My New Morning Ritual

My New Morning Ritual

My body isn’t responding to diet and exercise the way it used to. With the latter said, things that happened to me this year at the age of 41 include: A slower metabolism, hunger pangs and a sluggish feeling throughout the day. I was talking to my gorgeous health nut friend and recipe developer Sally…

Will Go Glamping

Will Go Glamping

Diva alert: I only go “camping” if there’s air conditioning, luxury linens, electronic Toto toilet, fireplace, spacious bathroom, microwave, fridge and room service involved. With this said, my husband discovered West Gate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo because it checked all the boxes compliments of its deluxe teepees.  We stayed there this past weekend with three…

Cook This: Turkey Balls

Cook This: Turkey Balls

INGREDIENTS: 1 & 1/2 lbs. ground turkey (I like with fat)  1/2 cup Italian seasoned gluten-free dry bread crumbs  2 eggs  1 jar Rao’s marinara sauce 1/2 cup of grated Pecorino Romano cheese PREP: Combine ground turkey, bread crumbs, cheese, eggs and 1/2 cup sauce in medium bowl; shape into 18 meatballs. Bring remaining sauce to…

10-Day Botswana Itinerary

10-Day Botswana Itinerary

Botswana is one of the top safari destinations in Africa. The country boasts an incredible landscape that’s home to natural wonders like the Okavango Delta, luxury safari lodges and massive herds of elephants, zebra, kudu and more! Here is my 10-day Botswana itinerary! 3 Nights at Jack’s Camp Located in the northeast of Botswana, Jack’s…

How to Spend 48 Hours in Cusco

How to Spend 48 Hours in Cusco

Cusco is one of my favorite cities in South America! It’s home to delicious food, a fascinating history, herds of adorable alpacas and a whole lot of adventure. I first traveled to Cusco in 2013 as part of my volunteering trip with Peruvian Hearts. We raised over $5,500 for the charity, and all our fundraising…