Is Popping my Own Back Bad for Me?

Why is “popping” your own neck (or anywhere in the spine really) bad for you? Some clicking and popping is natural for your body- but make sure you aren’t forcing your joints into unnatural positions. When you twist your own spine or force it to pop there are a few things that are happening. Let’sContinue reading “Is Popping my Own Back Bad for Me?”

Healthy-ish Fried Rice

Any time I have a craving for Chinese food I make this easy, healthier version of fried rice. This is also a fun way to “dress up” rice if you eat it often and you’re sick of the same old thing. It’s easy to make and easy to clean up. In a pot, you’ll need:Continue reading “Healthy-ish Fried Rice”

Spaghetti Squash with Tomato Sauce

This is an easy lower carb option to traditional spaghetti with meat sauce. This is also a completely vegan option for all my vegans in the crowd (but it doesn’t have to be- feel free to add Italian seasoned ground beef or ground turkey if you’d like!). Check out the simplicity of this spaghetti squashContinue reading “Spaghetti Squash with Tomato Sauce”

Pico Made Simple

I put pico on everything, so no one should be surprised that I have a tried and true pico de gallo recipe that I’m obsessed with. I put it on eggs, chicken, tacos, you name it. The best part is that it’s easy too. In a bowl, mix together 3 cups cherry tomato, chopped1 whiteContinue reading “Pico Made Simple”

Squachos

Of all the low refined-carb weirdness I’ve ever come up with- this is probably my favorite. These are spaghetti squash nachos and they’re actually super delicious…. I know, I was a little hesitant too at first. It came about after a Pinterest fail for spaghetti squash taco boats. Plus they have a fun name! TryContinue reading “Squachos”

Chili Lime Shrimp Tacos

Today I had some extra time so I wanted to throw back to one of my favorite recipes I’ve ever made and see if I could make it taste that good, again…. I introduce chili lime shrimp tacos with homemade tortillas and homemade pico. Tacos are my favorite food and these ones are the absoluteContinue reading “Chili Lime Shrimp Tacos”

Healthy-ish Walking Tacos

Growing up in the Midwest, walking tacos are a small town staple. We have them at football games, at marching band competitions, and basically everything in between. As an adult I sometimes still crave the goodness that is a walking taco (and if you don’t know what that is, it’s high time you find out!).Continue reading “Healthy-ish Walking Tacos”

Butternut Squash Soup

Butternut squash soup is a light lunch that is amazing and does not make you feel like you’re going to sack out at any point when you eat it mid day. Another reason to love it is that it has that sweetness of the squash, but then we add things to it to make itContinue reading “Butternut Squash Soup”

3 Common Stressors that may be hurting you more than you think.

One of the most common questions I get as a chiropractor is “what did I do to mess myself up in between visits?” or even “I didn’t DO anything, why do I feel so terrible?” There are three huge stress categories that people face in today’s society that may be attributed to how you areContinue reading “3 Common Stressors that may be hurting you more than you think.”

The Importance of Your Grocery List

When it comes to meal prepping, you’re only as good as your grocery grab While this may seem obvious, most have no idea where to even start with the grocery grab so today I’m going to discuss a little bit about some basics of nutrition that I personally follow when purchasing groceries. So what’s aContinue reading “The Importance of Your Grocery List”