Fast & Easy Homemade Raspberry Swirl Ice Cream: No Churn Needed!

This Fast & Easy Raspberry Homemade Ice Cream is the perfect, refreshing summer dessert.  It’s smooth, creamy and packed with delicious freeze-dried raspberries. This recipe really is the epitome of summer desserts. It’s cold, fresh, creamy…does it get any better? YES—actually it does! This recipe uses minimal ingredients and equipment. All you need is: A bread loaf pan (for […]

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Cilantro Lentil Hummus

This Cilantro Lentil Hummus is made with lemon, coriander, cumin, and fresh cilantro adding the perfect Hispanic flare.  It makes a delicious snack to take to work or school, and would be a great healthy recipe to make for a Super Bowl party or potluck.   Like traditional chickpea hummus it has sesame tahini, olive oil […]

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Benefits of Jumping Rope & Reasons Why You Should Consider Adding it to Your Fitness Program

Jumping rope is an easy, relatively inexpensive way to target a wide range of muscle groups. A jump rope slipped in your backpack or bag can be brought along on a trip, to work, school or done in the living room while watching TV. Once you have your rope, make sure it fits you comfortably.  […]

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Roasted Veggies, Kale, & Chickpea Buddha Bowl + Information on How to Cook Chickpeas

Buddha Bowls are a big bowl of plant-based goodness. This Roasted Veggies, Kale, & Chickpea Buddha Bowl recipe is a sweet and savory dish that would satisfy vegans and meat-eaters alike. It’s loaded with multiple kinds of vegetables, fiber- and protein-rich chickpeas, and a maple-tahini sauce that’s so good you’ll want to put it on everything. Chickpeas are often called garbanzo […]

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The Ultimate & Affordable Travel Guide for Seattle

Seattle is one of my husband’s and I’s favorite cities! We have travelled there twice this past year, and will be going back again next summer. Seattle has so much to do and see, but it comes at a cost.  Just go there and you’ll see what I mean…parking is crazy expensive & everything at […]

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Raspberry Coconut Quinoa Power Bowl

Eating my meals out of a bowl is one of my favorite things. Whether it’s a big salad, a Buddha bowl, fruit, pasta, smoothies, breakfast, etc. you name it, and I’ll throw it into a bowl. You know, I like to get fancy. This Raspberry Coconut Quinoa Power Bowl is a, no-exception, no fuss meal that […]

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Stop the Fat Talk & Start the Self Love

  As a personal trainer I hear A LOT of body shaming and “fat talk.” People come in wanting to have a 6 pack, really toned arms, or to lose 10-20+ more pounds than I would ever guess. Pounds that would put them in the underweight BMI category.  Pounds that if lost would likely increase […]

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Curried Quinoa & Red Lentil Soup

Despite the fact that we have had a few warmer days here in Utah (in January even–crazy right!?) my desire for soup never went away.  I could eat soup throughout the whole year; especially this Curried Quinoa and Red Lentil soup! I love this soup because of the strong Middle Eastern flare and flavor that […]

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Chocolate Avocado Cookies

I love dessert. Plain and simple. I love to indulge in the unchanged, real & raw treats, but I also love to mess around in the kitchen and make healthier substitutions. I’ve tried a lot of different dessert recipes that have vegetables and chocolate in them; brownies with spinach, cupcakes with zucchini, chocolate cake with squash. […]

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Kick bad health in the gut with Kefir!

What is kefir & why is it important? So what exactly is this magical drink? Watch me explain what it is, how to make it at home, and learn how to make my favorite breakfast smoothie here. Kefir is a yogurt-like, fermented drink, traditionally made using cow’s milk or goat’s milk. It originated in the […]

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