souped up bone broth

I needed an extra boost last week, so I souped up my bone broth. Here are some of the ways I supercharged it and why.   dandelion greens 535x the vitamin K you need in a day, and 112x the vitamin A Great for bones and skin,  great for the brain and vision High in…

why I meal prep

I can’t tell you how much easier my week is when I spend some time planning and prepping my meals on Sunday. After meal prepping, I have some of my meals completely ready for the week, and lots of veggies and proteins prepped so that other meal are really easy to throw together. I can only imagine…

how to be your own smoothie bar

You probably know by now how much I love smoothies. It’s so easy to make your own smoothies once you know what to do, so I put together this little guide on how to be your own smoothie bar! Blenders I have only used vitamix blenders, and I’ve been really happy with them. I’ve heard…

spaghetti squash

Spaghetti Squash is so fun! I love vegetables that can take the place of less nutritious foods, and spaghetti squash lives up to its name. You can substitute it for hot or cold pasta. I love it hot with a tomato sauce and organic ground turkey, or baked with goat cheese and pesto.  Fun fact:…

red kuri squash

Red Kuri Squash is a Japanese winter squash (also called Hokkaido pumpkin) with a red-orange skin. This is probably my favorite squash. It tastes earthier than butternut, very chestnutty, with a hint of sweetness. My favorite ways to use Red Kuri Squash are to make a puree that pairs nicely with meat or fish; or as a…

delicata squash

Delicata Squash is another winter squash that you’ve seen around. It’s cream colored with green stripes and you might know by some of its nicknames: peanut squash, bohemian squash, or sweet potato squash.  But as its proper name suggests, the skin on this squash is completely delicate and can be eaten really easily. This baby…

kabocha squash

Unlike some of the other squash, I love to use kabocha squash raw.  It adds great texture to any salad, and you can prep a whole squash and keep it in your fridge to add to anything you make. I love to add raw shaved kabocha to any green salad or to a kale salad with a…