Fresh From the Garden Week 1

Time has flown this summer. It feels like just the other day I spent the weekend planting my garden. Picking out the perfect plants, finding a good day to plant, and beginning to nurture them so they would grow and flourish. Now that they are finally producing some fruits and vegetables, I figured it wasContinue reading “Fresh From the Garden Week 1”

Happy Hour, Happy Summer

Once again, it feels as if summer has flown by. With the passing of July 4th, it seems as if summer is almost to an end. I know this sounds a bit dramatic, but in the blink of an eye it will be back to school and the leaves will be changing before we knowContinue reading “Happy Hour, Happy Summer”

Easy One Pan Sheet Dinner

Sheet pan dinners are by far the greatest dinner invention since the Crockpot. Being able to just chop everything up, throw it on a pan and pop it in the oven is such a convenient time saver, especially for those super busy weekdays. It is also perfect for when you’re running behind, on time orContinue reading “Easy One Pan Sheet Dinner”

Healthy + Fresh Blueberry Crumble

The best part of the beginning of each season is all the new flavors for cooking and baking that come along with it. The fall brings pumpkin and spices, the winter brings peppermint and nutmeg, the spring brings fresh mint and lemon, and the summer brings berries and fresh fruit. Each of these amazing flavorsContinue reading “Healthy + Fresh Blueberry Crumble”

7 Must Plant Fruits + Vegetables For Your Garden

One of my favorite things about living in Illinois, is the beginning of May when we can finally start planting our backyard gardens. Growing up, my parents used to take my brother and I to the garden store every year. We were each allowed to pick out two fruit or vegetables that we wanted toContinue reading “7 Must Plant Fruits + Vegetables For Your Garden”

5 Recipes to Spice Up Your Cinco de Mayo

Happy Cinco de Mayo!! It may still be a few days away, but that gives us plenty of time to prepare. These five fun food ideas are a great way to add some color and flare to your celebration.  Before we get into the food though, let’s start by talking about what Cinco de MayoContinue reading “5 Recipes to Spice Up Your Cinco de Mayo”

Meditation Apps To Help With Stress

We live in a world where almost any information we want, or need can be accessed or obtained through our cell phones and the internet.  Lately, every time I look at my phone, I find myself becoming so stressed with the constant news updates about COVID-19, quarantine protocols, and even the idea of a countryContinue reading “Meditation Apps To Help With Stress”

Best Green Health Foods For St. Patrick’s Day

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! This is one of my favorite times of the year. Every promotional ad, store and restaurant just seem to radiate green. Wherever we look we see green. It surrounds us in the Shamrock shakes, the dying of the Chicago River, green donuts, and Green Soda – everything is green. Getting inContinue reading “Best Green Health Foods For St. Patrick’s Day”

Honey Almond Flax Healthy Granola

Over the weekend, I made this delicious granola recipe from Well Plated and wanted to share with you all. I’m making 2020 all about health and wellness, especially being mindful of what I put in my body. Try it out and enjoy! Also, check out the full post and recipe from Well Plated via theContinue reading “Honey Almond Flax Healthy Granola”