5 Simple, Natural Approaches to Stress Management

I had so much fun and was so honored to have been a part of an awesome event this past weekend with other Des Moines based female entrepreneurs. I loved joining a conversation about women’s health and natural approaches to stress management as well as hormonal balance. ✨get enough sleep- track it if you can.Continue reading “5 Simple, Natural Approaches to Stress Management”

Gluten Free, Dairy Free Chicken Tortilla Soup

I’ve talked probably a million times on this website about how much I love soup season. They’re warm and comforting and can be so rich in flavor. Today, I’m including another soup with great flavor to mix it up. I had a ton of fun making the video for this one and it’s one ofContinue reading “Gluten Free, Dairy Free Chicken Tortilla Soup”

5 Secrets to Staying Healthy in the Holiday Season

(1) Get Adequate SleepWhen our body is well rested, it is able to function at its best. There are a lot of bodily processes that happen while we are sleeping- different hormones are active while you sleep, and your parasympathetic nervous system kicks in. We spend a lot of our time in our sympathetic, orContinue reading “5 Secrets to Staying Healthy in the Holiday Season”

Vegan Gluten Free Baked Pumpkin Spice Donut Holes

This is the best dessert/snack/breakfast I’ve ever made with all natural sweeteners. It’s a healthier twist on one of my favorites. They are warm and have a nice fluffy inside Turn oven to 325 degrees Combine Dry ingredients in a bowl with a whisk: 3 cups oat flour- I grind up gluten free oats 3Continue reading “Vegan Gluten Free Baked Pumpkin Spice Donut Holes”

Smoked Turkey Chili Recipe

Chili is one of our family favorites for fall, but since I meal prep, I get bored of things kind of easily if we have them week after week. Because of this, I’m always trying to make things a little differently. You can see my original award winning chili recipe in this post if you’reContinue reading “Smoked Turkey Chili Recipe”

One Pot Zuppa Toscana

My favorite time of year is here! Things are starting to cool down and it’s socially acceptable to eat soup every day. After making chili three times already, and chicken and wild rice once, I decided to mix it up and make a soup I have never homemade before. It was amazing! So I’m sharingContinue reading “One Pot Zuppa Toscana”

Mason Jar Salads

Have you ever made mason jar salads? They make packing lunch a breeze and are perfect for busy professionals that are on the go all day- or busy moms! These look adorable, sure, but they have a functional purpose too! When you load your jar with your wet products first (like dressing, tomatoes, corn, cheese,Continue reading “Mason Jar Salads”

Easy Snacks for Healthy Eating

Questions I’m asked about often-what healthy snacks can I eat? I laid out several below and why they’re great options! Just as important as meals can be for meal prepping, are snacks. If you are a snacker, having nutritious preportioned snacks are going to be a bigger deal for you than for others-make sure youContinue reading “Easy Snacks for Healthy Eating”

Easy Bone Broth Recipe

In a stock pot (my favorite is this Lodge Cast Iron Stock Pot) add in water, the carcass of a chicken- or bones from chicken drummies or wings, and veggie scraps. Veggie scraps are a good addition because they add extra flavor and bring even more nutrients to the broth. Make sure water covers entiretyContinue reading “Easy Bone Broth Recipe”

One Pan Fajita Veggies

Easy to make and perfect to enjoy even on a week night- fajita vegetables are an easy and perfect addition to any meal. I love to make them when I do homemade burrito bowls, or add them to taco meat or even eggs in the morning. Fajita vegetables are easy to make, fast, delicious, fullContinue reading “One Pan Fajita Veggies”