After 37 weeks of pregnancy, I’ve gotten pretty good at researching why I am craving what, and then adjusting with a healthy choice, so my body can get what it needs. After my latest unexplained, week long, obsession with cheese, I realized this would be a good topic to pass on. Many of us attribute… Continue reading What Do My Food Cravings Mean? 7 Most Common Cravings.
PALEO APPLE GLAZED TURKEY MEATBALLS Ingredients: 4 SERVINGS 1 pound Ground Turkey 3 teaspoons mince Garlic, Cloves ⅛ cups Applesauce #1 ⅓ cups slice Green Onion (Scallion) ⅓ cups Almond Flour ⅓ cups peel and grate Apple ½ teaspoons Cayenne Pepper 1 teaspoon Sea Salt #1 2 teaspoons Cinnamon 1 cup Apple Juice ½ cups… Continue reading PALEO APPLE GLAZED TURKEY MEATBALLS
Need to stay full? Struggle with blood sugar issues, or the 2pm “energy drop” during the day? Eat your fats!!! Think of your metabolism / body as a fire. We know it takes all sorts of things to get a fire going. If you’re a city boy, like my ex husband, you just poor more… Continue reading When (and WHY) Should I Eat Protein, Carbs & Fat?
With the Thanksgiving holiday coming up, many people see it as a day to take off from their goals, because of tradition or other reasons. One of the reasons I’ve managed to keep off over 100 pounds, is because I’ve made healthy swaps, and new traditions. I did some research and found a list of… Continue reading 5 Healthy Thanksgiving Food Swaps
As the time change has made it darker, getting up early enough for breakfast is getting harder, so the hubby asked for easy pre-made breakfast. This is what I came up with! 2 pounds all natural pork sausage 24 eggs 1/2 to 1 bag of pre shredded hash browns 1 can Light coconut milk (the… Continue reading Healthy Slow Cooker Breakfast Scramble
Random slow cooker mash up ended up great. I am trying some easier “throw together” options now that we have a baby on the way. I usually make everything from scratch and wouldn’t use so many canned, packaged, or pre made items, but I’m rolling with the “semi-homemade” style, as I know I am going… Continue reading Healthy Slow Cooker Burrito Bowls: Easy
Most people know that I usually cook all of our food. Even with traveling for a year, in our car, I had my slow cooker, my “good knife” and a plan lol. However, even then, it wasn’t perfect. Getting pregnant changed things quite a bit too, since there were many things that immediately turned me… Continue reading Healthiest Frozen Foods in a Pinch
I am not sure if you know that I spent years struggling with eating disorders, but I have a lot of experience in this arena. I was bulimic, in high school, sprinkled with long bouts of anorexia, and then as an adult just became a straight out binge eater. At my heaviest, I was also… Continue reading Top 5 Best Books for Emotional Eating
Ingredients: 1 head of Cabbage 1 pound Ground Beef or Turkey Taco Seasoning. I use Penzy’s, but any will do. Enchilada Sauce. I use the recipe from Against All Grain HERE. Olives Avocado Directions: In a large stockpot, add a few of cups of water and bring to boil. While it is boiling, remove core… Continue reading Paleo Beef Enchiladas w/ Cabbage Tortillas
This is a crowd favorite, and you may have had it at Soup Plantation (Sweet Tomatoes) or bought a similar version, in a salad kit, from Costco. This is the same thing, only made paleo! Ingredients: 6 cups broccoli florets, cut into bite sized pieces 8 pieces of bacon, cooked crisp, and crumbled ¼ of a… Continue reading Paleo “Costco” Classic Broccoli Salad