MONQ Aromatherapy

MONQ – Give the Gift of Aromatherapy

Christmas is here!  Christmas is here! Chriiiiistmas is here! Give MONQ as a stocking stuffer this year. Although I’m not a huge fan of Christmas because it promotes consumerisn and I’m all about giving experiences rather than materialistic things – I do want to promote MONQ   because I honestly believe giving one of these as […]

Spaghetti Squash with Sun Dried Tomatoes

Spaghetti Squash “Pasta” I’m a huge spaghetti squash fan. Just as I use zucchini squash to make zucchini pasta, I use spaghetti squash to make a healthy version of “spaghetti.” This recipe is so delicious, I’m gonna make it again as soon as possible. It features spaghetti squash , sun dried tomatoes, lots of garlic […]

Grilled chicken salad

Grilled Chicken Salad with Quinoa

GRILLED CHICKEN SALAD I do love salad. Sometimes I feel like salads are so light that I don’t really get full, and I’m still starving after I’m done! That’s why I decided to make this hearty grilled chicken salad to share with all of you! Grilled chicken salads don’t always have to be boring! They […]

SUPERFOODS for Mental Health!

Superfoods As you all know, I am an advocate for mental health. I am an advocate because for one I’ve struggled with symptoms and am on the journey of healing and recovery, two, mental health is so stigmatized and I’d like to contribute to lessening that negative impact, and three – I have found some […]

Game Day Appetizers - Butternut Squash Fries

Butternut Squash French Fries

I’m a big fry girl. Which you should all know because I’m a big burger lover, and what goes better with a burger than fries!? Unfortunately, potatoes aren’t my go-to because they’re starchy and make me feel bloated. So I decided to make butternut squash french fries. They’re slightly sweet, crispy, and delicious. And so, […]

Lettuce Wrapped Turkey Burger with Bacon

I’m talking about food, of course! Lettuce Wrapped Turkey Burger with Bacon I’m a huge burger girl! I love beef burgers most, but I also try to avoid eating TOO much red meat, so my substitute? A turkey burger stuffed with BACON. That’s right…smokey, sweet, uncured, delicious bits of bacon make this lean (and sometimes […]

Mini Sweet Potato Chip Nachos

Sweet Potato Chip Nachos If you know me, then you know that my all time favorite snack/bar/appetizer food is indeed…nachos. I mean, I had a nacho cake for my birthday… BUT, you also know that I’m pretty healthy and dedicate a lot of time to working out, so I can’t really eat nachos as much […]

Creamy Vegan Tomato Soup

Cooking this vegan tomato soup sprung from a need for security, comfort and warmth. It’s fairly chilly here in LA, which is something I’d been missing, I just got back from an amazing trip to Chicago, and I’m spending my Monday all alone.