Red Velvet Hot Chocolate

how to make red velvet hot chocolate

My husband is obsessed with red velvet cake. And carrot cake. But mostly red velvet cake. Which is why I was determined to figure out how to make a red velvet hot chocolate to surprise him with after we went sledding this past weekend. And Y’all. Not to brag or anything, but I seriously knocked…

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Baked Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal

baked pumpkin pie oatmeal

Smalls is obsessed, and I do mean OBSESSED with oatmeal lately. In fact, in the past month, the first words out of his mouth in the mornings haven’t been “good morning, mom” but “did you start my oatmeal?” Yeah, I know. We’re working on that. And usually, I’ve absolutely started his oatmeal. Except for this…

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Super Easy Gluten Free Crustless Pumpkin Pie Recipe

Super Easy Gluten Free Crustless Pumpkin Pie Recipe

Y’all. Thanksgiving is right around the corner. Which means that I need to start thinking about what we’ll be having. We already know we want to smoke a turkey (yes, you read that right. We are going to smoke a turkey in Michigan in November. Pray for us-we’re crazy.). In a hurry? Skip to the…

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Homemade Watermelon Sorbet

Homemade Watermelon Sorbet - 3 Simple Ingredients

One thing about this summer I have had to come to terms with is that Michigan can be hot and humid! Not just a little hot, but the kind of hot that I associate with July in Houston. If you step outside you feel like you got hit in the face with a wet hot…

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My Bone Broth Fast Experience

keto low carb detox bone broth fast experience

By now, you’ve heard me talk about how I’m doing Whole30 this January. It’s kind of a big deal (I even made a hashtag for it: #bgfwhole30). I know I’m not the only one doing Whole30 right now, so I’m not going to go on and on about how day 9 totally sucked, or how…

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6 Benefits of a Low Carb Diet

What typically comes to mind when you think about a low-carb diet?   Veggies? Meat? Does the Atkins diet immediately come to mind? Or are you a little skeptical that there are actual benefits of a low carb diet?  That’s what comes to mind for a lot of people.  Sure, that is kind of what…

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What Is Nutritional Cleansing?

What Is Nutritional Cleansing-

There are lots of diets out there. In fact, I’ve done most of them. I’ve done Weight Watchers, Atkins, Paleo, vegan, vegetarian…it’s a long list, and I don’t want to bore you. This isn’t like those diets and many people ask: “What Is Nutritional Cleansing?” What Is Nutritional Cleansing? I’ve even jumped on the “cleanse”…

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Why Diets SUCK

Diets suck. Trust me on this. If you want to lose weight and get healthy, then you don't need a diet. Diets fail. You need an overhaul.

I literally cannot count the number of times that I’ve started a diet, lost weight, got tired of it, bored, had a “reason” to cheat…and then gained all the weight back. Y’all. I am a recovering binge eater. Dieting is in my DNA. But I always, always gain the weight back (and then some). If…

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