My MLM Experience (and Why I Quit)

I’ve been very reluctant to post why I had the proverbial break up with Young Living Essential Oils (YLEO) and honestly the reluctance has...

Ritual: Is the Vitamin Really Worth the Hype?

Several months ago, around the time that I was also considering incorporating seafood back into my diet, I decided to take a second look...

Book Recommendations (May 2018)

When I was in school, English was one of my favorite subjects. For years, I thought I would pursue writing as a career path......

5 Reasons Why I Deleted My Amazon Prime Account

I've been somewhat obsessed with the "zero waste" movement for quite some time now... but there's always been one thing holding me back: my...

Up Close and Personal: Gut Health

"Gut health" has become a hot topic recently... right up there with avocado toast, kombucha, and millennial pink. It seems like everyone is interested...

Postpartum Energy & Why I Changed My Diet

If you've been following my Instagram posts recently, then you know that I've been struggling with nutrition and energy since the birth of my son...

23andMe – How It Works & What I Found

After seeing an influx of commercials and my fair share YouTube video reviews on the 23andMe Ancestry DNA Test, I was finally ready to...

Up Close and Personal: Vaginal Health

It's time we talk about something that most people (women included) are typically not apt to talk about. I'm talkin' about vaginal health. You could probably...

Book Recommendations (April 2018)

There were many years in which I cowered away from the kitchen: the thought of cooking TERRIFIED me. I had an ex-boyfriend whose confidence...

Picky Eaters (and How to Help Them Get Over It)

When my partner and I first started dating, his two boys had a much different palate than they do now. Dinner outings always included...

Recent Posts

Crispy Tofu Nuggets

Chicken nuggets used to be a staple in our household... until about six months ago. While we'll still let our boys devour chicken, turkey,...

Easy Refrigerator Pickles

If you know anything about me, then you'll know I love (LOVE!) pickles. I was that stereotypical pregnant lady who craved pickles...

Oil-Free Oven Baked French Fries

I am a french fry addict. No, seriously. It was one of my first words! My mother always likes to tell this story from my...

Vegan Black Bean Brownies

I live in a house with 4 boys (if you include our 1-year-old) and they all LOVE to eat. Something I've had to adapt...

Crock-Pot African-Inspired Peanut Stew

It's been a hot minute since I've posted a recipe (or anything, really) on this blog, y'all. So here's a quick life...