9 Vegetarian Recipes To Try On The Grill

Summertime grilling vegetarian recipes to try, and you won’t miss the meat!

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I'm Lauren, your Holistic Nutritionist.

I've been where you are: overwhelmed with healthy living and feeling guilt and shame around food. Now I'm helping fellow moms realize it's never too late to start living healthier!

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I started this blog because I believe that living a healthy life is doable when you're a busy mom. I share dinner ideas, favorite recipes, tips for healthy living & more.
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Balancing healthy & family

On Monday, April 5 I will be following The Spring Meal Plan and I would love for you to join me! There’s so much power in making changes to your health, especially together. And I would love to help you on this journey. I know that when I first began my health journey I needed […]

Join Me! Let’s Start The Spring Meal Plan Together Monday, April 5!

Dinner Ideas

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Since Jan. 1, my family and I have been eating 90% whole foods, plant-based and I wanted to share our journey in case it’s something you’re also curious about. It’s a way of eating that we’ve gradually moved closer and closer to over the years. We’re still following this way of eating because we’re feeling […]

Going Plant-Based: Our Family Journey to Eating More Whole Foods & Plants

Wellness Tips

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I want to share my journey to living a healthier life, because I believe in the power of food and feel passionate that living a healthier life is doable. Even though today I make eating healthy, working out and self-care a priority, I haven’t always. It has been a journey — one that I’m still […]

My journey to living a healthier life

My Journey

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5 Easy Trader Joe's Dinner Ideas

If you love Trader Joe's too, these are my favorite dinners using TJ's items. Kid- and husband-approved, delicious and healthy.

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