Kaffee und Kuchen (Coffee and Cake) should be your new favorite afternoon tradition.
Author: R.B. Abraham
Gross! A Budget: How This Health Conscious Millennial Mom Attempts to Save
No one likes a budget. But, counting your pennies can add up to real savings and in this day and age, we need all the help we can get.
7 Funny Books to Read to Preschoolers
Finding books to read to your preschooler can be difficult, so why not choose a few that will have you both laughing?
Raw Cocoa and Kale Smoothie
Since starting my health journey, I’ve read several diet books, articles and cook books looking for inspiration. To be honest, I have no idea what the right way to eat is. There may not be one. For now, I’m just trying out what may be right for me. So far, I’ve been avoiding grains, legumes,…
Creamy (Vegan) Cilantro Lime Dressing Makes My World Go Round
There’s nothing like a fantastic recipe that comes out of necessity or just not having a whole lot in the fridge. Since we are leaving town tomorrow, there’s slim pickings for lunch. But, I’ve always got lettuce or greens on hand. A simple salad with a knockout dressing does the trick. And this dressing was…
A Health and Wellness Journey Starts with Chicken Marsala, I Guess
So here I am, the most out of shape I’ve ever been, covered in adult acne, spit up, and breast milk. I’m sore, exhausted, and feeling heavy. Not just weight heavy, but emotionally heavy. Like, all my energy goes to my kids and there’s nothing left over for me heavy. Queue wellness journey.
Flu Fighting Green Smoothie
Start your day and fight the flu with an extremely healthy green smoothie.
“Green Monster” Muffins are Toddler Approved
My son is three and while he eats very well for a toddler, getting him to eat green vegetables is tough. In an effort to push the veggies, I decided to hide them in his favorite food: muffins. It definitely helps that he loves the idea of a “monster” muffin, so the vibrant green hue…
Sheet Pan Dinners Make Weeknight Meals a Snap
When you are at a loss about what to make for your weeknight meal, throwing a few ingredients on a cookie sheet takes the stress away. With so many possible combinations, you are guaranteed a healthy, flavorful meal. Recently I made a roasted chicken sheet pan dinner with spicy cauliflower florets that went over really…
LCHF Snickerdoodles for the Win
So I’m not gonna lie–sticking to my ketogenic diet has been no small exercise in willpower. I have a pretty intense sweet tooth and a love of all baked goods, so not eating bread, pastries, and cookies has been the biggest challenge. That being said, this weekend the sugar cravings hit me so hard that…
Stuffed Cabbage: Low Carb High Fat and 2017
I haven’t been writing a whole lot for myself lately, but in 2017 that is going to change. I’ve resolved to not only eat healthier, move more, but to also chronicle the whole process through photos and recipes. To kick off the year, here is my recipe for a very low carb, high fat version…
Writing About Working Out
One of the more fantastic aspects of my job as the writer and editor of the DOGPOUND blog is that I have the opportunity to learn and write about fitness techniques and trends. I get to use my experience as a researcher to mine the internet, scholarly journals, and assorted literature for information about the…