Whole30

Steamed Artichokes

Artichokes are in season and they are the perfect side dish! I love how easy they are and they don’t need to be seasoned a lot! It’s important to cut the stems and the thorns off before steaming. Steamed Artichoke is a great idea as a side dish for Mother’s Day or any dinner celebration! I added salt, garlic, bay…

Larabar Review

LÄRABAR®, the Original Fruit & Nut Bar™, is a delicious gluten free blend of unsweetened fruits, nuts, and spices. Made from whole food, each indulgent flavor contains no more than nine ingredients – minimally processed, and as close to their natural state as possible. Larabar is getting more and more popular. The word is spreading especially since they are gluten…

My Whole30 Experience

Five months before I was mentally ready to commit to the Whole30 challenge I did a lot of research. I also stopped eating as much refined sugar. What I noticed the most from not eating refined sugar? I had 100% more energy! I wasn’t on a sugar roller coaster all day. A mother of two toddlers, that makes a world of difference!…

Thanksgiving Mashed Butternut Squash

  This Mashed Butternut Squash is perfect for a side dish at Thanksgiving! I love the sweetness and savoriness that butternut squash has. There is no need to over season it. I am the first one to request mashed potatoes at Thanksgiving but this is definately going to be right beside it. I love the color it will add to…