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Greek Quinoa Salad

I have always loved everything about Greek food. It seems like a lot of you folks love it too! I can tell by the popularity of these two recipes, Chopped Greek Salad and my Greek Nachos. This quinoa salad is light, healthy and filled with flavor....

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Pre-Order: High Alpine Cuisine Cookbook

I’ve been so excited for this very moment, to announce to you guys that my first cookbook High Alpine Cuisine is now available for to pre-order on Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble. This book is the tastiest curation of recipes inspired by my alpine travels...

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Shop the Post: Host a Great Cocktail Party with these Bar Cart Essentials!

Around here we love the saying “It’s 5 o’clock somewhere!” Being able to host a cocktail party for your friends and family is a true luxury. You can make things as simple or decadent as you wish. There are so many budget-friendly and extravagant ways...

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Mushroom Ramen Soup

Let’s face it, everyone loves ramen. Do you know anyone that doesn’t, because I sure don’t! We love this healthy Mushroom Ramen Soup no matter what the season and it’s filled with great for you ingredients. You only need a few simple items handy to...

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Healthy Oven Fries

I love french fries as much as the next gal…but let’s be honest, you can’t eat them every day without feeling just a wee bit guilty. Great news though, now you can now with my Healthy Oven Fries. These fries are baked and not deep...

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Chocolate Chip Raspberry Banana Bread

Craving something sweet for breakfast or with your afternoon coffee? Then my recipe for Chocolate Chip Raspberry Banana Bread is everything you could wish for. I recently baked up a loaf of this bread for my girlfriends at the yoga teacher training class I’m taking in...

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Shop the Post: Best Picks for Beautiful Spring Skin & Hair

With the change of seasons, it means that we need to tweak our beauty regime just a bit. I’ve been experimenting with lots of new products, trying to find the ones that refresh, moisturize, feel great, help protect from the sun and promote cellular healing....

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Blood Orange Margaritas

As the weather warms up we crave lighter foods and drinks. There have been so many beautiful blood oranges at the market and I couldn’t help but grab a bunch. My Blood Orange Margaritas are delicious and so refreshing, perfect for weekend armchair getaways. This...

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Blueberry Chia Pudding

We love this healthy Blueberry Chia Pudding for grab and go breakfasts. It’s also great for festive brunches. Filled with great for you ingredients, this protein-packed pudding will satisfy your sweet tooth in the healthiest way. Prepare this recipe night before with minimal effort and...

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Shop the Post: Styling a Blazer Two Ways with Erin Busbee

I’m super excited to share my lifestyle blogger friend Erin Busbee with you today! We met here in Telluride, CO a few months ago and hit it off immediately. Erin is a beautiful mother of two who juggles her busy life with style and grace...

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Delicious Treat Recipes for St. Patrick’s Day

What do you have planned for St. Patrick’s day? I bet the fun will include something green to eat or drink. I have the most Delicious Treat Recipes for St. Patrick’s Day for you to imbibe in. They will each bring you the luck of the...

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Kung Pao Chicken

Forget the take-out, you can have this favorite Chinese dish ready in under 30 minutes in the comfort of your own home. My family loves Kung Pan Chicken, but I wanted to make this traditional dish a bit healthier and lighter than what you might...

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Jelly Bean Sugar Cookies

The Easter bunny will be visiting in just a few weeks and I heard that he adores jelly beans and sugar cookies. Maybe he will visit all of us first if we swoon him with these Jelly Bean Sugar Cookies. These are really fun to bake...

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Skinny Chickpeas with Tikka Masala Sauce

I absolutely love Indian food…unfortunately we don’t have an Indian restaurant here in Telluride, CO so I need to make it on my own when I crave it. I meant to post this delish recipe for #MeatlessMonday but the day got away from me…excuse me...

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Peanut Butter Muffins

We love these Peanut Butter Muffins as a quick grab and go breakfast, brunch and mid-afternoon pick-me-up snack too. They are perfectly sweetened (but not too sweet) with golden brown sugar and peanut butter chips. The ultimate perfectly portioned treat for all you peanut butter...

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Trend Spotting: Almost Mauve for Spring 2018

I love the color trend forecasting for spring and summer fashions 2018. It’s always nice to have a focus to shop for. Over the next few weeks i’ll be curating some beautiful styles and colors for you to shop for before the season really kicks...

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Easy Shaving Cream Easter Eggs DIY

I have always loved Easter…for all the delicious candy, occasional sightings of cute furry creatures, Peeps and pastel colors. I also love making Easter eggs. These were especially fun and really easy too. If you have kids, then this is a great way to keep...

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Spaghetti with Shrimp & Vegetables

If there’s something we can’t get enough of in my home it’s a great bowl of pasta.  We love this Linguine with Shrimp & Vegetables, loaded with so many fresh and great for you ingredients. This is a light, protein-packed meal that can be served...

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Biscuits and Sausage Gravy

I asked my kids what they wanted for breakfast this weekend and the answer was a unanimous thumbs up for these Biscuits and Sausage Gravy. We absolutely love this dish and it’s a savory meal that does not take long at all to throw together. I...

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Spring Break Essentials: Beach

There is so much buzz building up with spring break here soon! I’ve gathered some of my favorite essentials so you can start shopping right now. On my beach vacations I always pack these essentials, the great news is they all fit well into a carry...

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Patatas Bravas

Have you ever had Patatas Bravas? If you have you know how amazing they are. If you have not, well you are in for a great treat! These smoky, aioli drenched hash browns are eaten in Spain as bar snacks. I first tried them here in...

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Prana Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training in Crested Butte, Colorado

I’ve just embarked on a super amazing life challenge: Prana Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training. I’ve been doing yoga for so many years and I’ve always felt a connection to it, but not as deeply as I have over the past few months. They say life’s great...

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How To Throw Your Pup a Pawsome Birthday Paw-ty!

This is a paid promotion with Evite.   You guys know how completely obsessed I am with my pups Moose and Bo right? They have their own Instagram account and my life pretty much revolves around their outdoor time, feeding schedules and play dates. The...

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Easy Easter Crafts & Recipes You’ve Gotta Try!

Isn’t this such a great time of the year? Before we know it the Easter bunny will be hopping around and the trees will be blooming. I’ve got really great recipes and cool crafts that you need to try. Looking for fun things to do...

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Swedish Pancakes

I always look forward to the weekends, I’m sure most of you feel the same way. One of the things I love most about the Saturday and Sunday mornings is taking more time than usual to prepare breakfast. We aren’t super rushed and running out...

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Shop the Look: Metallic Ankle Boots

I have some great news for all of you, I have joined the rewardStyle program which means you can shop the looks I post on my website, Instagram, Facebook and Pinterest. No more wondering where to get what you love. I’m sorting all that out...

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Blueberry Buttermilk Scones

Any chance you will be baking this weekend? I sure hope so because you must whip up a batch of these scones. They are way too amazing to pass up. My Blueberry Buttermilk Scones are great for breakfast, brunch or a late day snack with a...

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Perfect Roast Chicken

If there is an essential recipe that we all need to know how to prepare it is Perfect Roast Chicken. It couldn’t be easier and taste more delicious. Home chefs often think this process is a bit daunting, but once you actually make a roasted...

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Sweet Potato Pancakes

I absolutely love sweet potatoes, I enjoy them in sweets, savories and everything in between. My kids were begging for pancakes this weekend & how could I refuse them…especially before a hard working day training on the ski slopes? I feel a bit better serving...

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Heli-Skiing in the Bugaboos with CMH

I’ll forever be grinning from ear to ear about this trip. I love when travel hits me deep in my soul. I recently experienced my very first CMH Heli-Skiing vacation and guess what…I’m already booked for next February. It was that great. Tucked away in...

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