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Banana Pumpkin Custard (Paleo, Whole30 & Kid-Approved)

Some of you may recall from my blog post, My Pregnant Whole30, that I allowed a few SWYPO (Sex With Your Pants On) options during my September Whole30. I made this conscious decision based on the amount of hormonal cravings I was experiencing.  At the time, I was struggling with either ending my Whole30 (and… Continue reading Banana Pumpkin Custard (Paleo, Whole30 & Kid-Approved)

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Paleo Pumpkin Protein Waffles

One of my family’s fall traditions is to frequent the many pumpkin patches in our town.  With our visit to the pumpkin patch on Sunday morning, it only felt right to go with our belly’s full of pumpkin waffles. Interestingly enough, one of the few cravings I’ve had this pregnancy is waffles.  I never eat… Continue reading Paleo Pumpkin Protein Waffles

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Paleo Protein Pumpkin “Granola”

I’ll admit it, I’m a sucker for all things PUMPKIN!  Fall is my favorite season, so it’s no surprise that I jump on the bandwagon of all the fall food favorites! A lot of autumn recipes consist of Whole30/Paleo ingredients (pumpkin, pumpkin spice, coconut, nuts), so creating a “granola” fits right in. I love this… Continue reading Paleo Protein Pumpkin “Granola”

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My Pregnant Whole30

When I first discovered I was pregnant with my third baby, I was excited at the thought of having a totally zen, organic vegetable, pasture-raised and grass-fed, Whole30 baby.  I’ve completed ten Whole30’s in the last 3 years, so I was confident that I could take what I had learned throughout each and every journey, and… Continue reading My Pregnant Whole30

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Part 2 : First Trimester : Tips and Meal Schedule

If you are back for more about my First Trimester woes, welcome! (If you haven’t read Part 1, click the link below) I hope Part 1: First Trimester: Allowing bad (temporary) habits and giving myself grace was either: A. Helpful to current pregnant mamas struggling with morning sickness. B. Provided insight to my followers as… Continue reading Part 2 : First Trimester : Tips and Meal Schedule

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Part 1 : First Trimester: Allowing bad (temporary) habits and giving myself grace.

As I mentioned in my pregnancy announcement blog post, “More exciting news…” I really struggled with eating during the first trimester.  I had always heard horror stories about morning sickness, but thanked my lucky stars that I never really experienced it with my other pregnancies.  With Jackson, I had aversions (meat), but I could eat my… Continue reading Part 1 : First Trimester: Allowing bad (temporary) habits and giving myself grace.