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Recipes, Side Dish

Wheat Berry Kale and Carrot Salad

I’ve been gardening throughout the pandemic as a way to stay busy at home and reduce my need to go grocery shopping. There have been lots of trials and errors, and now I’m hitting my stride where things are growing really well. Who knew that eggplants and peppers can be perennials here in the Phoenix […]

Recipes, Sauce, The Rest, Whole30

Whole30 Round 2 Week 2

By this point in my second round of Whole30, I feel surprisingly good. I had a bit of a FOMO moment on Saturday at a baby shower. I planned ahead. I ate beforehand and had emergency snacks in my purse. Things were going well until the cupcakes appeared. These stinkin’ adorable cupcakes from a local […]

Recipes, Whole30

Getting ready for Whole 30 Round 2

Last year, I joined the bandwagon and did a round of Whole30 during the month of January while I was simultaneously training for a Spartan Race. It was hell. I was hungry, craved carbs and cheese like there was no tomorrow, every muscle in my body was sore, and I kept finding bruises from jumping […]

Entree, Recipes

Enchilada Casserole

Comfort food at its finest. I can eat this stuff for daaaaaaaaaays. Ingredients: 1.5 lbs lean ground beef 1 onion, chopped 4 cloves of garlic, crushed 1 poblano or pasilla pepper, chopped 1 yellow squash, chopped into half moons 1 zucchini, chopped into half moons 1 8oz carton of mushrooms, sliced 1-2 Tbsp chipotles in […]