My list is huge. Successful ladies. Chefs. Writers. The mom in Whole Foods with four children. My bike. The guy in yoga with those incredible abs (contact me). Those that live compassionately. Background. A challenge. Individuals who believe that everyday brings a fresh opportunity to develop, take risks, and smile.

Last time I had been in California I met up with Veronica, the founder from the vegan, gluten-free Pure Bar s. She is a person who truly inspires me. Veronica started her very own business and is completely interested in healthy living. Normally we had much to speak about including food and her incredible successRead more

Fresh Strawberry Basil Quinoa Salad with Goat Cheese, Sunflower Seeds & Lemon Vinaigrette

Ummm hi. I’m recovering from a meals coma – a deep and scary one. I guess that’s what goes on when you go to food conferences within a city where there’s magical Mexican food. I can’t even think about anything except salad right now! I need it. Because evidently I think that it’s okay toRead more

I’ve curved up some of my favorite healthy pancakes from around the net!

Breakfast. I love it. Absolutely from underneath of my center. Breakfast brings comfort, cozy mornings, coffee and if you’re lucky, pancakes. From eggs and turkey bacon to pancakes or oatmeal; I’m often switching my breakfasts up. Whether you are schooling, attempting to lose weight, producing healthful meals for your kids or just eating clean, itRead more

WHOLE WHEAT GRAINS Coconut Oatmeal Chocolates Chunk Bars + a how-to video!

I’m on the coconut kick. Coconut candles, coconut body clean, coconut dairy conditioner, coconut essential oil EVERYTHING. Want to know the secret to silky smooth skin? Pour 1/4 cup melted coconut oil in your shower with 1 cup of Epsom salts and soak for 20 mins. Your skin will become silky clean! I have evenRead more

Decline Army Crawl

Utilizing a bench or seat, put your feet around the bench/chair and walk your hands out right into a high plank position. Shoulders stacked over your wrists, fat consistently distributed amongst all 10 fingertips, tugging your kneecaps up towards your belly and pushing your heels towards the wall structure behind you. Keep this position maintainingRead more

How was your weekend? We finally create our family room with our new rug, plus I simply ordered a custom designed ottoman, which I’m actually quite excited about. We picked a dark blue velvet color and can’t wait around to view it when it arrives in a few weeks. Other new things? A black custom made french-looking desk and a little side table that will be decorated a bronze platinum. Obsessed can be an understatement.

Hmmm what else? Chicago’s been insane lately. We’ve got the Chicago marathon, the Cubs in the playoffs as well as the Bears actually won TWO games. Thus, I am eating a little too very much pizza and club food lately. What I’m actually craving now could be a seriously great veggie burger with an enormousRead more

Interview: Elizabeth Dehn of Beauty Wagers + her greatest beauty recommendations!

I 1st met Elizabeth when I was interning for a mag in Minneapolis. She was the previous beauty editor who got recently began her own blog page Beauty Bets I had been intrigued, fascinated and respected Elizabeth (specifically for all of our amazing beauty techniques.) Fast ahead four years afterwards and I came across myselfRead more

Garlic Roasted Red Potato Wedges with ESSENTIAL OLIVE OIL and Rosemary

Within my younger years, my Mom used to bring me along to supermarket while she went shopping. I had been always excited to be on these every week outings because I understood she would buy me the crispy wedge fries from your Deli counter. They were incredibly delicious and fundamentally everything you need in yourRead more

Chewy Chocolate Chunk Coconut Oatmeal Cookies made with coconut oil

There are therefore many things I wish to accomplish. Too many things I wish to bake. Too much joy I wish to create. But right now? All I’m thinking about is Fall. The sweet cinnamon smell that appears to be all over the place, the gorgeous colors of the changing leaves, and pumpkin pie inRead more

Remember when I mentioned which i would try be considered a tiny bit healthier when it found food choices? Well I am pretty devoted… up to now anyway. Eating better and experiencing more refined sugar sweets made out of wholesome ingredients has made me feel incredible, lighter and perhaps a bit leaner. Isn’t it funny how actually the smallest adjustments in your meal choices could make a BIG difference? I think therefore.

Food wise I am really into eating coffee beans, quinoa, eggs, asparagus, almond butter and homemade granola. I also can’t obtain enough berries in my life, particularly raspberries with just a little chocolates before bed. I usually melt a square or two of chocolates over the stove top after that sprinkle sea sodium in toRead more