12 Chapters, Page 1: Hello 2018

I know, I know, it’s been a while since my last blog, but here I am, I’m back!  Life happens, things take priority and while I have so many things to share, I didn’t know where to start, until today.  Something happened today that made me pause and take a mental note “ Share this…

Big Change, New Direction

It’s not everyday that you wake up and decide that you are done! Done with wanting and not getting, done with being tired, done with stress and bullshit, done with wishing and hoping, done with convincing yourself that there is no other way, done with negative people.  Just plain done! Well, thats me, right now!…

Quick & Healthy Oatmeal- The Superfood Breakfast!

Breakfast is my favorite meal of the day.  It’s funny because it used to be my least. I used to skip it entirely, but that was at a time where I didn’t realize how important eating breakfast was for your metabolism, in staying healthy and fueling your body.   Oatmeal is not only one of…

Tumeric My Latte-The Golden Milk

Super power spice meets latte! This Golden Milk recipe is Delicious and packed with all the health benefits Turmeric has to offer

Daily Core

I can’t stress enough how important it is to work out your core. Think of your core as the chain link between your upper and lower body. Your core brings balance and stability, so when you don’t have a strong core it actually effects your whole body. Majority of back aches are due to not…

Never Miss Monday! Full Body Workout

Hello Mondays!!!   Mondays bring a new week, it’s our weekly reset button! So get up and move your body, feel great, eat healthy and smile. Here’s one of my workout circuits, it’s full body workout while focusing on glutes ( my favorite thing to workout) This workout is 3 rounds of different exercises, with…

Pasta Pomodoro with Spinach & Zucchini

I owe all my cooking skills to my mom, she honestly is a phenomenal cook.  I started learning how to cook when I was about 7.  Whenever my mom was in the kitchen I was always there and I remember the first time she actually made me cook with her hands on because before she…

Curry Coconut Lentil Soup

Curry plus coconut is a match made in heaven. Seriously, the combination of the two pretty much makes everything tastes good.  As you have probably figured out, I’m Italian, and traditionally our lentil soup ( from the part of Italy I am from) is made with swiss chard and potatoes, with a tomato base. Don’t…

Asian Flare Rice Bowl

Jasmine rice is my boys favorite type of rice, but seriously can you blame them? it needs so little added ingredients to make it taste good. This is my first year having a garden, and its full of my favorite fresh herbs, which is what inspired me to make this dish.  Fresh basil and jasmine…

Green Smoothie Bowl

This makes the perfect post workout breakfast!  I’ve been trying to incorporate more raw meals into my daily nutrition and it seems like this whole breakfast smoothie thing is a ‘thing” right now, so i gave it a shot, with whatever I had in my fridge and viola…my super yummy green smoothie bowl. for sure…

Lemon Blueberry Muffins (Vegan)

Baking is my thing!  There is just something about playing around in the kitchen that makes me happy.  My kitchen is my (other) happy place.  Since moving towards a more plant based diet, I  seem to be spending more and more time baking different things and this is where my training as a professional baker…