Author Archives: Katie McGiven

Apple Crisp Goodness

Recently, I gave up all sugar except whole fruits.  I am a foodie so this meant I needed some recipes that are healthy but still super yummy and satisfying. This is my favorite breakfast so far! Apple Crisp Goodness: 4 oz cooked oats (1 oz dry) 6 oz cubed and cooked apples with cinnamon 2 […]

Protein Bites

I love the convenience of a protein bar but its hard to find an option that’s not loaded with chemicals, has actual superfoods AND tastes good. Our family LOVES this homemade option! My 14 year old son takes a few protein bites as part of his early morning breakfast following his sports conditioning workout. He […]

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie (healthified!)

Even though Halloween candy got the best of me, I’m determined to enjoy the holiday season without consuming 4 pounds of sugar. I have a major sweet tooth so it won’t be easy. Luckily, I have a few yummy recipes that hit the spot without any guilt or sugar crashes. Here’s one of them! Oh and just so […]

Combat Seasonal Threats with Essential Oils

I get absolutely giddy over springtime! The snow has melted, temperatures are finally warming, tulips are blooming, and beautiful flowers cover the trees. The sight is absolutely breath taking. As beautiful as this time of year can be, not everyone can fully enjoy the outdoors with high pollen counts and those little bugs that like […]

Ana’s Signature Daily Green Smoothie

Miss Colorful Foodie (link to website) shares her green smoothie recipe that has become a staple for breakfast. Ana’s Signature Daily Green Smoothie Blend: 4 lettuce leaves handful of baby spinach handful of kale 2 celery sticks 1/2 pear 1/2 green apple 1/2 red apple 1 kiwi 1 banana 1 orange 1-2 drops lemon essential […]