On completing an almost-Whole30 and creating sustainable habits

On completing an almost-Whole30 and creating sustainable habits

One of the goals I set for 2017 was to complete another Whole30, and I decided to jump in with both feet on January 1st (as did, it seems, half of the people I know!). This...
The surprisingly easy way to get kids to try new foods

The surprisingly easy way to get kids to try new foods

Sean and I both grew up as picky eaters, and this trend continued into the early years of our marriage and parenthood. The list of foods we enjoyed was limited, not exceptionally healthy, and short on...
Red No. 40 Food Dye

What a red dye sensitivity means for our family

We’re traveling this week and next, so I’m sharing some of my favorite posts from the archives. This one seemed especially timely with Valentine's Day, and all of it's pink and red food, coming...
On the Whole 30, falling off the wagon and moderation

On the Whole 30, falling off the wagon and moderation

I spent most of the fall planning for a January "reset" via a Whole 30, knowing my body needed to get off the sugar-caffeine-carbs cycle I was on but not quite sure how to...
How we're getting our eating habits back on track

How we’re getting our eating habits back on track

Earlier this year, I shared that I was giving up the idea of "real food and only real food" because it had become an unhealthy stress for our family. For a while, we struck a...
Roasted Vegetables

Simple is Best: The Easiest Side Dishes You Might Be Overlooking

I've never been great at side dishes, and our meals often consist of one-dish wonders -- simple casseroles that cover all the major food groups -- rather than a main dish and sides. And yet,...