Why I Whole30

Here I am, Day 26 of my Whole30 journey. January 1st this year I started my second round of the Whole30 detox. My first round was way back in 2014 and my results were ah-mazing! I’m not just talking about outward result, which was a nice benefit…

Apple Cinnamon Paleo Pancakes

Although I don’t make paleo pancakes often, these are by far the best I have tried. It took a lot of experimenting to get this right.  Of the recipes I had tried tasted very eggy, or had a funky flavor, or just simply fell apart while they were…

Pink, it’s my new obsession.

Himalayan Pink Salt that is. I know you’re probably thinking salt is salt but in actuality there is more to salt than what meets the eye and it’s important to know the difference. The vast majority of people these days know that table salt isn&#8217…

Feature

If you follow any of my social media outlets you have probably seen that I was honored with a feature piece in Voyage Phoenix Magazine. I am still shell shocked over the whole ordeal. For years I wanted to start up a blog and always gave excuses as to why…

Eating Healthy on a Budget

My close friends and family can attest that I can talk ‘food talk’ all day! It’s a passion of mine and once you get me going it’s hard to reel me back in. A question that arises more times than not is “how…

Old Fashioned Healing Chicken Soup

Would the real Chicken Soup for the Soul please stand up? Please stand up! Please stand up! Here it is folks, and this ain’t no Campbells. This is old fashioned chicken soup, you know the kind that actually helped you while you were sick.  I am completely convinced…

Exploring Arizona, Hidden Gems You Want to Know About!

My family and I love to travel. Call us crazy but our preferred mode of transportation is by car(or in our case van!). We are people who enjoy the journey and don’t like to take things for granted along the way so we take our time to…

Grandma’s Best Ever Mashed Potatoes

This recipe has stood the test of time! Being passed down from my great grandmother, it has become a family favorite! It is always a great compliment to whatever dish you are preparing, and can quite possibly steal the show.  I can’t tell you how many times I…

Our Disneyland Favorites

We are settling back in from our Disney vacation and I’m ready to go back already. Like right now. It wouldn’t take much convincing, all I’d really have to do is tell my husband I want to go back and he’d say…

Braised Short Ribs

The first time I ever made short ribs we had rented a cabin up north and had just done a full day of playing in the snow.  I knew we would come home famished and craving something warm and hearty to fill our bellies.  This fit the bill superbly and…