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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

I know what you’re probably thinking… “Maca! It’s almost February. The ‘New Year’ is over!” but to that I would say, no it’s not! Every day is a new day to either continue with the goals and dreams we’ve set out to achieve for 2019 […]

Real Food Pancakes

Real Food Pancakes

First and foremost, I have to tell you that this recipe I’m sharing is NOT my own brain child. It comes from a recipe a man gave in a documentary called, “The Magic Pill” on Netflix when he’s sharing about his daughter healing through food. […]

Blueberry Cinnamon Brussels

Blueberry Cinnamon Brussels

Have you ever thought of putting Blueberries and Cinnamon on your brussels sprouts?! I hadn’t until my beautiful friend, Kym Luce, came over and did just that! I have played with the recipe and tweaked it so much since that day she blew my mind […]

Heather’s Home Birth Story

We are TWELVE days away from Luke turning TWO years old! I can’t believe it. If you haven’t read his birth story, I wrote about it here and here. He was my home birth and I truly loved it so much! In honor of his […]

Easy Stuffed Bell Peppers

Easy Stuffed Bell Peppers

I actually wanted to title this recipe, “Easy, Simple AND Versatile Stuffed Bell Peppers,” but that felt way too long. This recipe really is all of those things I mentioned! YAY for creations that please the WHOLE family too, y’all! Leave off the cheese if […]

4 Recipes – 1 Can of Pumpkin

4 Recipes – 1 Can of Pumpkin

 It’s the most WONDERFUL time of the year and I want to be prepared with treats that I’ll feel good about serving my friends and family. I bet you do too! Then there are those times where you’re just at home and craving something Pumpkin […]

Holiday Eating Mindsets

Holiday Eating Mindsets

Okay. I promised that in recipe posts I wouldn’t have a monologue beforehand so this had to be said before I go into any of my holiday healthy eating recipes and posts. I HAVE to talk a minute with you about Holiday eating habits and […]

Squash Enchiladas

Squash Enchiladas

When I was younger my Dad would often make us Squash Enchiladas. As a Firefighter, it was pretty typical for him to know his way around the kitchen and make meals for us and I always loved that. I’ve since stolen that recipe and adapted […]

Chicken Bacon Meatballs

Chicken Bacon Meatballs

This is only the second recipe I’ve shared on my blog and it is ANOTHER one using ground chicken. That’s okay! It’s so yummy I think you can all forgive me for the repetition early on in this journey. I love being able to give […]

Ellie’s Birth Story

Here we are! Ellie is N I N E years old today! This story feels like forever ago and yet also still so fresh in my mind. Ellie’s birth changed me for the very first time in such a way that I never knew existed. […]