The Importance of Disconnecting


So... Alex and I have been in Mexico for the past 5 days. I fully intended to share some Instagrams from the beach and snap some pictures of the delicious food here but I decided to just disconnect. I brought my computer, thinking that I would just … [Continue reading]

What I Ate: All the Carbs


Sunday was kind of a funny day for a lot of reasons, as things didn't quite go as planned. My meals were also a bit out of whack compared to a normal day but since What I Ate Wednesday is all about showing you the real deal, I'm going to go ahead and … [Continue reading]

5 Vegetarian & Gluten Free Soup Recipes for Under $10

Vegan Chickpea Tortilla Soup from I Heart Vegetables

You guys. I love soup. I'd say I probably eat soup 4 times a week and now that the weather is cooling down, that number will just keep going up. Soups are great because they tend to be easy, cheap, and healthy. Three things I adore. So if you're a … [Continue reading]

Chocolate Avocado Smoothie (Vegan)

chocolate chip breakfast smoothie

You guys, I don't know what happened. I swear, I was trying to make breakfast. But after I flipped the switch on my Vitamix, this breakfast drink took a sharp turn to Dessertsville. Oops. This delicious avocado smoothie recipe is SO creamy … [Continue reading]

What I Ate: Saturday

banana smoothie

I mentioned on Monday that we had a little kayaking adventure over the weekend. I would have given you more details but since water sports and photography play well together (at least, not in this case) I don't have anything to show you. Seriously, … [Continue reading]

Quick & Easy: Black Bean and Corn Quesadilla

black bean and corn quesadilla

Can I have a weekend to recover from my weekend? Alex signed us up for a 2 day kayak clinic which meant we spent 5 hours on Saturday and 4 hours on Sunday learning the ins and outs of kayaking on the river. It was really fun but definitely … [Continue reading]

Chocolate Chip Pecan Bars

These delicious chocolate chip pecan cookie bars are SO easy to make but they taste amazing!

It doesn't happen often. But sometimes, I throw kale caution to the wind and make a full-on-no-substitutions-no-hidden-veggies dessert. I didn't even add in chia seeds. I know. Who am I? Truthfully, it was partly because I was making … [Continue reading]

What I Ate: Weekend Recap

sweet frog

Saturday was one of those days where we didn't really plan anything and we were just waiting to see where the day would take us. We woke up early, made some coffee, and ate a quick breakfast before heading out to walk around the river. It was … [Continue reading]

Natural Products Expo Recap [Video]

Natural Products Expo East 2015

Last week I had the chance to go to the 2015 Natural Products Expo and it was amazing. This expo brings together hundred and hundreds of natural product companies which include everything from household cleaners to make up. Obviously, I focused … [Continue reading]

Tzatziki and Chickpea Flatbread

chickpea flatbread

As we were driving home from church on Sunday, I was trying to think of what to make for dinner. I knew I had some naan in the freezer and I happened to have all of the ingredients to make tzatziki so I wanted to do something with that. For a little … [Continue reading]