Make Healthy, Quick Salads at Home

It’s more important than ever to eat healthy to keep our immune systems up. I love making a colorful salad like this one with spinach, peppers, avocado, chia seeds, pepita seeds, and more. Some other good add ons are carrots, chi chi beans, nuts, and beets. Sometimes I’ll add a hard boiled egg, grilled chicken, or turkey breast for protein. I try to measure out my salad dressing so I don’t put too much on because that can be a {Read More}

Avocado Kitchen Tool – Must Have!

I try to eat really healthy most of the time and there are so many health benefits of avocados. According to Healthline.com, “this fruit is prized for its high nutrient value and is added to various dishes due to its good flavor and rich texture. It is the main ingredient in guacamole. These days, the avocado has become an incredibly popular food among health-conscious individuals. It’s often referred to as a superfood, which is not surprising given its health properties.” {Read More}

Inca Bar & Cafe – New at Pinecrest

I have been hearing about how amazing Pinecrest, the new outdoor shopping and dining attraction, is and have been wanting to go there for a few months.  We finally got there the week of New Years and were able to check out all of the great restaurants and stores.  After walking around for bit, we decided to pop in to Inca Bar & Cafe for a drink and a bite to eat. With the wide variety of food and beverage {Read More}

Inca Tea – Healthy Tea Blends Made with Peruvian Purple Corn

I have tried Inca Tea at the kiosk location at the Cleveland airport but they are also opening another location downtown Cleveland at the Galleria in January, 2020. They have many locations in the area including the new Inca Bar and Cafe in Pinecrest: https://www.discoverpinecrest.com/tenants/inca-bar-cafe/ For additional locations near you, check out https://www.incatea.com/pages/our-locations Their teas, coffees, and food are amazing and the tea actually offers many health benefits since it is made with Peruvian Purple Corn. Benefits Of Purple Corn The {Read More}

Healthy Snack to Keep You Full – Celery, Almond Butter, & Almond Slivers

I just read an article that mentioned how it takes six months to lose the weight we gain over the holidays.  You might think it’s best to go hungry all day to spare the calories before showing up to dinner parties where you’ll most likely over-indulge, but it’s best to not show up starving to the party.  In order to do our best not to lose our minds with eating and drinking, nosh on a protein packed snack like celery {Read More}

Kavana Social Kitchen and Cocktails – North Royalton, OH

We stopped at Kavana Social Kitchen and Cocktails for happy hour and really enjoyed our experience!  We also enjoyed the Grouper Bites, which were delicious! We sat at the bar and had a couple of drinks and a few shareables which were delicious.  There’s also nice indoor seating and a large outdoor patio for when it’s nice out.   There’s a wide variety on the menu and we also enjoyed the Charcuterie Board and Fish Tacos.  I am not one for {Read More}

24 Karrot Kitchen in Brecksville, Ohio – Farm to Table Style Food

I recently visited 24 Karrot Kitchen again last week and had to tell you all about my experience!  I feel so good about eating there because this farm to table style food is so fresh and healthy eating.  I love the variety they have and my favorites I have had are the vegetable lasagna and chickpea curry soup. It’s also a great place to bring my laptop to get on the free WiFi and enjoy some bullet proof coffee as {Read More}

Superbowl Food Favorites – Chocolate Covered Strawberries and Mustard Pickle Deviled Eggs

This may have been a “boring” superbowl game compared to others since there wasn’t much action on the field, but we certainly had fun!  From chili to pizza, guacamole and buff chicken dip, we certainly enjoyed some amazing super bowl food! I tried to make a couple of new things this year and think they turned out great!  I saw the idea for these chocolate covered strawberries that look like footballs and thought I would give them a try! Mine {Read More}

Pulp – Healthy Juices and Smoothies to Help You Kick off the New Year with a Healthy Start

My daughter and I are so excited to have a new Pulp location in Broadview Heights!  It’s our new favorite spot for a girl date! I love their protein smoothie to fuel my workouts and my daughter loves the Anna Banana smoothie with banana of course.  It’s great because you can add a health booster for free to any smoothie. We also love the PB&G with natural peanut butter, banana, granola, and yogurt on a wheat wrap.  It’s way healthier {Read More}

Prepare Your Table and Your Heart for Thanksgiving

Hard to believe that Thanksgiving, and the holidays to follow, are upon us. I think the box stores have skipped right over Thanksgiving this year and headed straight into Christmas!  Just moments ago we werew hanging spider webs, ghost, and goblins while helping our children carve the most amazing pumpkin ever to be see on Instagram!! This year is the first time that both both sides of our families will be joining us at our home to celebrate Thanksgiving.  Truth {Read More}