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Butternut Squash Soup With Baconnnnnn

November 16, 2017

It’s officially that time of year where soup is considered a proper dinner. Something about the warmth of the soup, paired with some nice hearty #glutenfree bread and a glass of vino just warms the soul, you know? So the other day I pulled out my newest toy, my Vitamix, and I whipped up some homemade butternut squash soup with, you guessed it… bacconnnnn!

This recipe is truly as easy and tasty as it sounds, and if you get pre-cut butternut squash you’ve cut your prep time down to five minutes, tops. I’ve included the recipe below, try it out and let me know what you think!

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5 Ways To Boost Confidence

November 8, 2017

As my birthday rapidly approaches, twenty-six is feeling a tad older than I expected it to, heck I’m officially going to be in my upper 20’s! These are the years where I’ve always pre-destined my “plans” to begin. And while I may not have it all figured out just yet, I can say that at 26 I’m feeling more confident in my own skin than I ever have.

But trust me- this has been 26 years in the making. I’ve gone through plenty of ups and downs, and I’ve  lacked confidence in every aspect of my life, including my weight, my skin, outfits, even my writing, and I  think that’s normal. Going from college, where a bodycon dress is an appropriate outfit on a Thursday night, to an industrial business conference where panty hose are required can down right confuse a girl. Not to mention, these days lash extensions, and a never-ending tan have become the norm, and it can begin to feel like regular old you doesn’t cut it anymore. But that’s just not true, and the world has proven to me over and over again that I’m most attractive and successful when my confidence shines through. So, at the ripe old age of almost 26, here are my five ways to boost your natural confidence, allowing you to forget the filter and life your best life. Continue Reading

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How To Get Over A Cold- Naturally (Giveaway Inside)

April 6, 2017

A couple weeks back, I came down with a cold. It started the first day of spring, believe it or not, and so I used what energy I had to find a couple products that would help me through the week and get me to the weekend healthy and ready to enjoy the promised spring weather! If you read the title, you can see that I chose all of remedies to be drug free. So, if you’re interested in how to get over a cold- naturally (and yes, I mean without DayQuil, NyQuil, and all the other crap that doesn’t actually help but just hides your symptoms) then read on my friends- I’ve got the goods.

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Healthy Sweet Potato Breakfast Quiche

March 15, 2017

Hey All! This healthy sweet potato breakfast quiche couldn’t have come to me at a better time. With a full weekend of apartment hunting, Brett and I needed a quick and filling meal to get us through the day and this recipe came through big time! Can I say it’s what helped us find our dream apartment? I won’t go that far, but it definitely made the process a lot easier! Make sure to scroll to the bottom for the full recipe- I now make it so that you can print the recipe straight off the blog so check it out and let me know your thoughts! Now- let’s get cookin’-

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Valentine’s Day Breakfast: Gluten-Free & Paleo

February 12, 2017

Valentine’s Day is coming up! For those of you looking to spice up your day- I’ve concocted a quick, healthy Valentines’s day breakfast that is gluten-free & paleo! This waffle recipe, paired with a fancy homemade latte is perfect for surprising your significant other- or for treating your fabulous self on the day of L.O.V.E.

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