Mango Sorbet Recipe

Some days you crave something sweet. And not in the “I’m-a-sugar-addict” kind of way, simply in the “it’s-a-hot-summer-day-and-I’d-like-something-cold-and-refreshing” kind of way. Sure, ice cream could satisfy the craving, but then again most of the store bought sweetness is chalk full of refined sugar and rBGH dairy…not to mention it’s dairy and, well, that is often an issue for some of us.

OR, maybe you’re sitting down to watch an episode of The Flash with your husband who’s chowing down on (home-made) popcorn,but you don’t like popcorn…but you also want an equally tasty telly-snack that won’t give you muffin-top. Anybody? Anybody?! Just me? OK. Moving on…READ MORE

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Zesty Chicken Bowl Recipe (Former Taco Bell Classic Turned CTW Approved!)

I have something to confess. I used to eat Taco Bell. Yes the EAT. MOVE. THINK. girl used to thoroughly enjoy herself a disgustingly delicious Grilled Stuffed Burrito during her days as a U of M undergrad (Go Blue!). And, a lifetime ago, so did my hubs. The Zesty Chicken Bowl was to him (now retired from the menu) what the Grilled Stuffed Burrito once was to me. READ MORE

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Barefoot Walking: A Vacation For Your Feet – Part 1

By now, most of you have seen Vibram FiveFingers Shoes and heard the term “barefoot” thrown around in enthusiastic minimalist shoe communities.

But, aside from the odd looking, web-toed shoes, what is the deal with all of these newly found “Joe Jacksons” and why does it matter?READ MORE

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Lucky Leprechaun Green Juice Recipe

This recipe is just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, which coincidentally also happens to be my Grandma’s birthday! A double celebration. I like it. Now, before you go off shopping, dicing and juicing, let me tell you that THIS green juice is not like the others. Not only does it taste like a your favorite beach’s tiki hut special, it’s also chalk full of vitamins and minerals such as:

Vitamin A, Vitamin B6 and Thiamin (Vitamin B1), Vitamin C, Vitamin K, and Manganese.READ MORE

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The Best Chocolate Birthday Cake You’ve Ever Had

I’ll be honest with you. I’m not much of a baker. It’s requires a bit more rigidity and chemistry in the kitchen than I prefer. That’s why I stick to cooking.  With that said, last week was my birthday and I really wanted cake. Not just any cake. I wanted real food, grain free, dense, creamy, cherry-chocolate cake! So I decided to “get wild” and take a stab at making my own (both for me and for you 😉 ).READ MORE

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The 6 Best Chocolate Bars Ever!

Aaaah chocolate, or shall I say, cacao? The delicacy that actually does grow on trees. Known for it’s healthy fat, antioxidant, blood-pressure and cardiovascular disease lowering properties. And, also known as a classic Valentine’s Day gift. I can’t stop the chocolate craze on Valentine’s Day and I don’t really want to. But I do want to modify it, so that if you’re consuming it, you’re consuming the best of it. I’ve picked out what in my opinion are the 6 best tasting, best nutrient dense and best satisfying chocolate bars I’ve ever had. Ready?READ MORE

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