Simple Swaps – Pots & Pans

Simple Swaps – Pots & Pans

If you’re like most of us and have Teflon, non-stick cookware, it’s best to start phasing it out. Tons of chemicals (like metals and lead) can leak into our foods from your pans. I know after I wash mine, the bottom of my pans looks terrible. Replacing...
Protect Your Skin This Summer: Sunscreen 101

Protect Your Skin This Summer: Sunscreen 101

Who else never used to wear sunscreen, but now you’re like “What are these sunspots?!”⁣ I’m not 20 anymore, seeking a perfectly bronzed body, and want to protect my skin with the best stuff that’s also safe for my kids. ⁣ May is National Melanoma Awareness Month and...
On the Go No Bake Energy Bites

On the Go No Bake Energy Bites

These tasty treats are easy to make and are super healthy to grab on the go!     No Bake Energy Treats Ingredients: ½ cup almond butter 1 cup dry rolled oatmeal ⅔ cup dried, chopped fruit (dates, cranberries, figs, cherries) ⅓ cup honey or agave nectar (use a little...

Top 5 dinners at home!

I’m currently doing the Whole 30 and loving this time around!  I don’t feel deprived at all and am not dreading the giving up of “my favs.” Over the years, with our different sensitivities (my husband can’t have much grain, corn, beans,...

Post 4 of 4: Meal Prep

Here is my last post on how I budget, meal plan and grocery shop and now prep.  This step can be the most time consuming, but if you are organized, you can do it right and still have the rest of your day. Steps: 1. Pick a day to prep: My day is usually Saturday or...
Post 3 of 4: Grocery Shopping

Post 3 of 4: Grocery Shopping

In my 4 part series, this one can often be the one that takes the least amount of time (other than making the trip there).  Luckily for me, I live about 5 min from our Aldi, Schnucks and Target so all my bases are covered.  Here are my tips on making grocery shopping...