I love cooking and creating healthy gluten-free recipes with fresh, seasonal produce. Eating whole foods like our ancestors used to eat means no dieting, counting calories, or deprivation. Changing my lifestyle helped me overcome years of chronic health problems. I discovered that healing and transformation can happen when you detox your body and your life.
I hope you find inspiration to become the best version of yourself here!
This is a healthier version of the German bratwurst with sauerkraut. I was inspired to make it because Oktoberfest is right around the corner. I designed it to be low-carb and paleo friendly, but if you don't care about that, you could add some beer to simmer it in....read more
As some of you know, I love my Bulletproof® Coffee in the morning, so I'm excited that Bulletproof has just launched the new ready-to-drink Cold Brew Coffee line that I wanted to try to out. It comes in a grab-and-go bottle, so it'll be handy for traveling. Clean...read more
Roasted beets, walnuts, orange dressing, and goat cheese make a great combination. Try it with almond cheese if you want it to be Paleo or vegetarian. Beets have tons of health benefits as they're full of vitamins and minerals, such as Vitamin C and folate, that help...read more
Shopping at Trader Joe's is a fun and interesting experience as they have things you don't find at other places. I don't often shop there as it's about a 25-minute drive, but I like to stock up on certain items there once in a while. Some of the prices on a few...read more
This Sweet Potato Shepherd's Pie is a healthier version of the traditional English shepherd's pie (or "cottage pie") made with mashed potatoes. It's definitely comfort food, which is welcome when the weather starts getting cooler. The potatoes are swapped out here for...read more
Taking a few minutes out of your day for simple self care practices and to relax is so important. When you don’t take time for yourself, your life can start to feel like a treadmill of all work. Try scheduling time for you into your week and you will feel the...read more
Fashion isn't something I normally write about, as my blog is more about food, health, and self-development. But I thought it would be fun to write about clothes for a change of pace. You probably agree that looking good gives you confidence and makes you feel better,...read more
Energy balls are pretty popular right now, probably because they're a healthier snack option than the energy bars you buy in stores, which aren't much better than eating a candy bar--even the "healthy" ones are loaded with sugar and carbs. Therefore, I wanted a recipe...read more
I love my afternoon nap and am fortunate that I’m able to take one most afternoons, usually right after lunch, as that’s when I start feeling tired. I usually wake up feeling more energized and don't feel as sleepy in the evenings. It turns out there are lots of...read more
Zucchini noodles (or "zoodles") are a quick, healthy alternative to high-carbohydrate pasta dishes. You get a healthy dose of vegetables instead. I really like the crunchy texture of them. This dish is easy to make and it only takes a couple of minutes to cook. Prep...read more
Smoothies can be a quick and convenient way to incorporate more fruits and vegetables into your diet every day and are especially great after a workout or for people with gut issues who have a hard time absorbing nutrients. While I'm more of a fan of eating whole,...read more
A frittata is a great way to use lots of summer vegetables for an easy breakfast or brunch. Or serve with a green salad for a quick evening meal. What's great about a frittata is you can mix all kinds of vegetables, such as spinach, squash, broccoli, asparagus, sweet...read more