Paleo Autumn Stuffed Acorn Squash

Oh boy! Hold onto your hats for this epic savory-sweet meal. It combines awesome Fall-inspired flavors with the protein-packed power of lean ground chicken. The best part? This is a complete meal all on its own. And trust me– you will be full. The Hubs was pleasantly surprised by how filling this dish was. Paleo … Continue reading

Is it really October?

Hey all! I know it seems like I’ve been MIA for the past week and a half, and I’m sorry for not giving you a heads up. I was recently and unexpectedly deployed to Colorado to cover the flood response my organization is providing. As some of you know, my “real” job is writing for … Continue reading

Healthy Spinach Chicken Enchiladas

The other day I really wanted to experiment with Chicken Enchiladas. I hadn’t made them in a VERY long time and honestly, lost my recipe. I did remember a few key ingredients and then figured out how to make them extra healthy with TONS of vegetables. They were AWESOME. Like seriously, you could barely tell … Continue reading

What Does 30lbs of Fat Look Like?

Remember earlier this year when I went to a health fair and got to take a picture with a model of fat that represented how much weight I had lost at that point? To refresh your memory… Well imagine THREE of those babies NOW because after slowly inching my way there, I finally hit the … Continue reading

Overnight Fridge Oatmeal (2 ways!)

This year has been about taking baby steps toward living a more clean-eating lifestyle with the Hubs. Living in a very processed world, it’s near impossibly to successfully go cold turkey into the real-food realm (though apparently some have done it successfully). But for us, that was never feasible. So baby steps it was. But … Continue reading

“What are you doing to me?!”

That phrase seems to be the theme for a little over the past week. You see, as you go along your health journey, there comes a point where you definitely notice some changes– and they aren’t visible. Sure, maybe pounds are coming off. Yes, you definitely feel better. But that’s not what I’m talking about … Continue reading