Calming Lemon Tonic Mocktail

The full name for this mocktail is the Calming lemon Tonic #2 because it is the new and improved version of the #1. This recipe is not only a fun drink but lemon is so good for detox and digestion, while lavender helps to calm the senses. This is the...

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Grain-free Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

It’s Pumpkin Season!!!! These muffins are delicious and turned out perfectly the first time which is great for me because I am not a baker!! My husband loves them as well so that’s a win for me:) I found this recipe on Smitten Kitchen and modified it just a tad....

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Calypso Mojito Mocktail

I love to come home in the evening and have some kind of special, celebratory beverage that helps me relax and I want it to feel like a treat. I got into mocktails and have been really loving them. They are such a good alternative for a glass of wine when...

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Friday Favorites: September

1. My office space: My work journey has been amazing these last couple of years. I went from working in my home to sharing a space with some dear friends to the quiet office space I have now in Bon Air. I am sitting here right now with my Chinese...

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My food journey Part 2: “The gift of healing”

Besides struggling with disordered eating for most of my college years and into adulthood I had also struggled with a poor digestion for most of my life. I was overwhelmed by quite a bit of anxiety which made matters worse. In college, I kept a bottle of Pepto Bismol on...

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Jerk Pork Lettuce Wraps w/ a honey chili sauce

Before summer is officially over, I thought I’d slip in another “summer recipe”, although, truth be told, we eat this all year around! These Jerk Pork Lettuce Wraps are very easy to make and can be made ahead of time in the crockpot. Also, they are gluten-free, Paleo, lowfat and sugar-free. The ingredients for these are...

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Kale and Butternut Squash Salad

I know it doesn’t feel like it yet, but Fall is approaching and that means all the delicious root veggies are coming.  Squash is already beginning to appear at the farmers market. I love to buy up plenty each time I go. It lasts a while when stored in a...

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