Tag: tone it up

Rocky Road Donuts + Strawberry Ginger Donuts (Gluten Free, Dairy Free)

I woke up to a tiny human asking if we could make donuts this morning, and after a long and stressful week, of course my answer was YES. I love that Tan values a slow morning at home playing with 16283 of… Read More

Gluten Free + Healthy Pumpkin Spice Muffins with Toasted Coconut + Apple Cinnamon

Last night the air was crisp, Tanner and I cleaned up our front yard and put a few Halloween decorations out, and this morning there’s a beautiful ocean breeze blowing ambiance of fall through the air and through our house. With all that… Read More

Functional Fitness Must-Have Gear

When it comes to functional-fitness, let’s be real, the gear is almost just as important as your WOD time or a weight-lifting PR. HYLETE performance apparel is one of my all time fav lines for fitness + lifestyle clothing, accessories and more (think backpacks,… Read More

Healthy Lettuce Wraps

My neighbor and I decided it’s time to detox away our shenanigans, so this entire week we’re following (and being guinea-pig testers) of a new healthy eating 5-day plan by Seashells and Sit Ups. Today, Monday, was day one, and the dinner menu was… Read More

Roasted Vegetable Pasta Salad

Ingredients: 1 can black,  pitted olives 1 cup cherry tomatoes, either whole or sliced in half 2 cups whole wheat or gluten free pasta, cooked 1 red bell pepper, chopped 1 bundle of asparagus, ends discarded and chopped 2 medium zucchini, peeled… Read More

Organic Produce Shopping

Organic… to save or not to save, that is the question. Money AND your health, that is. It’s no secret that buying organic can often be significantly more expensive than those “regular ‘ol fruits and veggies.” However, a healthy heart, body, and mind thanks… Read More

DONUTS, DONUTS, DONUTS…that are, ahem, healthy(er)

I live for relaxing Sunday mornings; snuggled up in bed with a book and tea…heaven. Wait, who’s life is that? Because it’s not mine…I have a two and a half year old, soooo that doesn’t happen 😉 BUT, I do live for… Read More

Chicken Zoodle “Chow Mein”

INGREDIENTS VEGGIES 2-3 zucchini, spiralized 1/2 yellow onion, chopped 2 cups chopped cabbage + shredded carrots (I use the bag where they’re pre-cut for easier convenience) 1 small can water chestnuts, rinsed + drained 1 portabella mushroom, sliced 1 teaspoon sesame seeds,… Read More

Roasted Chickpeas

Anything has me at food love at first sight/sound if I see + hear it involves roasted + spicy. Swoon. Like these spicy roasted garbanzo beans pictured above by my dear friend at Oh Darling, Let’s Be Healthy…I meannnn…yes, please! “A half… Read More

Garlic Artichoke Two-Bean Hummus

So, I’ve basically been living under a rookie culinary rock the past….lifetime…because I’ve never made my own hummus. I KNOW, shameful for a food + lifestyle blogger. don’t.judge.me. The only thing that’s ever held me back from making hummus myself is honestly… Read More