Why I Got My Breast Implants Removed

I never thought that I’d be “one of those” who wanted implants. To be honest, I was happy with my size – pre-kids, that is. Annnd then there were pregnancies and of course breastfeeding. I nursed my first two girls for 15 months each, and after doing so, my breasts...

Gluten Free Pancake Recipe + Breakfast Board Ideas

I love making boards. Charcuterie boards, finger food platters, you name it. They're perfect for simplicity and ease, using up what you have on hand, and giving everyone a choice. Sometimes it's easy to go with what you have, and other times it's fun to have a plan....

How to Use a Bullet Journal For Weight Loss

My eldest daughter turned 16 in February. I took her and four of her friends to the mountains for the weekend to celebrate, and this is where I first learned about a bullet journal. Jaiden, my daughter, had asked for one for her birthday. I had never heard of bullet...

Healthy Strawberry Spinach Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing

I've enjoyed this recipe for so long now that I had to share it with you: Healthy Strawberry Spinach Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing. The thing is, my kids are pretty good about eating greens and salads. I don't generally need to coax them to eat their veggies. Okay, I...

Finger Food Platter Ideas (+ How to Make Them)

If you follow me on Instagram, you probably know that I'm a huge fan of finger food platters. So today I'm going to share all about them - why I love making and serving them, what to put on finger food platters, and a number of tips on how to arrange foods for this...

Healthy Lemon Cookie Recipe (Paleo, Gluten Free + Vegan)

This has been a colder than normal winter for us here in Charlotte, North Carolina, and I'm longing for Spring! I came across a lemon recipe and suddenly had inspiration. I wanted a grain-free lemon cookie. Lemon, light colors and flavors - it was just what I needed!...

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Healthy Strawberry Spinach Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing

Healthy Strawberry Spinach Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing

I've enjoyed this recipe for so long now that I had to share it with you: Healthy Strawberry Spinach Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing. The thing is, my kids are pretty good about eating greens and salads. I don't generally need to coax them to eat their veggies. Okay, I...

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Vegan Cookie Dough Recipe (Raw and Grain-free!)

Vegan Cookie Dough Recipe (Raw and Grain-free!)

I used to eat cookie dough out of the container. You know, like the big one that you get from Costco - eggs and all. I literally got a phone call one day when it was in my fridge and the redcording on the other end said "raw cookie dough contains eggs and can cause...

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Finger Food Platter Ideas (+ How to Make Them)

Finger Food Platter Ideas (+ How to Make Them)

If you follow me on Instagram, you probably know that I'm a huge fan of finger food platters. So today I'm going to share all about them - why I love making and serving them, what to put on finger food platters, and a number of tips on how to arrange foods for this...

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Recipes

Healthy Lemon Cookie Recipe (Paleo, Gluten Free + Vegan)

Healthy Lemon Cookie Recipe (Paleo, Gluten Free + Vegan)

This has been a colder than normal winter for us here in Charlotte, North Carolina, and I'm longing for Spring! I came across a lemon recipe and suddenly had inspiration. I wanted a grain-free lemon cookie. Lemon, light colors and flavors - it was just what I needed!...

Instant Pot Black Beans: Eat Healthy and Save Money!

Instant Pot Black Beans: Eat Healthy and Save Money!

I love how there is always a positive side to things. Like right now how we are going through a pandemic and people are hoarding food. At first I was frustrated that I couldn't get my normal items from my food shopping list. But new scenarios push you to try new...

Peanut Butter Protein Balls: An Easy Buckeye Recipe

Peanut Butter Protein Balls: An Easy Buckeye Recipe

This past Valentine's Day, I wanted to do something different. We are so blessed with having more than we need - and I get tired of having too much stuff around the house. So instead, I wanted to make something for each of my family members. My husband loves peanut...

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Easy Healthy Hotel Meals

Easy Healthy Hotel Meals

Let's just start off this post with a true statement: I'm frugal. So yes, this is about making and enjoying easy healthy hotel meals - but the purpose is twofold. One, I don't like to vary up my eating routine too much when I travel, but I also can't stomach paying...

Tips on Traveling to India With Kids

Tips on Traveling to India With Kids

Tips on Travel to India With Kids I've been traveling to India since I was just two years old. My father is Indian, and my mom American; he was the only one in his immediate family to move from the country, so naturally we traveled back many times to visit. Traveling...

How to Build a Fall Board with Trader Joe’s Products

How to Build a Fall Board with Trader Joe’s Products

How to Build a Fall Board with Trader Joe's Products If you guys follow me on Instagram, you know that I'm a huge fan of boards, platters, whatever you want to call it. I'm also a huge fan of Trader Joe's products. The store has such a fun atmosphere. Plus, it's ...

Mom Tips

A Family Thanksgiving: How to Get the Kids Involved

A Family Thanksgiving: How to Get the Kids Involved

If you've been following along for a while, you know that I'm a huge advocate of getting kids in the kitchen. And what better time than the Thanksgiving holiday to do so?! I host a large family thanksgiving every year. Here are some of my tips to get the kids...

8 Tahini Benefits (Why You Should Eat Tahini)

8 Tahini Benefits (Why You Should Eat Tahini)

Tahini is a butter or paste made from ground sesame seeds. While it was traditionally used in Middle Eastern, North African, Iranian and Greek cuisines, it's quickly becoming a popular pantry staple that's making its way to the table for many different reasons. I've...

Cake Batter Protein Balls for New Moms

Cake Batter Protein Balls for New Moms

My four babies are getting bigger ... my youngest just turned 8, I can hardly believe it. But I remember oh-so-well the busy days of new motherhood, and also the baby bliss with my second (and third and fourth, for that matter). Birth recovery, postpartum issues and...

Kiran’s Kitchen Favorites

Vitamix High Speed Blender

A must for every kitchen! Make smoothies, soups, muffin and pancake batter, nut butters, oat flour and more. Backed by a 5-year warrantee.

Instant Pot

A 7-in-1 multifunctional cooker that serves as an electric pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, yogurt maker, sauté/browning pan, steamer and warming pot all in one convenient small electric appliance.

Nordic Ware Natural Aluminum Commercial Baker's Half Sheet


This sheet pan is incredibly durable and won’t rust; it cooks evenly with great heat distribution.

Creo SmartGlass Cookware, 8.5 inch Loaf Pan

A glass and ceramic loaf pan that offers consistent heat distribution and which is microwave-, freezer- and dishwasher-safe.

8 Cup Measuring Cup Glass Batter Bowl with Spout

The perfect mixing bowl which has measurements on the side; use it for pancake, muffin, cake or bread batter. Dishwasher safe.

Stanless Steel Meatballer/Cookie Scoop

This 1″ scoop is ideal for scooping ice cream, scooping and drop cookie dough, making meatballs and even melon balls. 

Stainless Steel Handheld Electric Milk Frother


Up your coffee game by adding a professional finishing touch for your lattes, cappuccinos, hot chocolates or bulletproof coffees – my favorite. Love blending MCT oil into my morning cup.

Immersion Blender

Blend salsa, soups, smoothies and sauces quickly and easily with minimal cleanup.

Yumbox Lunchboxes

Leakproof bento lunchbox containers – easy for kids to open and fun design encourages them to help pack. 

Funkins Reusable Napkins

Save money (and the planet!) with reusable napkins, perfect for sending to school or for using at home. These have been life-changing for my family!

U Konserve Nesting Trio Stainless-Steel Containers with Leak-Resistant Lids


Set of 3 recyclable stainless-steel containers that are leak-proof and perfect for food on-the-go. Easy to open, nesting makes for smart storage and lids have a guarantee and are BPA-free.

Branch Basics - Plant Powered Cleaner

My favorite all-in-one replacement for ALL cleaning products! Everything you need for cleaning your home, doing laundry, and washing your hands and body without any toxic chemicals.

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