Mango Blackberry Coconut Baked Oatmeal

Mango blackberry coconut baked oatmeal

You all know I enjoy cooking; but I can also appreciate the savior that is meal-prepping.  It makes a difference to batch-cook entrees or staples items to have easy to assemble meals throughout the week.  I thought lunch, dinner, and snacks were the only thing worth prepping until today.  This past weekend I whipped up a Mango Blackberry Coconut Oatmeal Bake for my family and got to ride the wave of leftovers for two days.   And let me tell ya…
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June Wrap-Up: Favorites From This Month

june favorites

The official start of summer wasn’t until June 21st but I’ve been living it up in the blazin’ hundred degree weather since the start of the month.  The hot weather leads me to have simple days of chill tea dates with friends or just spend a bit more time indoors, discovering new favorites 😉  I’m really excited to share what I loved in books, TV, food, music, and more this month so, if you’re interested, keep reading! Read more

A Healthy Lifestyle: Is It Worth It? Where I’m at Right Now.

I think it’s fair to say we all, generally-speaking, desire to live a balanced lifestyle.  Though, sometimes it seems like maneuvering such a lifestyle walks a fine line between managing a routine and increasing madness.  That’s right, I said it.  A healthy lifestyle can be hard.  As simple as it may sound to “just eat more fruit and vegetables”, that isn’t always the simple answer. 

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1 Bowl GF + V Pumpkin Cookies

luteal phase eats

When I was younger, my mom used to bake up cookies every few weeks to feed the sweet tooth that my sister and I had.  As a kid, nothing was better than a glass of milk and a belly full of cookies.  YES.  I had no self-restraint and never stopped at just one.  Homemade cookies are best when fresh so I would eat 4-5 that first day…and the second day…and maybe just two or three after that…if there were still any cookies left.

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