Kitchen Scrap Vegetable Broth in the Instant Pot {Recipe Redux}

Kitchen Scrap Vegetable Broth in the Instant Pot {Recipe Redux}

Buying vegetable broth is silly. No judgement if you still buy veggie broth in cans or cartons – I did the same. But now I know how easy it is to make it at home. With scraps. Which basically makes…

MyoBuddy: The Answer to Sore Muscles

MyoBuddy: The Answer to Sore Muscles

If you don’t know by now, I do CrossFit. Some of my friends like to tell me I belong to the CrossFit cult. Either way, I do hard workouts that can leave my muscles tired and sore. Like most people,…

Crunchies Mixed Fruit Chocolate Bark

Crunchies Mixed Fruit Chocolate Bark

Simple recipes make me swoon. I’m all about minimal ingredients and easy cleanup, not to mention treating myself with dark chocolate and freeze-dried fruit! It doesn’t get any simpler than 2 ingredients. Unless you have 1 ingredient…but that isn’t a…

The New Vegan: Recipe, Review and Interview with Áine Carlin

The New Vegan: Recipe, Review and Interview with Áine Carlin

Going vegan can be easy and delicious. Don’t believe me? Check out Áine Carlin’s new cookbook The New Vegan. If you’ve been thinking about eating healthier or becoming plant based, that’s enough thinking! How about getting this book that doesn’t just…

Korean Seitan Tacos {Recipe Redux}

Korean Seitan Tacos {Recipe Redux}

Taco Tuesday is rough when you’re vegetarian. All those food trucks serving $1 tacos, but nothing for an herbivore. It’s time to do something about this! Apparently Korean-Mexican fusion is a thing. A popular thing. When I spotted Korean BBQ seitan…

Skinny Soups – Review and GIVEAWAY!

Skinny Soups – Review and GIVEAWAY!

Note: Giveaway has concluded and winner has been notified A good cookbook is hard to find. Seems hard to believe since there are thousands of cookbooks out there, but it’s true. Some have ridiculously long lists of ingredients, obscure ingredients…

Homemade Christmas Confetti Cake {Recipe Redux}

Homemade Christmas Confetti Cake {Recipe Redux}

What’s better than a happy birthday cake? A festive Merry Christmas cake! Confetti cakes are beautiful and they go to show that sprinkles aren’t just for kids. Sprinkles make desserts and dessert eaters happy. They’re colorful, crunchy and cute. Cake also…

Holiday Gift Guide for the Nutrition & Fitness Nut

Holiday Gift Guide for the Nutrition & Fitness Nut

I am a self-declared nutrition and fitness nut. I love reading about human metabolism, creating recipes and working my booty off in a hard CrossFit WOD. This holiday gift guide is for all my fellow nuts out there. I hope…

From Scratch Speculoos Cookies {Recipe Redux}

From Scratch Speculoos Cookies {Recipe Redux}

Certain activities really manifest the feeling of the holidays. For me, it’s baking Christmas cookies. Getting out the spices. Rustling in the back of the drawers for those tools only used 1 month at most. Playing Mannheim Steamroller in the…

5 Tips to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

5 Tips to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

The holidays are almost here! I’ve begun shopping for gifts, KOST 103.5 is already playing Christmas music, and Trader Joe’s is stocking their shelves with all their holiday goodies. What should be a time of joy and merriment is often…