Happy Holidays and Looking into the New Year

I hope you’ve had a wonderful holiday season so far, and here’s to an extra happy New Year! Below you’ll find my reflections from the past year along with goals/intentions for the New Year. But first I’d like ask you a couple questions!

Glazed Paleo ‘Sugar’ Cookies

These Glazed Paleo ‘Sugar’ Cookies are completely refined sugar free and super easy to make! This recipe came about from one simple thought I had a few weeks back, ‘hmm… I wonder if you can make a good sugar cookie without sugar?’. And as you might assume since today’s recipe is a ‘sugar’ cookie, it turns out you really can … Read More

5 Easy Whole30 Instant Pot Chicken Marinades

These 5 Easy Whole30 Instant Pot Chicken Marinades are my favorite thing to meal prep for the freezer This post has been a long time in the making, but I’m so excited to finally get it to you! I developed these simple marinades to make dinnertime easier, but also still flavorful.

Avalanche Lake in Glacier National Park

Avalanche Lake in Glacier National Park is standby for us each year. It’s one of the first trails to open every spring, and one of the last to close in the late fall. We tend to visit this lake at least twice a year and it’s just as gorgeous every single time.

How to Do a DIY At-Home Facial

For many years I was super dedicated to a weekly at home facial, and my skin definitely thanked me for it. However life does get crazy at times, and I’ve fallen out of this weekly habit. But ‘now’ is always a good time to jump back on the wagon so to speak, and I’ve been working on taking better care … Read More

Instant Pot Spaghetti Squash with Easy Meatballs

Once upon what seems like a long time ago now, it was recommended to me to try eating grain free. My first thought was ‘grain free? what on earth is left to eat?’. Eating grain free to me seemed like trying to go gluten free, but so much worse!

Spinach Salad with Mandarin Oranges and Warm Bacon Dressing

I used to make a spinach salad all the time that had crumbled gorgonzola in it, where you poured a warm bacon dressing over the top. It’s really beyond fantastic, but it also presents 2 problems, the first of which is that so many people don’t like blue cheese of any kind.

Grain Free Cranberry Orange Muffins

I’m back today with another instalment of seasonal muffins! This time around I went with cranberry and orange because it’s one of my favorite combos throughout the holidays and winter months. And I mean I’m pretty crazy for cranberry orange anything from granola to sauce for turkey day.