Low-carb zucchini pizza

I’m always messing around with pizza. I think it’s a safe bet because even bad pizza is pretty freaking amazing, so I feel more comfortable toying around with different flavor profiles and crust ideas. One of my all-time faves is this Three Great As pizza, and we’ve also been enjoying lots of chicken crust pizza.…

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Turkey muffins

It took me almost a year, but I finally made it back 😉 (Thanks to my friend Megan for waking up early to be tortured with me) I’ve been wanting to go back to CrossFit for a while, but it hasn’t worked out with my schedule. I know that if you want something bad enough…

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Sweet Potato Pesto Pasta {gf with an easy Paleo/vegan option}

Last night was girls’ night since the Pilot had a late flight. When Liv woke up from a 3-hour nap (I finished up some to-dos, and even got to read and paint my toenails! Hallelujahhhhh), we had an awesome lunch together. I’d been wanting to make her something with fresh basil since she loves picking…

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Berry Cheesecake Protein Fudge

If you follow me on Instagram, you already saw pictures of last night’s coyote sighting: (I can’t help but think, “They see me rollin’.. they hatin’…”) I was driving to Zumba and paused to let a pack of coyotes walk past. I snapped a quick shot from the side window and called the Pilot to…

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Thin Mint Protein Fudge

As memorable and fun as everything has been, it feels good to get back in the swing of things this week. I’m back home in jammies with Liv (she’s napping away right now), we all slept in a little bit, and I’m planning for the week. When I asked for Kyle’s wedding off from work…

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PRO meals: Salmon in parchment with asparagus and basil

I’m getting waryyyy too comfortable with our Trader Joe’s routine. I put Livi in the baby carrier (the BabyHawk or Ergo), grab a cart, and blitz through the store, often in 15 minutes max. It has to be fast and furious, because Livi loves to snack her way through Trader Joe’s and I try to…

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Berry Chia Pancakes

Today I’ve got a delicious and healthy way to change up your pancake game–berry chia pancakes! Fresh or frozen berries work, so you can enjoy them any time of year whenever you need a taste of summer.  First, here’s what we’ve been up to lately. What We’ve Been Up To The other day was Megan‘s…

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My version of the Burger Lounge veggie burger

When we go on vacation, we make it our mission to try out as many local restaurants and faves as possible. We’ll ask for ideas (you always have the best!), walk around to explore hidden dining treasures, and if we fall in love with something (like Mon Ami Gabi in Las Vegas for breakfast) we’ll…

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PRO meal: Greek chopped salad – A Produce and Protein Packed Meal

So far, this week has been a definite change-up from last week’s vacation and restaurant extravaganza. We’ve had three nights of at-home dinners and I prepped some food for the week, including my current favorite bread amazeballs a couple of leftover turkey burgers, courtesy of the Pilot’s mad grilling skills and chopped veggies for salads.…

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PRO meal: Mexican stuffed sweet potatoes

I’m fully convinced that everything goes with sweet potato. You can add more sweet (butter, brown sugar and cinnamon = the trifecta of foodgasms) or use the sweet potato as a lovely complement to your favorite savory dishes. One of my all-time favorite sweet potato combos: atop a salad with rotisserie chicken, goat cheese and…

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PRO meals: Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore

Slow cooker, many nights you’re the very reason why we have a “real” dinner. Chicken cacciatore is one of my favorite easy summer meals, but the delicious smell of it simmering on the stove also makes it appropriate for fall. This past week, the only way it was going to happen would be in the…

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PRO meals: Spicy chopped salad

As you guys know, I’ve always been a fan of planning and prepping meals in advance. Sunday, I’ll make and chop as many foods as possible for the upcoming week, and then when we’re hungry, it’s so much easier to grab something, add a few finishing touches and feast. I try to have at least…

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