Easy Bone Broth Recipe

In a stock pot (my favorite is this Lodge Cast Iron Stock Pot) add in water, the carcass of a chicken- or bones from chicken drummies or wings, and veggie scraps. Veggie scraps are a good addition because they add extra flavor and bring even more nutrients to the broth. Make sure water covers entiretyContinue reading “Easy Bone Broth Recipe”

What’s in YOUR fridge?

What’s in your fridge?? Here’s what’s in mine: Every time I go to the grocery store, I try to make sure my cart is a majority vegetables, fruits, meat and eggs.I minimize dairy, refined sugar, refined grains and alcohol and have been gluten free for about 5 years. I also do food prep and mealContinue reading “What’s in YOUR fridge?”

Healthy Summertime Swaps

Check out some healthy swap options for these summertime favorites. Please note that it is more than okay to have these foods in moderation, but these swaps can help you kick cravings and help with weight management! See even MORE of my favorite swaps under the picture Hamburger, turkey burger, or chicken burgers in placeContinue reading “Healthy Summertime Swaps”

Zucchini Lasagna

This is a great alternative to traditional lasagna if you are trying to limit refined grains, sugar, are on a gluten-free diet, or are looking to make a healthier substitute. Zucchini is more of a complex carb than your typical white lasagna noodle meaning your body requires more energy to break it down and itContinue reading “Zucchini Lasagna”

Spaghetti Squash with Tomato Sauce

This is an easy lower carb option to traditional spaghetti with meat sauce. This is also a completely vegan option for all my vegans in the crowd (but it doesn’t have to be- feel free to add Italian seasoned ground beef or ground turkey if you’d like!). Check out the simplicity of this spaghetti squashContinue reading “Spaghetti Squash with Tomato Sauce”

Squachos

Of all the low refined-carb weirdness I’ve ever come up with- this is probably my favorite. These are spaghetti squash nachos and they’re actually super delicious…. I know, I was a little hesitant too at first. It came about after a Pinterest fail for spaghetti squash taco boats. Plus they have a fun name! TryContinue reading “Squachos”

Easy Crock Pot Pork Roast Two Ways

This recipe is one of my favorites because it’s cheap, easy, and can last for several meals (unless you have a large family). Pork roast is a great option because you can dump everything in a crockpot and it is flavored beautifully and the only other thing you need to make a meal is aContinue reading “Easy Crock Pot Pork Roast Two Ways”

Mediterranean Cucumber Salsa

If you love a good savory dish, you need to check out this Mediterranean-inspired cucumber salsa. It pairs great with lemon pepper chicken or I just eat it as a snack! Either way, it’s bound to be one of your new favorites. The flavors mix together perfectly and the blend of veggies make it niceContinue reading “Mediterranean Cucumber Salsa”

Veggie Medley

One of my favorite pairings with meat or eggs is a good veggie medley. Veggie medleys can be made on the cheap, are a great source of vitamins and minerals and can be made either stovetop in a giant pan like this one or on a sheet pan in the oven. Make sure you’re cookingContinue reading “Veggie Medley”

Making Meal Prep Simple | The BEST Advice for Beginners

Since more and more people are beginning to work from home and are presently buying in bulk, I’ve had several questions about how to do this meal prep thing easily and if there’s anything that people can do as beginners that will make it less time consuming and easier to clean up. In my beginner’sContinue reading “Making Meal Prep Simple | The BEST Advice for Beginners”