Thrive Tribe: a Paleo snack you can feel good about eating

Thrive Tribe snack bites are one of my go-to snacks these days. I met the Thrive Tribe team at Expo East after sampling one of their chocolate mint cookies. (They are so good.) So often when you switch to a paleo, vegan, or gluten-free diet, you feel like you have to sacrifice treats. Enter Thrive Tribe. […]

Wildway Grain Free Granola – a perfect treat

I met the gang from Wildway at Expo East back in September and their products instantly hooked me. I stopped by their booth three times over the course of two days. Kelli and Kyle started Wildway due to their passion for healthy living + adventure. They quickly realized that quality nutrition is a key element to […]

Pecan Butter

There is something about pecans that screams fall. The other day I was craving something toasty and warm and I developed this pecan butter recipe. You guys. This is a must try. It’s so good. I made my pecan butter a little thicker than most nut butter so it most resembles a spread. If you want […]

Expo East 2016 Recap

Back in March, a few of my favorite bloggers were all at Expo West. Expo West is the largest natural, organic, and healthy products trade show in the world. It’s held in Anaheim, CA and I knew right away I needed to attend. After some quick internet searching, I learned there is also an Expo […]

Okra: why you should give the slimy vegetable another try

I don’t know many people who crave okra. A lot of people pass over the odd-looking vegetable at farmers’ markets and have no idea how to prepare it. I happen to love it. Okra is a green vegetable sometimes used in soups, stews, curries and is most often found in dishes in the Southern United States. […]

cherries in michigan

This past week, I was with my family in Northern Michigan. Since going to college in Grand Rapids, my family has always wanted to go “Up North” and rent a house near Lake Michigan. After putting it off for a few years, we finally committed to the trip. We found a house on Crooked Lake […]