Beet Watermelon Grape Juice – The Perfect Pre-Workout Drink (No Juicer Needed)

One of my favorite subjects to research is functional foods. Obviously all plant foods are functional, but I love learning how certain foods can provide that extra boost to our bodies; helping us heal, improving our moods, and even enhancing our workouts. In the last several years, the power of beets and beet juice have … Continue reading Beet Watermelon Grape Juice – The Perfect Pre-Workout Drink (No Juicer Needed)

Sour Cherry Recovery Popsicles

Has the weather been heating up in your neck of the woods this week? Around here the temperatures have been rising into "hot summer" territory. Today it's supposed to creep into the high 80's. We're having a heatwave! You know what that means right? Time to break out the popsicle molds. Oh yeahh. Ain't nothing … Continue reading Sour Cherry Recovery Popsicles

Sleep Challenge Check-In, Lacing Up My Running Sneaks, and a Post-Run Smoothie

So much time and so little to do. Wait a minute. Strike that. Reverse it. Sorry, I'm having a Willie Wonka moment. You could say I've been feeling a bit wonky lately, but good wonky, if that's even a thing. This past week I've had so many ideas popping up in my head, I could barely write them down fast enough. It's like … Continue reading Sleep Challenge Check-In, Lacing Up My Running Sneaks, and a Post-Run Smoothie

Pumpkin Spice Hand Pies with Apple Cinnamon Cranberry Filling (Vegan & Gluten-Free)

I wrapped up all the best flavors of the season in a perfect little pumpkin-spiced envelope, just for you! Happy Thanksgiving! Hand-pies, empanadas, turnovers... whatever you want to call them, these lovely little treats are the perfect no-guilt nibble to offer your family and friends this Thanksgiving. The crust is crisp on the edges, yet tender, and delicately pumpkin-flavored … Continue reading Pumpkin Spice Hand Pies with Apple Cinnamon Cranberry Filling (Vegan & Gluten-Free)