Dinner, Healthy, Soup, Whole30

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup (Whole30)

8 January, 2019
Whole30-friendly roasted butternut squash soup. Easy and healthy!

Okay, it’s time for another Whole30 butternut squash soup recipe! I just love soups this time of the year. They’re perfect for the cold weather. When doing a Whole30 in January, soup is on the menu a LOT.

This butternut squash soup is so simple to make. I like to cut up a butternut squash myself (because I THINK it’s cheaper?), but to save a ton of time, you can buy the cubes. That makes this recipe so easy.

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Meal Planning, Whole30

January Whole30 Meal Plan – Week 1

31 December, 2018
Butternut Squash Soup With Sausage and Zoodles. It's Whole30, healthy, and delicious!

Hello! We’re over here, ready to start our second Whole30 ever. We’ve had our share of sweets over the holidays, and we’re ready to have a nice reset and partake in a whole food, sugar-free diet for 30 days.

What I learned from doing a Whole30 last year is that meal planning is KEY. So here’s what we’re planning on eating our first week. Breakfast not included, because honestly, it’s probably going to be scrambled eggs most days, and we’ll play it by ear.

I’ve also learned that it’s helpful to make at least one meal during the week that can feed you for several days with leftovers. This week, it’s going to be a soup. Perfect for the cold weather and delicious!

January 1 (Tuesday) – Technically, we decided not to start our Whole30 until January 2nd, but I’m making a Whole30-friendly soup on the night of January 1st so we have leftovers for lunch on the 2nd.
Dinner – Butternut Squash Soup with Zucchini Noodles and Sausage (AKA my favorite soup EVER)

January 2nd (Wednesday)
Lunch – Leftover Butternut Squash Soup
Dinner – Leftover Butternut Squash Soup

January 3rd (Thursday)
Lunch – Meatballs and a veggie
Dinner – Roasted chicken and a roasted veggie

January 4th (Friday)
Lunch – Leftover Butternut Squash Soup (if there are still leftovers… hopefully!)
Dinner – Chicken breast, roasted tomatoes, and zucchini noodles

January 5th (Saturday)
Lunch – Salad
Dinner – Baked cod and a roasted veggie

Dinner, Healthy, Soup, Whole30

Butternut Squash Soup with Zoodles (Whole30-friendly)

4 December, 2018

Butternut Squash Soup With Sausage and Zoodles. It's Whole30, healthy, and delicious!

I’m so happy to share this soup with you. It is my FAVORITE SOUP EVER. I threw some ingredients together last year, loved it, and have made it SO many times since. It’s a Whole30 roasted butternut squash soup with sausage and zucchini noodles. It is SO good and filling. And makes a lot. I love how I can eat this for many meals. I have enough leftovers that I usually bring this to work a couple of days and have a happy desk lunch (opposite of a sad desk lunch).
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Dinner, Healthy, Paleo, Whole30

Whole30 Chicken Curry

1 November, 2018

whole30 chicken curry

When we did a round of Whole30 a couple of months ago, I loved making meals that would feed us for a few nights, so we weren’t having to cook every night. This whole30 chicken curry did just that! Even better, it makes a ton! It wound up being an inexpensive meal that we were able to enjoy for several days.
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Austin, Found Food, Healthy

A Review of the Trader Joe’s Poke Bowl

21 October, 2018

Trader Joe's Poke Bowl

About a month ago, I was at Trader Joe’s doing some grocery shopping over lunch. I figured I may as well browse the lunch items and just pick up a salad or sandwich. I walked over and was surprised to see Trader Joe’s poke bowls. Of course, I had to try one.

Trader Joe’s poke bowl uses smoked salmon, which is just fine with me, I love smoked salmon! So the bowl comes with the rice on bottom and all the other ingredients on top. There is a little packet with seaweed that you can sprinkle over the top. And the blood orange ponzu sauce comes in a container to pour. So I sprinkle the seaweed, pour the sauce, and them mix everything together.
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