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Toxic Free Makeup - REVIEW for CRUNCHI, BEAUTYCOUNTER, ARBONNE

Toxic Free Makeup + Skincare Review

I've been asked so many times what beauty products I use. Let's face it, if you've been on this wellness journey for a while like myself you've done your research and you know that most of the makeup out there is barely regulated whatsoever. Many ...
Tequila Lime Shrimp Tacos and Simple Guac

Tequila Lime Shrimp Tacos + Simple Guacamole

Is anyone else's favorite day of the week Taco Tuesday? They sound even better when you tell me there is tequila and lime involved. Random fact about me... I eat limes & salt weekly. Call me crazy, I don't know what it is but I ...
VIP Foam Glow Gear

Foam Glow 5K

It's been one amazing summer. So many adventures to tell you all about! To kick things off I want to tell you about the FOAM GLOW 5K! These tickets just kind of fell into my lap (thanks, Michelle!), and I think that's what made this ...
Sesame Crusted tofu w/ Hell Fire Sauce

Sesame Crusted Tofu with Hell Fire Sauce

Our home is a space of love, and in this space, we are doing out best not to consume animal meat. We have been phasing out eating animals for a while now, except for the occasional shrimp taco night and treating ourselves to oysters at ...
Vegan Bacon for the dirty hippie in each of us.

Dirty Hippie ‘Bacon’ (vegan bacon)

Slowly but surely we have begun to transition to loving animals rather than consuming them. A couple of weeks ago we went to an animal sanctuary for rescued animals and made friends with some adorable little piglets. At this time it had already been a ...
Why you should be modifying recipes and how it can help you feel great! - purposetonourish.com

Why you should be modifying recipes

Meal planning is my JAM! I love to pick out recipes that have gorgeous photos and nutritious ingredients, but often I am unable to consume every single ingredient listed. Sometimes I can't even eat FIVE of the ingredients, but that doesn't stop me from modifying ...
Map of world made from different kinds of flowers, close-up

World Peace for Dinner

I would like to go a place where guns do not exist. Where there are no such thing as ‘borders’. Where we see each and every one of each other as family and beautiful beings. Rather than seeing people for their ‘color’ ‘culture’ or ‘sexual ...
4 Day Meal Plan - All Vegetarian or with Veggie Option

VEGGIE 4 DAY – Quinoa Kale Bowl, Cucumber and Avocado Nori Rolls, The Ultimate Buddha Bowl, and Asparagus Salad

While meal planning I am conscious of the environment and try to use recipes with the same ingredients but are packed with different flavors. This way I am able to cut back on waste and ensure that everything we purchase is used up entirely. This ...
Fight Like A Girl

Fight Like A Girl

If you’re a frequent reader of my blog, you know that my mother and grandmother passed away from breast cancer. You can read more about what that journey taught me and how it had a positive impact on my life here. Because of my family ...
Losing My Mother

The Day I Said Goodbye To My Mother

GRIEF – is a hard word. It’s a word we know exists, but a word we don’t talk nearly enough about. When we lose a loved one, we cope with the emotions of grief in thousands of ways. Some days we focus on the negative, ...
Save on your grocery bill

Save on your grocery bill with these 3 simple changes!

Saturday morning meal planning has always been one of my favorite parts of the week, but seeing my receipt total on the rise was the part I dreaded. Two years ago I was spending $120-160 a week on groceries for TWO adults. I’ve since cut ...
5 Day Meal Plan

5 DAY – Raw Spicy Zoodle Bowl, Grilled Beets and Cilantro Quinoa, Corn Chowder, Spicy Asian Salad, and Chipotle Shrimp Tacos

When I meal plan I am conscious of the environment and use recipes with the same ingredients but are packed with different flavors. This way I am able to cut back on waste and ensure that everything we purchase is used up entirely. This meal ...