Making Your Intentions a Reality – Happy 2018!

Happy New Year!   There is nothing as empowering as a clean slate with the potential for new beginnings. This week is a great time to reflect on our growth from the previous year, digest the lessons presented and set intentions for the fresh new year to come.   I prefer...

Progressive Relaxation Technique to help you fall asleep

Did you know that research shows when we get 4 hours of sleep or less, cancer fighting cells, called natural killer cells, drop by 70%. Or, during daylight savings when we lose an hour of sleep in the spring, heart attacks go up by 24%. But when we...

Gluten-Free Almond Meal Muffins

A muffin is just what I crave sometimes. Often they are full of refined sugars and white flour but not these gluten-free almond meal muffins. We have taken the muffin and made it healthy without loosing the flavor. The almond meal adds just the right amount of...

Coconut Cacao Monkey Balls

Oh, will you LOVE these. These monkey balls will knock your socks right off. They are a great high energy, high protein, low sugar, healthy treat. I personally make these coconut cacao monkey balls to enjoy on the trail, between yoga classes or for a nice sweet treat after...

No Mayo Potato Salad

Looking for a good side dish to bring to a party? Love potato salad but wanting a healthy alternative? Try this tasty, no mayo potato salad. It's simple, healthy and damn good!   Serves 2 Ingredients 1 cup fresh greens, per serving 1 tablespoon dijon mustard 1.5 tablespoons fresh dill, chopped 3...

Red Potato, Bone Broth Delight

Simple, fast, clean and tasty is my modo in the kitchen and this recipe follows those rules exactly! This summer we have been enjoying a CSA (community supported agriculture) from Fields to Plate, a local, organic farm right here in Durango, CO. Each Wednesday we head...

The Decline of Dieting- Why They Don’t Work & What Does

Have you been on a diet before? Of course you have, who hasn’t? An estimated 45 million Americans diet each year and spend $33 billion annually on weight loss products. Yet, nearly two-thirds of Americans are overweight, according to Boston Medical Center. So, if diets worked we would...