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Barre3 – Ballet, Pilates, Yoga, and a lot of fun!

  I have been taking Barre3 classes now for about 3 months.  I don’t have a before and after picture of my bootay…that actually makes me laugh just thinking of doing one!  Haha but my behind is at least 2 inches higher because of these classes.  I don’t weigh myself […]

Thai Steak Salad with Soba Noodles

Soba noodles!  Soba noodles are made of buckwheat flour.  Energizing and nutritious, it can be a great substitute for people sensitive to wheat and other grains that contain the protein gluten because it is gluten free.  Flavonoid phytonutrients found in buckwheat provide powerful antioxidant protection against damage from free radicals. […]

Almond Butter Cups

These almond butter cups are super delicious and super nutritious.  They are so rich as well that they could replace a craving for ice cream.  I make them in a mini muffin pan so it’s a perfect size for a treat when you need one.  I keep them in the […]

Spring-time Lemon Fettucine with Shrimp

I absolutely love Spring and all the fresh produce and herbs that come along with it.   I saw Giada make this pasta dish on tv and I just had to try it.  It looked so simple with just a few ingredients but looked delicious.  She adds in lemon zest so I knew […]

A nutritious smoothie bowl!

A smoothie in a bowl?  Yep! A nice nourishing smoothie bowl of 1 cup of kefir, 1.5 cups coconut water, 1 banana, 1 avocado, 1 tablespoon cinnamon, 1 cup strawberries, and 1 cup of blueberries all blended together.  Add more or less coconut water to your liking.   Then top off […]

Take the guesswork out of your diet

Diets are confusing. Processed foods are confusing. Weight loss is confusing. I wanted to share this article because it talks about not listening to all the diet hypes and why you should eat natural whole foods and includes studies that prove it! Bastyr teaches this and that’s why I chose […]

Sleep to nourish

Diet, exercise, and sleep all coincide together.  They are all equally important.  Your body repairs itself on so many levels during sleep that it is really important to get good, deep sleep.  But when it comes to sleep, I haven’t always had the greatest.  I tried sleeping pills like Ambien […]

Asian Lettuce Tacos

Here is a simple and quick recipe for some yummy Asian Lettuce Tacos.  I love using lettuce as taco shells because it gets more greens into my diet and less simple carbs.   Plus you can make the filling ahead of time and put in fridge and just heat up what […]