Apple Crisp Smoothie


Remember that apple recipe drought? I think it’s officially over… I’m currently coaching my Mom and she complained that I didn’t have enough smoothie recipes on the blog. In fact, I really have only created a few. Surprised? So was I! After thinking about it, I realized that my smoothie creations are typically a quick [...]

Apple Sage Sablefish


This weekend was the first in a month that we haven’t had company at our house. It started with family friends for GABF (the biggest beer festival in at least the US), followed by Kirk’s parents first visit (his Mom had been afraid of flying), and end with my parents last weekend (when my Dad [...]

7 Pumpkin Recipes to Celebrate Fall


Are you going through the pumpkin craze with me? It’s a flavor I actually enjoy occasionally throughout the year, but I go into pumpkin overload every Fall.  To celebrate this classic Fall flavor, I am rounding up seven of my favorite pumpkin recipes. Most of these recipes are healthy, many are vegan or gluten free, [...]

Hot Maple-Nut Bourbon


There’s something special about every season, but I do find something very special about Fall. We’re a week into the season and it already feels and smells like the season. We spent the weekend in Crested Butte, which is within 30 minutes of the largest Aspen colony in the world. It’s so large, it can [...]

Chocolate Spice Protein Waffles


This past Saturday, my grandfather passed away. He started to get sick about a month ago, but things went pretty quickly. I’m so lucky to have had a grandfather like him in my life – someone to take me fishing, flying, and tell me lots of stories (some real, some made up) about life. We [...]