Food for Thriving


Welcoming Picnic Season

Just a few hours ago, there was a beautiful picnic on our kitchen floor. It certainly wasn’t planned or fussy. Tea was spilled, crust wasn’t eaten, but it was beautifully perfect because it was laid back, sweet, and everything that matters was happening. Relationships. Fun. Memories being made. As I […]


10 Ingredients to always have on hand, that’ll take your salads from BLAH, to BOMB 1

Before I was married and before I became a Mom, I basically ate the same thing most days and I’m actually getting emotional thinking about how GREAT I felt. It was simple, easy, planned. I ate the same thing most mornings for breakfast, brought the same snacks and lunches with […]


My Kid’s Favorite Chocolate Banana Protein Muffins

It’s such a funny thing to observe how we’re such creators of habit. Lately this little darlin’ of mine has been loving watching The Pioneer Women and everyday after she’s done watching recorded episodes, she wants to cook. Well, of course she does, isn’t that how we all feel after […]


Let’s Welcome Hanky Pies to Granite Falls! 6

If  you’ve ever hiked off of the Mountain  Loop highway, chances are you’ve wished there was an awesome coffee shop in Granite Falls for a post-adventure warm drink and treat.  I can’t even count the times I’ve been in a car with friends or family, wondering where we should stop […]


Woods Gift Card Giveaway! 11

Since the very start of NW Healthy Mama, it’s been super fun to partner with one of the BEST coffee companies around. You know who I’m talking about….Woods! Not only are their stores total Northwest-decor #goals, but their drinks and treats are perfection. Many, many ladies hikes have ended in […]