Own your skin. Own your excuses.

Let’s talk about honesty and taking responsibility for where we are at currently with our health. We all have health and fitness goals  whether it be to lose the baby weight, lose weight in general, gain weight or muscle, slim down for a wedding, or perhaps just eat healthier to feel better. Before you dive into […]

7 Months Postpartum + Making Changes

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Today I am 7 months postpartum. Really, he is already 7 months?! This baby stage has seemed really long some days and to quick other days. I love seeing his little legs kick in times of joy, hear him say mama in the wee hours of the night and see that spark in his eyes when his […]

Dairy-Free Cream Cheese Chocolate Chip Cookies


These cookies are amazing! The cream cheese def makes them a hit. I found some dairy free cream cheese and it is really good. I put it on anything I can. It’s fantastic and taste just as good as the real stuff. Not all dairy free items can taste as great and I still have […]

Eggplant w/ Green Chermoula


Once again my new magazine, Eating Well, does not disappoint! I have been making a new recipe each night and they have all been healthy, dairy/nut free (didn’t have to modify or sub to do so!) and the hubs even has said he likes them. If he is up for some of these dishes I […]

Sweet Potato Brownies & Dairy Free Chocolate Frosting


I am now on a dairy free diet due to my son’s suspected dairy allergy and so I have been on a baking spree making whatever I can to keep my sweet tooth happy. I’m learning all these cool acronyms (DF:dairy free) and reading labels like whoa! Plus, it’s been a new eye opening challenge […]

Bourbon-Glazed Pork Chops W/ Hoppin’ John


I got a new magazine, Eating Well, as a Christmas gift from the hubs and I am really enjoying trying out these new recipes. This is the first one I tried and it was TASTY! Simple ingredients and easy cooking instructions which is what makes me love it even more. It’s even good the next day […]

Crockpot Blueberry French Toast


Over the weekend I made some french toast in the crockpot. The good thing is it only was a handful of ingredients and simple to assemble. The bad part was that it took a few hours to cook so unless you were up at 5am (thanks little guy) it won’t be ready first thing in […]

Labels & Health Math

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We definitely live in a world where we now pay more attention to labels more than ever. Some people trust the front of the product/box when it says low fat, whole grains, healthy, etc and that is being “aware enough” to them. Some study the nutritional label and look at the sugars, proteins, fats, etc. […]

Mini Peach Cobblers

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When your fellow pregnant friend posts a recipe on Facebook that catches your eye AND you realize you have all the ingredients you tell your husband to get the kid in the bath because you have mini cobblers to make! I love a good peach cobbler and this miniature one is just perfect and tasty! Oh […]