Recovering After Carbo Loading for Jesus

The first time I went on a deployment to cover the disaster relief efforts of Samaritan’s Purse, I realized pretty quickly that healthy eating would be a challenge. With volunteers working hard physically for a full day’s worth of work, of course they’re going to need bone-sticking goodness. This means carbs. Plus carb-full food tends … Continue reading

Debt + Budgets = Snowballs

It may be “spring” elsewhere in the world, but Boone definitely did not get the memo. This is what it’s been like for us the past couple of days. And yes, this picture and the video below were taken from this week. And yes, that dude in the video is wearing shorts in the snow. … Continue reading

4 Clean Eating Salad Dressing Recipes

After my rant about sugar the other day and mentioning my journey into the homemade salad dressing realm, a commenter asked if I knew of a ranch dressing recipe. I’m not much of a ranch person myself, so I haven’t tried out this particular recipe, but I found a clean eating recipe from The Gracious … Continue reading

Sugar: The Herpes of the Food Industry

The Hubs and I have had a particularly exhausting week with very late nights and hardly a minute to ourselves, let alone to do the things we need to do. So yesterday was one of those days where we both bought lunch instead of bring from home. Addison has been working on making healthier choices … Continue reading

Fighting For Real Food

Kraft has done American’s an injustice. Their iconic product that we all know and love (or at least consumed copious amounts of in college), aka. macaroni and cheese, has artificial food dyes that are merely for cosmetic effect, chemical laden, and not natural in the least. Why is this an injustice if tons of products … Continue reading

Healthy Changes = Life Changed

It’s been a very busy start to the New Year, so I’m sorry for neglecting the blog. But I am proud to say that our priorities have definitely been in the right place– especially when it comes to our healthy lifestyle changes. And as we gain momentum, I’m sure I’ll be able to blog more … Continue reading