College Guide : Eating Healthy on a Budget

Eating healthy in college can be extremely difficult, especially when your finances are tight. While it can seem nearly impossible to eat healthy all the time, there are ways to stretch your money and get some quality, healthy meals in. In the warmer months, shop local markets. Produce is fresher which means it will last…

Cookbooks Worth Checking Out

I enjoy flipping through a new cookbook more than a fashion or gossip magazine. Food styling is something I wish I both had the time to do and the talent for. I won’t buy a cookbook that doesn’t have pictures, I don’t know why you would. Eating is a full sensory experience so a beautiful…

Follow Friday : 5 Health Blogs

I’ve recently come to realization that the changes I’ve been making in my lifestyle have begun to greatly effect friendships and my social life. Although I know I can’t (and quite frankly, don’t want to) change the lifestyles of those around me, it can be pretty difficult to stay on track when your social invitations…

Investing In Yourself

Do you remember when you were in college (or maybe you are in college) and you would do everything in your power to get groceries for a week for about $20-30 so you could use the remainder of your weeks budget for something to wear out that weekend and your bar tab? Do you also…

Activated Charcoal : Products You Need Now

There are few products out there that I haven’t tried. I spend a small fortune on a trendy product only to find it A. doesn’t work B. smells weird C. I can’t afford to keep using it. It’s a never ending cycle of money down the drain and a stockpile of products I’ll never use….

Holding Yourself Accountable

If you’re anything like the rest of us, you make a New Year’s Resolution (or “intention” if you’re all trendy and shit), and you stick to it for like… a week, maybe a month. And then you turn back into your regular crap eating, lazy-ish, procrastinating, lovely self. I mean, there’s nothing wrong with being…

Last Minute Gifts : Amazon

I’m proud to say I did not step foot in a mall this holiday season. I’m proud because crowds and lines and people with crappy attitudes ruin my holiday spirit. You know what boosts my holiday spirit? Shopping online in my pajamas watching Real Housewives. So that’s exactly what I did. But, since it’s only…

5 Best Apps for New Year, New You

With 2017 right around the corner you’re probably starting to think about all the things in your life that you need to get back in line. Instead of stress eating Christmas cookies, get yourself ready to conquer those goals and download these five apps to help you on your journey into a better life in…

Quick and Easy Broccoli Egg Bake

All ingredients for this dish can be found at Trader Joe’s! Preheat oven to 375 degrees 6×9 greased baking dish 4 eggs 1 cup broccoli “rice” 1 cup mixed mexican cheese blend (shredded) 2 tbsp sour cream large pinch salt and pepper Whisk all ingredients in a large bowl, pour into baking dish. Bake for…

Market Haul

Researching health food is a weird, crazy habit that I picked up a few years ago. The obsession has resulted in some pretty weird looking things ending up in our fridge and pantry so nothing really surprises Colton anymore. Yesterday we compromised and he went to Publix to get his usual rotisserie chicken and 3…

Cocoa Peanut Butter Smoothie Bowl

Throw all of the following into a blender: 1 banana 1 avocado 2 cups unsweetened almond milk 1 handful ice 2 spoonfuls raw unsweetened cocoa powder 1 spoonful peanut butter powder 1 spoonful maca powder Topping is toasted coconut flakes, granola and bee pollen xx Jill

Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes

First off, these little shits are not good for you. Don’t let the tomato fool you. Also, they are ADDICTING. They’re also a pain in the ass to make. Have I convinced you yet? Good, let’s go. Ingredients: -Carton Cherry Tomatoes (fully ripe and clean) -1/2 cup mayo -1/2 package regular bacon, cooked and chopped…