Hi Love! I’m so happy you stopped by! My hope is that this blog would be a place of inspiration and encouragement to eating healthy, simply and beautifully. A place to try new recipes, learn effective health tips, get excited about cooking, and prioritize intentional living. I absolutely love delicious food full of flavor. Unfortunately, people often think of healthy eating as bland and boring, but I promise it doesn’t have to be!  I love to share healthy recipes for breakfasts, sweet treats, cocktails, light lunches, simple dinners and easy entertaining. For my services, I blend my Masters in Counseling with my expertise as a Certified Holistic Nutritionist to help brides, wives and girl bosses reach their personal health goals of weight loss, increased energy, decreased stress, pretty skin, and living a clean, healthy lifestyle. I love working with brides. This is a time filled with excitement and joy, yet can be filled with pressure and feeling overwhelmed. I help decrease their stress and increase their energy so they can enjoy their engagement. Brides also tend to go on crazy wedding diets that are unhealthy. Statistics show 70-80% of brides gain the weight back after marriage. My goal is for brides to lose weight the healthy way and be stress-free so they can focus on building a beautiful, healthy marriage. My brand has evolved into also working with wives who are ready to implement a healthy lifestyle that will carry over to a healthy marriage and home. I also have a heart for working with girl bosses because the struggle is real. Hustling 24/7, needing more energy, better sleep, more balance and needing to feel good to conquer those goals and dreams. In addition to personalized health coaching, I provide health workshops, cooking classes, and food + lifestyle photography.  Please contact me if you’re interested in any of these services.  I’d love to help! Lastly, I’m also the co-founder of Tee Chic, an apparel company that designs graphic tees for the fashionably fit and casually chic.

a little more about who I am…

  • Married almost 6 years to my best friend, Michael.
  • We have a “baby” named Scarlett who’s our little pug.
  • I believe in an amazing and loving God.
  • Before working with women on their health & wellness journeys, I was a School Counselor in the Chicago Public Schools.
  • I love champagne. I love to dance. I love dark chocolate.
  • My week isn’t complete without going to Hip Hop dance class with my hubs.
  • Have 18 flavors of hot tea, and that’s still not enough.
  • Green smoothies are a daily must for me.
  • I wish drinking fountains were made of coconut water.
  • I love food styling + photography.
  • I’m oddly obsessed with sharks. {probably because my mom and I would rent Jaws 1-3 all the time when I was a kid}
  • I was born and grew up in Scottsdale, Arizona. Moved to Chicago for graduate school and lived in the windy city for 8 years. Now, I’m living in Dallas, ya’ll!

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  • M.Ed. in Counseling from Loyola University Chicago and B.A. in Psychology from Arizona State University
  • Licensed Professional Counselor
  • Board Certified Health Coach
  • Check out my Press page for some additional recipes + healthy living features.

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