Tag: lifestyle blog

Okay, some of you are probably really freaked out that I just put “dessert” and “hummus” in the same sentence but stay with me! I swear this stuff is SO DELICIOUS.  I cannot get enough of it and neither can my toddlers!  If you love chocolate, you will love this dip- it tastes nothing like chickpeas.

Not only is this hummus super tasty but it’s also full of nutrients.  Yes,

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I haven’t had turkey in 7 years but that doesn’t stop me from enjoying a lot of the cliche Thanksgiving dishes like stuffing, mashed potatoes, rolls, pumpkin pie etc  I even love making a vegan sandwich the next day with leftovers!

Today I’m sharing a recipe that I came up with after Thanksgiving this year… one where we actually didn’t have stuffing or cranberry sauce!  So really, you can make this ANY time since the ingredients are simple and there’s definitely no turkey required!

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I think with wellness being almost “trendy” these days, there’s a lot of focus on things like superfoods and crystals and such to the point where for someone who is just trying to be a little healthier it can feel overwhelming.  With my clients, I like to meet them where they are and build up from there.  Start small because small is do-able, small isn’t overwhelming. If you keep trying to take gigantic leaps, you’re eventually going to wear yourself out!

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Guys, I have a total weakness for baked goods. Mmm. It’s partially a “comfort” thing because I grew up baking with my mom and sisters. It makes me happy!  My 3 year old already bakes with me all the time. We try to balance making healthier dishes with treats like this though.  He’s not even a big cinnamon roll eater- he just wants the icing and sugar haha

I know I just posted a recipe here the other day but I had to get this recipe up in time for Mother’s Day because there is no treat I’d want more than this one!

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I’m a bit obsessive when it comes to packing for trips. I don’t know why… I’m not usually a very organized person but there’s something about traveling that brings it out in me, I guess!  I’ll pack a week early, plan out outfits, buy travel sized items etc  So when my husband and I decided we were going to drive to North Carolina (from WA State), I started planning it out right away! 

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I asked you guys if you wanted me to share this recipe on  my blog despite it not being the most “nutritious” and you said YES so here you go!

These are not a nutritionally dense muffin so if that’s what you’re looking for, keep looking. haha These are definitely more an indulgent, impress your friends muffin that no one will be able to resist!

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This little ray on sunshine has been with us for over two months now! It actually feels weird to say that because already life before her seems FOREVER ago! It’s as if she has always been with us. I think because she fits into our family so perfectly!  I was nervous about going from one to two children and don’t get me wrong it is very hard at times but overall I love it! And yes,

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It has been a while since I shared a recipe here! Beckett and I love to bake together and cookies are always a favourite. Oddly, he really prefers the dough over the actual cookie… but hey, more cookies for me!  This particular recipe is great because it’s packed with bonus nutrients (and you can easily make it gluten free!). It’s a pretty forgiving recipe… which is important when you’re cooking with a kid because your measuring will never be exact!

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I’ve put together this list of post natal exercises so that you can workout in a safe but effective way after having a baby!  It can be time consuming to scroll through YouTube or Google search for workouts so I’ve done the work for you!

I purchased this program from Good for the Swole and will be starting it… today! I think it’s a great intro back into exercise after having a baby.

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I’ve been a mom of two for one month now!

I’ll admit I was nervous about going from one child to two. Everyone says it’s a tough transition! And, well, they’re right. Haha But I had thought it’d be the newborn that felt like more work but really, for us, it’s not! Finnley is a pretty chill baby. She sleeps well (as long as she’s with someone) and only cries or fusses to be held/fed/changed.

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