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Cooking it up with HelloFresh

If you’ve been following me for awhile now, then you may have noticed there have not been as many recipes on the blog lately. I miss sharing them with you all! Reason being that you haven’t seen as many is 1) I haven’t been creating too many new ones lately and just using some of my old healthy favorites and 2) I have been insanely busy. Between my day job as a School Psychologist, blogging,…

Sweet Potato Fries Recipe + Whole 30 Recap & Giveaway

You guysss! It’s the final days of the January Whole 30! I am oh so excited. As I’ve mentioned before, this is my 6th (almost 7th) full time doing this. I’ve done the reintroduction phase before so I know how things affect me. Therefore, on day 31.. I’ll be celebrating! With wine and pasta. OH YES! I plan to go back to Whole 30 eating for a few days, then indulge in some Super Bowl…

Mexican Cauliflower Rice Bowls

Bowls are a super easy way to get in some protein, veggies, and healthy fats. Especially when you’re doing a Whole 30. They’re super easy to meal-prep one day and keep using throughout the week, too. You can switch up your toppings or proteins to help prevent it from feeling monotonous. Cauliflower is one of my favorite veggies. It’s super versatile and really low calorie, so I love finding new ways to cook it. In…

Whole 30 Approved Potato Soup

It was twenty-degrees this weekend in Dallas which means I instantly was craving soup. Not just any soup, a good, comfort-food soup. Enter this Whole 30 approved potato soup. Yup, you can have potatoes on the Whole 30. The first time I did it you could not and then they revised the rules. Thank you Ryan Gosling and theΒ Whole 30 rule makers! (Ryan Gosling has nothing to do with the rules, I’d just like to…

Mini Egg Frittatas

I’m alllll about easy breakfasts during the week. Whatever I can grab as I’m running out the door, or stop quickly and pick up, is basically what I eat. Since I am at the very beginning of a January Whole 30, I have had to give up my almond milk chai tea latte (it was loaded with sugar) and almost daily indulgence in a breakfast taco. I can make a Whole 30 version of a…

Leftover Turkey Club

I just can’t understand people that don’t like leftovers. Sure, I don’t love to eat the exact same thing day in and day out. But, repurposing already cooked food for something quick and delicious? Sign me up. Thanksgiving always results in A LOT of leftovers for me, so I like thinking of different ways to use the different staples. Last year, you may recall this turkey panini I made. This year, I’m sticking to the…

Butternut Squash Risotto

Squash is one of my favorite vegetables. The different variations that are available in the Fal, particularly butternut squash makes this veggie even better. I decided a butternut squash risotto sounded delicious after spotting the veggie in my super market. I absolutely love butternut squash ravioli served with brown butter and sage. However, do to how long it takes to make homemade ravioli (although, I think it’s fun) and the fact that I can’t really…

Fall Apple Crisp

I want everything apple in the Fall. Cider, pie, oatmeal, you name it. I wanted some kind of warm apple dessert and ice cream, because I love that hot and cold contrast, but I didn’t want to completely say screw it and make a pie or something. It might not make sense– but there are so many things I’ll eat out at a restaurant that I no longer want to make at home. Sure, if…

Greek Pasta Salad

I’ve been seeing countless pictures of Greece lately. From celebs, to friends, to family.. I can’t get these stunning images off my feeds. I already suffer from constant wanderlust. But recently, Greece is calling. (So is Southern Italy, France, Peru, Thailand, Tulum, Germany, Croatia, Spain.. k, you get it.) I want to go everywhere. Greece is pretty high up on the current list though. In college, my fiance spent a month studying abroad there and like…

Chili Cilantro Lime Shrimp Tacos

It’s taco Tuesday! It’s a special day though, because I am sharing Chili Cilantro Lime Shrimp Tacos that are Paleo approved. Nope, I’m not taunting you with tortillas up there and then telling you to lettuce wrap them to make them approved. They are! The genius people over at Siete made Paleo tortillas. I discovered these a few weeks ago and wanted to cry from happiness. They are non GMO, Gluten free, Dairy free, and…

Zoodles Pad Thai

I’ve been doing a Whole 30 over the last month. Although, I’m not counting this one in my final count, because for the first time ever, I cheated. Yup. The night we got engaged I had champagne, but otherwise kept the food going. I physically (and mentally) felt that set me back, but being a once in a life time occasion, I didn’t want to pass up on a fun celebration with family and friends.…

Breakfast Hash

Hash is one of those foods that has endless variations. I have several favorites from restaurants that are all so different from one another. Even when I make my own, I have a few different ways I do it. This one I make is a breakfast hash with sausage, sweet potatoes, and a few veggies. Then, I top it with a fried egg, avocado, and Frank’s Red Hot Sauce (duh). This is a totally ‘man friendly’…