5 Favorite Things – Kitchen Toys for Healthy & Easy

The most common complaint I hear when it comes to preparing healthy meals for a family is the time it takes to accomplish it.  I get it.  Convenience is easier and unfortunately, we live in a culture that doesn't often put the terms "healthy" and "convenient" together in the same sentence. … [Read More...]

Curry It Up – Healthy & Easy for the New Year – Guest Post by Kristine Colwill

  When I was growing up in the Midwest, leftovers often went down like this: mix all leftover dinner items in a bowl with Cream of Mushroom soup and smear into a 9 X 13 pan.  Top with shredded cheese and tator tots and bake.  I’m not going to lie, that stuff is good.  But … [Read More...]

My name is Joia… and I’m a Glutard

Wow.  Its took a long time to write this post.  Probably because of the holiday, and travel, and reeling in my newfound gluten-free-ness.   That's right.  I'm officially gluten free.  4-evah. Right off the bat, I'm going to give you 3 reasons I am NOT giving up … [Read More...]

What I do and Why… (aka My Fitness Regime) + P90x3

Long time no post... I know I know!  I've been dealing with a number of curve balls in life of which I will writing about soon enough! I'm guessing by now you've figured out that I have some kind of "healthy agenda."  If not, well, I need to work on making my writing a LOT more … [Read More...]

The Virtue of Fitness – My Guest Post on The Catholic Parent

This week, I had the incredible opportunity to be featured on the new Augustine Institute's  YDisciple "offshoot:"  The Catholic Parent When I looked at the team of writers I have the opportunity to write alongside, I thought to myself:  "I could probably use their advice on … [Read More...]