Lately I have been on a juice kick. It is not a juice fast, or a juice cleanse... it is simply a way for me to incorporate more nutrients into my diet in a way that is fast, easy, and believe it or not, tasty (gasp!). Once or twice a week I have been prepping … Continue reading What’s the juice on juice?
My latest brew has been a hit with friends and family so I thought I would share my recipe. I love how simple and easy this one was. Ingredients: 2 ripe peaches A few inches of fresh ginger root Filtered water, for blending 2 liters of fresh, homemade Kombucha Directions: 1) Peel and pit peaches … Continue reading Ginger Peach Kombucha
You all know that I am all about putting the best into our bodies so that we can get the best out of them... but what about what we put on them? Did you know that the average adult uses about 9 personal care products daily with a grand total of 126 unique chemical ingredients? … Continue reading Healthy Beauty Healthy Body
Hi there! As promised, here is my post with some of the "unexpected" changes that I had to make when I went gluten and dairy free, some of my favorite GF/DF products, and some tips and tricks for maintaining a gluten free and dairy free lifestyle. #1 Protein Powders Due to my active lifestyle, I … Continue reading GF/DF Update and Tips
Its me again, with a little bit on the why I have chosen to make the gluten free and dairy free switch. As I mentioned in my last post, I have been considering going gluten free and dairy free for a long time, but putting it off because it just seemed SO daunting. No cheese, no … Continue reading Gluten free… why me?
Hello all, I am now home from my semester-long study abroad experience in Spain and my travels around Europe and am transitioning back into normal life here in the states. When I got back, I was hit with a terrible sinus infection which made it hard to come back with all of the energy … Continue reading Transition Time
S E V I L L E We spent two nights in Seville, a larger town in the south of Spain. Here we visited the Cathedral of Saint Mary, Alcázar of Seville, the Plaza de España and took in a Flamenco show. Oh, and also ate some great food. Cathedral of Saint Mary The Cathedral … Continue reading Southern Spain – Seville
This past weekend we had a group excursion to the south of Spain. We stayed in three different main cities there; Cordoba, Sevilla and Granada for a grand total of five days of traveling. It was a busy trip, but we saw SO many wonderful things! I am going to dedicate one post to each … Continue reading Southern Spain- Cordoba
Feast your eyes on some food photos! I have photos of a few dishes to share from here is Spain. Generally, the food is quite simple and doesn't have a ton of spices. The fruit is amazing, as most of it comes from local sources. For example, the fresh orange juice that I have every … Continue reading Comida de España
I can't believe that it has almost been two weeks already! Last Friday we visited Alcázar, the castle here in Segovia. It was amazing to learn about the history of the building and of the town. Fun Facts: Alcázar was home to Ferdinand and Isabella, "Los Reyes Católicos", whose marriage created the autonomous region of … Continue reading Semana dós