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A Week of Meals Challenge

A Week of Meals Challenge

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A Week of Meals Challenge

I believe one of the more important things you can do is eat meals together with anyone who is close to you. To cook and to consume a whole, healthy meal. It's important to at leas ...

I believe one of the more important things you can do is eat meals together with anyone who is close to you. To cook and to consume a whole, healthy meal. It's important to at least try that to see big changes in the long run. We can't assess everything at once when it comes to h ...

Stretches For Outer Hip and Knee Pain

Stretches For Outer Hip and Knee Pain

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Stretches For Outer Hip and Knee Pain

The IT band is a band of fascia that runs from the outer hip to the outer knee. IT band tightness can be responsible for pains in the hip and knee. When I was working in the orthop ...

The IT band is a band of fascia that runs from the outer hip to the outer knee. IT band tightness can be responsible for pains in the hip and knee. When I was working in the orthopedic clinic, so many people came in with hip pain. The majority of the time, it was greater trochant ...

How To Hide Vegetables

How To Hide Vegetables

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How To Hide Vegetables

Vegetables are a food that we all need to consume. I know, it's hard. I didn't eat vegetables as a child, and if I did, it was from a can. Which may be better than anything, but it ...

Vegetables are a food that we all need to consume. I know, it's hard. I didn't eat vegetables as a child, and if I did, it was from a can. Which may be better than anything, but it took some time to appreciate the flavor and health. Vegetables are tough.  I know I had to sta ...

The Healthiest Brownies You Will Ever Eat

The Healthiest Brownies You Will Ever Eat

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The Healthiest Brownies You Will Ever Eat

I love brownies. I'm calling these "The healthiest brownies you will ever eat" because that's what I like to say when I make them for gatherings. At my previous job, I was known as ...

I love brownies. I'm calling these "The healthiest brownies you will ever eat" because that's what I like to say when I make them for gatherings. At my previous job, I was known as the "healthy dessert lady". I made black bean brownies for all the potlucks. Everyone was so surpri ...

Sourdough Pancakes

Sourdough Pancakes

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Sourdough Pancakes

Almost every Sunday, I make sourdough pancakes for my husband and daughter. The sourdough pancake recipe I use will melt in your mouth and be your new favorite breakfast. I talk ...

Almost every Sunday, I make sourdough pancakes for my husband and daughter. The sourdough pancake recipe I use will melt in your mouth and be your new favorite breakfast. I talked about sourdough starter in my homemade sourdough bread post. It's a useful ingredient to have aro ...

An Equipment Free Total Body Workout in Under 30 Minutes

An Equipment Free Total Body Workout in Under 30 Minutes

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An Equipment Free Total Body Workout in Under 30 Minutes

This post includes an equipment free 30 minute workout using interval training created by Jessica from I Am Teacher Fit, find out more about her below! These days, most of u ...

This post includes an equipment free 30 minute workout using interval training created by Jessica from I Am Teacher Fit, find out more about her below! These days, most of us are incredibly busy. It can be a struggle to ensure we’re getting enough sleep, drinking enough wa ...

5 Twists To Loosen The Spine

5 Twists To Loosen The Spine

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5 Twists To Loosen The Spine

You know that feeling when your back is all loose? It's perfect. Twisting stretches can apparently help digestion, improve sleep and promote relaxation. Stretching in general ...

You know that feeling when your back is all loose? It's perfect. Twisting stretches can apparently help digestion, improve sleep and promote relaxation. Stretching in general has so many benefits and there's no reason it should be skipped, it can even prevent back injuries. ...

Quinoa Mac & Cheese

Quinoa Mac & Cheese

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Quinoa Mac & Cheese

When I was a young child, I enjoyed eating hot dogs with the blue box macaroni and cheese. Who else ate that?! Now it's still comforting in a way... though we know that it is ...

When I was a young child, I enjoyed eating hot dogs with the blue box macaroni and cheese. Who else ate that?! Now it's still comforting in a way... though we know that it is not too healthy and there were no vegetables. I made this baked quinoa mac and cheese recipe wi ...

Living Healthy Without Rules & One Year Of Blogging

Living Healthy Without Rules & One Year Of Blogging

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Living Healthy Without Rules & One Year Of Blogging

I have been a "blogger" now for one year! Honestly I never thought I'd still be doing this since it took years of my husband convincing me to start a blog. I spent years ...

I have been a "blogger" now for one year! Honestly I never thought I'd still be doing this since it took years of my husband convincing me to start a blog. I spent years pursuing and working in a career that wasn't for me. Fortunately I am a stay a home mom now and have ...

BBQ Pulled Pork Skillet

BBQ Pulled Pork Skillet

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BBQ Pulled Pork Skillet

Is it obvious yet that I use a lot of cabbage in my recipes? Cabbage and carrots are super cheap and they are also super healthy. What's not to love? I buy those two vegetables alm ...

Is it obvious yet that I use a lot of cabbage in my recipes? Cabbage and carrots are super cheap and they are also super healthy. What's not to love? I buy those two vegetables almost every week and then add anything to them. This time it was for a BBQ pork skillet.  This ...