our top reasons for not sharing our kids photos or names online

A question I get asked quite often is why we don't share pictures of our girls online on any social media (with the exception being our private ¬†snapchats). After our first was born, it was something I would get private messages about often and as she has grown, the question still arises, just less often. … Continue reading our top reasons for not sharing our kids photos or names online

2 years. Over 1000 smoothies and shakes and a Creamy Protein Banana Icecream recipe

Warning: this is filled with "1st world problems" ūüėā I have a lot of kitchen gadgets. A well stocked kitchen is an odd thing I pride myself in. If someone, anyone, wanted to come cook in my kitchen- I like to believe they would have any tool they needed to make a great meal, to … Continue reading 2 years. Over 1000 smoothies and shakes and a Creamy Protein Banana Icecream recipe

2 minute, 5 ingredient chocolate pudding (with a surprise!)

A delicious, nutritious, chocolate pudding with a surprise ingredient. It's my new addiction!

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

Creamy tomato and basil soup

One of my favorite ways to spend 20 minutes on a Saturday morning is to cruise the book aisle of stores like TJ Maxx, Marshalls or the Goodwill. I skim titles, read the back covers and weigh if the book will add to my collection or collect dust. Usually it's the latter so I rarely … Continue reading Creamy tomato and basil soup

GF and Vegan Golden Jam Cookies

When someone tells you that you cannot have something, it usually makes you want it more. At least that's how it works for me. I have never had a huge sweet tooth but it is there. However, since I found out about celiac disease, my sweet tooth has grown. I want baked pastries. I want … Continue reading GF and Vegan Golden Jam Cookies

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

Orange power juice

I love starting my day with fresh juice because I feel like I am starting my day in a positive and healthful way. There are numerous benefits to juicing; watch Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead to find out a few. We did and that is honestly what pushed us to invest in our beloved juicer. … Continue reading Orange power juice

Meal Planning Tip: Store Properly and Eat Mindfully

Many people are on a mission to eat healthier and eating healthier usually entails eating more fruits and veggies. Eating more fresh produce is a great goal but what happens when you can't eat it fast enough and the money you spent on it goes in the dumpster along with the mold growing on it? … Continue reading Meal Planning Tip: Store Properly and Eat Mindfully