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ohhh this cuban chicken bowl inspired by a twist on taco tuesdays is one of my favorite meals ever. cuban chicken bowl is bursting with flavor. the beans & quinoa make it so substantial and the chicken just makes it even better. it is macro packed so you can feel confident that everyone is getting […]

cuban chicken bowl recipe for dinner

this crispy gnocchi recipe may be one of my all-time favorite summer recipes. it is loaded with seasonal veggies and bursting with flavor. light enough for a hot and balmy summer evening but substantial enough to leave you satisfied. not sure what my favorite part of this dish is. it’s a three-way tie between the […]

how many cups a day for you?!

how many cups a day for you?!

looking for the best summer salad recipe? i have it and i’m sharing it with you! this berry and avocado summer salad is on repeat all summer long. it is fresh and it is crisp. every bite is literally bursting with summer flavor. from the tangy blackberries, to the creamy avocado, to the peppery arugula. […]

if i could enjoy all my meals outdoors. i certainly would. there is something that i just enjoy so greatly about being outside with good food and good company. dining alfresco . . . it’s a simple joy. when my dad and i built our little picnic table… i wanted to make sure it was […]

a simple tuscan backyard picnic

This picnic table was such a fun do-it-yourself project. Partly because I did it with my dad . . . and he is the epitome of FUN. But also because I know that my little family will get so much use out of this picnic table. Gosh, the memories we will create gathered around it. […]

i used to love going to the gym. spending half my time workout out, half my time socializing. it was a part of my everyday routine. and i loved it.  but the reality is . . . this was during a time in my life when i had plenty of time to spare. free time […]

faster way to fat loss: workouts for the busy mom


where do you need to stop & turn around today • maybe in relationships • in wellness • in self talk • in mindset • just stop & turn around • only you can do it

oh lordy. these crispy strips of goodness are highly addicting. consider yourself warned! the sweet salty combo of pecan bacon is just so dang good. i can almost promise that you cannot eat just one piece. you just wait . . . as if bacon isn’t good enough on its own. add in some toasty […]

brown sugar & pecan bacon

this parmesan hash brown is a super simple but hugely delicious side dish. the bites are salty and crispy, loaded with parmesan and topped with scallion sour cream. just really, really yummy. i love that these could work beautifully for a brunch dish or paired with a filet for dinner. super versatile and sure to […]

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