Getting Green Juice

Drink Your Veggies by Getting Green When I want to feel my best, I reevaluate my diet. And I usually find that I eat more grain-based carbs than I should be (yes, us gluten-free girls can get trapped eating a ton of carbs too!). So, I go for the greens. I reach for fresh produce….

Mediterranean Grapefruit Juice

    Fresh grapefruit juice meets a Mediterranean twist Photo by: Jolie Greenstone Starting the day with a great big glass of gorgeous grapefruit juice sure has health benefits. Rumored to fight and prevent big time body concerns like weight loss, arthritis, cancer, and cholesterol, drinking freshly squeezed grapefruit juice can be a key player…

Our Monthly Yoga Project: Goals & Intentions

Our Monthly Yoga Project¬†explores the benefits of yoga for the body and mind, while giving me an outlet to share the growth and awesomeness of my personal practice. While I am not a doctor or a yoga instructor, I hope to share the knowledge of others who are, in supporting the evidence that yoga creates…

Chicken Tortilla Soup

¬† An easy, inexpensive, gluten-free take on a tasty southwestern favorite, Chicken Tortilla Soup. The main contenders: 2 large boneless, skinless chicken breasts 3 carrots, rinsed, peeled, and diced 3 stalks of celery, rinsed and diced 1 can of black beans, rinsed 6 corn tortillas cut into strips 1 large can of low sodium tomato…

Snowy Day Beef Goulash

Welcome to the kick-off recipe of my latest column! A year-long project highlighting a homemade, healthy, gluten-free CrockPot recipe for every week of 2014. A salute that I am calling “52 Weeks of CrockPot Cooking”. Or, as my friend suggested, “The Year I Ate Stew”. While the first of my 52 recipes certainly is a…

Up Early to Sew- A Poem of Holiday Gifting

Falling snow, up early to sew. Stretch, then sew. Then shovel the snow. Homemade gifts keep me out of lines. Less of those, less two-year old whines. Hot coffee kept over by my desk. A difficult pattern putting my skills to the test. Light gray Chevron print, a delicate trend, goes well with pink, as…

Our Monthly Yoga Project: Poses for Digestion

Our Monthly Yoga Project explores the benefits of yoga for the body and mind, while giving me an outlet to share the growth and awesomeness of my personal practice. While I am not a doctor or a yoga instructor, I hope to share the knowledge of others who are, in supporting the evidence that yoga…

Weekend Watercolors

A couple weekends ago, Adam was all set to spend the weekend with our toddler girl so I could produce a yoga photo shoot for the site- aka spend an amazing, inspiring, in the top ten of 2013, beautiful day with two of my closest girlfriends. A fair trade? I think so. The whole weekend…