I tried OLIPOP sparkling tonic

OLIPOP Sparkling Tonic is a bubbly beverage designed as a healthy replacement for soda. I decided to go ahead and give this drink a try. I ordered the full pack which included six different flavors. Overall, I seriously enjoy this drink. It’s very healthy — about 30-40 calories per can and several grams of fiber.Continue reading “I tried OLIPOP sparkling tonic”

I tried Panera Bread’s grilled mac n cheese

As a Mac n cheese addict, and a grilled cheese enthusiast, I was beyond ecstatic to find out that Panera Bread now makes grilled Mac n cheese. Of course I had to try it! The sandwich is about nine dollars and comes with a side of chips or fruit or French baguette. It’s definitely pricey,Continue reading “I tried Panera Bread’s grilled mac n cheese”

Simple Vegetarian Pasta Dinner

This is a very simple pasta-based meal that is super easy to make! Ingredients: 1 heaping cup dried pasta Preferred cheese sauce (I used Newman’s Alfredo — 1/4 cup) 2 scrambled eggs Seasonings/herbs Scramble 2 eggs in the fryer while you boil your pasta. Mix in cheese sauce. Add favorite herbs and spices — IContinue reading “Simple Vegetarian Pasta Dinner”

Thoughts on relationships & defending yourself

Today, I’m drinking a chai tea latte, very frothy! My mom would always tell my siblings and me not to date in high school, and she certainly had a point. Dating at such a young age, before you reach adulthood, is honestly dangerous. The whole “high school romance” thing is seriously over-romanticized. Not only areContinue reading “Thoughts on relationships & defending yourself”

Peppermint tea ~ I strive to be the fool! I strive to be the VALOR!

Good morning everyone, and happy Tuesday. Today I’m drinking peppermint tea. Although Christmas is over, it still tastes great for the wintertime. We are coming into the new year now. One of my personal goals last year was to open up more, and I really feel like I have. I’ve learned that I end upContinue reading “Peppermint tea ~ I strive to be the fool! I strive to be the VALOR!”

Recipe: Lazy DIY Vegan Pizza

This is a super easy recipe that also happens to be healthy and vegan! Although you don’t have to be vegan to enjoy it — you can also make it non-vegan if you want! Ingredients: 2 slices of bread Tomato sauce Nutritional yeast (optional) extra spices & toppings Step 1: Slather your bread with tomatoContinue reading “Recipe: Lazy DIY Vegan Pizza”

FIGHTING ~ too much, not enough, a healthy balance

Tuesday is the day of Mars, and Mars represents fighting, war, and fiery passion. It’s about going into battle and standing your ground. It’s strong, intense, and never backs down. Mars takes action, it doesn’t just sit there quietly. It has a lot of energy which is fueled by desire. We tend to think ofContinue reading “FIGHTING ~ too much, not enough, a healthy balance”

Sage tea ~ friendships come & go

Today, I’m drinking sage tea. Sage is famous for its cleansing properties, removing toxins and negativity on both a physical and spiritual level, making space for the new. They say “friends are like seasons, they come and go.” Friendship should be valued, as it can be such a wonderful thing. But accepting that friends comeContinue reading “Sage tea ~ friendships come & go”

My Personal Experience with Ritual Vitamins (the good and the bad)

*This is NOT a sponsored post!* Ritual vitamins are a brand of multivitamins — available for women, men, pregnancy, and teens. I’m here to tell you all about ritual vitamins, my personal experience with them, so that you can make a better decision as to whether you’d like to try them or not. How itContinue reading “My Personal Experience with Ritual Vitamins (the good and the bad)”

Try-it Tuesday ~ Mead (Honey Wine) Recipe

Mead is an alcohol made from fermented honey and water. Its nickname is “honey wine” because it has many similarities to wine, such as similar alcohol content, however is distinct from wine itself. Mead is possibly the oldest type of alcohol known to man, even older than beer and wine, with evidence of its useContinue reading “Try-it Tuesday ~ Mead (Honey Wine) Recipe”