Food, healthy living, Recipes

5 Ways to Make Salad Taste YUM Again 🥗

You know, at one point in our lives, we have all committed to eating more salad. It's so full of nutrients that lack in the traditional American diet, vitamins and minerals that our body craves. But if the body needs it so bad, why do our tastebuds reject it? If you're anything like me, the… Continue reading 5 Ways to Make Salad Taste YUM Again 🥗

Food, healthy living, That Crunchy Life

The Garden of a Green Thumb in Training (You Can Have A Green Thumb, Too)

Growing up the daughter of Jill Kassuba, you would think the skills of being a master gardener just naturally run through my veins. I mean c'mon, I spent Hours every summer in the field picking weeds, was always lending a hand to fill 40+ pints of raspberries, and helped run our family produce stand. So… Continue reading The Garden of a Green Thumb in Training (You Can Have A Green Thumb, Too)

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My Mom’s (Date) Balls: A Recipe to Conquer that Sweet Tooth

A recipe for my mom's (date) balls... The Whole30 diet is great and all, but damn it if I don't still crave something sweet after dinner. And bananas or berries get old REAL fast. Dates are my secret weapon, but not by themselves because seriously the texture is just EW and having to pick a… Continue reading My Mom’s (Date) Balls: A Recipe to Conquer that Sweet Tooth

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Dry-Rub Country Style Ribs with Broccoli Steaks and Cauliflower Grits

Trying my best to pretend I'm a southern girl, even though I'm from Michigan. I'm not crazy about real-life grits, and this Cauliflower version not only tastes good, but is much healthier! Southern BBQ sauces can add a slew of additives and calories, so I opted for a dry rub that not only gives complex… Continue reading Dry-Rub Country Style Ribs with Broccoli Steaks and Cauliflower Grits

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A Sweet Snack that is Whole30 Approved

On my first couple days of this crazy diet plan, I found my self craving (dyingggg) for something sweet! But what besides berries, dates, and bananas could possibly be good for you and sweet at the same time?! The more disgusting it looks, the sweeter the taste: Plantains! 🍌🍌 Here's how easy it is to… Continue reading A Sweet Snack that is Whole30 Approved

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Whole30 Approved Nachos

If y'all haven't figured it out by now, I absolutely LOVE Mexican food. So how in the world could I manage the Whole30 diet without including Nachos? I just couldn't do it. In fact, during my last week of Whole30 I was eating these almost every day, and still not tired of them! Brand names… Continue reading Whole30 Approved Nachos

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Homemade Whole30 Trail Mix (All Ingredients Found at Lidl)!

If you haven't tried the Whole30 diet at least once, have you even lived?? Anyone who truly cares about their health should take a serious look at this diet that cuts out all forms of sugar, wheat, dairy, and legumes. So what else is left for you to eat? A whole bunch of meat, fruit,… Continue reading Homemade Whole30 Trail Mix (All Ingredients Found at Lidl)!