Our Baby Nursery Reveal

Ever since we have moved into our treehouse back in May, I had a vision for Emery’s nursery. I’m a simple girl who loves and appreciates the simplicity of white, so naturally when designing her room I wanted to incorporate plenty of white with pops of color here and there. I’ve never been a huge…

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Double Layer Enchiladas

Throughout my pregnancy I have been craving plenty of Mexican food, especially rice, black beans, salsa, and chunky guacamole. Although I didn’t try to make too many Mexican food dishes during my first trimester, the thought of cooking alone made me squeamish and uncomfortable. Now that I am heading towards the finish line and well…

Easy Strawberry Dump Cake

Summertime desserts are among some of my very favorites because they usually involve some sort of fresh fruit. Berries are a great go-to during the season because of their peak freshness and easy accessibility in the grocery stores. This dump cake used the strawberries I hand picked from back in April when I went strawberry…

Blueberry Goat Cheese Morning Biscuits

Happy Fourth of July everybody! This year, fourth of July is going to feel a bit strange being in the middle of the week. Do we celebrate the weekend before, the weekend after, all week long? I’m not too sure how to answer that one, but no matter when you decide to celebrate I hope…

My Second Trimester Update

Looking back on my second trimester, I am still in shock at how I reached 28 weeks of pregnancy already. Although my growing belly definitely gives me an hourly reminder, I still feel like I have so much to do before baby Emery arrives and my world is forever changed for the better. Justin and…

What’s The Hype About Probiotics?

Probiotics—a recent topic of interest among many people today. It seems to be another health buzz word around campus—taking probiotics via supplementation and food items. But what’s the hype about probiotics, and why are they just now coming into focus? They have been around for centuries, all throughout different cultures, in and around different parts…

Protein Fiesta Bowl

Cinco de Mayo is right around the corner, which, in my language means all the best foods make a grand reappearance onto the plate. Mexican cuisine has so much to offer in the taste profile. Even in the nutrition profile most of the meals are busting with fresh produce, protein, fats and enough herbs to…

Pregnancy Update: Food Aversions Turned Cravings

Wow! How is the time already flying by this fast? The past two weeks have really made a big difference when it comes to my physical appearance. The belly has officially made an appearance and it’s finally becoming pretty obvious to the public that I am pregnant. Prior to now, it was still confusing as…

What I Always Keep In My Purse When Traveling

  Whether I am traveling just for the weekend or any time longer, I always make sure I am prepared no matter the case. I’ve been wanting to do a post on what snacks I usually keep in my purse or backpack because so many people ask me how to travel while on a ‘healthy’…

The Top 5 Most Important Nutrients During Pregnancy

Pregnancy is such a wonderful time during a woman’s life but it’s not always a cruise driving down nausea lane. During pregnancy there are 101 things to remember in just a short amount of time. Remembering what foods to avoid, which to consume, making sure exercise is maintained daily, all while hot flashes and dizzy…