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How to Stay on Track When Eating Out

How to Stay on Track When Eating Out

It happens all the time…..you’ve eaten well all week, but a weekend brunch or dinner out with friends completely throws you for a loop. Everything you know to do is completely forgotten, and you find yourself eating and drinking your way to feeling bloated, tired […]

Meal Prep Chipotle Beef

Meal Prep Chipotle Beef

One of the easiest and quickest ways to meal prep on the weekend is to make 2-3 components that can be used in several meals throughout the week. Example: Meal Prep Chipotle Beef. I made this last week and used it for breakfast, lunch and […]

800g Challenge:  First 10 Days

800g Challenge: First 10 Days

Over on Instagram I’ve been talking about the 800g Challenge….a nutrition challenge based solely on the consumption of 800 grams (by weight) of fruit and vegetables every day, no restrictions or exclusions, eat whatever you want, whenever you want, just include the 800g of fruit […]

Managing My Migraines

Managing My Migraines

See that coffee cup up there? Usually the decaf box is checked, but I have a migraine today, so I ordered it with all the caffeine….and here’s why: I’ve had migraines since I was a kid….the earliest I remember having them was about 4th grade. […]

Weekly Menu:  February 12, 2018

Weekly Menu: February 12, 2018

Monday:  Grown-up SpaghettiO’s (yep, you read that right), Salad (with this dressing), Carrots Tuesday:  Chicken Shawarma (trying out a new version of this recipe…hoping we like it as much as our usual) Wednesday:  Chili (trying a new recipe recommended by a friend) Thursday:  Chicken Tacos, […]

Weekly Menu:  January 22, 2018

Weekly Menu: January 22, 2018

Monday:  Roast Chicken and Vegetable Soup Tuesday:  Thai Basil Beef with Cauliflower Rice and Steamed Broccoli Wednesday:  White Chicken Chili Thursday:  Tacos (ground beef with this seasoning), Skillet Corn (similar to this, but without the salad/mayo part)

Quiet/Move/Eat

Quiet/Move/Eat

  So we’re almost 2 weeks into November and I’ve gotten into a good routine that I think will get me through the holiday season feeling rested and happy rather than tired and crabby. Please note: this is the minimal effort required for me to […]

Holiday Party Game Plan

Holiday Party Game Plan

  It’s a week into December, and if you’re like me, you’ve already attended at least one holiday party and have a few more in the coming weeks. And hopefully you navigated that party easily….meaning you didn’t wake up the next morning with a hangover […]

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

  Yeah, I know it’s November 1st, not January 1st, but today got me thinking….. How many times have you hit this time of year, standing right on the edge of the holiday season, feeling helpless as you stare into your future of parties, gift […]

What’s In My Kitchen

What’s In My Kitchen

  It’s the tail-end of the winter fruit….soon those clementines and grapefruit will be replaced by stone fruits, and you can see the beginnings of summer with the first squash from my garden along side some tomatoes.  Oh, and that mess is what I lovingly called the “kitchen pile”.  You […]