Do you ever UNPLUG??? My husband and I took a trip to the French polynesian islands around and including Tahiti. We decided before we left that we would put the phones and computers away for the 10 days we were gone and the only connection we would have would be with our kids. Prior […]


Mexican Street Corn

  Do you have any favorite 4th of July dishes? My family loves corn on the cob. Check out this yummy recipe: MEXICAN STREET CORN INGREDIENTS: 4 corn – washed and husk removed 1/3 C nonfat greek yogurt 2 tsp lime juice 1 tsp diced garlic 1/2 tsp chipotle chili powder to taste 1/4 tsp […]

Where were you at 5 am?

Saturday morning my son Parker and I ran a 1/2 marathon. Standing at the end of the race we were handed a sign that said, “Where were you at 5am?” I laughed because we spent the two previous day’s talking ourselves out of having to get up at 3:30am to run this race. Here we […]


Discover something you LOVE!

Has anyone ever climbed the “Y” in Provo, Utah? The monumental letter “Y” sits high up on the mountain front of Utah Valley over looking the BYU campus. It’s larger than the Hollywood sign in Los Angeles. We climbed it many times when I went to college. My California lungs were not giving me any […]


Paleo Chocolate Chip Cookies

Who like CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES? I went to a local Paleo friendly, clean-eating restaurant that has all kinds of amazing foods that are farm fresh and organic.  For my local friends it is called E.A.T..  I like a lot of the Paleo foods, but do not eat Paleo only foods.  I will say the more […]


Raspberry Banana Ice-cream

Is it getting warm yet where you live? It is feeling like summer in SoCal! Check out this super easy healthy treat to cool you down. Raspberry Banana Ice-cream Blend 3 frozen bananas, 1 C raspberries, 1 C strawberries and 1 C unsweetened almond milk in a blender. Top with fruits, nuts, chia seeds, etc. […]


Steamed Salmon and Veggies

  What’s for dinner? This super easy cooking method leaves salmon tender and full of flavor!  You can use the same recipe with different types of meat and seasonings. I have placed these in the oven and my fire pit for a backyard outdoor meal. Steamed Salmon and Veggies INGREDIENTS: 1 vegetable combination 8 tsp […]


Healthy Citrus Protein Popsicles

Summer is here!  My family loves ice-cream and cold treats.   When it is warm my boys are always grazing in the freezer for some sort of ice-cream or cold treat.  I love these popsicles because they have fresh fruit, calcium and protein!  These popsicles will satisfy every bodies sweet tooth.  We can all enjoy […]


Chicken and Avocado Salad with Lime and Cilantro

Looking for a YUMMY SUMMER salad? I love everything about this salad! I can make this and everyone in the family can eat it. I will eat it as a salad or a lettuce wrap. For the boys, I put it in croissants or pretzel rolls to make it more hearty. Be creative with your […]