Changing up my routine with Jenn-FIT workouts!

10 more reps!

  I’ve been adding some new workouts to my fitness routine…and I’m having so much fun with them…so I wanted to share with you all! I came across this Jenn-FIT site/blog via Facebook one day and loved what I saw so I immediately started following her!  Jennifer posts GREAT workouts almost daily along with healthy eating [...]

Sahale Crunchers Giveaway !

Sahale Crunchers

Happy Friday everyone ! I’m so excited to announce our next giveaway as it’s one of my favorite products I’ve sampled! Sahale Crunchers by Sahale snacks.  These highly addictive almond snacks combine lightly roasted, sliced almonds with innovative fruit and spice combinations, including Almonds with Cherries, Apples + Maple, Almonds with Cranberries, Sesame Seeds + Honey, and Almonds [...]

Spinach & Mushroom Quinoa, Cauliflower Poppers and Kale Krunch Chips

Kale Krunch Kale Chips

Hello healthy friends !!!  So much going on since my last post…Spring Break, 1/2 marathon with Kim, tennis season underway…busy but in a good way I have been dying to post this recipe for a quinoa dish my brother’s girlfriend, Misa, made for us while on Spring Break (we made it twice that week and [...]

Colorado Skiing, 1/2 Marathon Training…and 1 More Way to Cook Lemony Brussels Sprouts :)

Family Pic!

Hello, friends!  :)  It’s been a while since I’ve posted, but it’s not because I don’t love you.  Things are just really busy right now, and I guess I needed a break!  But, I have some simple updates and some simple advice for cooking some REALLY YUMMY brussels sprouts – we may be killing you [...]

How to Help your Kids Maximize their Homework Time (and a Buckwheat Granola Recipe)!

I recently read this article from Better Homes and Gardens and thought it was great, so I had to post! Learning Verve – by Raven Snook Applications and attitude adjustments can make your home an optimal study zone.  Here’s how to make your kids maximize their homework: When summer ends, the stress begins-not just for [...]

Whole Food Cleansing and the Perfect Garden to supply it!


It’s January…which for me means a few things ~ recovering from the holidays, getting the kiddos back into their school groove, getting organized and ready to tackle my taxes, and CLEANSING my body from the abuse that I put it through in late 2011! I don’t do liquid cleanses…I know myself well enough to know [...]

Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Sweet Potato Recipe!


Happy New Year!!  It’s been a while since I’ve posted, but it’s been a nice break!  Since I last left you, we’ve done a kitchen remodel…     I had a big, huge, milestone birthday…     Birthdays and Christmas came and went…     I’ve also become a little addicted to Pinterest – anyone [...]

Striving for Balance in 2012!


Happy Happy New Year!! I hope you’ve all had a peaceful, joyous, and blessed holiday season. My family and I had an amazing holiday…full of love, fun, and even a little chaos…but, tis the season! As we move into 2012…I’m generally not one for new year’s resolutions…but, this year, I’m feeling the urge to make [...]

Broccoli & Brown Rice Casserole & A Fun New Years Eve Cocktail and Playlist!!!

Cranberry Martini

In honor of New Years Eve coming up … wanted to share this cute cocktail idea … I made it for our Christmas Eve party and plan to make it for New Years Eve again … OK maybe not so HEALTHY but hey it’s the holidays To make the ice block around a vodka bottle, [...]

Nutiva and Earth Balance Giveaway – and update from Kim

Turkey day picture

Ho, ho, ho!  I can’t believe it’s that time of year again and how quickly the time passes in November and December!  I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving! I did – and the best part was taking my Vegan Pumpkin Pie to my gracious Thanksgiving host’s house.  It was a hit!  We had some [...]