5-minute booty burner

 Hi friends! How’s the day going?? DON’T FORGET to enter the Owlet giveaway on the Family page and check in with your workout here. This week is flying by and I’m not complaining. I’ve been having the usual fun and adventures with the girls, writing like crazy, enjoying dinners here at home, and taught two…

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1 hour, $60, 5 days of daytime eats

That’s breakfast, lunch and a snack each day! PLUS, everything is gluten-free. So last time I did a similar post to this one, I counted a lot of pantry essentials. I later realized that a few items may not commonly be on hand , and for that reason the title was skewed. Fail to meeeeee.…

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Christmas Brunch and Dinner Recipes

Anyone else feeling like “Whoa, it’s Christmas almost here!” and frantically trying to get things done? It started to get ahead of me, and I took a second to slow the heck down. This season isn’t as much fun if you spend it stressed and overwhelmed, so our gifts may be delivered a little bit…

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12 Days of Fitness Workout

On the first day of Christmas, my trainer gave to meeeeee… a set of 10 sumo burpees. 😉  Hi friends! How’s the morning treating you? It’s been chilly and blustery over here. Definitely feels like winter. 🙂 It was a pretty low-key evening last night, with a super simple dinner: chicken, sweet potatoes, sautéed carrots…

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Pumpkin Banana Oat Blender Pancakes

Who’s stoked for Thanksgiving?! *raises pie fork in the air* I have a Thanksgiving-friendly pumpkin breakfast recipe for you today. The morning of a holiday, I like to have a protein-heavy breakfast. I feel more satisfied, and also prefer enjoying a healthy meal before the avalanche of sweets and heavy foods occurs.  Healthy Pumpkin Pancakes These pumpkin…

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back in the sun

Hi friends! How was the weekend? Hope you had a great one. 🙂 Part 2 of P’s birth story is up on the Family page here. I’m so sorry about the blog down time last week, and thankfully, it was switched to a new host and server this weekend. The blog just got so excited…

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back in the sun

Hi friends! How was the weekend? Hope you had a great one. 🙂 Part 2 of P’s birth story is up on the Family page here. I’m so sorry about the blog down time last week, and thankfully, it was switched to a new host and server this weekend. The blog just got so excited…

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What to do about knee pain?

Hi friends! Thank you so much for all of the kind comments and love surrounding baby P’s arrival, and for sharing in our joy during such a special time. We’re still getting settled, and I have some very special posts going up this week. I’m excited about today’s post because it was written by my…

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Breakfast Salad

This can be a thing, right? 🙂 For breakfast, I recreated one of these little gems I had in PB at Crown Point Coffee after teaching 3 barre classes in a row (<— not recently haha.): breakfast salad! I’ve been thinking about it ever since I had it, and thought it would be a fun way…

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the nanas are here + Friday Faves

Hi friends! Happy Friday! Hope you are having a lovely morning. What are you up to this weekend? Everyone at our house is happy because the nanas made a surprise visit yesterday. I’ve been in a little bit of a funk lately, so when they said they were driving up from Tucson, I started crying…

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One-pan chicken with tomatoes, basil and feta

Dinner yesterday was one of those impromptu gems that turned out quite well: one-pan chicken with tomatoes, fresh basil and feta. I’ve got the recipe for you below, but first a little about our day because it felt more like a summery weekend day than a fall weekday. The Pilot was home since he has a lot of…

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Banana Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies

Hellooooo. How was the long weekend? Anyone else moving in slow motion this morning? 😉 How about a banana flour chocolate chip cookie to perk you up? Behold, the latest and greatest on the gluten-free, dairy-free, Paleo-friendly front: Banana Flour. (<— got it for $13 on Amazon) When I first heard about it, I was…

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