Light Potato Leek Soup {sponsored}

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My family has been doing Meatless Mondays for years. In fact, we eat several meals a week sans meat. We're by no means vegetarian, but going meatless is great for our budget! Plus, I like the way plant based meals make me feel...full, but not overstuffed. Perfect for nights when we're on the … [Read more...]

Finding the recipe for healthy comfort food

Recipe for comfort and health

Three people (and one dog) make up my household. Subject One is a 32-year-old male, a Type 1 diabetic, who doesn’t eat coconut or bell peppers – or onions for that matter. Subject Two is a 31-year-old female (aka me) who doesn’t eat mushrooms, raw sushi, or any steak that isn’t considered … [Read more...]

Try it Thursday

Try It Thursday #shrinkingjeans

A while back, we used to have a feature here at The Sisterhood where on Thursdays we would encourage each other to try something new or share what new thing we've discovered that's helping us to keep going on our journeys of health and fitness. Some of these are new ideas to me that I am going to … [Read more...]

The Best Ever 4-Ingredient Hummus

Best Ever 4-Ingredient Hummus

Hummus, oh yummy hummus.  My family loves hummus. Most times, I just grab a tub of hummus at Costco and we dip all kinds of veggies and crackers in it.  However, my mother-in-law makes the BEST homemade hummus.  We devour it. Let me back up a minute. My husband's mother is from Mexico (yay- … [Read more...]

10 Tips to Eating Healthy on a Budget

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I've been guilty of splurging on food at the grocery store - mostly stuff I don't need, but think that I really might need at that point in time (Like, who doesn't need a random assortment of olives from the olive bar? Me. That's who.)  Now that I'm back in school, I've really had to pinch my … [Read more...]

Heart Healthy Cauliflower Crust Pizza Recipe


Heart Health Month is still going strong! Last week we suggested some winter friendly workouts to get your heart pumping. This week we’re talking heart-healthy nutrition. Campbell Soup Company is dedicated to helping women care for their hearts by providing delicious, heart-healthy foods and … [Read more...]

Chili Cumin Sweet Potatoes (sponsored)

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of The International Housewares Association for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. For me, sweet pototaes are a year round staple. This recipe for Chili Cumin Sweet Potatoes is one of my favorites. They're perfect for a simple weeknight dinner, … [Read more...]

Edible Explosion {sponsored}

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Nature's Care. All opinions are 100% mine. Over the last few weeks, my garden has literally exploded with edible goodness. Down here in west-ish Texas, we've gotten over 6 inches of much needed rain, and that combined with Nature’s Care … [Read more...]

The Health Benefits Of Kale


It is known as royalty among its counterparts, often referred to ask the 'queen' or 'king' of greens. You can put it in a smoothie, juice it, make chips of it, use it as a wrap, put it in a salad, or just eat it as is. I am, of course, talking about KALE. Kale, also known as borecole, is one of … [Read more...]

The Vegan Diaries – The Final Countdown

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As of today, I have successfully been a vegan since March 11. That's about 5 weeks, people! I have been diligent and faithful with minor unintentional slip-ups. And guess what? I survived! It IS possible to go vegan without starving yourself or depleting your body of the vitamins and minerals it … [Read more...]

The Vegan Diaries – Hitting Home

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Yep. It happened. Twice. I went to a restaurant where all I could possibly have on their menu was the hummus appetizer, a salad (modified), or the edamame appetizer. Oh, I supposed I could've also had the olive plate, too. I feel stuffed just reading all that.... Then again I failed to research the … [Read more...]

Meatless Monday: cookies!

People, you are SO in luck this Meatless Monday! I'm going to share with you not one, but TWO, fantabulous dairy-free, egg-free cookie recipes! These are cookies filled with healthy, wholesome ingredients that you - and your kids! - will love. Usually in my Meatless Monday posts I aim to provide … [Read more...]

Meatless Monday: Indian-style

Happy Meatless Monday! Have you ever had a cuisine that you loved, but that you didn't dare try making yourself, for fear of royally screwing up? That's me with Indian food. I love it, but find all the spices and various daals intimidating. So until very recently I only indulged in my … [Read more...]