I’ll tell you, since becoming a mom my eating habits haven’t been priority. I’ve certainly put my meal prep and eating regularly on the back burner (no pun intended). However, as we are all slowly becoming adjusted to this new life I’m making sure to set aside time for me too as I’m realizing just how important staying healthy is to the title “mom”. Healthy doesn’t just mean physically, like eating right and working out. Mental health is also crucial, not just as a parent, but for anyone. There’s a lot to be said about doing positive things for yourself, like taking a yoga class, reading a good book or even just something as simple as reminding yourself how good of a job your doing every now and again. Being happy is just as important as eating a salad. Continue reading
It’s hard to believe it’s only been two weeks since Emerson arrived into this world. I don’t even know how I functioned in life prior to her, which is kind of funny to say since obviously I did. Saying she has been a blessing to us is an understatement, truly.
I love when new recipes just come about. Don’t you? I whipped up these amazing waffles this morning and was praising the breakfast gods for being on my side. Not only did the ingredients mesh perfectly but they literally may be my new go to waffle recipe for the summer while I’m zucchin-ifying everything in my life. Ha! These gluten-free, protein packed waffles have just the right amount of sweetness and can actually even be eaten without syrup in my opinion. Although, I did serve mine with a touch of syrup and fresh wild blueberries. It was simply heaven! This recipe is pretty versatile, too, and would taste great with fruit, nuts or chocolate chips cooked right into the batter. I suggest making an extra big bath of these so you can enjoy a healthy and delicious breakfast all week long! Continue reading
I’d like to say that I created these muffins entirely on purpose but that certainly wasn’t the case. I had this immense craving one day for a crumbly blueberry muffin and so I decided to whip some up for the busy week ahead. Continue reading