10 Cool Inexpensive
Mason Jar Ideas

Mason Jar Ideas

I love mason jars. They are old school, inexpensive, versatile, simple, and most importantly – food-safe without the scary BPA (Bisphenol A, a harmful chemical found in plastics). Did you know that BPA plastics have been around for over 40 years and are used in many EVERYDAY items, like water bottles, sippy cups, lining of canned food, and so much [...]


3 Ways Creative Thinking Can Help You Meet Your Goals

Creative Thinking

It’s true: creative thinking CAN help you meet your goals. Inspired by one of my favorite magazines, Fast Company, and their article, “100 Most Creative People in 2012,” I thought it was time to help you see the connection between creative thinking and feeling great! First, let’s define “creative thinking” Creative Thinking is “a way of looking at problems or [...]


Our favorite shirts! Hand printed
just for you.

Eat Life Whole - Tshirts

A few months ago, Springer and I stepped away from the kitchen, closed our computers, and headed over to a local DIY workshop to learn all about the screen printing process. We left inspired to print more by hand…just for you! Why we share “Eat Life Whole”? Almost two years before launching “Eat Life Whole,” we joked about creating a [...]


5 Tips to Help Your Parents
Live Healthy Too

5 Tips to Encourage Your Parents to Live Healthy Too

If you are reading this blog, then you must have some interest to live healthy, eat healthy, cook healthy or even lose weight, right? Perhaps you may even be interested in simply finding healthy cooking inspiration to feed your fam? Well, on a recent call home to my workaholic momma, I started to think that we’ve never really talked about [...]


30 Reasons Why We Make Healthy Eating Easy (and fun)

Eat Real Essentials - Video - Take a Look

Just last week, Springer and I threw on a favorite Pandora music playlist (“Classic Indie Radio” to be exact), cracked open the refrigerator, and cooked a mini feast from our latest eBook, Eat Real Essentials. The real climax of the story is, we taped the whole thing…ON VIDEO! Fun times. To be quite honest, we haven’t had a full-on Springer [...]


It’s Here! Eat Real Essentials


When Steph & I opened the doors to Eat Life Whole a couple years ago, we weren’t quite sure where this journey was going to take us.  All we knew for certain was that we shared a common commitment to providing busy folks like ourselves with the info and inspiration that they needed to take charge of their own health [...]


New eBook. New Format.
New Launch Date!

Eat Life Whole | Update from Springer & Steph

It’s time for an update! Hi everyone. Springer and I have been hard at work, putting together an amazing NEW eBook for all of you healthy, on-the-go eaters out there. What started out as a minor refresh of our seasonal hit, (the EAT REAL Challenge: Spring/Summer Edition), has turned into something much BIGGER…and shall we say quite “bad a$$”! In [...]


8 Healthy Gift Ideas for Friends & Family

8 Healthy Gifts

Yeup. It’s that time of year again –  where our already busy days become intensively distracted by “50% OFF” red tags, flashing banner ads, and never-ending groupon “cruel”-pons that make us think we need to pull out the debit card. Not so fast. If you are on a hunt to match the perfect gift, for the perfect person (your mom, [...]


Holiday Eats. Holiday Treats.


We couldn’t let the holidays go by without sharing a few of our cold weather favorites. Late autumn foods and flavors have a certain warmth and heartiness that is truly unique to the season. As the days get cooler, we naturally begin to move indoors, hunkering down for the long winter months ahead. We crave rich, warming foods like soups [...]


Music to Relax the Mind


One of the many things I love about teaching yoga is creating a playlist that matches the class I am preparing to teach.  Yoga classes start out mellow as students focus their attention inward.  The heat in the room slowly builds as we create more challenging shapes with our bodies.  There is usually a “peak pose” –always the most demanding [...]