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Simple Nuts & Seeds Bread

Simple Nuts & Seeds Bread

A simple gluten-free loaf packed with healthy fats, protein, and antioxidants is here! Easily sliceable and packable (pardon my love of creating new words), this bread is the way to go when you need a creative healthy snack solution. As I’ve mentioned, the beginning of […]

Holiday Spicy Nuts

Holiday Spicy Nuts

Easy to make and versatile recipe with a holiday twist is here. If you like nuts as much as we do this recipe will be a perfect fit for you!   It is a snowy day here. Trees, covered in white, look absolutely gorgeous and reminds […]

Thoughts on Volunteering

Thoughts on Volunteering

  If September and October in Chicago typically please citizens with colors and warm weather, then in November, everything changes. The temperatures drop every day. Although you don’t hear Christmas music in shops and cafes or the sounds of the Salvation Army bells are not […]

Simple Butternut Squash Soup

Simple Butternut Squash Soup

Warming, smooth, and beautiful butternut squash soup is here. Minimum ingredients and great taste — mmm… my favorite combination. After our little trip to Wisconsin a few weeks ago, I was inspired to make something with those fresh, fragrant apples. But then my midterms came […]

Coffee & Chocolate Energy Bites

Coffee & Chocolate Energy Bites

Quick, portable, and easy-to-make snack. These bites are perfect for everyone, especially for active students, moms or anyone who is sometimes short on time but still wants to have a healthy snack.  Everyone has those days when a quick energy boost in the middle of […]

Nutrition and Beyond. October 2018

Nutrition and Beyond. October 2018

 Inspiration always has its roots, especially when it relates to a healthy lifestyle. This post is a blend of inspirational and educational quotes from amazing people, experts in their fields. I believe these quotes will encourage people (me included) to live healthier and be more mindful.  […]

Fall Crumble with Apples and Pears

Fall Crumble with Apples and Pears

Light dessert, beautiful breakfast, or an easy snack, Apple and Pear Crumble can be all! This recipe requires only wholesome ingredients which you can still find on farmers markets, plus it is really simple to make. Mmm…I guess found my new fall favorite. September is […]

Mashed Avocado & Salmon Salad

Mashed Avocado & Salmon Salad

 If you are currently looking for a new great nutritional habit, I would suggest befriending salads. An easy salad is always a great idea, whether it is a side dish or a meal. An abundance of greens provides for our bodies fiber, important nutrients as […]

Vacation Tips

Vacation Tips

Vacation is a magical time for rebooting and recharging. A couple times a year my body craves it even at the cellular level. Today I am writing about my life-hacks to ensure a great healthy vacation. What weird timing for a vacation post, isn’t it? […]

Avocado Smoothie

Avocado Smoothie

Summer calls for spending as much time as possible outside. Sometimes, after a fun active day, there is no desire to cook dinner, on these days we love to whip up a quick green smoothie. Today it is our long-time favorite, —  easy, fulfilling, and nutritious […]