Pumpkin Spice Energy Balls

The perfect pumpkin treat. If you could mix together all your favorite fall things into a bite sized ball, this would be it. You will not hear the end of this one. These energy balls are the ultimate healthy snack for fall and they pair perfectly with a healthy pumpkin coffee drink of course. It … Continue reading Pumpkin Spice Energy Balls

The Healthiest + Cheapest Pumpkin Drink at Starbucks

There are so many hidden calories in fancy coffee drinks, especially the seasonal favorites like Pumpkin Spice Latte. I didn't want to miss out on all the fall flavored fun or go broke enjoying it so I did some research along with trial and error to come up with the perfect pumpkin drink to order … Continue reading The Healthiest + Cheapest Pumpkin Drink at Starbucks

Camping in Sequoia National Park

Jackson and I love camping—the crisp morning air, unlimited hiking opportunities, sitting around the bonfire, you name it. A few months ago we went to Yosemite National Park and had the most AMAZING time. The only downside was that Yosemite is a very popular park and all the campgrounds were booked so we had to … Continue reading Camping in Sequoia National Park

Pumpkin Protein Smoothie

The perfect blend of pumpkin spice, healthy, and nice. This fall inspired smoothie has a healthy dose of protein, omega-3s, and fiber.

Healthy Paleo Cookie Dough

This Healthy Paleo Cookie Dough is gluten free, dairy free, refined sugar free, egg free, nut free and guilt free. Enjoy a big spoonful the next time you're craving something sweet.

The Best Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookies

This recipe is as healthy as cookies get. These Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookies are made without any grains, gluten, sugar or dairy—but you’d never know it. I have been trying to find a healthy chocolate chip cookie recipe for years. Years. And now, I've finally found one that takes the cake. Enough about cake, let's … Continue reading The Best Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Cabbage Steaks

Easy oven roasted cabbage steaks for a simple and delicious side dish. We have been crushing the cabbage lately! Every trip to the grocery store includes a head, or two, of cabbage so we can make these delicious cabbage steaks. It's a great way to get veggies and extra virgin olive oil into your body … Continue reading Cabbage Steaks

Three Days in Yosemite National Park

Yosemite has been the top item on our California bucket list ever since we moved to the Golden State. It's taken us two years, but we finally scraped some plans together and made the trek! Everyone we talked to said to make reservations months in advance and don't go in the summer—we did neither. We … Continue reading Three Days in Yosemite National Park

Sautéed Balsamic Bacon Brussels Sprouts

These crispy Sauteed Balsamic Bacon Brussels Sprouts are the best! They're easy to make and super delicious. Who else doesn't like to run the oven in the summertime because it heats up the house? *All hands go up* This stove-top recipe gives you a hot home-cooked meal without turning your living quarters into a sauna. … Continue reading Sautéed Balsamic Bacon Brussels Sprouts

The Tri-Tip Challenge

Three beautiful hikes + one glorious sandwich = The Tri-Tip Challenge. We got up early on Saturday morning to get a head start on our adventure. Forty five minutes into our drive, we stopped at a coffee shop in El Ranchero Market to fuel up on caffeine. We walked through the door and were instantly … Continue reading The Tri-Tip Challenge