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Veggie Nori Wraps

This is the best quick healthy lunch. It is so simple and very fast to pull together. It packs very well for picnics, a road trip or for work. It is vegan, gluten-free, rice-free and nut-free. These have been on repeat this summer, we love to make these very spicy and experiment with different hot […]

August 14, 2015|

Inspired Interview // Andrea & Mike Jones Founders of Alchemy 365

These two, Andrea and Mike Jones are something special. They have worked very hard to develop a new group fitness concept for the Twin Cities that combines high-intensity interval training, concepts that have worked in a CrossFit program and power vinyasa yoga. After visiting their studio yesterday and experiencing it, I left feeling energized, inspired, […]

August 13, 2015|

I Stopped Wearing Makeup For 30 Days. This Is What Happened.

As each one of my expensive, designer, department store makeup products runs out I have been slowly finding more mindful, sustainable and environmentally friendly alternatives. The journey, has been interesting and well, not easy. With this new trend of natural beauty, there are lots of great options at our finger tips. This world of beauty […]

August 3, 2015|

His & Hers Summer Cocktails

One of my favorite places that we visited in Denver Colorado was, Root Down. Root Down is this incredible restaurant in the Highland/ LoHi neighborhood. (Locals, bear with me) I will talk more about our experience there in a future post recapping our entire trip! But for now, these drinks! We had these drinks at […]

July 31, 2015|

Seed Muesli with Spirulina Milk and Blueberries

Not sure if it was a rut, or that I took too much on in July… either way, things are looking up over here again and I have caught the blogging bug. I am so excited to share with you this easy, fast and delicious naturally gluten-free, nut-free and vegan muesli recipe. I have been […]

July 28, 2015|

Travel // Grand Marais Minnesota

What to do…

Camping on Devil’s Track Lake //
The first few days of our trip we spent camping on the first lake on the Gunflint Trail right outside of Grand Marais. We chose this lake because it was my first time camping and we wanted to be close to town and where we were staying […]

July 22, 2015|

Pizza by the Pond at LoveTree Farmstead Cheese

On our way home from up north we stopped by LoveTree Farmstead for one of their ‘Pizza by the Pond’ events. LoveTree is a local organic producer of fine, unique sheep and goat’s milk cheese, fermented sourdough and dry aged European style grass fed organic lamb. The farmstead is organically farmed with 100 acres devoted […]

July 1, 2015|

Two Salads with Salad Girl

I am so excited to share with you one of my favorite go-to products, Salad Girl Organic Dressings. The closest thing to homemade organic dressing are these amazingly delicious salad dressings made by the local Minneapolis company. They pride themselves on making “fresh organic dressings for fresh organic greens”. They were the first certified organic […]

June 30, 2015|

Graham’s Blueberry + Banana Green Smoothie

This is one of our favorite smoothies lately, we seem to just keep making it and making it. This is great for busy weekday mornings. It can even be taken on the go with you. All you have to do is put all of these wonderful ingredients into a blender, blend it up and enjoy! […]

June 29, 2015|

Inspired Interview // Felicia Stevens

I first met Felicia last summer and I was so drawn to how friendly and talented she was. We have become great friends and often spend time talking about all things yoga, teaching and food. Through my journey as a yoga teacher, Felicia has been an inspiration to me. Her yoga classes are fun, playful, […]

June 26, 2015|