Why I’m Going Grain Free

Over the past few months I’ve been working toward eliminating grains and sugar from my diet. It was really an experiment of sorts, but I must say, I feel better for it. I have not done this perfectly and still have grains from time to time (which I usually regret), but I can wholeheartedly say […] Read more »

Healthy Breakfast Recipe Round up

Yesterday we asked on Facebook if you had any questions or any specific requests on info Stace and I could share with you and one thing the popped up was healthy recipes. Some of you may or may not know that I love, love, love to cook. I also have a serious sweet tooth. Like s-e-r-i-o-u-s-! […] Read more »

18 Snacks under 150 Calories

I don’t know about you but sometimes I find myself stuck in a food rut and longing for some new and super tasty (yet quick and simple) snack ideas. Here are some of my favorites, all under 150 calories. Calories Snack 68 1 x hard boiled egg     71 3 x large slices of […] Read more »

Menu Plan Monday 16-07-12

Here we are yet another monday has rolled around . . . are you ready for the week ahead? I have to be honest, I’m really not. My baby is turning 3 this week! I can’t believe it. Seriously! My baby . . . 3??!! How is that possible already? I love, love, love birthdays. […] Read more »

Menu Plan Monday 25-06-12

The last week of June . . . I can not believe it! From July to December things tend to get crazy busy here in our little family. We seem to have at least one birthday, holiday or special occasion every month. It feels like I blink and its christmas! Honestly sometimes I get a little […] Read more »

One Sneaky Way to Eat Less Bread

As I get older, I find myself wanting to eat bread less and less. Don’t get me wrong, bread is tasty. But I find it too heavy these days. And it doesn’t make me feel all that good. Most bread doesn’t have a whole lot of nutritional value anyway. The filling is much better for […] Read more »

Menu Plan Monday 18-06-12

  So did you survive “eat from the pantry” week? I have to tell you I am feeling pumped and ready to tackle the week ahead! Lets get this week rockin’ Here is this weeks menu plan Monday –   Menu Plan Monday –  Monday – Dinner – Chipotle Steak Salad – This recipe from Better with Cake – adapted from The […] Read more »

Homemade Protein Bars

This post contains affiliate links.   I was making a batch of our favorite homemade protein bars today and I thought you guys might like to try out this recipe too. If making your own protein bars is your kinda thing 🙂 We love these bars. They are so easy to make, way cheaper than […] Read more »

Menu Plan Monday 04-06-12

It can not be June already? Can it? Seriously? How is this happening? I can’t even believe it! Can you? Anyway this is what we are eating this week . . . what are you guys having? Menu Plan Monday –  Monday – Dinner – Kangaroo Sausage with baked sweet potatoes and green beans Tuesday – Dinner – […] Read more »

Menu Plan Monday 20-05-12

  How was your weekend? I had a wonderful weekend attending one of the most beautiful weddings I have been to in a very long time. There is something about weddings really makes me take time to reflect on and really appreciate the blessings I have. A wonderful loving (and seriously entertaining) family, a cozy […] Read more »