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5 quick and easy dinners

5 quick and easy dinners

Here are 5 quick and easy dinners to simplify your busiest of nights.  I hope these meals inspire you and make your life a little less stressed and a little more relaxed! It seems almost fitting that after I shared how I meal prep for […]

meal prep for a full work week

meal prep for a full work week

Meal prep may seem like a lot of work up front (okay, it sure can be!), but the reward of a simpler week is so worth the effort.  Today, I am sharing the foods I prep for my husband to take to work each day. […]

garlicky kale chips

garlicky kale chips

Garlicky kale chips are simple to make in the oven, give you that great crunch factor and are packed with amazing flavor.  Such a fun and tasty way to get more kale onto your plate! Garlicky Kale Chips We easily eat garlicky kale chips 2-3 […]

10 healthy snacks for on the go

10 healthy snacks for on the go

Snacking is serious business in our house.  With a 5 year old, 3.5 year old and 1.5 year old, it seems someone is always eating, talking about food, or getting to that point of too hungry.  Hangry kids are no fun!  For those reasons, and […]

whole30 wrap up + a day of whole30 eats

whole30 wrap up + a day of whole30 eats

Our whole30 came to an end a while back.  Time for a recap!  In actuality, I’m calling it a whole3weeks, but I’ll get into that in just a few moments.  I wanted to start off by sharing what a day of whole30 eating looked like […]

choose a focus word for the new year

choose a focus word for the new year

Hello! The new year is right around the corner and lately I’ve been hearing a ton about resolutions, new beginnings and challenges people are looking to take on.  What about you, is it surrounding you too?  Are you getting excited for new challenges and goals? […]

let’s start a smiling epidemic

let’s start a smiling epidemic

The road to health doesn’t just show up when you take your focus to one area, like what you eat, how you move, or your sleep and how much of it you get.  They are all important, SO important!  But there is another area I […]

baby steps to a real food lifestyle: start with a cooked breakfast

baby steps to a real food lifestyle: start with a cooked breakfast

Over the years my way of eating has changed a lot.  My view on what a healthy diet is has changed a lot too.  In the past I thought low-fat or “diet foods” were what was good for me.  The media tells you that, so […]

three steps to calm the worry

three steps to calm the worry

Adjusting to three kids has been a lot harder than two.  Most days I feel like I’ve got the day figured out, but other days I question everything I do.  Nova is almost 2 months old now and as sweet as can be.  Hunter and […]

no diets, just eat real food

no diets, just eat real food

I really dislike the word diet.  For years in my teens it was negativity associated with weight – the desire to lose it.  It’s a word that can carry a whole lot of stress, anxiety and worry along with it.  Just a whole lot of […]