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All of the firsts

All of the firsts

Yesterday was a day of firsts…and most of them sucked. First time pumping. My Lactation Consultant told me to wait until 4-6 weeks postpartum (PP) to pump; I pumped at 5 weeks and change. I hated every minute of it. Not only does it add like 78 steps to my morning, between cleaning and shit, … Continue reading

Italian Sausage Pasta Bake – 7pp

Italian Sausage Pasta Bake – 7pp

Thangs you need: 12oz high fiber pasta 2 green peppers 1 large onion 1 (or more) tomatoes 10oz frozen peas 3/4lb spicy turkey sausage 1heaping tsp. Italian Seasoning Salt 14.5oz Tomato Sauce 2tbsp Tomato Paste 6oz mozarella This was super easy and quick to throw together. It probably took me a total of 30 minutes. … Continue reading

Smokehouse Bacon Toffee – 4pp

Smokehouse Bacon Toffee – 4pp

Ok, folks – what are y’all doing for the Big Game this weekend? What are you bringing to the party? Tired of your run of the mill cupcakes and want to bring a show stopper? MAKE THIS! I partnered with Blue Diamond Almonds and spent two weeks racking my brain figuring out what route I … Continue reading

Zucchini, Chicken and Rice Casserole – 9pp

Zucchini, Chicken and Rice Casserole – 9pp

  Zucchini, Chicken and Rice Casserole *Adapted from Cooking Light’s Chicken and Rice Casserole Thangs you need 1 onion, chopped PAM/cooking spray 8oz chicken breast 14oz. Fat Free Chicken Broth 1tbsp butter (or 2tbsp whipped butter) 2 large zucchini, chopped 2 large yellow squash, chopped 1tsp minced rosemary (I use fresh, but I also have … Continue reading

French Onion Soup – 7pp

French Onion Soup – 7pp

FRENCH ONION SOUP – 7pp   I’ve had quite a few people ask me about French Onion Soup. Is it hard to make? How do you make it? Can I have some? Etc. French Onion Soup is probably one of the easiest soups to make in my opinion. It’s incredibly flexible. Don’t like beer? Use … Continue reading

Protein Milkshake Bar Review

Protein Milkshake Bar Review

The folks at the Protein Milkshake Bar reached out to me and asked me if I’d like to try a sample and do a review. They let me choose my flavor, and honestly, it was a difficult decision choosing between Rocky Road and chocolate mousse for me. So, I got my sample and the first thing I did was … Continue reading

10 Filling Snacks for 5pp or less

10 Filling Snacks for 5pp or less

Now, this is a story all about how My snacks got flipped-turned upside down And I’d like to take a minute, just sit right there, I’ll tell you how my snacks are more than just air. In East Dekalb born and raised, Losin’ weight is how I spend most of my days. Eatin’ out, muchin’, … Continue reading

Edamame Salad

Edamame Salad

I’ve had quite a few request on Instagram for the Edamame Salad I’ve been eating, so I thought I’d share this super simple recipe. I stumbled on it somewhere online, but honestly cannot remember where. Thangs you need: 4 cups of shelled, cooked and cooled edamame 3/4 feta cheese (I used reduced fat feta) 3/4 … Continue reading

How Do I Meal Prep?

How Do I Meal Prep?

 “I want to eat more clean but that shit takes forever during the busy week without prep.” A good friend of mine asked for some tips in the form of a post, so I’m a kind enough soul to oblige. I honestly think people try and get too fancy when they start eating clean and over … Continue reading