{Thrive} Eco-Friendly Kitchen Products + Giveaway

A few months ago, an instagram post inspired me to give “Plastic Free July” a try. Like most attempts at changing a habit, the first few weeks are more about awareness than success. Wowza. While I was far (I mean FAR) from plastic free for even a day, the exercise sparked in me a willingness to change. So now, I share with a you a few of my favorite products, some tried and true and some new plus a few tips on decreasing plastic and living more sustainably because even small efforts make a difference. Plus, win a pack of reusable straws. Giveaway at the bottom of post!  Continue reading “{Thrive} Eco-Friendly Kitchen Products + Giveaway”

{Nourish} 6 Healthy Hacks to Upgrade Packaged Foods

Friends! What a wild few weeks it’s been. I have had “BLOG” on my to-do list every week and still, I haven’t been able to keep up with it. I’m sorry! Between trips to and from Florida for Spring Training with the Phillies (no complaints here!) and a sick kiddo (this cold and flu season is nutty!), life has felt non-stop because it has been. What better time to talk about healthy hacks for packaged foods, right? My fridge has felt bare but we’ve still managed to get some healthy meals on the table. The trick, work with what you’ve got! When fresh foods are sparse, do a freezer and pantry inventory just to connect with your food stash. You’ll be amazed at what you find and what you can do with it!  Continue reading “{Nourish} 6 Healthy Hacks to Upgrade Packaged Foods”

{Nourish} 5 Ways To Prolong The Shelf Life of Your Produce

It pains me when I have to throw out produce that is past it’s prime and I find that this tends to happen more this time of year when local produce is more abundant. In an attempt to decrease my food waste, I have devised a few tips and tricks to help me use up what’s in the fridge and I sure you have some tips of your own, so please share!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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{Thrive} 20 Gifts for Eating Well & Living Joyfully

giftsI love giving gifts. Actually, I love giving thoughtful gifts that feel personal and purposeful. While I did avoid the chaos of black Friday like the plague, I’ve been busy scouring the web for ideas and, dare I say, I am about 90% finished with my shopping this year. That might be a record though our goal to cut out the crap and instead spend time enjoying the holidays (and each other) has made this task a bit easier. Still, right about now I start to get major shopping fatigue. I run out of inspiration and I figured you might as well so I gathered a few of my favorites things to help you finish your shopping! If you don’t find something here that speaks to you, check out the newly launched shop which spotlights quite a few of my favorite things to inspire you and yours to “Eat Well and Live Joyfully!” Continue reading “{Thrive} 20 Gifts for Eating Well & Living Joyfully”

{Thrive} Is Your Olive Oil a Fake?

untitled-designYou picked up some olive oil because you heard it was a healthy cooking oil, right? Right! But the thing is, they are not all created equal so you’re left standing in front of a sea of oils, vexed, doing you’re best to make the right decision. Ah, the grocery store. Could it be more confusing? I mean seriously. Lucky for you, I spend a ton of time in the grocery store so I am going to break it down for you. Olive Oil is nourishing and when you know what to look for, you’ll feel confident that you picked a healthy option. Continue reading “{Thrive} Is Your Olive Oil a Fake?”

{Thrive} Morsels and Musings November

november-mmNovember, it’s going to be a month worth remembering for sure and these morsels and musing are a nod to it all. It’s also a snapshot of the things I am loving and my thoughts for the holiday season which is officially upon us. There is a quick-cooking salmon recipe, gift-ideas, a link to our new shop as well as ways to give back and kitchen tips. Dive in, there are lots of goodies to be had in this post. PS: I love your feedback so please take the time to share your favorite posts as well as any questions or comments your may have. Your ideas help to dictate the content so share ’em with me! Continue reading “{Thrive} Morsels and Musings November”