Fermented Foods Facts and Recipe Round Up


Happy Monday. Hope you had a wonderful weekend and Easter! Anyone sick (literally) of Easter candy yet? Haha. Well, if you are , then you might like this post. We're talking fermented foods and how they REBOOT your gut. Plus I can't go very long without professing my love for my favorite fermented drink, Kombucha! I might as well talk about it more along with some other … [Read more...]

More Tips for Kombucha Brewing and a Kombucha Kamp Giveaway


Okay here we go! Another Kombucha post. But this one will definitely benefit you, promise! Stay with me here. So remember how I’ve professed my love for Kombucha and it’s health benefits in this post? And how I shared the Scoby making tutorial and Brewing process? Well if you didn’t, it’s okay, you’ll get it all again today, in a nutshell. I started brewing kombucha for … [Read more...]

How to Make your own Kombucha Scoby


Over this past year I’ve written a few guest posts about the benefits of Kombucha. You all know I love it! And I could talk about it all the live long day! It truly has been a gut lifesaver to me. What I didn’t realize is that I never really finished my “how to make a scoby” post and I was receiving a lot of questions about how to go about it. But what is a SCOBY you ask? … [Read more...]

My homemade KOMBUCHA Brew


Happy Sunday folks. Not a real post going on here. I’ll save that for Monday. But I promised myself, and a lot of others, that I would post the Kombucha Tutorial Vlog. And guess what? I finished it! First of all, if you are interested in growing your own scoby, you can read my tutorial on my old blog here. Or you can go straight to the Kombucha Queen and read … [Read more...]

The FALL Salmon Project


Well I survived. Actually we survived. The hubs and I jumped straight back into crazy work as soon as arrived back in Austin. Ya, I gotta make up for all the frolicking on the beach somehow, right? haha. Thank goodness for GT Kombucha, which helped me charge through it! We also came back to a little cooler weather and rain. I guess it is starting to feel like fall here in … [Read more...]

No kitchen? No problem


Well, welcome Wednesday. I am so glad you are here. Just means the week is half way over. Which I need it to be. You see, we’re leaving tomorrow. Yes, leaving for a work trip. This kind of sprung on up on us last minute. Oh say…. 2 days ago! WHOA! I thought I was gonna get to go to Fitbloggin. But God obviously had other plans. In fact, I actually won a ticket to … [Read more...]

The #PROOF is in the Jell-O?


If you’re a “tweetaholic” like myself, you might be familiar with the hashtag #PROOF. Yep, it’s connected with #fitfluential and it’s the hottest thing out there at the moment. Haha, I exaggerate, but it is pretty darn cool. What does it mean exactly? Well, you can go check out the FULL article on the Fitfluential blog HERE, but I’ll give you a little snippet. “For the … [Read more...]

Thirty Minute Thursday: Invest in the Best


Pinterest makes me smarter. Or so I like to think. No really, words of wisdom all over that place, am I right? Anyway, I saw this poster on pinterest the other day I couldn’t help but apply it straight to food! Think about it…. Good FOOD ain’t cheap and cheap FOOD ain’t good (well, at least not GOOD for you). Hey, sometimes you just gotta satisfy those cheap … [Read more...]



Helloo!!! “I don’t think we’re in New Zealand anymore Toto.” Yep, my exact thoughts. As soon as we landed in LA, a rush of adrenaline hit. Yes, half of it was the jet lag and strong coffee combination, but the other half was just REAL. Let me tell you our travel plans, just humor. 4 hour drive from Taupo to Auckland, wait 5 hours for our flight. Then 12 hour … [Read more...]

WIAW- Abundance


How often do we wake up already knowing what we will have for breakfast, or at least what we want for breakfast? I’d say everyday! Heck, most of us have planned out the whole day of meals, snacks, etc. And some, yes some, are way ahead and have planned out a full week of meals (that’s impressive!). My friends, this is such a blessing. One that I (we) so so so often take for … [Read more...]