Daily Archives: December 11, 2015

Nektar Sweet review & giveaway

As winter approaches I know that getting colds and sore throats comes more often.  One thing that helps me prevent these is some of my favorite hot teas! I have always been a fan of regular honey in my tea until now!
Thanks to my partnership with Fit Approach and sweat pink, I have been able to try a new sweetener, Nektar!
I received this adorable little package in the mail!  I mean, how CUTE is all this??

I could not wait to try it! Even the hubs got in on the action!
Nektar is fantastic!  It really is just like honey without all the mess!  Measuring and pouring it acts like sugar so there is not sticky mess to clean up!  I can’t wait to try it is more recipes over the holiday season!
It will also be perfect to travel with since it doesn’t make a mess!  Yay! I am all about easy and simple options!

A few things that I love about Nektar

  • All natural
  • Non-GMO
  • Naturally gluten-free
  • Available at your local Wal-mart (find your nearest location here)
  • Easy to measure and pour

So what is not to love?  For me, nothing!
And one more thing to love is that Nektar is giving me to chance to give away 1- 6 oz bottle to one of my awesome readers!  So click on the link below and enter to win!
This giveaway is open to US residents only.
Good luck friends!

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Sweet and Salty

Hello y’all.  It has been a rough week, well actually a rough few weeks.  But I have to keep pushing along.  I have not done the best job of really taking care of myself the past few weeks.  Our vacation has come at the perfect time.  After today I am unplugging for the next week or so to take care of my heart.  I also want to say thank you to everyone who has been sending kind messages and prayers!  They are appreciated more than you know!

Onto a quick Foodie Friday link up and then I will see y’all when we return from Costa Rica.
I am linking up once again with Farrah from Fairyburger, Annmarie from the Fit Foodie Mama, and Jess from Hello to Fit!! Our theme this week is favorite snacks!

For as long as I can remember, I have loved popcorn.  I normally am plane Jane when it comes to popcorn though. A little butter or coconut oil and some Himalayan salt and I am good to go!  I sometimes branch out and add a little parmesan or cinnamon.  I know, living on the wild side 😉
Over Thanksgiving break when I was visiting a sweet friend in Austin, we picked up some popcorn at the store that had chocolate with it.  Oh my goodness it was awesome!  So of course I had to try and make some of my own.
Sweet and Salty Popcorn

  • 3 TBS organic popcorn
  • 1 TBS organic coconut oil
  • 2/3-1 cup Enjoy Life dark chocolate chips
  • Cinnamon
  • Himalayan salt


  1. Pop corn according to directions on bottle. (I used a popcorn maker, but you can also make it on the stove.)
  2. Spread popped corn on a baking sheet
  3. Melt chocolate chips.  Mix in the oil.
  4. Sprinkle cinnamon on the popcorn.
  5. Drizzle the melted chocolate on the popcorn.
  6. Sprinkle Himalayan salt on the popcorn.
  7. Chill in the fridge or freezer.
  8. Enjoy!
    (Note: Since there are no preservatives in this recipe, it is best to store it in the fridge.  It is a bit messy when you eat it, but so yummy!)


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