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Mashed Cauliflower and Vegan Gravy

August 3, 2014 | No Comments

My intention was to share more about meal preparation, although I’m feeling a little stuck on what to share.  So instead, I think I’m going to just start sharing my favorite things to cook that last for several days! Mashed Caulifower Mashed cauliflower is one of my favorite side dishes.  For those of you that […]

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28 Day Healthy Weight Challenge

July 16, 2014 | 1 Comment

I am SO EXCITED about our new 28 day challenge and I’d love for you to join us! Do you want to…. Have more energy to play with your kids? Wear dresses and feel comfortable in them? Have fun shopping for new clothes…and a swim suit? Be more active? Feel great naked? Lose the inches […]

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Meal Planning – Part 1

July 16, 2014 | No Comments

Meal planning and food preparation seems to be a big challenge for many people, and it is often an important component of living a healthy lifestyle.  I know that I make better choices when I have healthy choices easily available!  This is a process and skill that I have slowly developed over several years.  As […]

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Natural vs Organic

July 16, 2014 | No Comments

So, what’s the deal with organic food? Conventional vs. Organic farming The word “organic” refers to the way farmers grow and process agricultural products – Things like fruits, vegetables, grains, dairy, and meat. Organic farming practices are designed to encourage soil and water conservation and reduce pollution. Farmers who grow organic produce do not use […]

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Peanut Butter Banana Ice Cream – In less than 5 minutes!

June 19, 2014 | No Comments

Do you enjoy a nice, cold, sweet treat but wish you could find something that is a little healthier than ice cream? Secret weapon – frozen bananas!!!! (Okay, I guess it is NOT so secret anymore!) Quick treat for 2 people (or 1 really hungry person): 2 frozen bananas cut into chunks (I always keep […]

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Navigating Your Local Farmer’s Market

June 1, 2014 | No Comments

June is finally here! Summer is nearly upon us and Farmer’s Markets are opening up shop all around. Farmer’s markets are a great way to get tasty local produce, sometimes cheaper than the grocery store. If you have never been to a farmer’s market, get overwhelmed by them, or feel like you always spend too […]

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Creamy Potato Salad

May 16, 2014 | 1 Comment

About a year ago, I discovered that my body no longer tolerated dairy, and I began searching for and creating all sorts of new things.  This is one of them.  It’s a creamy potato salad that is gluten-free and vegan!  Even if you aren’t vegan, it’s a great alternative to using mayonnaise and getting some […]

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May 14, 2014 | No Comments

  Welcome! I’m Dr. Lauren Cahill and I live in the Pacific Northwest with my dog (Chewie) and cat (Polly).  I love hiking, running, sunshine, cooking, and helping others get healthy so that they may live the life of their dreams. I am so excited to share information on having a healthier body, mind, and […]

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Vegan Mac n Cheese

May 14, 2014 | 1 Comment

Gluten free and Vegan “Mac n Cheese” So, let me be honest. This doesn’t actually taste like CHEESE. But, it is a delcious spicy, creamy, comfort food dish. I’d love to hear what you think! Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups raw cashews 3 Tbs fresh lemon juice 3/4 cup water 1 1/2 tsp sea salt 1/4 […]

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Mason Jar Lunches

May 11, 2014 | No Comments

I love using mason jars to put my prepared food in! They look great and it’s easy to see what is in each container in the fridge. I prepare most of my meals for the week ahead of time, especially lunches.  That way, I have something to grab easily before I head out the door […]

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