Not your Momma’s Steamed Broccoli

If you’re like me, your earliest memories with broccoli might bring back feelings of disgust and images of sad, soggy broccoli drowning in cheese sauce…it’s not a pleasant thought. The only broccoli I tried as a child other than that just described was SUPER bland and boring, blanched broccoli that needed an excessive amount of […]


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Whole30 Meals and Recipes- Breakfast

Hi Everyone!! Our Meal Plan for the January Whole30 Circuit is up! I’m separating all the recipes into two categories: Breakfast and Lunch/Dinner. When you see a recipe on the Meal Plan, you can find the recipes in one of these posts!  Breakfast- the most important meal of the day! Make sure to eat a […]


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Whole30 Plan Dos and Dont’s

I’m still working on gearing up our meal plan for the Whole30 Plan in January! As part of this preparation, I’ve been referencing the original book on the subject, It Starts With Food. I know that not everyone has read the book so I wanted to give a quick Whole30 Do’s and Don’ts guide to help […]


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Momma’s Famous Marinara Sauce

Up until last year, I always bought marinara sauce at the grocery store…and it was fine. Like, I would eat it in lasagna or spaghetti and it was okay. But it wasn’t life changing. And it definitely wasn’t something I would categorize as special. Since the marinara was never GREAT, we didn’t eat a lot […]


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Pepper Crusted Beef Tenderloin

If you have haven’t figured it out yet, I’m here to tell you that our family loves some red meat. In particular, steaks. We are steak eaters. I came across this recipe from The Pioneer Woman for a whole beef tenderloin last year and I’ve been perfecting it every since so you are now privy […]


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Whole30 Prep- How to Make Your Meals Taste Ridiculously Good

One of the biggest concerns I’ve heard when someone is considering a Whole30 circuit is “how on earth will my food taste without using dairy/soy/butter?” and “but will I starve?” The truth is our food will taste  AWESOME and we absolutely will not starve. Though taking away typical seasonings and additions to food we add on a daily […]


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Whole30 Prep- What You Need to Know

Hi Guys, We are starting a Whole30 circuit on January 4th and I’m so excited! For those of you who aren’t sure what Whole30 is, you can refer to the Whole 30 Website to learn the general “rules” of the plan. Basically, it is a completely primal, non-processed diet that you follow in 30 day intervals. […]


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