Meal Planning

Budget Friendly Trader Joe’s Essentials (and What to Skip!) 2018

Budget Friendly Trader Joe’s Essentials (and What to Skip!) 2018

Like many others, I love Trader Joes. In fact, when one opened near (okay 45mins away from) me, I was stoked. Except, my first grocery trip was really expensive compared to what we’d usually spend. Like….I spent double and came away with what felt like […]

Three Ingredient Roasted Carrots

Three Ingredient Roasted Carrots

I have always hated cooked carrots, until I made these three ingredient roasted carrots. Truth be told, there was a similar recipe within the Well Fed Weeknights Cookbook for “Everything Carrots.” My lazy (read: extremely busy as we all are) self knew this title meant […]

When in Doubt, Dice it Up!

When in Doubt, Dice it Up!

One of the questions I get asked often is, “How does Riley eat so many vegetables?!” And while I really think that the key to this was how we introduced her to solids, a huge thing we do now is dice up anything she doesn’t […]

Walmart Grocery Delivery? Are Delivery Services Worth It?

Walmart Grocery Delivery? Are Delivery Services Worth It?

Walmart has announced it will begin a grocery delivery service! According to this article on MSN, the service will have a $9.95 flate rate fee for delivery of a minimum-$30 purchase. What does this mean? It means major competition against both Amazon and Shipt. Amazon […]

A Couple of DIYs: Pizza Crust and Waffle Mix

A Couple of DIYs: Pizza Crust and Waffle Mix

Can I be honest about something? I don’t think it’s a secret that we eat about 80% Whole30, 90% Paleo, and the other 10% “Food Freedom”/Whatever We Feel Like. Well a couple of those items that fall into the 10% are pizza and waffles. Here […]

Meal Plan + Grocery List 2/10/18

Meal Plan + Grocery List 2/10/18

Woohoo! It’s time for another weekly meal plan and shopping list. I’ve been terrible at posting these, but honestly we’ve never done better with our meal planning/grocery shopping. Read my post here ALL about meal planning Paleo/Whole30 & shopping on a tight budget. It’s comprehensive. […]

Pickled Eggs from the UP

Pickled Eggs from the UP

I went to school in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Being from Alaska, I never looked into the weather in the location of my school studies. Instead, I made the assumption that “anywhere would be better” as far as the weather was concerned. I was […]

How To Meal Plan, Prep, and Shop On a Budget (Whole30/Paleo)

How To Meal Plan, Prep, and Shop On a Budget (Whole30/Paleo)

I’ve been “meal prepping” for years. Only recently did my husband and I realize how ineffecient we were actually being with our meal prepping and our meal plan. Sure, we could have several meals cooked up, but by the time we’d get to eating those […]

Copycat Paleo Shaken Iced Tea Lemonade

Copycat Paleo Shaken Iced Tea Lemonade

Years ago, the “Shaken Iced Tea Lemonade” from Starbucks was my favorite drink. In particular, I really liked the passionberry flavor back when Starbucks used Tazo teas. In case you aren’t familiar with me, I’m currently 30 weeks pregnant with our second child. Two weeks […]

Instant Pot Whole30 Pulled Pork Carnitas Tacos (Whole30, Paleo, GF, DF)

Instant Pot Whole30 Pulled Pork Carnitas Tacos (Whole30, Paleo, GF, DF)

When I asked my husband what he wanted for dinner this week, his instant reaction was: “pork tacos.” I don’t think we’ve ever eaten these together so I don’t know where it came from. This seemed like the perfect time to come up with an […]