Health, Healthy on the cheap

5 Easy Ways to Save Money While Eating Healthy!

October 2, 2016

It’s easy to assume that eating healthy foods can be expensive. There’s so much advice thrown around on the internet telling you to buy expensive protein powders, multivitamins, organic food and etcetera. In reality, eating healthy and living an active lifestyle does not have to be expensive. I’m such an advocate of making small changes to lead a healthier life and so today, I wanted to share 5 easy ways to save money while eating healthy!

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Friday Fare, Health

Pistachio Pesto with Cannellini Beans

September 11, 2016

Pesto is my dream food. It’s creamy, it’s delicious and it’s healthy. Seriously, what more could you ask of a food? I remember the first time I had pesto … I am not exactly sure how old I was, but I was young enough to make a pouty face and exclaim that “the green stuff,” looked yucky, right to the face of my poor father’s friend. Real classy, right from the start.

Luckily, I was forced to try “the green stuff, and I’ve been in love ever since. I love experimenting with different pesto recipes, and have come up with some really delicious recipes, such as this gorgeous avocado pesto. Because I took the Pulse Pledge (which you should do too!) after learning that 2016 is the International Year of Pulses, I wanted to cook up a pesto recipe that incorporated one of my favorite pulses: cannellini beans. Continue Reading…


My 4-Month Flexible Diet for Thailand Begins

September 4, 2016

I haven’t done a more personal post in a while, and I am sorry for that. While I spend a lot of time thinking of articles that will be helpful for you, I sometimes forget that reading about a person’s personal experience is just as helpful too.

I am finally going home to Thailand at the end of the year! In preparation, I am starting a slow and controlled flexible diet so I can be as body confident as possible when the time comes to fly over. What is a flexible diet and how am I doing this? Continue Reading…