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Monthly Archives: January 2018

Buffalo Chicken Wraps

Can you guys BELIEVE the Vikings vs. Saints game this past Sunday??! Maybe no one else is excited because it’s the Vikings and it’s pretty rare for me to find another Vikings fan around here, but regardless, I was pretty pumped Sunday evening after that win. According to Gavin as he was trimming his nails in the final seconds, It was a real “nail clipper”. Also, maybe no one else finds that funny… but I got a good laugh out of it anyways.

Chorizo Stuffed Jalapeños with Creamy Cashew Cheese

If you know anything about my food preferences, you know I love ANYTHING that’s spicy. So does Gavin. So when he asked me to make something that involved jalapeños and chorizo, I was on it. Like, that day on it.

Yes, There Really is a Kalamazoo!

I grew up in the Southwest corner of Michigan, about a 45 minute drive south of Kalamazoo. It’s one of Michigan’s best cities (although I may be slightly biased 🙂 ). Why you ask? Kalamazoo’s farmer’s market is out of this world, it has been consistently ranked in various publications and articles, including Clean Eating Magazine’s Top 50 Farmer’s Markets in America. It’s downtown constantly has festivals running throughout the entire summer (Ribfest or Food Truck

Bone Broth 101 + The Only Bone Broth Recipe You’ll Ever Need

If you’ve been paying attention to the health and wellness community lately then chances are you’ve heard all the craze about bone broth. I’ve been making it for the past few years but recently it has started to become a staple in my diet. You may be wondering…”Whats with all the hype?”

Well, bone broth is full of anti-inflammatory and gut healing proteins. It is also very mineral rich; containing Phosphorus, Potassium, Calcium, Magnesium and Amino Acids that our body needs (Paleo Leap, 2016). Some of the health benefits include:

Perfectly Baked Hot Wings – Whole30, Paleo, and Keto Friendly!

If you know me, you know I am a huge Bachelor/Bachelorette ADDICT. I started watching it when I was a sophomore in college and I’ve been hooked ever since. I haven’t missed an episode in six years. I think the shows completely ridiculous, BUT…I love EVERY. SINGLE. BIT. I wasn’t thrilled when I found out Arie was this season’s Bachelor. I didn’t like him at all in Emily’s seasons; however, I don’t even remember why I didn’t like him since it’s been like what, 100 years since he was on Emily’s seasons?? Soo…I’m giving him the benefit of the doubt and letting him have a second chance.

Paleo for the Newbies: How To Paleo Part I

Happy 2018 y’all, we made it! 2017 brought so many blessings to me but it was also a pretty rough ride. I already know 2018 will be a toughie for me since I’ll be having my Stem Cell Transplant in April, but I’m ready to tackle it head on!

In case you missed it, here’s a little recap of some of my favorite moments and events this past year…