4 High Protein Smoothies You Should Try

New year, new smoothies! Working from home has presented some interesting challenges for me. While I don't have office treats like donuts or bagels to tempt me, I sit only 10 feet away from my refrigerator. I find myself mindlessly snacking throughout the day. So that brings me to Be Well by Kelly, who has seriously…

Winter Beach Combing at Napatree Point in Rhode Island

For as long as I can remember, I've always loved the beach. Growing up in the Pacific Northwest, I feel like it's embedded in me. Some of my fondest memories are beach combing and breathing in that sweet, salty air. From collecting shells outside my grandma's house on Camano Island to escaping quicksand on the beaches…

2019 Oscars Best Picture Challenge

January is proving to be a very cold, dreary and rainy month here in Connecticut! While the rain and overcast sky beckons me home to my Northwest roots, it feels like pure torture after living on California's sunny central coast. But the dreary weather presents a fun opportunity to take a challenge! This week's Golden…

3 Healthy, Winter Soups to Keep You Warm

Cozy season is here to stay in Connecticut, and I'm loving any excuse to cook warm, delicious soups.  I'm naturally freezing all the time, so when it comes to the kitchen I need all the help I can get. Thankfully there are some great soup recipes out there that are healthy, low in carbs and don't…