Sesame Bagels

Any kind of baking that involves yeast used to TERRIFY me. I know it may sound a bit silly, like how could a little powdery substance used to bake bread be scary? Well, I think it was more in the sense of the unknown, uncharted territory, the idea of having to be so exact in measuring and temperature, ultimately the fear of messing up. This concept can relate to our lives in many ways, the fear of taking chances, the fear of doing something unfamiliar to us, and of course the fear of failure. It can be hard to come out of your comfort zone, a place where you feel grounded, feel as strong, feel safe. But then, when we exist in such a place how do we grow? How do we become better, wiser, or stronger? If we stay in that same place of comfort we simply just can’t. Continue reading “Sesame Bagels”

Pitaya Chocolate Cups

Is there anything prettier than these chocolate cups?! I think not and not only are they easy on the eyes they’re equally as amazing for you! These simple chocolate cups are stuffed with my newest favorite superfood, pitaya (amongst other healthy ingredients). If you’re not familiar with pitaya powder here’s the scoop; Continue reading “Pitaya Chocolate Cups”

Paleo Chicken Alfredo with Spaghetti Squash

Since having eliminated dairy from my diet (wahhh) I swear I crave it even more. Luckily, there’s so many amazing dairy-free alternatives out there now from yogurts to cheese and everything in between. The downside is some of the alternatives can be a bit pricey and even hard to track down so being able to make your own is better for both your wallet and your gas mileage. Continue reading “Paleo Chicken Alfredo with Spaghetti Squash”

Kale and Blueberry Blender Muffins

There seriously isn’t a better snack than a muffin. It’s such a simple way to pack a whole lot of nutrition into one little snack. I love being able to come up with new ways to sneak in all of the healthy stuff Emerson sometimes pushes to the outer edge of her plate. Continue reading “Kale and Blueberry Blender Muffins”