PRO prep meal

Slow cooker turkey barbacoa

Hi friends! How’s the morning going? I’m so glad it’s almost the weekend, and can’t believe Livi will be 5 on Sunday. Someone hold me. Today, I’m so excited I get to share a recipe from a new ebook, Real Food Slow Cooker Recipes, written by my foodie blogger friend, Arsy Vartanian from Rubies & Radishes. Arsy…

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Harvest turkey sausage breakfast scramble

Whew, that’s a mouthful.  Hi friends! How’s the day treating ya? We’re hanging out at home, maybe venturing to the zoo, and going to run a few errands. I’m also looking forward to the weekend.  This is insanity but the past couple of days, I’ve woken up BEFORE my alarm. This is an act of…

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Sweet potato salad + lunch salad trio

Hi friends! How’s the day going?? I have an awesome lunch or side dish recipe for you today. It’s a fun twist on potato salad (using sweet potatoes!) and has zero mayo. (Even though I LOVE mayo, I know some people aren’t on board.) Also, I’m sorry about the blog down time yesterday and for…

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Slow cooker butternut squash lasagna

Aka one of the easiest and most nutrient-dense recipes I’ve made in a while! It’s gluten-free (no grains at all!), packed with veggies and protein, and cooks in the slow cooker. “Set it and forget it” for the win. Hi friends! How’s the morning going? Hope you’re having a great day so far. <3 The…

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Spring roll chicken salad

This salad may be one of the very best salads I’ve ever posted on the blog! The other ones that come to mind are this kale salad, this salad, and of course, the best pasta salad ever. This one combines savory peanut butter chicken with a sweet chile vinaigrette, fresh chopped veggies, and creamy avocado.)…

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Hummus Chicken Salad Bowl

It’s funny how things change over time.  I used to despise sweet and savory mixed together. (Now if it’s food, chances are that I’ll eat it.) I used to nap every day. (My eyes still get a little misty at the loss of this ritual.) I used to hate mayo… And then I got pregnant.…

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Sweet Potato Protein Breakfast Bowl

Sick of oatmeal for breakfast? Try a sweet potato breakfast to change it up! Bonus: it’s gluten-free, high in protein, nutrients, smart carbs, and customizable.  I’ve been a little bit breakfast bored lately. It’s my favorite meal of the day, but it’s also the most frantic. I’m usually trying to feed Liv and P at…

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Mediterranean chicken bake

This is a family-friendly recipe that even a discerning preschooler went crazy for. Spiced chicken combines beautifully with warm feta, tomatoes and a fresh mint-cucumber salad. It’s a perfect “I don’t know what to do with this chicken” recipe. When the Pilot first left for his training, I still had the splint on my hand…

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Coconut Curry Meatballs with Sweet Potato Noodles

This dinner recipe comes together in less than 30 minutes and is a total crowd pleaser. Coconut curry meatballs with sweet potato noodles is gluten-free and dairy-free, with aromatic flavors that make the entire house smell amazing. The meatballs are delicious on their own, atop rice or vegetable noodles, and can be enjoyed the next…

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Chopped avocado southwest salad

This morning, I have  new recipe for you, courtesy of my Uncle E. He has shared quite a few of his mouthwatering recipes with the blog world before, including this black bean soup idea, this lavender-honey salmon, the vegan soba noodle sushi, and his best ever pasta salad (<— It’s still one of my top-viewed…

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Healthy Baked Breakfast Cookie for One

This single serving breakfast cookie can be made in advance to enjoy the next morning. Just cook in the am and serve! For a larger batch of breakfast cookies, try these baked breakfast cookies or this single-serving overnight oats cookie.  I eat a lot of the same things for breakfast. There are a handful of…

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One Kale Salad Base, Three Different Salads

Hi friends! How’s the morning going? I have a massage today that I’ve been looking forward to for weeks. It’s going to be so amazing… and I always have to remind myself not to smile like a creeper during it. And then there’s the drool. Just kidding; that never happens. Speaking of massages…. have I…

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