When people give up sugar, I’m tired of hearing them say things like, “I don’t even want sugar anymore. It’s not even a struggle. It’s not even hard to resist.” I’m calling bull crap on that one. Maybe there are those super disciplined people out there, but I guess I’m not one of them.
When I was a little girl I would get angry and throw fits, as most kids do. In the morning if I didn’t like what I was wearing, or my pigtails were too tight, or my favorite lace-trimmed socks were dirty, it was the end of the world. I’d cry, scream and lose my ability […]
I love getting back into the school routine, but with such busy schedules, things can get a bit chaotic. Here are 11 tips and tricks I’ve learned over the years that help the school year go much better.
Last week I posted about my experience with the Whole 30. I firmly believe the key to success on any eating challenge is to have the right food. These foods help me survive the Whole 30.
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Back in the day (the day of processed sugars), I used to have a reputation for baking. People asked me to make cookies and cupcakes for events and whenever people came for dinner, they were always most excited for dessert. So when I gave up sugar, I was scared to lose that reputation. I still […]
About 9 or 10 months after I started to eat healthy and changed my workouts, I stopped losing weight. I decided to try a new “eating plan.” My friend suggested carb cycling so I thought I’d try it out. Here was my experience.
For all you other insane moms out there who are also stretched beyond your limits, I have yet another slow cooker recipe for you. This salsa beef meets all the criteria of comfort food. It’s packed with flavor, tender and super healthy.
Summer always starts out strong. The kids are super excited to sleep in (until 7), go to parks, swim, play in the backyard, etc. Then about two weeks in, they get bored. They start to fight, they constantly ask to watch TV and I reach the end of my patience. Here are 10 free activities […]
I love to roast vegetables. It doesn’t make them mushy, but rather crunchy on the outside, warm on the inside and gives them a great smoky flavor. Plus, you can use whatever vegetables you want.