Congratulations to all of you January Whole30 folks who have made it over the hump - we are more than halfway through this journey! For this round of Whole30 I did some freezer meal prep ahead of time and wanted to share this delicious recipe with you. Even if you aren't doing Whole30, it is… Continue reading Slow Cooker Green Pepper & Chili Chicken
Looking for an easy-to-make breakfast that you can enjoy all week? Look no further... Sweet Potato Egg Bake 1 medium sweet potato, chopped into half-inch pieces 2 cups sliced white mushrooms 1/2 bag baby kale 1-2 links of chicken sausage (I used Bilinski's) 1 tbsp olive oil 12 eggs 1/4 cup coconut milk Salt and… Continue reading Sweet Potato Egg Bake
I'm gearing up for another round of Whole30 next month and wanted to test out a chili recipe to make for January 1. Every New Year's Day my family and friends play a touch football game (The Injury Bowl) and enjoy lunch afterwards. We usually order sandwiches and snack on chips and pretzels, but this year I… Continue reading Sweet Potato Turkey Chili
I timed my Whole30 program just right so that I would be finished up by the Super Bowl - a friend- and food-filled day for most. Once you finish the Whole30 program, you are supposed to add certain foods back into your diet gradually, adding only one category (i.e. dairy) for one day, going back… Continue reading Chex It Out!
It's done, I've finished my first (maybe not my last) Whole30! If you aren't familiar with the Whole30, it is a program designed to reset your nutrition, stop unhealthy cravings, restore a healthy metabolism, promote healing of your digestive tract, and a slew of other things - in short, it's designed to change your life. The… Continue reading Whole30 Reflections
I had a very fun end to 2016 - a trip to New Orleans (despite a dislocated shoulder), cruise to the Bahamas, and holiday celebrations with friends and family. All of this fun (and physical therapy) however, meant that I lost sight of my healthy eating and exercise habits. Like most of us, I decided… Continue reading Back on Track with Butternut Squash