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3 Healthy Sides You Need at Thanksgiving

I can’t believe Thanksgiving is THIS WEEK!  It seems like whenever this time of year rolls around, we’ll be welcoming the New Year super soon!  But before you go shopping for that perfect holiday dress, let’s not forget about the most anticipated dinner party of the year…THANKSGIVING!  Whether you celebrate with a traditional turkey dinner, something completely different or something in between (we always have a mix of traditional and Korean food!), check out these healthy sides that are sure…

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Healthy No Sugar Banana Bread – Perfect After School Snack!

With 3 young children, bananas are a staple in our house.  A) Because they all love them, but B) Because my youngest loves to wake up at the CRACK of dawn on the weekends and insist, “I’m hungry!”  And it goes from “hungry” to “HANGRY”  with a quickness!  So bananas are the easiest thing to hand over while mom + dad get a few more minutes of rest!  (Complete transparency – sometimes we go to bed with a banana on our nightstand because we…

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3 Summertime Snacks for the Kids + Healthy Substitutions!

3 Summertime Snacks for the Kids

Summertime is all about no school, summer camps and as much outdoor time as possible (well, at least in Seattle!).  I don’t know about you but when my kids are home, it seems like they want to snack.  ALL.  DAY.  LONG.  While it’s easy to give them string cheese, animal crackers or chips, sometimes it’s nice to give them something a little more fun (and refreshing!).  So before your kids go back to school, I’ve rounded up 3 cool treats…

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4 Ways to Make Your Water More Fun + BONUS: Favorite Infused Water Recipes!

Summer is finally here and with the hot sun + long days playing outside, it’s important to remember to stay hydrated!  We all know you should be drinking at least 8 glasses of water per day (or 1/2 your body weight in ounces, whichever is more) but sometimes plain water can get BORING.  So here are some of my favorite ways to make your water more fun! 1.  INFUSE with fruit + herbs You can put just about anything in your…

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Soulcycle Review: Pros + Cons and finding your SOUL

I have been wanting to check out a spin class for a while so when I was offered the opportunity to check out SoulCycle in Bellevue, I jumped on it!  I had NO idea what to expect because I’ve never been to a spin class before.  You know the saying, “It’s like riding a bike”?  Well a few years ago at a family vacation, I got on a bike (after God knows how many years) and LITERALLY had to re-learn…

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How to Easily Feed a Family of 5 (Bonus: It’s Healthy!) || Hello Fresh Review

Being a mom with a full-time career, 3 kids + their extra curricular activities and staying active in religious functions – trying to cook dinner for the family is easier said than done.  Cooking a HEALTHY dinner for the family is even harder.  Enter: HELLO FRESH.  A meal delivery service that shops, plans and delivers fresh ingredients to your doorstep with easy, step-by-step recipes so you can relax and enjoy all there is to love about cooking.  And eating!  With all…

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Cauliflower Pizza Crust + Top 5 Cauliflower Recipes for a Low Carb Diet

Note from Tiffany: Jen is our new health and fitness contributor.  You will be seeing a few posts a month from her and I’m so excited to have her!  Hope you enjoy her posts as much as I do! With summer right around the corner and vacations / weddings / reunions / BBQs coming up, it seems like everyone is on a quest to get healthy to look FAB at the next event!  But why is it so hard to…

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