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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Recipe: Butterscotch Smoothie

Good morning and happy weekend! I am so excited that it is Saturday and we have a full weekend of FUN ahead. Most of all, it is nice to not be driving all day long to and from school 😉 A couple weeks ago, making my morning smoothie, I created something that tasted like butterscotch. The result was a completely...
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When being present means outsourcing.

I feel like it is ground hog’s day when I post. It has, again, been ages since my last blog entry. Life has been full & so good. My hope is that if you are reading this you are all doing well, too. Our little one’s are out on summer break right now and it is a luxury to be...
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Recipe: The Vegan Spin- PaleOMG Buffalo Chicken Chili

So, last night we had a moment. One of those, is this meal for real moments. I love PaleOMG for recipe inspiration. When I pull recipes for client’s, her creations are usually in the mix. The ingredient list is always clean, anti-inflammatory and paleo. Best part, the flavors are always spot on. I have been dying to try her Slow...
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Menu Plan: April 23-28

Feel like it has been a while since I posted a menu plan. We have been enjoying eating mostly Whole 30 meals for a few weeks and while we have menu planned- we have also had some delicious, spontaneous meals. I love to menu plan because our kitchen gets stocked up with wonderful produce and items we can play around...
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