Slow Cooker Chicken Enchilada Soup + Weekly Menu

Slow Cooker Chicken Enchilada Soup 3

By week 2 of my maternity leave, I was sneaking my way to work to keep my little hands in everything. Going into week 6 of my maternity leave, I’m already sad to be going back (in another 6 weeks). And I’ve definitely not been tempted by work, if I’m being honest. Shea and I… 

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Massaged Kale and Brussels Sprouts Salad with Tahini-Maple Dressing

Massaged Kale and Brussels Sprouts Salad 3

 I was given iron supplements when I left the hospital after Shea’s birth…and I was scared. I’d heard the horror stories of what can come of iron supplementation, even with water and fiber galore. I believed the horror stories to be true and knew them to be true within a few days first hand. I… 

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Simple Stovetop Applesauce

Simple Stovetop Applesauce 3

So we’re 8 1/2 days into this thing called parenthood and honestly, it’s going really well. Whenever I feel overwhelmed, all I have to do is look at her, hear a coo, or give that baby soft head a little rub to bring me back to this little sliver of paradise called motherhood. And yes,… 

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Cinnamon Whole Grain Power Pancakes

Cinnamon Whole Grain Power Pancakes 3

My favorite breakfasts are carb-oooo-liiiiiicious. DONUTS!! My #1 most favorite. Waffles! Cereal! Fruit! Muffins! Cinnamon rolls! French toast! Biscuits! Granola! Smoothies! Protein is the forgotten element of so many breakfast meals and it’s a shame as protein provides both balance and satiety. Yet, proteins tend to be less convenient to eat on-the-go, cost more, and… 

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