[RECIPE] Carrot Bread

A loaf of carrot cake topped with yogurt frosting.

Hello friends, I know I’ve been quite MIA but family commitments have kept me busy. That being said, I’m still seeing clients so let me know if you’re interested in taking charge of your nutrition! And, I love blogging and sharing with you all so whenever I get the chance to do so, I will! […]

[PRODUCT REVIEW] Farm & Oven Bakery Bites

Pink box on a wooden cutting board that says "Farm and Oven"

Hello friends, Have you tried Farm & Oven Bakery Bites? Tell me what you think of them. I kept seeing them on my Instagram so I requested a sample and they very kindly obliged. I am not under any obligation to write this review or share my thoughts. They are veggie based baked goods and […]

Nutrition Tip – Add Lots of Veggies

There are two topics that I find myself often discussing with my clients early on during our sessions and this is one of them! ⠀ ⠀ One of the simplest shift many of us can make when it comes to eating a more balanced diet is to just up the veggie intake a bit! The […]

[RECIPE] Halloumi Cheese Salad

Halloumi cheese is a trendy food in the US nowadays but having Arab riots we ate it a lot growing up. It is a delicious semi-soft cheese that is a tad wee bit salty and can be grilled and deep or pan fried for an awesome side, in a sandwich, or on a salad. ⠀ […]

[GUEST BLOGGER] Sweet, Sweet Summer

3 strawberries and a bunch of blueberries on a light wooden cutting board.

Spring has sprung which means those sunny, warm summer days are right around the corner. Throughout the country farmers markets are starting to pop up in the same areas where not too long ago white powdered snow once laid. Excitement fills the air along with the sweet, earthy smells of blossoming flowers and budding greenery. […]

[GUEST BLOGGER] How to create YOUR Perfect Grocery List

Vegetables in a stand outside a store.

A grocery list is the most essential tool to create a guideline for clean eating and saving time and money at the store.   Determine Your Budget Calculate how much money you can allocate for grocery shopping. Remember to factor in non-food items such as toiletries, dish soaps etc. Check Your Inventory at Home Keep […]

[RECIPE] Honey Glazed Carrots

If you haven’t tried this, you are missing out! Such an easy way to prep carrots and it tastes absolutely delicious. It’s only three ingredients and you just toss them together for a great side dish. Check it! Ingredients: 3 large carrots 1 tablespoon honey 1 teaspoon cinnamon Instructions: Preheat oven to 400F Toss carrots […]

[RECIPE] Easy Chili

Spring has yet to come here in Champaign, IL so we made chili the other day! This was the best chili I’ve ever made, yay! It was delicious and packed a bit of a punch too. It was also super easy and vegetarian! So yes, I am super excited to share it with you! This […]

[GUIDE] Eating Pasta

What is pasta? It is traditionally an Italian food item made from a durum wheat dough and stretched or stamped into different shapes. It’s usually bought dry and cooked via boiling in water. Pasta is a food a lot of people avoid because of the high carbohydrate count in it. That is understandable but if […]

[RECIPE] Roasted Sweet Potato

Roasted veggies are my jam. Super easy and delicious. Sweet potatoes especially always turn out so good because sweet potatoes taste so good! This recipe is a great side with fish or chicken or even as part of a hearty salad. I hope you like it! This will make 3-4 servings. Ingredients: Two medium sweet […]