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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Drinks, Sweets

Happy Happy Coffee Shake

31 July, 2018

coffee shake

Ahhh…the coffee shake:  milky ice cream deliciousness combined with the thunderous jolt of the gods. It reminds me of how yummy beverages with medicinal benefits were common, like when the OG Coca-Cola contained cocaine. The coffee shake is a delightful treat carrying a much needed kick of caffeine.
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Drinks, Healthy, Whole30

Watermelon Cucumber Cooler

13 July, 2018

Watermelon Cucumber Cooler

It’a hot here in Texas. Just like every other summer. So we’ve been trying every possible thing to stay cool. Trips to the pool, staying in air conditioning, and cool drinks.

We wound up getting a small seedless watermelon for snacks for our daughter, but baby’s not gonna eat a whole watermelon by herself, no matter how small it is. So I cut up a bit to turn into this watermelon cucumber cooler. And I’m so glad I did! It was so refreshing and healthy. Tasted like summer. Reminded me of a cocktail without alcohol. Of course, you could always add a splash of rum, tequila, or vodka if that’s what you’re craving.
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Austin, reviews

Snap Kitchen’s New Meal Plans

9 July, 2018

snap kitchen's meal plans

Snap Kitchen invited us to try out their new meal plan option, and the timing could not have been better! (Hi almost 10-month old daughter! We love you, but you’re exhausting). This past weekend, we chose a list of things we wanted to pick up, and then grabbed them and had meals for three days all ready! If you want to try their meal plan too for the first time, get $20 off your first meal plan by clicking here and use promo code SNP-2482. 

We apparently chose the right weekend to order some of these, because it was a rough weekend with the baby. Zara was teething and fussy. We spent our days trying to keep her happy, and after putting her to bed in the evenings, all I wanted to do was open a bottle of wine and relax in front of the tv. I did not want to think about making dinner and doing a ton of dishes.
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