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Finding Movement that Moves You

Exercise. That thing we've all been told we should do. The thing we say we'll start doing after the new year. The thing we say we'll do more of so we can "look good for ________." The thing we say we'll start being better about doing next week. Many people have a very complicated, on…

5-Minute Kale Pesto

One of my goals this year is to certainly reduce food waste at home. I do a pretty good job at finishing produce before it goes bad, but occasionally there is a small amount leftover. This recipe was inspired by the 2 leaves of kale and small bag of cilantro leftover from last weeks greens.…

One-Pot Chipotle Black Bean Soup

You may be starting to see that I am major fan of soups. Soup is such an easy way to incorporate different foods into one meal and bring them together with herbs and seasonings. While I love a good soup made purely from scratch and fresh ingredients, sometimes its more convenient and budget-friendly to use…

Oven Roasted Skillet Chicken

It took me a long time to summon the courage to try roasting a whole chicken; but after all was said and done, I truly couldn’t believe how simple it was. A whole chicken is usually less expensive than buying chicken breasts, and offers a variety of meat in one dish. This recipe required very…

Simple Veggie Sushi Rolls

Corey and I have quite a sushi habit. Near our house there is a tiny little family owned sushi restaurant that makes the best sushi in our area. For some time we have wanted to try and make sushi at home, and after seeing that our grocery store now carried Ocean's Halo Organic Nori wraps,…

Breaking the Habit of Over-Exercising & 3 Other Things You Can Do for Your Wellness:

Today I take take a break from recipes and bring you a post about my real life wellness journey. In fact, not really talking about for at all today but more about exercise and where I'm currently standing with it. -- My relationship with exercise has undulated over the years. I've gone from not doing it…

Garlic and Herb Roasted Salmon

  I've been on a serious salmon kick lately -- I can't get enough of it. Craving seafood can be a sign that your body needs some extra omega-3's, which are super important to your skin, and your hormonal regulation. Each week I've been buying a pound of sustainably sourced, wild caught salmon, and roasting…