One of the biggest mindset shifts I have had to make since becoming a mom is the belief that I should be doing everything by myself. Ten years ago I really believed good moms did everything themselves. They were disciplined and organized and efficient in all areas of their lives and they had single-handedly figured […]
Chicken Salad With Pickles
Once every one or two weeks I marinate a whole bunch of chicken breasts (like 12 of them) in some Italian dressing for a couple days, and then I cook them all at once either in a frying pan in batches or all at once on the grill. Then I use the cooked chicken over […]
This last week in my journey to a healthier life presented a few challenges. Our town was devastated by a macroburst, we unexpectedly lost power for four days and relocated to my parents’ house, school has been cancelled since last Wednesday and at least for one more day tomorrow (making it a total of five […]
11 Manageable Meal Prepping Tips To Save You Time, Money And Brain Power
Meal prep is one of those things that can seem daunting at first, but in reality it will make your life easier in more than one way if you can manage to make it a part of your routine. While it’s a little bit of an investment on the front end, on the back end […]
Homemade Pasta Sauce. Easy, Delicious and Inexpensive.
I started making my own pasta sauce after realizing how easy and inexpensive and delicious it is. I’ve been experimenting with different recipes, and I found the one I LOVE the most (so far). It’s also the simplest… Two ingredients: crushed tomatoes and onions. (Olive oil and salt don’t count as ingredients in my book). […]