Creamy Corn Chowder

creamy corn chowder

To kick off all the cold-weather recipes I have planned for this fall, I decided to start by trying a soup! This recipe is for a creamy corn chowder soup. It’s thick, hearty, full of vegetables, and really good. I… Read More

Starting A Zero Waste Lifestyle

zero waste lifestyle

“Our readiness to walk away from ideas or habits means we’re willing to grow – we’re willing to pursue a better version of ourselves.” Today I’m very excited to talk about something that’s been a big part of my life… Read More

Why I Don’t Eat Sugar

Why i don't eat sugar

Welcome to another Lifestyle post! Today’s topic is all about why I don’t cook with sugar. Now, you may be thinking “But wait… you create recipes all the time that have fruit in them! That’s sugar, right?!” It’s true that… Read More

Strawberry Energy Bites

sugar free strawberry energy bites

Summer is officially here, and that usually means right around now I’m craving tons of recipes with fruit in them. Fruit salads, fresh berries, cut up watermelon, mango salsa, grilled pineapple, etc. I wonder why that is? Something about fruit… Read More

Quito, Ecuador

city of quito Ecuador

This post is part 4 of my first-time adventure in South America. If you want to, you can read about part 1 (Machu Picchu), part 2 (Amazon Rainforest), or part 3 (Rainbow Mountains) to get caught up! Why Quito? Well,… Read More

Cusco, Peru & Rainbow Mountains

rainbow mountains peru

Welcome to part 3 of my first ever trip to South America! This post is a continuation of part 1 at Machu Picchu and part 2 in the Amazon rainforest. In this post I go over my time in the… Read More

Amazon Rainforest, Peru

peru amazon rainforest

This post is a continuation of my first ever adventure in South America! Part 1 of this series was all about my adventure to Machu Picchu, Peru. In this post, I’ll talk about me and my friend Andrew’s adventure to… Read More

Machu Picchu, Peru

Machu Picchu Peru travel

I know it’s only been a few short months since my adventures in Norway, but I have another series of exciting travel stories to share! In March I had the opportunity to visit South America for the first time with… Read More

10-Minute Savory Lentils

savory lentils low sodium

A bit of time has passed since my last food post – so today I’m really excited to share this simple recipe for 10-minute savory lentils! I say “10 minutes” because that’s how long the cook time is. Of course… Read More

Oslo, Norway

Oslo Norway

It’s finally here – part 3 of me and Cody’s trip to Norway! If you haven’t yet, you can read part 1 on Bergen, or part 2 on hiking in Norway now. Oslo, The Rainy City I mentioned before in… Read More

Hiking in Norway: Flåm & Aurland

hike Norway fjords

For those that haven’t yet read my Bergen, Norway blog post, you should do so now! This post is a continuation of me and Cody’s adventure in Norway. It mostly goes over the ‘hiking in Norway’ day we had in… Read More

Bergen, Norway

bergen, Norway

It’s that time again! Time for another blog post of my most recent travel adventure. This time it’s about me and my boyfriend Cody’s vacation to Norway! I decided to split my travel diaries for Norway into 3-4 posts. Two… Read More