The Top 6 Health & Wellness Podcasts you must start listening to RIGHT NOW

Anyone who knows me knows that I am OBSESSED with podcasts.  I bring them up in conversation, I consistently make friends with strangers over a mutual love of Ira Glass, and I always have my headphones in when I walk anywhere.  (Disclaimer:  I’ve almost been run over a few times and I am not condoning…

Chickpea Breakfast Tacos

When I moved from Texas at 18, I was astounded to find out that breakfast tacos were not as common of a breakfast in other parts of the county.  Not quite the American staple I thought it was. And while I do love to treat myself with a good east coast bagel every now and…

5 Steps you can take TODAY to end your perfectionism (#4 is stupid easy)

1. Quit all or nothing thinking & add the word “yet” to the end of your black and white statements This has probably been the biggest change that I have made in recent years.  All or nothing thinking (or black and white thinking) is the act of using exaggerative terms to describe occurrences, including negative…

Easy Zucchini Bread Pudding Recipe | Gluten Free | Dairy Free | Paleo| Healthy sweets

Gluten Free Zucchini Bread Pudding

Zucchini bread is grandma’s classic. My mom says that stuffing breads with vegetables was considered virtually the same as a side of vegetables growing up. While the thought of that makes me shiver, this is definitely a healthy alternative to straight up bread.   I typically sweeten my baked goods with applesauce and maple syrup.…

Gluten Free Peanut Butter & Jelly Muffins | Dairy Free | Healthy Sweets | Can be made Paleo | easy baked goods | healthy breakfast | meal prep | PB&J

PB&J Gluten Free Oat Muffins

I’m pretty sure I ate a PB&J sandwich for lunch every day in grades 1 through 5. Listen, my mom loved me and everything. It was a different time, people. Moms weren’t sending their kids to school with grass fed, certified organic, wild caught, gluten free, dairy free [insert trendy hippie food here]…even in Austin.…

Summer Cucumber Salad with Steak | Easy summer recipes | Paleo | Gluten Free | Dairy Free

Ultimate Summer Bowl

It was in the ‘90s in DC yesterday and in honor of the transition to warmer weather (finally!), I’ve developed not just a summer bowl, but the ULTIMATE summer bowl.   I wasn’t planning on calling it that, but this seriously turned out AMAZING. The cucumber, corn, cherry tomatoes, and mango are refreshing on a…

Paleo Carrot Muffins | Easy Healthy Sweets | Gluten Free Baked Goods | Dairy Free Recipes

Paleo Carrot Muffins

I am so excited at how these muffins turned out. I ate half the recipe in one day. That’s six muffins in one day and I’m not even pressed about it.   This recipe is essentially a variation on my spinach muffin recipe, but with carrots instead...and I have to say--I think I like the…