slices of healthy chocolate chip pumpkin bread on a striped cutting board

Healthy Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread

Healthy chocolate chip pumpkin bread is made without refined sugar, is moist and full of pumpkin flavor. It’s like the bat signal gets sent out in November. Calling all pumpkin lovers! Although, truly, pumpkin season starts long before November. It seems this year pumpkin season started even earlier than usual. Maybe it’s because 2020 has …

large smoothie bowl topped with fresh raspberries. Surrounded by slices of kiwi and grapefruit

Is an Elimination Diet Right for You?

You’ve probably heard of elimination diets before. If not, here’s a quick recap of it.  You eliminate multiple food groups for around two to four weeks. This is meant to cleanse your immune system. After the two to four weeks are done, you slowly start adding those foods back in.  It’s meant to help you …

left: baby sitting in the grass. right: woman sitting in her office smiling at the camera

Piece of Cake 029

I honestly feel like I was just sitting here writing the September monthly update. Now here we are, the last couple of days of October. This month was much calmer in terms of things that happened. We actually got to spend the entire month at home with no traveling! This is a pretty big accomplishment …

woman sitting on a chair staring out the window

How to Combat Negative Body Image

Negative body image: something I think we’ve all dealt with at some point in our lives.  But where does this negative body image come from, and how exactly do we get rid of it? The self-love movement is strong right now, but it can still feel out of reach to fully love ourselves.  That’s because …

Halloween decorated chocolate cupcakes surrounded by spiders

Healthy-ish Halloween Spider Web Cupcakes

Healthy-ish Halloween spider web cupcakes are a homemade light and fluffy chocolate cupcake. Topped with velvety cream cheese frosting. Perfect for a fun Halloween dessert. I always imagined Kennedy’s first Halloween. Wondering what we would dress her as and taking her trick-or-treating. This year is obviously looking very different than any years past. We still …

family at a bar sitting it a high top table

Piece of Cake 028

September is coming to a close, which means Fall is well on its way. Hopefully by the end of October, this year, I’m not writing that we have six inches of snow. Last year on Halloween we had a snow storm that I definitely could have done without. But let’s focus on the still nice …

homemade kind bars on a white marble background

Homemade Kind Bars

Homemade Kind Bars are a chewy high protein energy bar that are super easy to make at home and the perfect post workout snack. I’m a huge snack bar fan. I love finding healthy energy bars that are quick grab and go snacks. When Kennedy was first born I basically lived off Kind Healthy Grain …