HOW TO: SNACK BOARDS 101 One of the food-related questions I get asked most often is "How do you decide what to include on your charcuterie platter?" While I could talk for days about this beloved topic, I'll leave you simply with my top
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Can you believe it's already more than a third of the way into 2019? I feel like it was just yesterday (freezing my butt off snowshoeing in Banff on my 12/31 bday) that the wheels in my head were turning, thinking of my journal entry for the next morning on
WHY I STARTED AN ELIMINATION DIET Hi everyone! Many of you have asked me to share more of the details from my experience on an elimination diet. It's a big deal for me, because I generally don't follow a specific diet. For my nutrition consulting clients, personal chef clients, and
The bullet journaling craze has hit me hard! All my favorite bloggers have gotten started on it, so naturally I had to dive in! It's a fairly simple hobby, yet it does actually require some planning on the front end. Here are my tips to set yourself up for a
I almost can't think of anything that gets me more excited than a bunch of friends coming over last minute to eat. My go-to for large groups is usually shrimp paella with almond green beans, BUT it's not quick. (The hilarious part is that I actually always have all the
GO IN WITH A PLAN... BE WILLING TO PIVOT Pretend it's August in California, and you're hankering to make a kabocha squash stew, so you gather your reusable grocery totes and get yourself over to the farmers' market. While I have to inform you gently that you're a little "off"
Do you think of Sunday as the first day of the week? Or do you think of it as the weekend? Or do you subscribe to the widespread notion of Sunday Funday? It's all good! I think of Sunday as a prequel. It sets the stage with everything that has
That blueberry muffin you grab out of the case at the most convenient coffee shop on your way to work? It's most likely that it's loaded with cane sugar, and if you're trying to pare down gluten, you're out of luck, as they're made with wheat. My Blueberry Banana Muffins,
For those of you who know me personally, I'm sure you've had loads and loads of my Raw Cacao Bliss Bites. I almost never leave the house for a full day without some flavor of Bliss Bite to bring along- they are a sweet, protein-packed treat for long days on
MY TOP 5 TIPS FOR A MINDFUL MORNING There is huge energetic symbolism in taking ownership over the first part of your day. It can feel very empowering to say, no, I'm not going to gallop around the house this morning, sweating and clenching my