Breakfast · Chicken · Instant Pot · Kid-friendly · Lunch · Paleo · Pressure Cooker · Whole30

Instant Pot Bone Broth

If you’ve been following me on Instagram, you’ll often find me sipping on a mug of bone broth.  Since reading the book, The First Forty Days, I learned how to better care for my body postpartum. I discovered that bone broth is extremely valuable to the post-partum body; to nourish and replenish as well as… Continue reading Instant Pot Bone Broth

bacon · Breakfast · Eggs · Kid-friendly · Paleo

Breakfast Fried Rice (soy free)

My mother-in-law is the best at making breakfast dishes. My husband often reminds me of his fond childhood memories of breakfast sandwiches, sausage gravy and breakfast fried rice.  I haven’t found a way to recreate the other dishes (yet), but I think I’ve nailed breakfast fried rice without using soy sauce.  This recipe would be… Continue reading Breakfast Fried Rice (soy free)

Paleo · Personal · Pregnancy

Isla’s Birth Story : December 22, 2017

Isla’s birth story begins 5 days before her birth because that was when I decided where to bring her into this world.  On Monday, December 18th I went to my scheduled 37 week appointment with my OB/GYN.  He is the doctor I have seen for all my pregnancies and have always held him with high… Continue reading Isla’s Birth Story : December 22, 2017

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Malia’s Birth Story : April 15, 2011

If you read Jackson’s Birth Story, you’ll know why I am not posting recipes this week, but rather my birth stories.  I love listening/reading/watching birth stories – each one is so very unique, but similarly, they all bring me to tears. Birth reminds me that a woman’s body is a powerful force and the magic of… Continue reading Malia’s Birth Story : April 15, 2011

Beef · Chicken · Dinner · Kid-friendly · Paleo · Pork · Potatoes · Whole30

Sausage and Vegetable Bake (Paleo, Whole30 and Kid-Approved)

I’m always looking for new ways to serve sausage. I feel like I’ve been stuck in the rut of just eating them for breakfast with eggs and vegetables. So when I stumbled upon a recipe called, “Lazy Sunday Casserole” using sausage, I was intrigued.  After reading the recipe, I realized it was not, in fact,… Continue reading Sausage and Vegetable Bake (Paleo, Whole30 and Kid-Approved)

bacon · Breakfast · Dinner · Holiday · Lunch · Paleo · Party dish · Party plate · Side Dish · Whole30

Brussel Sprouts with Bacon & Apples (Whole30 and Paleo)

When I first started the Paleo lifestyle, I struggled with what to bring to the holiday table. Nobody else in my entire family had heard of Paleo/Whole30, let alone eat that way. I wanted to make a dish that would knock their socks off, so I made a version of this recipe.  Everyone (both families)… Continue reading Brussel Sprouts with Bacon & Apples (Whole30 and Paleo)