The Glorification of Being Busy

I want you to know that it’s okay if you’re not always busy. If I’m being completely honest with you, my ultimate goal in life is to not be busy. I want a “simple life.” One where I don’t feel like I’m always bouncing from task to task, place to place, person to person, cramming as much as I can into each and every day. I want to work as little as I can for maximum output in order to have as much free time as possible. That’s the end goal. Free time means more time to do exactly what fuels my…

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Sugar-Free Lemon Bar Smoothie (Paleo / Vegan / Keto)

Who doesn’t love a good lemon bar?! Well, truth is… Not always me. Let me be clear. I love all things lemon. Lemon is one of my favorite flavors, and always has been. Because of that, I always like the idea of a lemon bar. That citrusy bite is extra refreshing and reminds me of summertime. What I don’t like about traditional lemon bars, though, is the bread-y bottom. I’ve talked about this before when it comes to pies. I’m not really a pie person, because I don’t like the crust. I have the same problem with lemon bars. The bottom crust is always just…

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My Packing Routine, Road Trip Hacks, & Trips to the Cabin

This week LITERALLY flew by in the blink of an eye – did that happen for anyone else? Since it was Labor Day on Monday, I went up to my family’s cabin last weekend to get a little vacay in. And by vacation, I mean – I wanted to go to a remote area where no one could bother me so I could get as much work done as possible. I left at the end of last week and ended up coming home midweek for the opening of Primal Kitchen in Culver City. I’m not really an “event” kind of…

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“Clean Out the Fridge” Veggie Green Sauce (Paleo / Vegan)

I know not everyone feels this way, but I love my greens more than anything. My motto is, “The greener the better!” I didn’t always love vegetables this much, though. It took me awhile to figure out how to fall in love with them, but now I like my bowls to be as “green” as possible. My mission is to help other people learn to love their veggies, too, and to teach them to sneak as many as they can into their meals. I’m about to share one of the best tricks I have for doing just that. Another thing I’m…

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Mind Pump Ahoy! Keto Cacao Nib Cashew Cookies (Paleo / Vegan)

A few weeks ago, I published an episode of Actually Adultish with Adam and Sal from the Mind Pump podcast, which has been one of my all-time favorite podcasts for a long time. The hosts of Mind Pump – Adam, Sal, and Justin – are incredibly knowledgeable and have a ton of experience in the fitness industry. Their podcast addresses pretty much every health/fitness/diet trend and myth you could think of, and they cut through all of the BS in the industry to help people figure out what information they can actually trust. Basically, we have the same agenda. They’ve…

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