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This is where you’ll find resources, recipes, and additional information to start reclaiming your life right now. This is also where I share my heart, so fair warning there are bound to be laughter and tears spread throughout. I’m glad you’re here!

QUICK TIPS FOR SHOPPING ORGANIC ON A BUDGET

QUICK TIPS FOR SHOPPING ORGANIC ON A BUDGET

The great debate: Organic vs. Non-Organic.  While the difference in price might make you want to look the other way, there are ways to make shopping organic more affordable. And remember, there may be a price difference, but there's also a difference in quality. If...

WHAT THAT “CERTIFIED ORGANIC” LABEL ACTUALLY MEANS

WHAT THAT “CERTIFIED ORGANIC” LABEL ACTUALLY MEANS

In the last 50 years, our food has changed (and been changed) drastically. Between the pesticide use, synthetic fertilizers, and chemicals that are often sprayed onto soil and produce before harvest, conventionally-grown food just isn’t what it used to be. I'll be the...

WHAT NOBODY TELLS YOU ABOUT PERSONAL GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT

WHAT NOBODY TELLS YOU ABOUT PERSONAL GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT

Making the choice to pursue personal growth and development is awesome. Seriously, I highly recommend it!  Whether it's the decision to heal from past pain, reach a goal, develop new skills, learn to set boundaries, or establish a new relationship with your health,...

RAINBOW LETTUCE WRAPS

RAINBOW LETTUCE WRAPS

The first time I made these wraps, my son said, "Mom, that looks like a rainbow". Something about it was so endearing, and so, the rainbow lettuce wrap was born! I've said it before and I'll say it again: Gluten-free doesn't have to be boring. With nutritious, simple...

THE POWER OF CREATIVITY

THE POWER OF CREATIVITY

When you hear the phrase creative person, what pops in your mind? Do you think of an artist or graphic designer? Do you think of yourself as a creative individual? I've got a secret for you...you are creative. I’ll never forget my dad pulling out a big tub of...

PEANUT BUTTER BANANA BITES

PEANUT BUTTER BANANA BITES

All the staying-at-home we've been doing has created a monster- a snack monster. My five-year seems to ask for snacks every other hour, regardless of how much food I prep or try to satiate his appetite with. I didn't want my kid living on bars all day (no judgment if...

EASY EGG MUFFINS

EASY EGG MUFFINS

Don't have a lot of time in the morning? Do you find yourself skipping breakfast? This used to be my life on the reg. I'll be honest, on my rushed-days, it still is! But fueling our body is crucial for energy to get us through the day.  For me, skipping breakfast...

HOMEMADE REFRIED BLACK BEANS

HOMEMADE REFRIED BLACK BEANS

Yo' girl loves her some refried beans. I'm a fan. What I'm not a fan of is some of the junk listed on certain brands of canned refried beans: lard, hydrogenated oils, and more. All I want is some dang refried beans- is that so hard to ask for? Last time I was craving...

HOW TO EASILY CLEAN PRODUCE

HOW TO EASILY CLEAN PRODUCE

We get it- vegetables and fruits are good for us. But do you know that when you bring these healthy foods home from the store, the produce isn't the only thing that could be winding up on your plate? From the time of harvest to the menu... a lot can happen. Check the...