Coming Clean: Another Step in my Healthy Living Journey

My healthy living journey has been just that – a journey. I didn’t just wake up one day with a healthy lifestyle. It is something that has evolved over time as I swapped out: fast food for home cooking, nights … Continue reading

Eat Your Greens with this Green Soup Recipe!

Exciting News – I was in National Post! Ok, well I guess it wasn’t exactly me, but my picture of slow cooker butter chicken with peas and cauliflower was in the paper on Saturday. And, I was featured with my … Continue reading

How Healthy are Your Groceries?

You’ll never guess what the grocery store checkout lady said to me the other day… She took a look at my groceries – a whole week’s worth, all lined up on the conveyor belt. She then shifted her focus to … Continue reading

Scary Health News (including the Big C-word)!

Got a Scary Diagnosis? Assemble a support team to help you. Get a second opinion, explore your options, and talk to people who care :) Staying positive helps more than you may ever know!

I’ve been keeping something from you… I like to talk. I am like an open book, really. I don’t have many secrets. When I have something going on in my life I like to share it with people. This is … Continue reading

How I stay Healthy (& Save Money) while Traveling

Vegan Overnight Oats Recipe + How to Stay Healthy (& Save Money) while Traveling! 8 simple tips over at

So I just got back from 6 days away at a Juice Plus conference in Memphis and it was Outstanding!!! For anyone who doesn’t know what Juice Plus is, hang tight, I’ll share what it is and some of what … Continue reading

Paleo Gluten-free Chocolate Zucchini Muffins & Harvest Celebrations

Chocolate zucchini muffin recipe - paleo, gluten-free, and vegan. 2 'secret' ingredients keep them moist yet fluffy. Get the recipe at

Paleo & Gluten-free, say what? If you’ve been following nutrition trends then you’ll know that these two terms are very ‘in’ right now. This is generally how I’ve been eating lately because I find that I just feel better when … Continue reading

Just Like Fall in a Cup – Pumpkin Pie Smoothie Recipe

Just like Fall in a Cup! Delicious Pumpkin Pie Smoothie - packed with nutrition, and a fiber, protein, and fat ratio to fill you up and satisfy you for hours!

Its all about Fall now – Pumpkin Everything! I sure hope you like pumpkin, because it is everywhere these days! And, if you like pumpkin (like me!) then that can be either a good thing or a bad thing. The … Continue reading

OMG! Vegan Taco Recipe (So Good You Won’t Even Notice that They’re Healthy!)

Enjoying the Last few weeks of Summer! As a shared in my last post, I have been on a mission to thoroughly enjoy the last weeks of summer and the last bit of time with my daughter before she starts … Continue reading