protein hazelnut cinnamon coffee

Lately, my favorite drink in the late morning is this creamy chocolate and caramel protein coffee. Which is wild coming from me because anyone who knows me, knows I am NOT a coffee drinker. I like the taste of coffee as much as I like looking at slugs (not very much at all). However, I … Continue reading protein hazelnut cinnamon coffee

December Intentions and Paleo-ish Noms

I'm less than 10 weeks until Lil' Kola makes its debute. 10 weeks! Of course that's only an estimate- really only this little spitfire knows the exact time it'll grace us with its presence. But either way, the end of pregnancy number 2  is drawing near. I'll be holding a new to the world baby … Continue reading December Intentions and Paleo-ish Noms

Eating for 2 the Paleo(ish) way and October Intentions

Lately I've been setting intentions at the beginning of the month. These are small little goals that I hope make me a slightly better version of myself. Last month for instance it was to 1) feed myself well even if it's only me. I tend to not want to cook as much if it's just … Continue reading Eating for 2 the Paleo(ish) way and October Intentions

How I became a morning person, 4am workouts, and tips to rise before the sun

The world outside my window is pitch black as my sports watch buzzes on my wrist a silent but effective and gentle alarm. It's 4am and although groggy, I stumble out of my warm bed that still holds my husband and large comforting pregnancy pillow. I grab my phone and quietly make my way to … Continue reading How I became a morning person, 4am workouts, and tips to rise before the sun

Fitness. Diet. Pregnancy Take 2.

Pregnancy is a wild journey. And for me, it's not without lots of fatigue, nausea, and heartburn. How people put themselves through this 5 times or more is beyond me. Babies are tight and all... but my goodness. My cap is 2. I'm 20 weeks along and baby is kicking and squirming in its home. … Continue reading Fitness. Diet. Pregnancy Take 2.

2,016 miles in 2016 and Matcha Chia Pudding

Y'all... you know how you make a declaration to do something in the spur of the moment and then realize that maybe you didn't really think everything through? Examples include, but are not limited to: "I'm going to learn to juggle" or "I'm going to garden" or "I'm going to drink less wine" or my favorite, "I'm … Continue reading 2,016 miles in 2016 and Matcha Chia Pudding

Why Paleo and what a week of Paleo eating looks like

A few months ago, my brother in law inspired me to try the paleo lifestyle with him. I decided to give it a try because I figured I didn't have anything to lose besides weight. On my frame, a few extra pounds is pretty noticeable. Besides for the change in how clothes fit, I notice it … Continue reading Why Paleo and what a week of Paleo eating looks like

4, 3, 2, 1 Custard

gluten free, dairy free, and paleo friendly 4, 3, 2, 1 custard.

My last recipe: pizza Muffins

It is no secret that I love pizza EVERYTHING. I can eat pizza any day of the week. I love finding new ways to create pizza and one of my favorite ways to eat pizza is in muffin form. I am going to share one of the easiest and cutest ways to enjoy pizza. This … Continue reading My last recipe: pizza Muffins

Happy Halloween! Forget candy! Make this instead: Cucumber Dream

Happy Halloween everyone! I hope you all have fun plans for the night, whether that's feeding the neighborhood children a lot of candy, going to a party or watching horror films on the couch. No matter what your plans are, I hope you include making this sweet treat for yourself today! I made this quick … Continue reading Happy Halloween! Forget candy! Make this instead: Cucumber Dream