while the babies sleep, i cook

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Sweet Potato and Sausage Breakfast Hash

Sweet Potato and Sausage Breakfast Hash

So….Nate has been snacking a lot at night. I thought, “maybe I am not feeding him enough at dinner?” so I whipped up this super filling, manly, meaty meal for him. He LOVED it. He ate two bowls! Then he still snacked after dinner…men. Anyways, […]

Coconut Lime Brown Rice (in the rice steamer)

Coconut Lime Brown Rice (in the rice steamer)

Wanted to shoot you a quick recipe for the coconut lime brown rice I have been doing in my rice steamer. Gotta tell you, I used to just do water, but after adding 1 can of coconut milk, I don’t know if I will ever […]

Spaghetti Squash Boat

Spaghetti Squash Boat

made myself a little spaghetti squash boat tonight and it was divine! i wanted to share because i think this could be a great date night idea if you are #glutenfree, trying to eat low carb, on the #whole30, or just wanting a fun change up. it […]

Simple Roasted Spaghetti Squash

Simple Roasted Spaghetti Squash

i watched my friend Brooke (@b.b.wellness) roast one in her stories and i notice how dry it was (i know dry usually is derogatory in the cooking world, but not here. you see, when it comes to squash. dry is better. no one wants wet […]

Maple Dijon Brussels Sprouts

Maple Dijon Brussels Sprouts

Maple Dijon Brussels Sprouts YOU WILL NEED: 1 bag shaved brussels* 2 tbs coconut oil (or other roasting oil) 1 tsp sea salt 1/2 tsp pepper 2 tbs maple syrup 1 tbs dijon mustard 1/3 c craisins 1/3 c toasted pecans (or other nut of […]

Honey Butter Crockpot Chicken

Honey Butter Crockpot Chicken

Not kidding…as I was snapping this photo, JR threw up all over Nate. And thus began a very long night tag teaming two pukers. This crockpot chicken recipe is SO EASY. I didn’t measure anything (sorry about that)…but if you come back and shred the […]

Roasted Broccoli (with nutritional yeast)

Roasted Broccoli (with nutritional yeast)

here is how i make the most amazing roasted broccoli. if you haven’t noticed, i think roasting is the most tasty way to do just about any vegetable. whenever we have the time, this is how i cook. i want to start by saying, if you […]

Coconut Curry Chicken

Coconut Curry Chicken

I have much to say about this recipe, so bear with me! If you make it to the end, your reward will be a delicious new recipe to try! I am typing as I eat a second bowl.  FIRST: I knew today was going to […]

Roasted Delicata Squash

Roasted Delicata Squash

two words: DELICATA SQUASH taste: i find them similar to butternut; you can easily make them savory with oil + salt or sweet with butter/coconut oil + cinnamon + honey where to find them: thus far, i’ve only found them @traderjoes; please comment below if you’ve […]

Lemon Turmeric Rosemary Chicken

Lemon Turmeric Rosemary Chicken

TURMERIC-LEMON-ROSEMARY CHICKEN. It’s really a very simple baked chicken recipe. Just with the added benefits of turmeric (anti-inflammatory, great for memory, mood booster, and much more) TO MAKE: 1. Put a touch of olive oil in the bottom of a baking dish to coat it. […]