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9 Tiny Improvements You Can Make to Yourself Right Now 

Who doesn’t to be the best versions of ourselves? Yes, it can be can be difficult when you have so little time and energy left in a typical day.  Attempting to start a huge new workout routine, or change up your eating can be met with resistance, failure, and disappointment. These are huge changes that you hope…

Kale Lentil And Tomato Soup

1 Tbsp olive oil 4 celery stalks, chopped 1 small sweet onion, diced small 1 garlic clove, grated or crushed 8 cups kale, trimmed, cleaned, and rough chopped 2 cans (15 oz size) lentils, rinsed and drained 1 can (28 oz) crushed tomatoes 4 cups vegetable stock salt and pepper to taste fresh Parmesan cheese…

Welcome to October

Usually we talk about scary things, trick or treat and ghost stories. However, I think we have seen our share of “scary” for the year. I think we are all set…….So instead I am not saying this is the month of “THRILL”. I say this is the month of POSSIBILITY. The past six months have…

Welcome to September

Welcome to the month of September. Here we are, heading toward the times for Pumpkin Spice and “All things Fall”. Well it doesn’t feel that way yet.  I feel we still have a little more SUMMER to go!  Our theme this month is “BETTER”. What does that mean? Well I don’t want to give too…

Pumpkin Chocolate Energy Bites

1 cup old-fashioned oats 1/4 cup honey 1 Tbs molasses 2 tsp vanilla extract 1/4 pumpkin puree 1 Tbs ground flax seed (optional) 1 tsp pumpkin pie seasoning 1/4 cup chocolate chips 1/4 cup dried cranberries (optional)   Add honey molasses, vanilla, and pumpkin to food processor. Mix until well blended. Add in remaining ingredients…

What’s the Perfect Nap Length?

Have you ever taken a nap, but then when you woke up you were still sleepy or even more drowsy than when you laid down? On a day following a restless night’s sleep or a particularly tough day a work, a map might be necessary so that you can make it through to the end…

Quinoa Risotto

1 1/2 cups quinoa 1 tbsp olive oil 1 tbsp butter 1 sweet onion, chopped fine 4 cloves fresh garlic 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper 3 cups low-sodium vegetable or chicken broth 1/2 cup white wine 1 lb fresh spinach 4 oz goat cheese Parmesan, lemon zest, and parsley for garnish Rinse quinoa in a metal…

Take A Day Off

For the past few months we’ve been trapped in our homes. Just because we are trapped at home doesn’t mean you can’t take a day off. In fact if you. haven’t taken a day off since lock down, this is your push to do it. Taking a day off to relieve pressure and prevent burnout…

Welcome to August

Welcome to the month of August. We are dedicating this month to the word “Clarity” The last few months have been different things to different people. From the struggle, to despair, to tragedy, to blessings, to new careers- and more in between. We all have been impacted personally by this virus and by world events.…

Island Time Grilled Chicken

1/4 cup lime juice 1/2 cup pineapple juice 3 tbsp chopped hot peppers 2 tsp minced garlic 1/4 cup chopped onions chicken pieces, about 2 lbs. Place all ingredients in a large ziploc bag. Add chicken pieces to bag, seal, and put in refrigerator overnight. When ready to cook, preheat grill to medium. Take chicken…