Overnight Soaked Oats | An All-Time Favorite!

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Brown bagged cinnamon apple quaker oats oatmeal. YES. This was my all time favorite breakfast when I was dieting in my early high school years. My favorite way to eat them? Unheated, with just water. The foodies today call that soaked oats. Continue reading

Blissful Blues | Raw Blueberry Jelly

If you’re anything like myself, then it’s been awhile since you’ve fully indulged in something as simple as jelly. Way back when, when I was about 4- 6 years old, my favorite part about dining out was eating the little jelly packs on the tabletops at certain restaurants. A SUPER weird habit of mine, but what can I say, I loved jelly…?

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Alfredo Jackson | Plant Based Fettuccini Alfredo

Is there anyone else out there who was (or still is) a huge chicken alfredo fan as a kid?

This entree was always one of my favs. It was always my “go to” meal when eating out, but I always felt guilty eating it because I knew it wouldn’t help me in my situation of being an overweight little girl. I learned how to watch what I ate at a very early age, and I’m actually so incredibly grateful for that experience! It’s fueled my passion for comforting, healthy, lifestyle foods.

With the healthier food changes I’ve made since my teen years, it’s been YEARS since I’ve indulged in this comforting entree.

Until now, at least😉

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Salivating Savory Seeds |Anti-Inflammatory Seed Mix

When living a highly active and on the go lifestyle, there’s always a need for a snack. Even if you’re not the active type, you’ll still have these moments, I’m sure of it!

There’s a great difference in purchasing nuts and seeds from your local health food store compared to making them at home.

This may be new information for many, or you may already be, “In the know.”

Why should you be making your own seeds from home versus shoving your mouth with ready to go bulk seeds that are pre-packed and ready to eat?Lots-of-Nuts-and-Seeds Continue reading

Super Creamy Green Dream | Bone Building Green Smoothie

Now that its summertime, it’s time to stay hydrated and nourished with energy that’s long lasting🙂

Playtime in the hot summer sun involves a need for proper hydration and minerals, and food of course as your energy source!

This past weekend I jumped back in the boots of the wake board with long lasting energy for the entire day in the salt and sun!

What did I fuel my body with?

A green smoothie loaded with fiber, protein, fat, minerals, and blood sugar sustaining fruit!FullSizeRender(33) Continue reading

Carried Away By Caraway | Sauerkraut

When it comes to fermenting foods, I take it quite seriously. I firmly believe that we need to be consuming foods that have the strong ability to heal, restore, and maintain our bodies as much as possible. In my personal opinion, this goes far beyond consuming just  the right whole foods.

By now you’ve probably noticed that I strongly advocate the elimination of processed oils in the daily diet, with a firm advocation of whole foods and fermented “experiments” as well.FullSizeRender(32) Continue reading