Sweet and Spicy Grilled Pork Chops

If you’re looking for a protein option that packs a ton of flavor and is made with all clean ingredients, this is it! These sweet and spicy grilled pork chops have almost converted my husband into a pork chop fan (which is a big deal, because he has always hated them). The secret is in…

Banana Nut Oatmeal

Happy Saturday! Jack and I are having a kind of lazy day at home. I’m trying to do a little housework and he’s pulling out toys faster than I can put them up. He’s crawling now, and he’s into everything. Even though he can make a huge mess, this stage is so much fun. I…

Healthyish Turtle Brownies

Jeff and I both love sweets, and we were craving something sweet after dinner last night, so I made these turtle brownies. My mom runs a bakery and makes the best turtle brownies with caramel and pecans on top, and I wanted something similar to those, but a little healthier. When I was little, my…

My Whole 30

Losing weight and getting healthy is a pretty common resolution for the new year, and there are millions of different programs and diet plans to help people reach those goals. I’ve tried lots of them. I’ve done Weight Watchers, Slim Fast, the 21 Day Sugar Detox, Atkins, the South Beach Diet, and all kinds of…

Brunch Whole30 Style

Jeff absolutely loves eggs, and our typical weekend brunch usually consists of my bacon, egg, and cheese crescents, or scrambled eggs with bacon, or (my favorite) pancakes with a side of eggs for Jeff. Since we’re doing Whole30, the crescents and pancakes are not allowed and we’ve had bacon and eggs the last two weekends,…

Sundays are for meal prep

I have almost made it to the halfway mark in my Whole 30 challenge! Today is day 14.  This morning, Jeff and I went for a little drive to Payne Lake to take advantage of the beautiful weather and the fall colors.  When we got home, Jeff grilled some amazing burgers and I made rosemary…