Apple and Beef Stuffed Acorn Squash

It’s Valentine’s Day and this heart is just the most fitting shape for a Valentine’s dinner! I make this recipe all the time and it is actually pretty quick. You can even prep it ahead of time by making the ground beef mixture and storing that in the refrigerator. You can switch your stuffing up…

Maca Powder

7 benefits of Maca Powder

“What is maca powder and how can you use it?” you might ask. This powerful super powder has been used for centuries and it can be sprinkled into smoothies for an added benefit Develops clarity, focus, memory, and learning: Maca has uplifting and energizing effects and it can support mental clarity and focus. Increases energy: Maca powder…

mango smoothie bowl

Burst of Sunshine Mango Smoothie Bowl

What a fun way to add some sunshine to your breakfast? I love the yellow color of the mango and the mango provides many health benefits. Mangos are said to have antioxidants that protect against colon, breast, leukemia, and prostate cancers. Mangos help clear the skin, improve eye health, and lowers cholesterol. The cauliflower is…


5 Quick and Easy Breakfast Ideas

One of my health coaching clients is doing an experiment to try a bunch of different breakfast options and observe how her body feels. Breakfast is my favorite meal of the day! You can eat breakfast food for pretty much any meal. I like to switch it up because I get pretty bored of having…

Chili Lime salmon with peppers and onions

Chili Lime Salmon with Peppers and Onions

I love making recipes on one pan. It is so easy to prepare and clean up! This salmon was packed with a tasty bite and the veggies on the side just added to the flavor of the fish. The chili-lime combo is to die for. Try it out! Serves: 4 Hands-on time: 15 minutes Total Time:…


Meatballs and Marinara

These meatballs were such a treat. I would definitely try tossing them over some zoodles or noodles next time I make them. The sauce had delectable flavor. The lycopene in tomatoes acts as an antioxidant and helps with bone health. This recipe only took about 15 minutes to prep! Serves: 12 Hands-on time: 10 minutes…

lemon turmeric energy bites

Lemon Turmeric Energy Balls

Try this recipe out for your next desert or a boost of energy. They’re similar to a lemon bar or lemon tarts with a lot more health benefits! Turmeric is a sneaky spice that helps with inflammation. It decreases cancer risk, supports detoxification, balances out blood sugar and can improve chronic digestive health problems like…


What is so great about kombucha?

Are you after that morning grind and just can’t quit yawning? Need some kind of concoction to fight a hangover? What about an elixir that can improve your eyesight? Kombucha is the answer! Kombucha is a fermented tea. It has been around for centuries and has many benefits. Some of these benefits include improved eyesight,…


Grilled Hawaiian BBQ Chicken

My cousin and I do little get togethers every once in awhile. I’ll pick a recipe, he’ll enjoy a nice home cooked meal. His roommate got in on this one and boy, did we have a hay day with this dish. It had the perfect combination between sweet and salty. Serves: 4 Hands-on time: 15…

pistachio, cranberry, oatmeal bites

Pistachio, Cranberry, Oatmeal Energy Balls

I am usually on the go all day. I drive from one yoga class to the next and basically live out of my backpack. So I have to keep snacks in there ready to be chomped down throughout the day. Energy balls are the perfect thing. These pistachio, cranberry, oatmeal balls were an indulging mix….