Catching Up + Maple-Almond Crunch (A Gluten-Free Granola Recipe)

Hi everyone, I can't believe it's been over a year since I've written! I apologize for leaving without an explanation, but this last year has been so exciting and so very busy with new things. For starters, last August Matt and I got engaged while camping up in the mountains at my favorite lake. It … Continue reading Catching Up + Maple-Almond Crunch (A Gluten-Free Granola Recipe)


CrossFit Livermore Weight Loss Challenge Wrap-Up

Happy Friday! As of yesterday, the CrossFit Livermore 60 Day Weight Loss Challenge that I've been participating in, has officially ended. Watching everyone progress and reach their goals over the past 60 days has been such an amazing experience! So many new friendships were formed, and together we laughed, we sweated, we struggled, got frustrated, pushed … Continue reading CrossFit Livermore Weight Loss Challenge Wrap-Up

This Week – We Snack, with *2* New Snack Recipes

Hi guys! Today is a special day on the blog - it's snack-palooza! That's right, today I'm sharing two new recipes that are downright perfect for you when you need a quick and healthy pick-me-up between meals. It's time to change the way we think about snack time. Snacks tend to get a bad rap … Continue reading This Week – We Snack, with *2* New Snack Recipes

Dairy Free Peach & Coconut Creamsicles

Well hello there! Sunday June 21st marked the very first day of summer. Hallelujah and praise the lord, we made it to my favorite season of the year! I'm talking about long, sunny days filled with BBQ's, hangouts at the beach, camping with friends and family - the possibilities are endless. It also means it's socially acceptable to wear … Continue reading Dairy Free Peach & Coconut Creamsicles

Grain Free Chunky Chocolate Chip Cookies

Happy Monday! Sorry, too soon? I know it's THAT DAY of the week, and we're all coming off our weekend high, but I've been dying to share this recipe for chocolate chip cookies with you guys! You see, I'm a strong believer that everyone should have a few go-to, classic recipes under their belt, that … Continue reading Grain Free Chunky Chocolate Chip Cookies

Jaxson’s Story + Chocolate Banana Brownies with Almond Butter Swirl

Hi Friends, There are SO many things to catch up on, I wasn't quite sure how to begin this post. I must have rewritten this a dozen times, until I finally decided to just start with the truth. And then give you chocolate, so stick around. But the truth is, I couldn't even think about writing this post … Continue reading Jaxson’s Story + Chocolate Banana Brownies with Almond Butter Swirl

Pecan Crusted Pumpkin Brownie Bars

Let's talk about Thanksgiving. I'm ready to enjoy a day spent with loved ones, and get down on some turkey. Maybe get a Turkey Day WOD in, pre-festivities. I don't host for the big day, but I always try to bring a dish or two to contribute and further spread the paleo love. This year, I wanted … Continue reading Pecan Crusted Pumpkin Brownie Bars

Sweet Chocolate Puddin’

This isn't a real recipe post. I mean, it is...but it isn't. I didn't spend hours thinking of the ingredients and flavor combinations. This recipe idea didn't smack me in the face while I was drifting off to sleep, and there's probably a million blogs in Paleo blog land that have featured the same dish. … Continue reading Sweet Chocolate Puddin’

Chocolate Dipped Hazelnut Cookie Crisps

There are a lot of things I'm good at when it comes to food. Eating, for example, I'm probably best at that part. As far as cooking goes, stove top dinners and breakfast foods are among my favorite things to make. And most importantly, baking! You're probably already aware my sweet tooth wins all, so … Continue reading Chocolate Dipped Hazelnut Cookie Crisps

Sweet Potato Stuffed Blueberry Tartlets

Settling back in to the regular work week after a 4 day weekend completely sucks can be challenging. Cave Man and I had an amazing few days off, spent with friends and family. Needless to say, it was a much needed break from the normal hustle and bustle. Because I'm not quite ready to face … Continue reading Sweet Potato Stuffed Blueberry Tartlets