Acai Berry Smoothie Bowl


Have you noticed ALL the smoothie bowls around the net? They are hard to miss- so beautiful and colorful….they’re definitely eye-catching! Why don’t I have one on my blog? I started eating smoothie bowls when I lived in Hawaii about 5 years ago! There was this little place called Lanikai Juice, about a mile and a…

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Nutrition Benefits of Apples + Recipes

Hi friends! How was your long weekend? We spent Friday night celebrating my husband’s birthday. I made his favorites- homemade pizza and carrot cake and we invited our friends over to camp out in the backyard! We knew all the camp grounds in the Washington area would be full and I am not a big camper…

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Easy Balsamic Vinaigrette

Howdy friends! It’s Recipe Redux day. I always love checking in to see what theme they have chosen for our monthly posts. Here is May’s theme! DIY Kitchen Essentials “What favorite kitchen staples do you now make from scratch – but in the past you purchased? Show us your best DIY recipe for keeping cupboards,…

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Stitch Fix Review #16

Hey guys, I’m taking a break from food to share another Stitch Fix Review- number #16! This was a great fix for me, not because I loved every item, because the pieces I decided to keep are super special pieces (for me). Let’s get to it and if you don’t know about Stitch Fix you can read…

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Baked BBQ Chicken Wings #glutenfree |

Baked BBQ Chicken Wings

Goodness, you guys….life! Life is getting in the way! I have found myself having trouble getting 3 blog posts up a week due to our upcoming move. I mean, it’s still a month away, but there is so much going on. Like 4 kids- they never stop ya know? And we are currently renting, but…

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Hazelnuts: Nutrition Benefits and Recipes

Hi friends! It’s nut week I guess. Monday I talked about my love for almonds. You can check out the delicious delicious Double Chocolate Almond Muffins I made here. I thought I would add a featured food series to my blog where I highlight the nutrition benefits of a particular food and share some ways…

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Double Chocolate Almond Muffins {Gluten-Free}

 Disclosure: I was asked to participate in the “#CrunchOn ” campaign as a member of the Healthy Aperture Blogger Network. I was compensated for my time and also received free samples for recipe testing. If I had to name one of the staple foods in my diet it would be nuts. Without hesitation. Almonds in particular…

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Simple Ways to Enjoy Leafy Green Vegetables

Monday I made an easy and delicious breakfast sandwich with my rainbow chard and it got me thinking about all the ways to use the delicious leafy green vegetables, such as spinach, kale, collards, rainbow chard, turnip greens, etc. The Benefits Leafy green vegetables are one of my favorites to have stocked in the refrigerator….

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Egg, Greens and Goat Cheese Breakfast Sandwich

When we took our anniversary trip to Walla Walla a couple weeks ago we decided to grab a quick breakfast on our way out of town. Usually if I am on a road trip I am not into big sit down meals…eating a lot and sitting in the car for half the day doesn’t work with me….

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Cosmic Brownies {Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Option}

Helllllo friends. I realized something the other day. Something that saddens me. I hardly have any dessert recipes on the blog! I don’t know why because I am a dessert lover. See me and my dessert….I like the real thing. #sorryImnotsorry And it doesn’t mean I don’t appreciate making things a little healthier, I just don’t…

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Kiddie Salad Bar |

Kiddie Salad Bar

Hi friends! How was your weekend? I am officially swamped getting the house ready to be packed up, trying to get some blogging work accomplished so that I can take off a few weeks this summer and trying to find a new home (and schools) which is proving to be more difficult than I’d like! Eek!…

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Travel: Walla Walla, Washington {Wine Country}

Hi friends and happy Friday! Today I am just going to share a little about our trip to the Washington wine country. I haven’t done a travel, iPhone-only post in a long time. We took a 3 day mini-vacation to celebrate our 11th wedding anniversary. I can’t even get over the fact we’ve been married…

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Artichoke, Mushroom and Onion Sauté #glutenfree |

Artichoke, Mushroom and Onion Sauté

It’s recipe redux time and the theme is Spring Cleaning! “Go through your pantry, cupboards, freezer, or fridge; what ‘treasures’ have you found? Pick an ingredient/spice/condiment that’s been hanging out for a while and give it the attention it needs. Share a healthy recipe made using your new-found pantry prize.” Now is the perfect time…

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