Entries by marikant

Sugar Crusted Almond Orange Cake

Sugar Crusted Almond Orange Cake is a perfect conclusion to a special occasion or gathering. The orange gives it an exquisite flavor and the simple ingredients make it pair with limitless toppings. It is great with berries and cream. A chocolate sauce or herb infused glaze would be great too. Get creative! This simple dessert can be […]

Muffins of Steel

I love these simple, omega-3 rich muffins. They taste healthy and wholesome. They are high in iron, low in sugar, and easy to make. Power-packed & nutrient dense, these muffins are a perfect breakfast, post workout snack, or on-the-go energy blast during a busy day. Because the steel oats are soaked and the ingredients are simple, they […]

Autumn Delight

Hold onto your socks! This 7 ingredient dish of sparkles will delight every occasion you have coming your way. Prepare to be the most popular at the potluck or the dazzling host for a casual business get together. I use this dish to win over the hearts of my business associates and clients. I don’t recommend […]

Cultivating Courage: 10 Tips

  I recently did a lot of personal exploration around my personal strengths. I have always wanted my work to exude courage and inspiration to others. My core belief is that good self care and nutrition leads to confidence and courage.  Today what I would simply like to offer you are what I call small […]

The #Mostly30

I have proudly completed what I have called the #Mostly30, which is very similar to the Whole30. The difference? Not much. I cheated a couple times (like real cheats) and I ate bacon with that had trace sugar and had some store bought sriracha. Those of you who are familiar with the Whole30 know that […]

Euphoric Sleep Blend

  There are lots of great oils out there that support sleep: lavender, doTERRA’s Serenity blend, vetiver, & marjoram to name a few. Patchouli plus clary sage is simply a magical combo. Patchouli is known to quell an overly active intellect, uplift creativity, calm the body, sooth anger, and act as a sedative, amongst many […]

Affirmations & Oils

Hello! Today I want to share with you my love of roller bottles, doTERRA oil blends, and affirmations. Roller bottles are super inexpensive, less than a dollar each and they are perfect for oil play, gifts, and making your oils more accessible. I highly recommend that you have a stash on hand, as your oil experience […]

Upgrade Your Self Talk: 5 Rewarding Tips

Do you pay attention to the way you talk to yourself? Do you tell yourself that you need to be better often? Do you often think that if you were just better at managing your time, your food prep, and spending habits that you would finally arrive? I’m not going to discount the power of impactful […]

Coconut Milk Sweet Potato Pie

Today’s recipe blog is a nutmeg filled sweet potato pie. It was an easy success and a huge hit at the dinner party I took it too- so full of flavor and nutrition! . This earthy pie is so easy to make- it took about an hour to create- start to finish. I have been in […]


I used to weigh about 25 to 30 pounds more than I do right now. I used to eat lots of cheese covered enchilada casserole and ice cream. Late at night. I used to be shocked when my clothes didn’t fit any more. During the days of the extra weight, I felt trapped and stuck […]