En Goals

  Hello July  – how are you doing?  This morning I was going through my notebook trying to find an empty page on which to scribble a to do list, when I stumbled on my 2016 goal list. The past 6 months have been a whirlwind and I’m so excited to say I have met many of the goals that I set for myself at the beginning of the year.  Others have changed as I have grown and changed, and some I have made some progress on but I need to get... Read More

A Healthy Change

The past few months have been all about big changes.  We tied the knot, I changed my last name, and we are starting the process of purchasing a home.  Somewhere in between all of those major life events we dramatically changed our lifestyle and made a conscious decision to be healthier people, and adopted a plant based, whole foods diet. After a particularly indulgent holiday, we sat down on January 3 and talked about our goals for the New Year. ... Read More

Restaurant Style Steaks

My everyday cooking is comprised of the healthy basics: whole grains, veggies, and a little protein here and there.  This diet plan is inexpensive, time efficient, and, let’s face it, a little boring. In addition to getting out more on the weekends, my other New Year’s resolution is two pronged: 1.) Make a concerted effort to dine at and review the restaurants listed in Portland’s 100 Best Places to Stuff Your Faces.  This neat... Read More