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

Gluten-Free Oven Baked Chicken Strips

Coconut flour crusted chicken baked to perfection. Dunk them in your favorite dipping sauce—over and over and over again.

Best Ever Healthy Carrot Cake

This Best Ever Healthy Carrot Cake has an incredible texture and delicious taste—layered with lightened cream cheese frosting and topped with plenty of crunch. There’s something about putting veggies in a delicious dessert that makes me feel like I beat the system, stuck it to the man, won the battle. Who doesn't love a dense, … Continue reading Best Ever Healthy Carrot Cake

Spring Gardens

Pita bread with a layer of ranch dip, piled high in tasty vegetables, topped with cheese. This Spring Garden recipe will make it easy to eat plenty of vegetables. Favorite food? Most people say pizza, ice cream, or steak. As a devoted ice cream eater, what I'm about to say holds a lot of weight. … Continue reading Spring Gardens

Road Trip to Monterey + Big Sur

It's difficult for us to plan vacations and weekend getaways because we often don't know Jackson's weekend schedule until a week or two prior. But when we do, we go hard. One of the trips on our California Bucket List was driving up the 1 (that's California talk for HWY 1) and hiking in Big … Continue reading Road Trip to Monterey + Big Sur

Green Mango Smoothie Bowl

This Green Mango Smoothie Bowl is almost too pretty to eat! It's dairy free, gluten free, paleo friendly, and Whole30 approved. Enjoy this beautiful mix of fruits, veggies, and other healthy nutrients blended into one bowl.