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Simple & Substantial Zucchini Egg Waffle

Simple & Substantial Zucchini Egg Waffle

Happy Monday! I can tell it is going to be a great week! As the end of summer is approaching, my garden is producing some tasty fruits and vegetables. So far, we have harvested a couple of raspberries, cherry tomatoes, and zucchini squashes. At the […]

Frozen Banana Cream

Frozen Banana Cream

Frozen Banana Cream Yesterday, I saw that it was National Ice Cream Day and didn’t realize it before I headed up Little Cottonwood Canyon to visit my family at Snowbird. I didn’t want the national ice cream day to go to waste, so, I got […]

Family Favorite and Flavorful: White Chicken Chili

Family Favorite and Flavorful: White Chicken Chili

Family Favorite and Flavorful: White Chicken Chili White chicken chili is nutritious, flavorful, and easy to make! It will surely become one of your family’s favorite meals, as it has become mine! Family and Food I attribute my love of creating delicious and wholesome meals […]

Oven-Roasted Seasoned Asparagus

Oven-Roasted Seasoned Asparagus

Oven-Roasted Seasoned Asparagus It is extremely satisfying to watch my husband and toddler chow down on a meal that is not only delicious but nutritious as well.  As a mother of a two-year-old and a nursing infant, I don’t have time to spend all day in […]

Memorial Day Weekend Safety

Memorial Day Weekend Safety

Memorial Day Weekend Safety What are your plans for Memorial Day Weekend? Take advantage of the long weekend to play outside and have fun! Oftentimes when there is increased thrill-seeking activity outside, the risk of injury increases too! Therefore, I give you tips on how […]

Refreshing Strawberry Rhubarb Lemonade

Refreshing Strawberry Rhubarb Lemonade

Refreshing Strawberry Rhubarb Lemonade As warm weather and summer approach, thoughts of backyard parties and picnics come to mind! Refreshing strawberry rhubarb lemonade is a perfect pink picnic drink, sweet strawberries, tangy rhubarb, and sour lemons make for the perfect combination of flavors! Ranch Life […]

How to Lead Group Fitness Challenges

How to Lead Group Fitness Challenges

How To Lead Group Fitness Challenges An effective way to gain motivation, accountability, and confidence in your fitness journey is to participate in group fitness challenges.  Whether you lead or participate in a challenge, there is a huge opportunity for personal growth and development. Not […]

5 Ways to Fight Water Retention

5 Ways to Fight Water Retention

Why Talk About Water Weight? After the labor and delivery of my first child, I weighed more the week after my delivery then I did during my whole pregnancy due to water retention. As I approach the delivery of my second child, I want to […]

Workout Motivation and Goal Setting

Workout Motivation and Goal Setting

My overall fitness goal is to be strong, energized and durable. To be an example of a woman who possesses a positive body image, not because of what my body looks like but what my body can do: run long distances, serve a fast tennis […]

20 Tips for Better Sleep

20 Tips for Better Sleep

Plain and simple, sleep is important and is an integral part of achieving health and wellness. Current research shows that “Individuals with sleep durations far outside the normal range may be engaging in volitional sleep restriction or have serious health problems. An individual who intentionally […]