You Are What You Eat, So Eat Well

Here you’ll find our best original creations, as well as some family favorites.  As we progress with our healthy lifestyle change, you’ll see more and more healthy recipes.

Spicy Roasted Mixed Nuts

By: , May 8th, 2016. Posted in: Recipes

Beware of overindulging on these flavorful snacks.

While following the Whole 30 plan, my snack of choice was mixed nuts.  Because I was eating them daily, they became a bit boring and I really wanted a snack …

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best tuna salad

The Best Tuna Salad On The Planet

By: , March 30th, 2016. Posted in: Recipes

I've been making tuna salad this way for years. It must be the best, because the title says so.

Okay, before I continue, I’ll acknowledge that using ‘the best‘ as a description for something is almost always subjective.  When I jokingly told Jason I would be titling this post ‘The Best Tuna Salad …

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Cholula Ranch Deviled Eggs

By: , March 25th, 2016. Posted in: Recipes

If you've been feeling overwhelmed by all of your spare hard-cooked eggs, this recipe is the solution.

Hard cooked eggs have become a staple in our house since starting the Whole 30 at the beginning of February.  When you combine that fact with …

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Basic Paleo Mayo

By: , March 25th, 2016. Posted in: Recipes

This is the same recipe from the Whole 30 book (with our notes).

Since the first day of our Whole 30, I’ve made so many batches of this very basic paleo mayo from The Whole30: The 30-Day Guide to Total …

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whole 30 thai coconut soup recipe

Thai Coconut Chicken Soup

By: , February 26th, 2016. Posted in: Recipes

This flavorful 'Whole 30' soup is definitely a crowd-pleaser.

We found the original version of this recipe in “The Whole30: The 30-Day Guide to Total Health and Food Freedom“, and have tweaked it here and there after …

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Baked Omelette Florentine (Slow Carb)

By: , May 30th, 2015. Posted in: Recipes

Slow carb breakfast doesn't have to be boring.

For those of you following along with Jason’s Flip This Diet posts, you know that he’s been following the slow carb plan from Timothy Ferriss’ book, “The 4-Hour …

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Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp

By: , May 15th, 2015. Posted in: Recipes

The most sweet-tangy-gooey-crunchy Strawberry-Rhubarb Crisp you've ever tasted!

I grew up in the Midwest, so rhubarb is a vegetable I’m very familiar with (although I didn’t know it was a vegetable until doing research for this post.)  You …

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Marginally Mexican Meatloaf

By: , May 1st, 2015. Posted in: Recipes

Meatloaf.  The word brings up visions of drab, grey, undisciplined mounds of ground beef.  Sometimes smothered in ketchup (how gauche!) or worse, “brown” gravy.  But if I’m being honest, I’m …

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Cream of Cabbage Soup

By: , April 17th, 2015. Posted in: Recipes

A childhood favorite.

When I was a child, my mom used to make this soup.  I’m sure she probably started making it because the ingredients were cheap and easy to find, but she …

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Blueberry Quick Bread in Mini Loaves

By: , April 3rd, 2015. Posted in: Recipes

A moist and delicious blueberry quick bread recipe baked in mini loaf pans for the whole family to enjoy.

This easy blueberry quick bread recipe is great for a weekend breakfast with the family.  What I love most is how quickly I can whip up a batch, because it only …

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