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whole30 week 2 {update & what I ate}

whole30 week 2 {update & what I ate}

The second week of the Whole30 has been great, overall. I was feeling a bit more tired, but not necessarily throughout the day, mostly morning concentration of it. It’s second nature now, for the most part, and I like that. Keeping the focus and energy […]

whole30 week 1 recap & why I’m doing it

whole30 week 1 recap & why I’m doing it

Wow. Week one of the Whole30 kind of went by fast. Wait, first let me take a step back. A week ago I started the Whole30. There quite a few reasons, and I’ve been wanting to do one for a while. It just happened to […]

pineapple mango salsa {recipe}

pineapple mango salsa {recipe}

this is hands-down my favorite spring/summer condiment. i put it on everything. tacos, chips, chicken, veggies, salad. literally every meal if i have some in the fridge. really simple to make, and keeps well for a few days in the fridge (even gets better with […]

mama diaries {5 nutrition & workout tips}

mama diaries {5 nutrition & workout tips}

omg summer is coming. ladies, it’s about that time that we all realize summer is coming and we’re not going to be able to wear oversized sweaters forever. sigh. a little extra cheese here, a little too much wine there. you know what i’m talking about. […]

the perfect chicken noodle soup {recipe}

the perfect chicken noodle soup {recipe}

i cannot even tell you how good this soup is. and i totally stumbled on the recipe, combining a bit from a pho recipe, and a bit from a chicken soup recipe. a little this, a little that. if you’ve ever witnessed me in the […]

banana bread mini muffins {recipe}

banana bread mini muffins {recipe}

guys, these are legit. i’ve tried so many, and i’ve adjusted this one bit by bit until we’ve definitely got a winner. we were striving for the super banana flavor, with lots of sweet and not dry. if you looked around a little, this recipe […]

why my kids are good eaters

why my kids are good eaters

i get ‘you are so lucky your kids are good eaters’ all the time. at first, it’s almost a compliment. almost. but then you think about it, and it comes off as ‘you have it easy because your kids choose to eat.’ so we need […]