If there’s one thing I love- it’s an easy meal that doesn't have to sacrifice flavor for simplicity. Orrington Farms helps make that possible with their variety of meal creations, broth bases, and seasoning packets. Here are some of my favorites that I keep stocked in my pantry for easy meal preps for the week! … Continue reading Meals made easy with Orrginton Farms
There’s dumpling you should know…this recipes takes a bit of time…but we are home on quarantine so we have all the time in the world, right?! I don’t know if y’all remember me saying that “tacos are the way to my heart”…but it turns out my heart isn’t a one way street and it can … Continue reading Asian Pork Dumplings
I promise eating these empanadas will not require you to self quarantine 😉 However, this was my first go at making empanadas and it just so happened to be during the pandemic... which earns them their name “quarantine empanadas.” If you’re anything like me, staying in the house for days on end is not an … Continue reading Quarantine Empanadas
How did you get started? Where did you begin? What's the first step? What was your turning point? These are the top questions that I receive every single day. I'm no expert on weight loss. I'm not a pro in the gym and I wasn't born with the instinct to make healthy meal choices. But … Continue reading “Where do you start?”
I have always been a sucker for a good enchilada. I mean- who doesn’t love a warm gooey tortilla stuffed with meat and cheese and lathered with red sauce? Sign me up! So, as Ted and I have been trying to stay on the healthy eating wagon during our week day meals I figured I’d … Continue reading Low carb beef and zucchini enchiladas
Hey guys! Long time no see, right?! Life has been crazy with my new job- oh and packing up my life to move to Washington DC with Ted! Things are finally settling down and I can get back to doing some of the things I love that I have been neglecting- like blogging and recipe … Continue reading Life is about balanceee (how we are balancing our budget- and diets while living in DC)
I’m not going to lie, the day Ted accepted his new position in Washington DC my heart throbbed a little. We have spent a decent amount of time apart during the months that we have known each other, but to be honest…I think it has shown me a lot about myself that I didn’t previously … Continue reading My all American experience in Washington DC!
I have been waiting all dang summer for it to be fall so that I could get my hands on a delicata squash again. If you haven’t experienced the goodness of this squash- trust me, you have been missing out! Delicata squash is the king of all squash, its time to up your squash game! … Continue reading Baked Delicata Squash!
I often send snaps of myself at the local produce stand and jokingly say I’m “at my happy place.” But honestly, I really do get excited when I walk into the produce market and pick out all the fresh foods that I will get to incorporate into my meal plan for the week. When NatureFresh … Continue reading PMA Fresh Summit Recap
Stuffed peppers have become one of my go-to low carb meals over the last year. They are just so versatile and you can pretty much stuff anything inside of a pepper…leftovers, chicken, vegetables, cheese, pork, beef, rice, quinoa…did I mention cheese…because we all know cheese is the way to my heart…along with tacos..so what's better … Continue reading Cheesy Taco Stuffed Peppers