Popsicles— the new cupcake?

During these hot summer months, you might crave something cold and refreshing… like a popsicle. That’s where Suzy Naumann comes in… Naumann is the owner of Pop Culture; a gourmet Popsicle business with a flair for local flavor. When I first met Suzy, she climbed out of a vintage baby blue Volkswagen Beetle with her […]

Warmed Fig and Chicken Salad

Only 2 days to go until I’ve completed my Whole30 challenge! I’ve leaned a lot about cooking these past 28 days. I’ve bee channeling my wonderful (super southern) grandmother while I cook. Elizabeth Davenport Askins (Nanny) was THE BEST cook! She never measured anything… and her recipes always contained a “stick of buddah”…. I made […]

Easy Whole30 Lunch Box

I wake up at 2am every morning. (Well….2:17am after a few visits with the snooze button) My work day starts at 3am! The morning show starts at 4:30am…. That means “camera ready” and WIDE AWAKE (preferably genuinely happy) by 4:20. Before my Whole30 endeavor; my morning was made up of a vending machine Starbucks “frappe” […]

Frozen Almond-Butter-Banana Minis

Easy snack for your meal prep day! Slice a banana into a mini-muffin pan. Cover some (or all) with melted almond butter. Put in a ZipLock and keep them in the freezer. Pop them out for a quick frozen treat. Beware- they thaw fast! 🙂  

Meal Preppin’

I’m a prepper now. I’m prepping for those terrible days when I’m hAngry and have nothing to eat. Sunday was my first time preppin’! I hard-boiled eggs, sliced and diced vegetables and made some egg muffins. Pretty excited! Hope I can keep the habit going! I also went all Chocolate Covered Katie and made some […]

… I thought I was out of food.

I’m out of food. Or at least I thought I was until I rummaged and scavenged through my refrigerator. I found a lone portobello mushroom from a recipe past… and a few asparagi. Rummaged some more and found a little spinach and made used my final 3 eggs. Then is was time to get relatively […]

CHOCOLATE CHILI NIGHT!!

What? CHOCOLATE? With….ground beef?

Whole 30 challenge- first few days

A few meals… Using lots of eggs… Loving avocado, locks and trying new fruits. These are pictures from my first BIG Whole30 shopping trip… Expensive start….but most of the stuff will last me a long time. I used my first day of WHOLE30ing to make egg muffins! Easy as can be. Most are in the […]

I’ve started the Whole30!!

I can’t believe I’m actually doing this… One of my best friends suggested I read It Starts With Food. The book is wonderful and I recommend it to anyone who is ready to get serious about being healthy. Part of the book challenges you to change your life and eating habits over an intensive 30 […]