Today we had a snow day. Oh yes, you either love them or hate them. My morning started with breakfast requests. Everyone in my house wanted something different. It’s a pretty common occurrence but this morning I was grumpy and tired. So I put my foot down and proclaimed everyone was having eggs! Well, that kind […]Read More.
Guess what everyone? It’s that time again…Valentine’s Day! Hooray! What can be better than a holiday devoted to chocolate. Yeah yeah there is all that love stuff too, but lets be honest, it’s really about the chocolate. Now we all know about the traditional ways to consume chocolate on Valentine’s Day. There are boxed chocolates […]Read More.
I did it! I finished Whole 30 without cheating! I lost a few pounds and I feel great. I know we’ve been talking about Whole30 a lot lately, but its been my life for the past month. On to my next challenge! Some ladies at my daughters school have invited me to join in a […]Read More.
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.