Does this scenario sound familiar?
You go to bed with such determination to wake early but when that alarm goes off you either hit snooze 5 times or you groan “nooooooo” as you reach over to turn it off. Not happening today. I’ll start getting up early tomorrow…
I’m happy to […] Continue Reading…
Meal plan or an eating plan? Which is better? What’s the difference?
I’ll briefly define what I mean by each and then share why I think one is helpful and the other can hinder your health goals.
Meal plan: This type of plan includes pre-determined meals you are to eat each day. You’ll […] Continue Reading…
We eat a lot of eggs.
I mean a lot. Like, over a dozen a day between myself, Dave, and my 2 toddlers. When Dave and I first got married in 2010 I was eating a bowl of cereal for breakfast thinking it was a healthy option. Cereal has it’s […] Continue Reading…
Protein Packed Pumpkin Muffins
- 2 cups Kodiak cake mix (or flour of choice)
- 1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- ½ teaspoon salt
- 2c (15oz can) pumpkin puree
- ¼ cup honey
- ½ cup plain Greek yogurt
- 3 large eggs
- 6 tablespoons coconut oil, melted
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees
- In a large mixing bowl, combine the Kodiak mix, pumpkin pie spice, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Whisk to combine.
- In a separate mixing bowl, combine the pumpkin puree, honey, greek yogurt, eggs, and coconut oil. Stir to combine.
- Fold wet ingredients into dry until combined.
- Transfer the batter to either cupcake liners or a non stick loaf pan.
- Bake 30 minutes for muffins or mini loaves and 45-50 minutes if you use a full loaf pan.
Well, I found my favorite recipe for pumpkin muffins. They were good enough that after a maybe 2-year hiatus of writing blog posts I wrote one up because I know you’ll all be asking for the recipe. I’ll get one up for my famous egg bake soon. I made […] Continue Reading…
Each quarter I share a quarterly budget review of our spending so you can see the breakdown of how we allocate our money. It’s also great accountability for me and helps Dave and I to see how we are stewarding our finances.
Budget Review: October – December 2016 (actual spending)
What happened […] Continue Reading…
A common challenge I hear from those who cook for themselves is meal planning & how to prep the right amount so you don’t have to eat tacos 5 nights in a row (though I wouldn’t be opposed to that) or see food go bad. Rather than re-invent the […] Continue Reading…
Do you know what unit pricing is? If not, this will change the way you grocery shop and hopefully shave quite a bit off of your grocery bill.
What is unit pricing?
Here’s the actual definition of unit pricing: identification of and labeling of items for sale with the retail price per […] Continue Reading…