menu plan: october 22-27

There is something very therapeutic about menu planning for me. I love to look at beautiful food pictures, imagine what the meals taste like and think about what our family would enjoy eating. At first, menu planning felt like another item on my to-do list. Now that I know the benefits of menu planning. It is a vital part of...
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recipe: brownie batter smoothie

Happy Saturday morning! I hope that you all are having a beautiful day so far. It is a sunny day in Florida and we just decided to decorate a Christmas tree! Michael is out for the day at a golf tournament and the kids and I were thinking of fun things we can do at the house and they suggested...
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recipe: rhubarb, strawberry and aloe smoothie

Good morning and happy Wednesday! I hope that you are all having a great day today! I just finished going live on Instagram to make a smoothie with you all. It turned out SO good I had to come directly into my office to write the recipe down so that I would not forget it! This recipe has some new...
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recipe: purple sweet potato and blueberry smoothie

It is fun when you can take seasonal eats- like sweet potatoes- and add them into your smoothies! For this recipe, I used purple sweet potatoes because I love their dense texture and vibrant, violet hue. When I found these in the market I had these visions of creating a smoothie with cinnamon and blueberries to compliment both the color...
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menu plan: october 08-12

Good morning and happy Sunday! Hope that this post is arriving to you on a restful and relaxing Sunday. We have planned a beautiful¬† menu this week from Laura Lea Goldberg’s Balanced Cookbook These recipes were created for a home cook- meaning, the ingredients are not fussy and the process is an easy flow to follow. It is beautifully written...
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menu plan: september 24-29

Good morning and happy Sunday! We are coming off of such a nice weekend visiting with my parents- morning run’s with Michael, girls shopping trip, lunches out and lots of fun meals together at home. It is always sad when family leaves because of how nice it is to be with each other. While my Mom is playing Pokemon cards...
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menu plan: september 4-8

Good morning and happy Labor Day! Wanted to share a quickie menu with you all for this week. We have a very busy week ahead and when that happens I find myself gravitating towards warm, comfort foods. One thing that I love is that so many of my friends love cooking and food as much as we do. Sharing recipes...
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recipe: anti-inflammatory turmeric and peanut butter smoothie

It has been fun playing around with different smoothie recipes over the summer. Now that school is back in session, I find myself leaning more and more towards finding ways to boost my immunity and reduce inflammation at every meal. Flu season is no-joke and my kids have been back at school for one week and already have the sniffles....
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my favorite protein supplements

Good morning and happy Wednesday! One of the questions that I get most often is, what are my favorite brands of protein powder. I have tried and used so many over the years and wanted to pull together a list of the brands that I love the most so that you may be able to choose one that you and...
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menu plan: august 27-31

In an effort to make life simple, we are meal planning every week. Aiming for easy family dinners that make everyone happy. Now that school as started, I’ve found it is even more important to map out everything we will be eating so that I don’t have to make last minute shopping trips. It is nice to know that when...
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