Roasted Brussels Sprouts & Apple with Bacon Vinaigrette

Hi Friends! Happy February! (January flew by, didn’t it?) Anyhow, this is the recipe I was talking about last week that promoted my relationship with brussels sprouts from “I love them” to “they’re my favorite food.” Please keep in mind that this is not my recipe, but my husband and I have been making it … More Roasted Brussels Sprouts & Apple with Bacon Vinaigrette

Meals Lately + Other Musings about Veggies, Exercise & More…

I don’t know about you guys, but for me it feels like January is flying by! This so isn’t my usual when it comes to the snowy, dreary winter seasons. Most years, the long, dark days seem to drag on. But life has been busy for me over here in Chicagoland, and as my work … More Meals Lately + Other Musings about Veggies, Exercise & More…

4 Things That Matter More to Your Health Than Your Weight

This is the most common time of year (followed only by bikini season) for making weight-loss goals. Really, there’s nothing wrong with wanting to lose weight, and I would never shame someone if they told me that it was a goal of theirs. My problem isn’t with the weight loss itself, because in many cases, … More 4 Things That Matter More to Your Health Than Your Weight

How to Eat Dessert Without Guilt (& other Monday musings)

Are you waiting for God to make a move? Sometimes it feels like He isn’t listening, even though we persistently ask…seek…knock. But even if God seems silent, he isn’t ignoring you. He is still listening, and actively at work behind the scenes. Every happening in life—each event that comes to pass, was divinely orchestrated at … More How to Eat Dessert Without Guilt (& other Monday musings)