Category Archives: Food

FNCE 2017

I just got back from the 2017 Food and nutrition conference and expo in Chicago, IL.  I’m so excited to share some of the things that were discussed. I’ll give you a quick teaser about topics: ketogenic diets intermittent fasting … Continue reading

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Review of Vega Protein+ Snack Bar Chocolate Peanut Butter flavored

I’m on a big no dairy/meat/eggs kick due to watching way too many documentaries involving conventional farming/ranching.  So, when I received a sample of this bar I was super excited.  The package claims “contains 11% more of the daily value … Continue reading

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Review of Clif Bar Nut butter filled Organic Chocolate Peanut Butter

I will be the first to admit that I love anything peanut butter…and I mean anything.  I would probably eat peanut butter crickets if the opportunity presented itself. Ok, well maybe not crickets.  I’ve had long been a fan of … Continue reading

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Quest Bar Cinnamon Roll review

I’ll have to admit, I was super excited to try this bar because I love cinnamon rolls and I need extra protein in my diet.  At only 110 calories, 4.5g fat, 7g fiber and 12g protein per bar it sounds awesome right?  … Continue reading

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Fancy pants grilled cheese

I purchased avocados the other day but couldn’t decide how I wanted to use them. Well…I had an idea today. Let’s have fancy pants grilled cheese! The ingredients are: Little bit of avocado Bacon Pepper jack cheese-2 slices Whole wheat … Continue reading

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Post baby weight loss 

Frustration! That is what it boils down to. Within a week I lost 10# after having Beardsley but these last 10# refuse to move. My last OB/GYN told me that as long as I’m breastfeeding I’ll keep a little “extra” … Continue reading

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Spaghetti squash 

I’m always trying something new and I’m a huge fan of spaghetti squash. I usually throw a bit of pepper jack and some pepper but I have been adventurous this week.  I cooked up the spaghetti squash ( cut in … Continue reading

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Diet brownies? Is it too good to be true? 

Well yes. Especially if you don’t read directions. This will be added to my list of Pinterest fails.  I saw a picture similar to this one.     So naturally I didn’t read directions and assumed I would need the … Continue reading

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Boudin kolaches???

Buccee’s…what are you doing to me? The family and I went on a short road trip yesterday and of course we had to stop for gas. Buccee’ sis the place to go for cheap gas but not cheap food. We … Continue reading

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Strawberry and blackberry bread 

mmmmmm so delicious! I found this recipe online and I just had to try it. Like most other recipes I use, I had to make substitutions.  The recipe is actually Strawberry bread but I used 1 cup strawberries and 1 cup blackberries, … Continue reading

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