Recipes

Hearty Roasted Squash and Kale Salad w/ candied cranberries | gf +vegan

Hearty Roasted Squash and Kale Salad w/ candied cranberries | gf +vegan

After being on the road for over a month, it feels sooo good to be back in the kitchen–at least for the time being. I have another week of travel before my days return to a more normal cadence. It can be a little difficult 

Vegetarian Breakfast Tacos |gf + veg

Vegetarian Breakfast Tacos |gf + veg

I don’t know about you but I can probably eat tacos for breakfast, lunch and dinner. They are such versatile meals–you can easily dress it up for dinner or stick to your breakfast classics for a morning meal. I love hosting the occasional taco night 

Easy Homemade Blueberry Chia Jam

Easy Homemade Blueberry Chia Jam

There’s a common misconception that when we eat healthy, it also means we no longer get to eat delicious foods or the foods that we once enjoyed. First off, healthy foods can be delicious. Secondly, it’s possible to enjoy any and all foods in moderation–total 

Q5-#AAHHC: I don’t have much experience in the kitchen. How do I start gaining more confidence?

Q5-#AAHHC: I don’t have much experience in the kitchen. How do I start gaining more confidence?

No one is born a good cook. It requires repetition, practice and trial and error to become one. I do think, however, that one’s exposure to diverse foods when young naturally helps build up a gradual understanding of flavors, food combinations and preparations. This is 

Wild Rice and Lentil Bowl w/ Roasted Root Veggies, Curry Chickpeas and Lemon-Tahini Dressing [& how to make meal prep work for you]| gf + df + veg

Wild Rice and Lentil Bowl w/ Roasted Root Veggies, Curry Chickpeas and Lemon-Tahini Dressing [& how to make meal prep work for you]| gf + df + veg

In this week’s Monday meals, I’m talking more in-depth about a strategy that has helped me save time and money when it comes to eating healthy. It’s an old and tried technique–meal prepping. I’ve dabbled with meal prepping on and off throughout the years but 

Q4: Ask a Holistic Health Coach–“What does living a balanced life mean?”

Q4: Ask a Holistic Health Coach–“What does living a balanced life mean?”

First off, I love this question! It’s taken me almost 15 years to understand what balance means and even now the way balance is demonstrated in my life changes often. Perhaps that’s why there are so many different definitions of balance–it differs for each individual 

Adaptogenic Hot Chocolate | gf +df

Adaptogenic Hot Chocolate | gf +df

A naturally warming latte full of superfood and anti-inflammatory ingredients that is a more nutritious and less sugary adaptation to your pre-packaged hot chocolate mixes. I created this a few weeks ago after wanting to have some hot chocolate and have made it again at 

AAHHC Q3: “I feel like I’m too busy to prepare healthy meals. How do I set myself up to eat better?”

AAHHC Q3: “I feel like I’m too busy to prepare healthy meals. How do I set myself up to eat better?”

This is such a great question and so relevant to all of us who may be working and/or managing various priorities. In a world where there is so many demands for our attention, time and energy, eating healthy (and our overall well-being) can take a 

Spicy Gochujang (고추장) Tofu Stir-fry | gf + df + veg

Spicy Gochujang (고추장) Tofu Stir-fry | gf + df + veg

I’ll be honest with you and say that a lot of my recipes revolve around what I already have in the fridge or pantry that week so that I don’t have to spend more money on groceries than I already do. To me, that’s what 

Q2: Ask a Holistic Health Coach-“How do I Take Care of My Health During the Winter Months?”

Q2: Ask a Holistic Health Coach-“How do I Take Care of My Health During the Winter Months?”

As a holistic health coach, I strongly believe that our health is not solely a state that occurs in our internal world. Our health is also influenced largely by our environment–from the food we eat and the toxins and chemicals we’re exposed to each day 

Loaded Bean Nachos w/ Homemade Jalapeño Salsa | gf + df + veg

Loaded Bean Nachos w/ Homemade Jalapeño Salsa | gf + df + veg

If I could choose two types of cuisine I would gladly eat for the rest of my life, it would be Asian and Mexican food. Maybe that’s technically cheating since Asian food encompasses A LOT of various flavors and genres, but you catch my drift.