Does Whole30 Work

I’ll never forget the day I decided to start doing Whole 30. I got up to make breakfast and realized that I couldn’t use my handy dandy coffee creamer. What was I thinking? I nearly threw in the towel. But as someone living with Hashimoto’s, I also knew that I needed to do it. A…

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So I weighed myself for the first time yesterday…and I’m down 20 pounds. That’s like half of my kid! While I’m happy to be working on my reintroduction from Whole30, I want to maintain my weight loss, so I’ll be sticking to eating clean, which means no chocolates for Valentine’s Day. Skip ahead to the…

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It’s winter. It’s cold. And I’m doing Whole30. And I want spaghetti. But pasta is off limits this month (like way off limits). I can’t have grains or beans, which eliminates pretty much all of my go-to gluten-free pasta brands. And while I was upset about that for a hot minute, I quickly remembered that…

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Chia Peach Green Smoothie

Do you have trouble remembering to eat? I get it. That’s why I created this quick and easy list of ideas for eating on the go. In a hurry? Jump to the recipe! So yesterday. I totally forgot to eat breakfast. Do you ever do that? Mornings get busy, you’re rushing to make the kids…

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Quick & Easy Zuppa Toscana {Whole30}

Yesterday I made one of our favorite dishes, Zuppa Toscana. For those of you who don’t know, Zuppa Toscana is a soup that was made famous by that big Italian restaurant chain. But their version involves heavy whipping cream and flour to thicken. Not good. Skip to the zuppa toscana recipe here.  Quick & Easy…

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Low Carb Baking Blend Mix Recipe

Over Thanksgiving, I was introduced to some amazing okra brownies made with a low carb baking blend mix recipe. Y’all. They were TO.DIE.FOR. And I hate okra. Seriously hate it. It’s right up there with spiders and snakes in my book. Just NO. Click here to skip right to the recipe. Low Carb Baking Blend…

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Super Easy Paleo BBQ Pork Tenderloin

I love bar-b-que. Love it. But if you go out and buy the ‘professional’ stuff as we Texans call it, you’re going to spend $50.00 to feed 4 people. No thank you. Skip to the BBQ Pork Tenderloin recipe. Super Easy Paleo BBQ Pork Tenderloin Instead, I prefer to make my own crockpot version. Sure, it’s…

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Are you thinking of doing the whole30 with kids? My must-have tips.

When people posted on my Instagram feed asking me if my kids were doing Whole30 with me, it gave me pause. I’d really never thought that they wouldn’t do the challenge. You totally can do Whole30 with kids! Tips For Doing The Whole30 With KIDS After all, I’m the one that prepares, cooks, and serves the meals…

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7 Days of My Whole30_ Week 4, The Final Week!

It’s the last week of my Whole30 challenge! This week was odd, in that we all ended up sick. It was not fun. As such, I went off plan a bit because my throat was on fire. Gotta love not being able to swallow. At.All. Here is a break down of my whole30 week 4,…

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Want to know what I've been eating this week? Check out my thoughts (and foods!) from my third week of the Whole30.

According to It Starts With Food, this week is where I will start to feel a whole lot better. I can’t say I’ve been feeling horrible over the past two weeks, but I was fighting some sugar cravings due to shark week, but that quickly passed. Want to know what was on the menu this…

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