ASIAN PEANUT SAUCE

Dinner Recipes, Healthy You, Lunch Recipes, Recipes, Salad Recipes

Everything is better with a sauce. It’s true! Think about…Do you eat plain toast? How about grilled chicken sans seasonings or marinade? I’m guessing the same is true for your veggies or pasta!…Sauces, seasonings, herbs, and condiments. They all serve a purpose for putting Emeril Lagasse’s “BAM” into food. If the BAM factor is good … Read More

FRESH CHERRY SALSA

#WednesdaysWeCook, Healthy You, Recipes

I love seasonal dishes, ones that celebrate and inspire the day. Think about it, each of our American Holidays have traditional, celebratory fare that fits the season. And summer itself is no exception. Seasonal food inspires, but it is also deeply rooted in answering our inherent call to nourish our bodies with the nutrients available during that time … Read More

SUPER FAST AND EASY 5 INGREDIENT MEALS

Breakfast Recipes, Dinner Recipes, Healthy You, Lunch Recipes, Recipes, Salad Recipes, Smoothie Recipes, Snacks

One of the biggest myths challenging those seeking a healthier lifestyle is the misconception that eating will break the bank or the clock. It’s too expensive and time consuming. Neither could be further from the truth. In fact, it’s quite the opposite. When you begin to put plants together, simplicity rules the day. What’s more, … Read More

IMPROVE YOUR RUNNING

#FitnessFriday, Healthy You

You are running longer, incorporating speed workouts, and pushing harder than ever, but still not seeing results? The key might be in STRENGTH TRAINING!!! Strengthening exercises are often times long forgotten for distance runners. “If I run more, I’ll improve and reach a PR!” is often the default mindset. This is unilaterally not true! Strength development … Read More

ARE YOU SOY CONFUSED?

#TransformationTuesday, #WednesdaysWeCook, Healthy You

“Is soy good or bad for my health?” I get that question alot! And the short answer is, “it depends!”  Soybeans have been in the human diet for thousands of years, with their dietary merit having been questioned only in recent years. Let’s be honest, you cannot look past soy’s historical relevance, which dates back … Read More

5 REASONS TO VISIT A FARMER’S MARKET

#MotivationalMonday, Healthy You

I’m a Kansas farm girl. Farming was my Dad’s hobby, and so I grew up nearly every weekend working on our farms, painting barns, scrubbing cattle corrals, building fences, picking pears, working in the pasture and the occasional getting lost in the corn field. And when not at the farm, my sister and I helped … Read More