Gluten-Free Strawberry Crisp Bars

I'm not even sure how long it has been since I last posted a recipe. It wasn't because I was sick of making them, but I just decided to take a little time off from blogging. I was beginning to feel stressed out trying post,  because I never had the time to make a recipe during [...]


5 Reasons Why I’m Not Dieting Before Vacation

In 10 days, I'm going to be soaking up the Florida sunshine, and I can hardly wait. There’s typically this thought about going on vacation, especially with women, that we need to start dieting as soon as we plan these vacations because we need to look out best. So in order to look our best, [...]

Autoimmune Diet Day 2

Well I realized today that I probably should have avoided the almond milk latte yesterday at breakfast since almond milk comes from almonds... whoops. This is making me even more aware of everything I am putting into my mouth. Every spice, every hidden ingredient, it's nuts! Today is going very well, my skin hasn't been itchy, [...]

We Need Each Other

Do you have one of those friends where you feel like you are practically the same person? You are so comfortable around them, you can do almost anything and not feel embarrassed? You sit in silence and it doesn't feel awkward?  Being friends with the people who can see who you truly are without judgement [...]

Nut Butter Eggs

I will never understand midwest weather. One day its 60 and sunny, the next we have a snow storm. Like come on, really? Can't you just pick a temperature and stick with it? Apparently not. It especially sucks when I see all my friends on their warm, spring break trips, and I'm stuck here sitting [...]

Dark Chocolate Cherry Granola Bars

On Monday I officially completed my first 21 day-sugar-detox. Yeah, the beginning sucked, but once I got to the third week, it really wasn't that bad. Most people would think that come the day it ended, you would just want to indulge in whatever sweets, fruits, or wine you could get your hands on, but [...]

Ranch Roasted Carrots

Today was a big day!! Why, you ask? I ATE CARROTS AND DIDNT GET SICK! For many years now, I have been allergic to carrots, and when I would eat them they would give me a terrible itchy throat, I would have trouble breathing, and I would get really sick to my stomach. Raw, and cooked [...]