Healthy Options at Starbucks – Updated!

When you're in a pinch, find yourself a Starbucks (there's an app for that!). There's probably one close by and you can avoid some other worse alternative on-the-go food options (I'm talking to you Ronald McDonald, ya creeper)....

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Too Young to Feel This Tired?

  When was last time that you felt entirely rung out and exhausted? I feel that way today. I got home from my crazy adventure in Peru last week and I still haven’t recovered. I’m not sure if it was that I-think-I-will-die-now parasit...

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Bitchin’ Black Bean Brownie Recipe

  I know you have a special place in your heart for brownies! Those chocolately, fudgy morsels of pure decadence are loved by nearly everyone. But they’re not exactly a health food – until now! This recipe uses black beans as it...

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Tremendous Tortilla Soup Recipe

Tortilla Soup is such a treat! It tastes like it’s a very decadent, splurge-worthy meal, but it can be super doops healthy for you. This recipe is all that! Ingredients: 3 cups frozen corn 1 diced onion 1 cup diced celery 1 diced bell pepper...

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#1 Easy Cooking Swap

  Want to save about 250 calories per meal? Use broth instead of oil when cooking. When cooking veggies or lean protein on top of your stove, don’t glug oil in your sautee pan – use broth. You won’t get a crispy texture, but yo...

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How I’m Keeping It Happy and Healthy

  This week was kind of a funky one. I was tired and homesick. Waaaaa! Being away from home for two weeks is both an adventure and a challenge. I feel so grateful that I had an opportunity to help my aunt after her surgery and I’m fortunate that...

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Kickin’ Kale Caesar Salad Recipe

  This is a beautiful kale salad! It’s the right combination of hearty, healthy and creamy. Soak for an hour at least in luke warm water:    ¼ cup raw cashews ¼ cup raw pine nuts OR add other ¼ cup raw cashews   Meanwhile…toss t...

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