Changes Coming!

Please excuse my lack of activity – over the past few months, I have undergone a career change, packed up and moved to a new city (and state), as well as handled a few big time things that life threw my way. All this said, I am very excited to share that some big changes…

Perfectly Baked Chicken

Whether you are meal prepping for the week or just looking for something quick, easy, and full of flavor – this “perfectly baked chicken” is one you need to bookmark!  I thought it would be helpful to provide a list of my personal favorite flavor combos and update as I discover new pairings I love….

Almond Crusted Salmon & Truffle Quinoa

In hopes of getting back on a normal routine of cooking and sharing recipes, I carved out some time this past weekend for a little experimentation.  I was craving some salmon, so I thought I would play around with a “breading” of sorts, and let me tell you – this. was. amazing.  You would never…

Quinoa or Cauliflower “Fried Rice”

If someone were to ask me one of the foods I miss most since I was diagnosed with food allergies – my answer would be fried rice.  So good!  On the other hand, one of the things I have learned through the process of cooking for one with allergies is that there are SO many alternatives!…

2016 – 24 Day Challenge

24 DAY CHALLENGE Start Date: January 19, 2016 Completion Date: February 11, 2016 Pre-Workout (30 minutes before) If I don’t workout in the morning, I begin with the “Pre-Breakfast” routine listed below. Pre-Breakfast (30 minutes before) Spark mixed in 10 oz. of water Packet of Probiotic Restore 3 Catalyst Immediately Before Breakfast Fiber Drink mixed in 4 oz. of water,…

Court Avenue Restaurant & Brewing Company – Des Moines, IA

There is nothing better (in my opinion) than getting off a plane when I am traveling and sitting down to a light and healthy meal….especially when I end up eating at 10:30PM.  Though I do not know the area, Yelp pulled through for me (as always) on a late night dinner in downtown Des Moines, Iowa….