We are Nomads Armed With Chia Pouches

This post is sponsored by Mamma Chia. Thanks for supporting this site! Between moving, the housing fiasco, kids starting school, and acclimating to a new city, my family has essentially become nomadic. We are ALWAYS in the car – driving to school, racing to an appointment, getting lost…

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OMGluten

Gluten. You know I cut out gluten before Thanksgiving, right? Frankly, it was way easier than I expected. (There are so many great gluten-free alternatives out there!) I should probably clarify that I cut gluten not because of celiac disease or a GI problem or…

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2014: Let’s Do This Thing

2013 was not a good year for me. In fact, without trying to sound too drama mama, it was the worst year of my life so far. Lots of unexplained health issues that actually started to work themselves out in late summer, when BAM, I…

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Apple Pie Crescents

I recently shot a short video for ABC Family’s 25 Days of Christmas. I demonstrate a super easy recipe called Apple Pie Crescents, although by the look on my face in the screenshot on ABC Family’s website, I could have been the subject of a…

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5 healthy smoothies to start the day

Get Your Smoothie On

Do you smoothie? Well, I’m a self-professed Vitamix-loving, smoothie-making fiend myself, and the above 5 smoothies are in constant rotation at our home. (Disclaimer: I have to add blueberries to the two green ones to appease my dear son who detests anything green.) Check out…

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braised pork ragu

Christening the Le Creuset with Pork Ragu

For last year’s birthday, I received a Le Creuset 5 1/2-quart French Oven. Except that it wasn’t an actual French oven, but an image of said oven printed on a small piece of paper and hand-delivered by my kids. I very much appreciated this gesture…

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