Fudgy brownies + chocolate chips + smooth and velvety caramel… need I say more?
This incredibly easy pizza includes vegan ingredients that can all be found at Trader Joe’s. But don’t worry – they can be found at most other major grocery stores, too! WARNING: This pizza is SUPER addictive… honestly – it is SO delicious! The flavor combo of these 5 ingredients will send your taste buds into a […]
These Tex Mex tacos use jackfruit to replace meat in this deliciously easy taco recipe! Jackfruit has become very popular over the last couple of years because it resembles pulled meat in both look and texture. But the great news is, because it’s a fruit, jackfruit is much healthier for you than pulled meat in […]
Vegan / gluten free or not, your friends and family will LOVE this pumpkin pie! It is a crowd pleaser through and through.
You know the saying – “Happy Gut, Happy Life!” Ok, ok – that may not be how it goes, but it should be because it’s true! And one way to make your digestive system particularly happy is with one of these amazingly delicious and nutrient-packed shakes. Give it a try and see for yourself!
This deliciously easy Sweet n’ Salty Chunky Almond Butter can be used as a spread on bread or as a dip with apple slices! I’ll even add a big spoonful to smoothies along with some banana, almond milk and raw spinach. It makes for a creamy, delicious and energizing snack! So many options with this […]
These pancakes are hearty, sweet and scrumptiously delicious. But never fear – they are made with ingredients you can feel good about!
These show-stealing tacos offer a fun variety of flavors, colors and textures! Make them if you want to impress people.
These decadent cupcakes are the ultimate salty-sweet chocolate craving crusher!
Need a flavor blasting appetizer or side dish? Oh good! Whip up this super simple Roasted Buffalo Cauliflower recipe complete with homemade Ranch-Style Aioli.
This is one of my all-time favorite soup recipes. It is smooth and delicious and super simple to make!
Whether you’re in need of a crowd-pleasing appetizer or a portable lunch on a weekday, this simple soup is a delicious way to go!
Today I’m sharing a need to try, oh so delicious treat made with ingredients that will blow your mind!
And now, my final strawberry recipe for the week! This time I’ve got the perfect summery dish for you!
I’m sharing another brand new strawberry recipe on the blog today! Fellow strawberry shortcake lovers – this one’s for you!
Let’s discuss easy-peasy, super simple ways to boost our self-awesomeness level!
Learn my tricks for recognizing the very subtle signs of illness creeping up on you, and know what to do right away!
Find out how my curiosity allowed me to start relating some of my own nutritional issues to those of my cat, Simon, and my dog, Sheila.
Being pregnant with twins was an indescribably special time in my life, but it definitely came with some things I didn’t expect!
Hey guys – meet my baby boys! I’m so excited to share with you all my new mommy experiences, but as you can imagine, these little cuties have been keeping me pretty busy lately. I’ll be sharing more shortly, but in the meantime, if you want to see what we’ve named our bundles of joy, allow me to […]
Most cleaning products are a big source of indoor pollution and are often considered unsafe to inhale, touch and ingest. Luckily, there is one natural ingredient that most of us already have in our cabinets that will accomplish many of our cleaning missions just as keenly!
What a difference 15 weeks makes! Geez… the human body is just amazing, and I’ve never appreciated mine more than I have over this past trimester.
Many great things come out of adding this super duper, easy breezy 20 minute activity to your daily list of “things to do” ….
Wow, what an incredible week we’ve had! Last Wednesday, August 19th and Saturday, August 22nd were spent taping Jeff’s new special, “Unhinged in Hollywood,” and I really do think you’re going to be blown away when you see it this fall! It is his funniest special yet. Jeff has been preparing for this special for […]
I love weight lifting because there are a bunch of benefits that come along with it that aren’t so obvious. Read on to see what I mean…
Life has its moments of inevitable drama here and there, but I do my best to avoid it by doing these three things as soon as situations start to heat up!
Jeff attended his first Vent Haven Ventriloquist ConVENTion in the summer of 1976… And believe it or not, he’s been going every year since! As a youngster, Jeff competed in the junior contests held at the convention, taking top honors year after year. Eventually, they kindly requested that he no longer enter the contests so […]
Let’s talk about how much bread, ideally, we should or shouldn’t be eating.
Most of us LOVE bread! And we want to eat it without feeling bad about it! But what if the problem isn’t bread, but the quality and the portions of this beloved carb that we need to adjust?
Most of us just jump on the scale to check our weight status because it’s quick and easy, but it isn’t necessarily the best way to measure fat loss or fat gain. Before I explain why, however, let’s back up a bit… I feel there are two different types of people in the world: the […]
It’s interesting what two tiny little embryos can do to a girl’s body and overall existence! Boy oh boy, did these little guys make their presence known from the moment they decided to stick around.
A former pro fitness competitor, who now follows the IIFYM diet, recently posted the above Big Mac / Salad comparison photo online. It may look fantastic and exciting at first glance, (“WOW, a Big Mac is just as healthy as a salad!”), but there’s actually A LOT wrong with this photo and the message behind it. Before I get into that, however, let me first share the background info
In case you missed the announcement on Facebook, Jeff and I have some very exciting news to share: This fall, we will be welcoming twin boys to the family! Woo hoo! These little boys are so lucky because they will have three big sisters to watch over them and have loads of fun with. […]
With all of the clever marketing and mixed information in the media, it’s understandable that most people are confused as to which foods truly are healthy and which ones aren’t. Hey, I’ve been there! I’m unofficially a former addict for all snack foods labeled “Fat-free.” Yep, true story.
Look no further – here are the simple formulas you need to figure it out!
Lower back injuries do not need to be part of our futures! These injuries can occur when doing very simple every day activities, such as lifting boxes/kids/dogs/backpacks or while riding bikes, lifting weights, playing sports or simply bending over to tie a shoelace. Needless to say, having a lower pack injury is no fun. You […]
I’ve been unhealthy and out of shape. And I’ve been so in shape that I’ve competed in NPC fitness competitions. But I found true happiness only when I figured out how to live right in the middle of those two extremes. I’ve learned you don’t have to completely go overboard to be healthy. I’ve learned […]