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Butternut Squash Quinoa Chili

Butternut Squash Quinoa Chili

Packed with plant protein and a warm hearty flavor, this butternut squash quinoa chili is the perfect weeknight meal when it’s cold outside. Top it with avocado for extra healthy fat and fiber! This butternut squash quinoa chili is a one pot vegetarian meal that […]

Veggie Pumpkin Curry

Veggie Pumpkin Curry

This recipe was created in partnership with Live Glean and Ninja Kitchen. All opinions are my own and I hope you enjoy it! Veggie pumpkin curry is the perfect warming dish for the colder months that is full of flavor and nutrition. The inspiration behind […]

Pumpkin Blueberry Bars With Lemon Icing  {Paleo}

Pumpkin Blueberry Bars With Lemon Icing {Paleo}

These pumpkin blueberry bars with lemon icing are low in sugar and made with whole food ingredients. They’re perfect with a cup of coffee and offer extra nutrition from fresh blueberries and pumpkin puree. Whenever I approach baking something, I always ask myself how can […]

7 Good Mood Foods To Add To Your Diet In The Winter

7 Good Mood Foods To Add To Your Diet In The Winter

If you live in a cold winter climate then you know what I’m talking about when I say the winter months can really get you down. Daylight is short, we’re cooped up inside for the most part and have a little bit of the post-holiday […]

Thai Butternut Squash Soup

Thai Butternut Squash Soup

Warm up with a warm and flavorful bowl of this Thai butternut squash soup on a chilly night! It’s thick, creamy and full of bright flavors you’ll fall in love with . My upcoming trip to Thailand has my mind on the foods and flavors […]

Blackberry Kale Farro Salad with Maple Tahini Dressing

Blackberry Kale Farro Salad with Maple Tahini Dressing

Crispy and fresh, this blackberry kale farro salad is filling and delicious and packed with nutrition to boot. It’s a great addition to your weekly lunch or dinner lineup and can be made in no time at all! This post was sponsored by Nature’s Greens. […]

New Year’s Resolutions That Have Nothing To Do With Losing Weight

New Year’s Resolutions That Have Nothing To Do With Losing Weight

Ditch the diet mentality that comes with the beginning of a new year and resolve to put your energy toward goals that will make you healthier & happier in 2019 in a positive way! If you’re following me on Instagram than you know my non-diet […]

Mini Pumpkin Swirl Cheesecakes

Mini Pumpkin Swirl Cheesecakes

Whip up a batch of Mini Pumpkin Swirl Cheesecakes as an easy holiday dessert that looks fancy but is easy to make and a sensible portion size! Every year for Thanksgiving dessert I make a pumpkin swirl cheesecake that I look forward to making just as much as I look forward to eating. I shared the […]

Glow With the Season: Tips for Healthy Skin from Chicago’s Top Skin Care Guru

Glow With the Season: Tips for Healthy Skin from Chicago’s Top Skin Care Guru

I sat down with Chicago’s top skin care guru to find out what’s essential to healthy skin. We agreed that some foods are better and that there are a few easy things to incorporate into your routine to glow with the season!  I have to […]

2018 Holiday Gift Guide For The Foodie & Self Care Gifts Under $50

2018 Holiday Gift Guide For The Foodie & Self Care Gifts Under $50

  1. Nespresso Vertuo Coffee and Espresso Machine Bundle with Aeroccino Milk Frother by Breville, Chrome give the gift of a great cup of coffee–one sip and anyone who appreciates good coffee will be hooked! $180 2. AeroGarden Harvest Elite grow your own fresh herbs indoors all […]


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Mini Pumpkin Swirl Cheesecakes

Mini Pumpkin Swirl Cheesecakes

Whip up a batch of Mini Pumpkin Swirl Cheesecakes as an easy holiday dessert that looks fancy but is easy to make and a sensible portion size! Every year for Thanksgiving dessert I make a pumpkin swirl cheesecake that I look forward to making just as much as I look forward to eating. I shared the […]

Gluten Free Pumpkin Snowball Cookies

Gluten Free Pumpkin Snowball Cookies

Light and fluffy like the real thing, these pumpkin snowball cookies are perfect for transitioning from fall to all things holiday and Christmas cookies! Made with almond flour, and coconut flour and only lightly sweetened, they will glisten on your holiday table! While I hate seeing […]

Easy Pumpkin Pie (made with coconut milk)

Easy Pumpkin Pie (made with coconut milk)

Simple pumpkin pie made with coconut milk and an option to make it boozy for your holiday table! This recipe is simple to make and full of quintessential Thanksgiving flavor. A classic recipe you can fall back on for years to come!  Some would argue […]

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars with a Maple Sea Salt Pumpkin Seed Bar Topping

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars with a Maple Sea Salt Pumpkin Seed Bar Topping

This post was sponsored by Health Warrior, but all opinions are my own and I hope you enjoy the recipe!  Nothing screams fall quite like the flavors of pumpkin and maple, a combination that when paired with chocolate like in this pumpkin chocolate chip cookie […]

Gluten Free Baked Pumpkin Donuts

Gluten Free Baked Pumpkin Donuts

This recipe for gluten free baked pumpkin donuts is not something I would typically make at home, because hey if I want a donut I will probably buying one at a local Chicago shop! Here in Chicago my favorite place to go for a donut […]


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