AIP Vanilla Date Ice Cream

You guys LOVED the AIP Chocolate Raspberry Ice Cream, so I thought I’d bring you another kind: AIP Vanilla Date Ice Cream. This is sweet and creamy, and full of vanilla flavor. Didn’t think you could eat healthy and have ice cream? Well, you could eat this for breakfast. Here’s your cake, and you can…

Lessons from the Barn, #1

There are lessons to be learned everywhere. I’ve found that a horse barn is one place where you can learn a lot of lessons, mostly because nothing is ever perfect. Yesterday, I went for my riding lesson, and a lot of things went wrong. But Miss Judy (my teacher) and I made the best of…

AIP Chocolate Raspberry Ice Cream

I LOVE ice cream. Who doesn’t?! But what if you’re trying to eat healthy? Can you still eat ice cream? Even on a diet as strict as auto-immune paleo? The answer is, absolutely! This recipe is thanks to one of my best friends, Erin. Erin is my healthy-eating inspiration, and I am so excited that…

Phone Freedom – What It Is and How to Get It

A play off the phrase “financial freedom”? Maybe. But there are parallels between the two. Financial freedom means that you have freedom from debt because you are making more money than you spend. You have enough money to do what you want to do, when you want to do it. I would add that financial…

How I Am Creating Better Eating Habits

I’m reading the book “Atomic Habits” by James Clear. In the book, Clear explains the three major parts to a habit: cue, craving, response, and reward. To change a habit, we have to make the response to the new, good habit, easy, and the old response to the bad habit, hard. One way to make…

Scrumptious Spinach Smoothie

I’m not your mom, but that doesn’t mean you don’t need to eat your spinach! It’s full of vitamins and minerals, such as iron and vitamin C, that are important for your overall health. But what if you hate spinach? Make a smoothie!! This Spinach Smoothie not only makes it easier to eat your spinach,…

These are a few of my favorite things…from the month of March.

In March, I discovered new favorites – books, coffee, a new recipe, and more. I know this post is long overdue, but better late than never, right?! Without further ado, here are five of my favorites so you can enjoy them too! Allegro, Organic French Roast, Dark Roast Coffee. I like my coffee strong and…

Chocolate Banana Protein Smoothie

I LOVE chocolate. I love the creamy texture bananas add to smoothies. And I love getting enough protein in my diet!! This morning, I made a smoothie for breakfast that was so good, I had to share the recipe! Hope you enjoy!

How to Create a Vision Board

What is a vision board? It’s a collage of pictures that you make, creating a visual of the life you want to create for yourself. I have five core values: Faith, Family, Friends, Fitness, Function. I have dreams for where I want to be in each of these areas. The question is, “how do I…