Paleo Instant Pot Sweet Potato Chili

Making chili the day after Super Bowl might seem counterintuitive, but my Monday playbook calls for a quick and easy dinner after a weekend when I didn’t meal prep. And when our family is in the mood for an uncomplicated, comforting bowl of healthy food, chili scores big every time. Simple doesn’t have to mean basic, though; […]

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The Secret To Longer Nails: Collagen

For as long as I can remember, my nails have peeled. I tried everything to keep them strong: I wore yellow latex gloves when washing dishes, plastered them with any potion my manicurist recommended, and moisturized my cuticles regularly. But it was all just a waste of time; my nails would inevitably peel down to […]

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Moonstruck

My son doesn’t need a Super Blue Blood Moon to make an event out of a moonrise. Any given evening can find him with his nose pressed up against the back door, his hot breath fogging the glass as he shouts “Mommy, Mommy look at the moon!” I can see him from where I’m standing […]

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I invested in a cleansing balm and it changed my life

While my title may be a tad dramatic, a single jar of Neal’s Yard Wild Rose Beauty Balm has convinced me never to go back to traditional cleansing methods. Finding a gentle yet effective cleanser for my sensitive skin has been a challenge for me. Foam cleansers and bars often leave my face feeling dry […]

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Meal Prep Part III: Plan B

While getting your prep done in 90 minutes sounds totally doable, there are going to be some weeks when you don’t have that much time. That’s when Plan B comes in handy. Plan B: Prep While You Cook If you’ve been following my meal prep guide, then you know that the key is multitasking. So […]

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Meal Prep Part II: Multitask Like A Boss

Annnnd we’re back with day 2 of my Meal Prep Guide. Missed Day 1? No worries! It’s right here. But you might want to subscribe so you don’t miss anything else. (Just sayin’!) Today I’m getting down to the nitty gritty with a basic shopping guide and a step-by-step playbook on how to multitask successfully […]

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How To Master Meal Prep

Putting whole, healthy foods on my family’s table is Priority Number One for me when it comes to how I manage our meals. And as self-appointed Head Chef, I know how challenging it can be to cook up a fresh and balanced plate every night, especially with a toddler wrapped around your ankles. That’s why meal […]

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Wardrobe Workhorse: AGOLDE Jamie High Rise Classic Jeans

Few denim styles are trickier to nail than the mom jean. The perfect pair can make you into a Man Repeller, but while a less-than-ideal fit makes you a walking SNL skit. Hence why it took me a couple years to cave into my desire to pair those barely taped, high-waisted, stone-washed jeans with a […]

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Moms’ Group Saved My Life

I’m not really a joiner. While I’m very social, I tend to ensconce myself in a tight-knit group of friends, rarely expanding my circle. But when I stopped working during my last month of pregnancy, I quickly began to feel isolated; most of my friends either worked or lived too far away to call for […]

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Maple Caramel Nice Cream

I love a beautifully latticed fruit pie or a decadent flourless chocolate cake, but I try to choose healthy, nutritious snacks for the everyday. With its base of fruit and healthy fats, this dairy-free frozen treat is the perfect solution for those random sweet cravings. Print Maple Caramel Nice Cream Craving sweets? Whip up a […]

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