{weekly menu}

this upcoming week in our produce box we are receiving: thick sliced hardwood bacon, greenhouse strawberries, valencia oranges (4), sweet white onion, yellow bell pepper, grandma’s biscuits, red potatoes PLUS sweet corn (6 ears), pita bread, 4 more valencia oranges and an easter treat! yum!   here are the meals for the week ahead: sweet potato black bean quinoa bowls PLUS simple braised greens.  this is...

{weekly menu}

yay! two weeks in a row. i feel like this means i have my life together.  hmm. not quite. but i am keeping on schedule and friday is meal planning.  so here we are. last week we didn’t eat the black eyed pea and collard stew. it is favorite of ours.  a great way to get the little ones to eat greens! we also have a couple large sweet potatoes left over so i will repeat the loaded vegetarian sweet potato....

{weekly menu}

we are one month in using the produce box. a local company that delivers fresh produce to our door! each friday i go online and pick which box fits our week ahead along with lots of other local goodies like gluten free bread and chocolate peanut butter.  i mean.  yum! this has forced me to sit down each week and make a weekly menu which has done wonders for my sanity.  yes.  our little boy is 15 months old (!!)...

remembering.

my little boy is almost 13 months old.  his giggle.  his eyes.  he is my happiness. today, snack time is a cereal bar, an option that is probably too messy and not the healthiest option for my little eater, but the adorable lip-smacking sounds he makes while eating it are worth all of the crumbs. martha appreciates these decisions. more crumbs the better she would say. even on his very worst days, my son,...

smoothie-a-day

in an attempt to get back on the healthy train, i have challenged myself to a smoothie a day.  i love smoothies.  i have a several frozen in my freezer.  they are quick.  they are super healthy.  i have a vitamix, that i love.  {i am kinda obsessed}  no reason or excuse. since becoming a mama i have struggled with eating well and i know my health has suffered.  i have been sick more this year than any...

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