May 28, 2012

“Today is Memorial Day, when we recall all those who gave everything in the darkness of war so we could stand here in the glory of spring.” I am enjoying […]


May 18, 2012

Happy Friday Everyone!!! I have been away for a little more than a week and missed you all! The hubby and I went to San Francisco and Napa and had […]


May 5, 2012

Happy Cinco De Mayo!! Heres a little sneak peek at a recipe in the Slimmer Summer E-Book that you can enjoy tonight! Skinny Strawberry Margaritas (serves 3+) 3 1/2 cups […]

Get Rid of Hot Pockets in Your Life

April 24, 2012

Do you feel like never ending busyness has a grip on you? Maybe it’s hard to even find time to get in a decent workout, plan a healthy meal or […]

What Gets You Going??

April 23, 2012

Are you INTRINSICALLY or EXTRINSICALLY motivated?  You may not have thought about this before, or even know what it means, but knowing whether you are (what I call) an “Inny” […]


April 22, 2012

We happen to be out in nature today which has been perfect. Here are some other ways to celebrate earth day: 1. Recycle as much as you can today. 2. […]

Carrot Cake Cocktail

April 7, 2012

It’s the weekend and so if you’re sipping on something tonight… try these carrot inspired cocktails to keep your boozing a bit healthier. 😉 Carrot Cake Cocktail 1 oz. fresh […]

Easter Bunny Smoothie

April 6, 2012

8oz unsweetened vanilla almond milk 1 frozen banana 1 large carrot, chopped (or handful baby carrots) 2 ice cubes 1 Tbsp ground flax seeds 1/2 scoop vanilla protein powder Dash […]

Quinoa Rice and Shine Recipes

April 3, 2012

(Can be used for brown rice hot cereal and oatmeal too!) Sorry I’m just getting this up! So many of you have liked my recipes using this cereal and have […]

Acai Coconut Quinoa

March 29, 2012

You have try this for breakfast! Acai-Coconut-Quinoa: 1/4 to 1/3 cup Quinoa Rice & Shine with 1/2 to 2/3 cup water or vanilla unsweetened almond milk + 1 tsp cinnamon […]

When life gives you lemons, make “Muddled Ginger-Mint Lemonade

March 29, 2012

Ingredients: 1/2 lemon (cut into wedges) 1-inch piece fresh ginger (peeled and sliced) 4 sprigs fresh mint 1 1/2 teaspoons raw honey 1 to 2 oz water Ice Directions: Muddle […]

Get ANTsy!!

March 28, 2012

Ants are some of God’s most fascinating insects, and while we usually think of them as simply the pests at our picnic, here’s some reasons why we should try to […]