Make Your Own Freezer Smoothie Packs

With every year that goes by, I'm becoming a bigger fan of having things prepared ahead! I've been delving into all areas of making things easier in the kitchen, from slow cooker recipes to mason jar salads - and now on to smoothie packs for the freezer! We have a pretty good routine for Monday - Thursday every week (my ... Read More

Simple Resolutions for the New Year

I don't know how the years fly by so fast, but here we are at the end of another one! So I've been setting some goals and resolutions I'd like to see happen this year! One thing that I'd love to do is re-create some of my favorite recipes with a healthier twist - like Orange Chicken or Sweet Potato ... Read More

From Farm to Table

I've always had an interest in where my food comes from, and I think it comes from having a garden my whole life! Everywhere we lived when I was a kid, my parents put in a garden even if it was just a small patch. Once you've had fresh garden produce, it's hard to go back - nothing tastes as ... Read More

Healthy Eating While Traveling

Healthy eating when you're traveling can be really difficult, depending on where you're going. Last fall, we did some hiking and sight seeing through the Canadian Rockies, and I found the food situation to be challenging at times. I ended up going with whatever was available, especially in the more remote locations, and I came home pretty sick (and determined ... Read More

Food Prep 101

Preparing food ahead of time goes against my grain, I just can't seem to commit to 4 days in a row of the same salad - or whatever it might be! I love winging it day by day, and just going with whatever I'm craving - sounds good right? Well... in theory anyways - what actually happens is more like ... Read More