Build Your Own Chipotle

Save money and save time with a build your own Chipotle bar AT HOME. Make your meals in minutes and get the flavors and feels of a Chipotle store. Below is your list of items to PREP. Good to keep in fridge for 3-4 days. Beans (black beans or pinto beans) 1 can of each…

Cranberry and Cinnamon Overnight Oats

This recipe is simple and takes under 10 minutes to make! This is a great way to prep for snacks/breakfast for the week ahead. The recipe below yields 2 servings. I like to store these in mason jars so they are easy to take on the road and take up little space in the fridge….

New Year Goals: Meal Prepping Tips

Meal prepping can seem like a daunting task, but once you get the hang of it it really isn’t that bad. Here are some tips and favorite products to help you on your food prep journey: Storage/Containers I highly suggest using glass containers to store all of your pre-made foods. It is better for you…

Health-ier Apple Pie

Looking to make a delicious apple pie with a healthy twist? Follow this super simple recipe and your taste buds will thank you..and your waist line! Okay, so this isn’t something to eat when you are trying to drop a few lbs, but this version is definitely healthier than the regular go to apple pie…

Breastfeeding 101 From a New Mom

When I say Breastfeeding 101, I mean tips and advice that I wish I had known before starting to BF. Some of these may be obvious to you, but I knew NOTHING when I first had my baby girl and I wish someone had given me a clue as to what I was in for….

The Willow Breast Pump Review

I am extremely lucky to have such loving and generous in laws who purchased The Willow Pump for me a few weeks ago. They saw how much my world revolved around the whole pumping schedule and how annoying it was for me to sit alone in another room to pump for 20-30 minutes at a…

Why the Peloton Bike is SO Worth The Money

I purchased my Peloton bike in April 2017. I remember when I first saw the ads for the bike and fell in love with the entire concept. I also remember learning of the bike’s cost and thinking, ” I can’t spend that much money on a bike!”. Weeks past and I kept thinking about how…

Desmond’s Cancer Journey: Supplements and Diet

Shortly after we learned of Desmond’s Lymphoma Diagnosis we looked into all the holistic treatments. We knew he would be going through chemotherapy and that meant his immune system would be compromised. Just like humans, a dog’s diet should be looked at as well. I highly recommend reading The Dog Cancer Diet by Dr. Demian…

Desmond’s Cancer Journey: Fighting Canine Lymphoma

WARNING: This is going to be a LONG post. My hope is that someone who is dealing with a lymphoma diagnosis for their dog can read this and feel hopeful and learn something they didn’t know before. There is a lot of information on treating your dog’s cancer online and it can feel overwhelming! This post…

Lemon Vinaigrette

Instead of buying salad dressing, try this minimal effort vinaigrette on your next salad. Toss over some greens and enjoy! Ingredients: 2 cloves garlic 3-4 tbs. olive oil red pepper flakes salt & pepper 1 lemon   In a small bowl whisk all the above ingredients together. Use a lemon juicer to get all the…