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.

15 Songs to Describe the Life of a Certified Athletic Trainer

As a former collegiate athlete and wife of a Certified Athletic Trainer, I have been blown away by the sports medicine profession. Certified Athletic trainers are the first ones to arrive and the last ones to leave. They work normal office hours and attend their sports team's practices and games on top of it. Aside … Continue reading 15 Songs to Describe the Life of a Certified Athletic Trainer

Chocolate Protein Energy Balls

These no bake Chocolate Protein Energy Balls make a tasty protein-packed snack. They're gluten free, dairy free and simply delicious. Healthy food always tastes better when there's a little chocolate involved.

Girls Trip to Phoenix, Arizona

A couple months ago I was hesitant about buying a plane ticket. I desperately wanted to take the trip but was worried about vacation time, expenses, and feeling guilty about leaving Jackson at home to work all weekend while I was off having fun. You know the saying, "Take the trip. Buy the shoes. Eat … Continue reading Girls Trip to Phoenix, Arizona