Jessica and I are securely in week 2 of Whole 30. So far it’s going really well. My sugar cravings are much less intense than last time. I’m actually enjoying the experience this time. It’s also been really nice to do it along side Jessica. Everything is better with a friend! I first made this […]Read More.
If you follow us on Facebook, you know that Jessica and I are starting the year off with another Whole 30! We are both excited. I feel much more prepared than I did last time. I am super excited about the way I’m going to feel in about 2 1/2 or 3 weeks, not so […]Read More.
Christmas is over! We survived! Phew. It was touch and go there for a bit. One too many glasses of hot chocolate…and don’t even get me started on the cookies. I can’t even look at them anymore. Not that it stops me from eating them mind you. I just do it with my eyes closed. […]Read More.
With Hanukkah around the corner, I thought I’d try my hand at some Gravlax. My hubby also loves smoked salmon, so it’s also a nice treat for him. We recently did Whole30, and the thing he craved most was a gravlax. Most gravlax is made with sugar, but I replaced the regular sugar with coconut palm […]Read More.
I love late summer. First, school begins soon! But, more about that later. More importantly, my garden is mature and fruitful, pun intended. (Tomatoes are a fruit, get it? ha!) I have more tomatoes than any family can consume. Therefore, I have been hunting for ways to creatively use them. I love baked fresh tomatoes. They have […]Read More.
Yum Somehow I forgot about the simple pleasure of a strawberry smoothie. I’m so glad I’ve rediscovered it and just in time for summer too. When I was pregnant with my daughter I used to make myself a smoothie every morning. Oh how I’ve missed that morning treat. This smoothie is super simple. I […]Read More.
Yum As we move into day 4 of our cleaning up Pineterest week I wanted to give an example of how just swapping 1 or 2 ingredients for a healthier one can make a big difference in terms of nutrition. In fact, one of the biggest reasons Sara and I are doing these recipe swaps […]Read More.
Yum My husband’s side of the family has some strong Danish roots. His grandmother was adamant that each of her grandchildren learn as much as possible about what that meant to her. And, mostly it meant food. She was an amazing cook. I have heard legendary stories about the food she created over the years. […]Read More.
Yum This is has become one of my go-to breakfast recipes. We eat it all the time in our house. Breakfast, dinner, snack…whenever I have some sweet potatoes around, I make this! I added this recipe to my repertoire when we recently cut white potatoes out of our diet. We used to eat white potatoes […]Read More.
So…two days left til Christmas…ahhhhh! If you are anything like me, you still don’t have any idea what you are making. You know people will be in your house, you know they will be hungry…and you know they will all be looking to you for something “magical.” I mean its Christmas right? You can’t just pop frozen waffle in the toaster and call it a day. People want more! Jeez they are demanding. Don’t worry, Sara and I have put together a compilation of some of our best breakfast recipes that would be perfect for Christmas morning.Read More.