrill of excitement and it makes him… Continue reading Seek Adventure

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