Whole30

Cook Once, Eat Twice:  Pulled Pork

Cook Once, Eat Twice: Pulled Pork

My basic slow cooker pulled pork recipe is one of my faves…..not only is it delicious the day you make it (served with a crunchy cabbage salad and roasted sweet potatoes), but it easily fits into several other easy meals.  Make the pulled pork on […]

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

Pulled Pork is one of the easiest and most versatile things you can make and have on-hand in your kitchen.  Buy a 3 to 4 pound pork roast, cook all day in your slow cooker, then freeze it in meal-sized portions to use for later […]

Buffalo Chicken with Broccoli Slaw and Baked Potato

Buffalo Chicken with Broccoli Slaw and Baked Potato

Add this to your list of quick and easy dinners—-the whole thing came together in 40 minutes! 1-Heat oven to 350 degrees. 2-Pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts with a meat mallet to 1/4 inch thick (place in a ziplock bag first, or between two pieces […]

Stuffed Potatoes

Stuffed Potatoes

I threw this meal together while on vacation at the beach, and liked it so much it’s going into my regular rotation.  It’s simple and quick…especially if you cook the potatoes in the microwave or ahead of time in the oven, or even in the […]

Spaghetti Squash in the Slow Cooker

Spaghetti Squash in the Slow Cooker

The slow cooker is by far the easiest way to cook a spaghetti squash……the hardest part is thinking ahead to get it in the slow cooker, but it’s worth the extra time! Using a skewer or long, thin knife (I use a stainless steel kabab […]

Menu Monday:  2/3/1014

Menu Monday: 2/3/1014

    I made it through Week 1 of my Whole30…yay!  Here’s to a good Week 2…..lots more energy and trying out a few new recipes. Monday:  Out (My daughter’s birthday dinner….she’s chosen Olive Garden, a completely paleo restaurant, right?  I’ve checked the menu and […]

Whole30: Week 1

Whole30: Week 1

  For the next month I am committing to a Whole30, along with a group of people at my gym.  Though I normally eat a pretty Paleo-ish diet, this next 30 days will be a more strict protocol, with the goal of eliminating some pretty […]

Paleo Challenge Recipes

Paleo Challenge Recipes

My gym is starting a Paleo challenge on September 3rd.  Great timing right?  I got a week off from my Whole30 before diving back in!  I’ve had an ok week, but definitely have had some consequences after eating too many cookies one day (5?  6? […]

Day 30!!!

I did it!  Today is the last day of my Whole30 challenge.  Yay me! I asked my husband last night if he truly thought I could do it.  His response:  I knew you could, I just didn’t think you would. And he was right.  The […]

Half-Way!

I’ve hit the half-way mark of my Whole30, and because I’m not a fan of multiple exclamation points and super-happy diet and nutrition claims, I will not be making the following statements: 1.  I’ve lost XYZ# pounds/inches in 14 days!!!! 2.  It was so easy!!!! […]