Avo Dressing [& Green Veggie Bowl]

Confession time. While on vacation, the closest things to a vegetable that I ate were pickles, coleslaw and the teeny tiny chunks of tomato and lettuce on my tacos. Talk about nutritious… I firmly believe that life is all about balance, but I struggled with balance as every restaurant in North Carolina had hush puppies […]

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Do It Yourself: Almond Milk

Almond milk isn’t anything new – nearly everyone knows what it is. It’s a great alternative for those who are lactose intolerant or vegan, or even for those who just hate cow’s milk. But haven’t you ever wondered how almond milk is made? You can’t really “milk” an almond like you can milk a cow… […]

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21 Things

Happy Monday AND happy first day of August! One thing that always makes Monday better is the motivational Monday e-mail I get each week from Elisabeth Tavierne, an influential friend in my life and the founder of my favorite organization, CHAARG. This weeks topic was focused on a reflection of the last year of her life […]

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A Peak into Hatteras, NC

Last week, my blog was a bit inactive because my family took our biennial trip to Greensboro and the Outer Banks in North Carolina. This year, we stayed on the very edge Hatteras Island – we needed a ferry to go any further out. It was beautiful and relaxing (aside from the flesh-eating greenhead flies), […]

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Activated Charcoal Lemonade

When life gives you lemons, make charcoal lemonade. What?! Charcoal lemonade?? Yes! I said it. Charcoal lemonade. Before you say “forget that” and close your browser, hear me out! When you read “charcoal” you’re probably thinking of the charcoal you use in the grill. It’s similar but it’s not the same! Activated charcoal typically comes […]

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Snickers Brownie Truffles

As much as I enjoy choosing healthier alternatives for things, sometimes you just can’t beat the “original” – and that’s okay. Life is all about balance, right? So don’t be afraid to indulge a little! If you are going to indulge, I definitely recommend this sweet treat ; ). It has chocolate, brownie (need I […]

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