Super Simple Sweet Potato Soup

For Southern California we are having ‘a lot’ of rain. What a perfect evening to make sweet potato soup. Thankfully I had all the ingredients because this was not planned. I don’t typically crave soup, but there is something about rainy days and hot soup. Ingredients: 3-4 large sweet potatoes 24 ounces vegetable stock 1 can of full fat canned coconut milk 2 …

Easy Hot Chocolate

Christmas time is really the only time I truly drink hot chocolate. There is something about the Christmas tree, the lights and sitting around watching Christmas movies while drinking hot chocolate. Whether you love hot chocolate year around or just during the holidays, this recipe is super easy and healthier than any store bought hot chocolate. Serves: 1 Ingredients: 1 tablespoon …

Cinnamon Honey Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Happy almost Thanksgiving. If you are still looking for a quick and easy (and healthy) dish for your table, check out our delicious cinnamon honey roasted sweet potato recipe!  Yields: about 4-5 servings Ingredients: 3 large sweet potatoes (chopped into cubes) 2 tablespoons honey 2 tablespoons grass-fed butter (melted) 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon salt Directions: Preheat the oven to 375° In …

Baked Artichokes

This past weekend we went to the farmers market and picked up two giant organic artichokes. Artichokes are high in antioxidants, high in fiber, and great for digestive health. This is dish is so simple, delicious, and one of our favorites! Make it as an appetizer or as a side dish. Ingredients: 2 artichokes handful of garlic cloves coconut oil …

Mount Laguna Marathon Recap

WOW. What a race!! The Mount Laguna Marathon was my 6th marathon (2nd trail marathon) and by far the most challenging marathon course I have run. Going into the race I felt good. I was super excited and felt the training I did was going to get me though this race. I felt I was properly fueled and hydrated, which …

Cucumber Salad

We love cucumbers in our house! Cucumbers have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties and is known to reduce your cancer risk. Cucumbers are also rich in water and fiber, which are needed for a healthy digestion system. If you looking for a great side dish I recommend this cucumber salad! We had it last night and topped it on some mahi mahi. It was …