Almond Flour Lemon Olive Oil Cake

Hi all! I’ve been making a version of this almond flour cake for a couple years now. It’s one of my favorite things to whip up when I want a treat, but don’t want all the sugar and flour. I originally adapted this recipe from one Goop.com posted a few years ago. But, when I […]

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Paleo Chocolate Chunk Cookies

The temperature has finally dropped here in Florida. And it is starting to feel like the holidays (it’s still about 65 degrees outside, but beggars can’t be choosers). This Christmas will be our first one spent at home. Just us. And I couldn’t be more excited. We are going to start all new traditions that […]

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g r e e n g o d d e s s salad

Alright, guys. The New Year is here (and for some, January was just a trial). For those of us in the south, the second Christmas is over, Mardi Gras season begins. So, there is never a break from fun and indulgence. But, the holidays are over and it is time to reboot. That constant craving […]

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m i n d • b o d y • s o u l

A week ago I decided to do a new detox that I have never really done before. One that would enhance not just my body, but more importantly, my mind and soul. I decided to do a social media detox. Most people won’t admit how much social media means to them. For me, still being […]

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Adaptogens

Every morning I wake up and add a scope of cordyceps to my cuppa joe or matcha latte. Then take an ashwaganda and rhodiola supplement with my smoothie. When I talk about my love for adaptogens on social media, I always get the “uhh what the h*ll is that?” message. So, let’s just start from […]

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Warm White Bean Arugula Salad

My favorite crop season…and season in general…is upon us. Fall. My husband plants all my favorite things this time of the year. Arugula, kale, spinach, broccoli, all the greens. Since we have an abundance of them in our garden, I’m always looking for new ways to use them. Arugula is my favorite leafy green. It […]

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d r y b r u s h i n g

So a few years ago my mom went to Europe and brought me back this wooden brush. She tried to explain to me how to use it, but it honestly just looked like a regular brush to me. I hung on my bathroom wall hook and used it as decoration. It wasn't until after my […]

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C O C O N U T mimosas

Let’s be serious, one can not live on frosé all summer long (debatable, I know). But this, my friends, is the coconut mimosa. And it’s coming for your summer. Besides popping the bubbly, it is the easiest, most refreshing addition to your poolside booze fest.  Now, if you’ve read my past post about coconuts you […]

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Superfood Series: m a c a

For the last post of my Superfood Series I chose what is arguably my favorite. Maca powder. I planned on posting this at an earlier date, but my house was struck with a stomach bug and daddy and daughter were both down meaning mom was on nurse duty. So without further ado, I present to […]

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Super Food Series: t u r m e r i c 

Wanna know what gives mustard and curry that vibrant yellow color? Turmeric. The ancient superfood spice that is suddenly getting lots of attention and is basically the Queen Bee of the spice gang. Turmeric has long been used in traditional Chinese medicine to improve digestion and liver function, ease arthritis pain and inflammation, and is […]

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