Day 9 in Iceland Djupivogur and Fossardalur Valley

Following on the action packed heels of Day 8 Part 1 & Part 2, we decided to take Day 9 a little more slowly. This decision to slow down was also out of necessity because we needed to off load all our camera cards on to a external hard drive. It's hard to find any time to keep up with ... Read More

Asian Mandarin Chicken Salad with Creamy Ginger Dressing

Whenever I hear someone say 'salads are so boring' I'm always confused by this. I mean obviously they're quite a bit different then let's say... my One Pot Gluten Free Mac and Cheese. But they're by no means boring - not even in the least! Maybe it's because we make our salads so loaded with toppings, they don't have a ... Read More

Creamy Cashew Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

I've finally developed a dairy free alternative to my most popular recipe with this Creamy Cashew Roasted Red Pepper Sauce. I get so many questions about how to omit or swap out the goat cheese in my Creamy Roasted Red Pepper Zucchini Noodles, I knew it was time for a whole separate recipe! This sauce is just as easy to make ... Read More

Healthier Carrot Sheet Cake

I've been craving carrot cake for so long now, I can't even remember when it actually started. I don't know if you can relate, but once I get a craving, there's very little chance it will go away - even after 6+ months! So in light of a certain craving that just wouldn't stop, I decided it was high time ... Read More

Creamsicle Calendula Body Lotion

I've always loved the smell of orange and vanilla together. It must go back to my childhood love of creamsicle popsicles and orange sherbet. So I knew I wanted to create a body lotion with those poignant smells in mind. I was also thinking of natural ways to make it a nice golden color, when I finally came up with ... Read More

Sweet Potato Noodles and Greens Breakfast Meal Prep

Most weeks you can find us meal prepping some cut up fruit for green smoothies, and something to take along for healthy lunches. However, lately I've been stepping up my breakfast meal prepping as well. It started with the realization I was spending quite a bit of time putting together breakfast every morning. I've been wanting to add more veggies ... Read More

Protein Packed Mandarin Green Smoothie

I've really been working on branching out on my smoothies lately because I find myself using some of the same fruits and veggies over and over again. This one happened  mostly by chance, and by chance I mean a happy accident of what I happened to have in the fridge. And I could've never predicted how much I would love ... Read More

Day 8 in Iceland the Viking Village and Vestrahorn in Stokksnes

When we left off in the first part of Day 8, we were headed towards the famous Vestrahorn mountains to try and catch a sunset, (pictured above). We arrived in the late afternoon flat out exhausted from a lack of food, coffee, and sleep. Never the less, when in Iceland... you just go and go, and go some more because ... Read More

Sheet Pan Fajita Meal Prep

Meal prepping is pretty revolutionary, and so are sheet pan dinners, so why not combine the 2!?! We've been meal prepping for a few years now, but only taking it seriously for the past year or so. I've written several posts about how we prep from week to week with recipe suggestions, and I'll be sure to include them all ... Read More