Chile Relleno Chicken 2

Chile Relleno Chicken

I need more Pinterest boards that are non-food related. Suggestions, please? Only about 0.1% of what I see on Pinterest isn’t food related. I need a little balance, I guess. Outside of the few craft ideas I receive from the Pinterest boards I follow, I enjoy perusing food. Breastfeeding in the middle of the night…in…

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Massaged Kale and Brussels Sprouts Salad 3

Massaged Kale and Brussels Sprouts Salad with Tahini-Maple Dressing

 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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Spicy Sriracha Shrimp and Zucchini Lo Mein 3

Spicy Sriracha Shrimp and Zucchini Lo Mein

I have been a mom for 5 days and I think I’ve experienced every emotion and feeling under the sun. Complete euphoria, exhaustion, frustration, pain, tearfulness, excitement…everything. Literally. I listened to all the advice given to me as a new-mom-to-be, but kind of like labor, there’s really no preparing oneself for this type of a…

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Pretzel-Crusted Honey Mustard Chicken Fingers 4

Pretzel-Crusted Honey Mustard Chicken Fingers

I’m pretty terrible at all things surprises. This waiting game to go into labor is HARD. I know that every woman thinks they’ll go into labor before their due date. I mean, when you’re beyond uncomfortable, have no clothes that fit, and every movement feels like a stride in the last miles of a marathon…life…

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Cinnamon Whole Grain Power Pancakes 3

Cinnamon Whole Grain Power Pancakes

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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