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Homemade Graham Crackers

easy to make, healthier than store-bought and super tasty!!

Every once and a while I get ambitious and decide to make some of our favorite snack foods from scratch – it makes me feel like some sort of Domestic Goddess/Super Mom and is a much cheaper and healthier alternative the store-bought stuff.   Well, today was one of those days. The hubby is out Read more…

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My Whole30 Journey – Completed

Thoughts and Feelings After Finishing 30 Days of Clean Eating

So I finished my first Whole30 you guys and I have some seriously mixed emotions on the whole thing.   First, let me start by saying that I feel pretty incredible – like maybe better than I have ever felt, which is a big statement, I know!   I have specifically noticed the following:   Read more…

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My Whole30 Journey

Week Three

I am officially on the downhill side of this journey – Tiger Blood baby!!   But I have to admit, this 3rd week was by far the hardest for me. I’ve narrowed down all the things I hold responsible for my struggles:   Aunt Flow. She came to town and brought all her cravings with Read more…

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My Whole30 Journey

Week Two

You guys, I made it through another week!!   That’s 14 days of no dairy, or sugar, or grains, or alcohol or any of that stuff.   Fourteen!!!!   I’m kind of shocked, and kind of not. It really isn’t half as hard as I thought it would be. I just make sure to stay Read more…

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My Whole30 Journey

Week One

A few weeks ago, after posting about my experience with a miscarriage, one of my best friends from college sent me a text asking if I had considered trying Whole30.   I was familiar with the plan, I had actually kinda, sorta tried to do it about a year prior – but I didn’t exactly Read more…

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Fire Roasted Eggplant Dip

with my 1st Quality Produce Farm to Families Box

It took me a really long time to appreciate eggplant as a vegetable – mostly because I never knew what to do with it or how to cook it if I did. Now that I do, though, I can’t get enough of it.   When I saw that my 1st Quality Produce Farm to Families Read more…

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Vegetable Tian

You know those recipes that look incredibly difficult or time consuming but in reality are super duper easy and take less time to prep than it did to drive to the store and shop for all the ingredients?   Yeah, those are the best kind. The ones with WOW factor and no hard labor involved. Read more…

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Spicy Asian Chicken Tacos

with cabbage slaw

So the hubs and I have been in a major dinner rut the last month or so – you know when nothing sounds good for dinner because you are beyond burnt out on all your usual go-to meals?   That’s totally us right now.   Its to the point where if you hear people in Read more…

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Detoxifying Green Smoothie

to help kick-start your health

The holidays are just around the corner – like literally knocking at the door. That pretty much means that its binge eating season. As much as I hate to admit it, I always eat more than I should this time of year and I always end up regretting it.   After some serious eating and Read more…

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