Chicken Sofrito – Whole 30 Approved

About 2 weeks ago my husband came home with a recipe from work that he wanted to make for our January Whole 30.  I was all for it since it was one less thing I had to make.

I gave him some of the chicken that I was planning to use for something else and we swapped it out for this.  The marinade we used is called a sofrito (Caribbean and Latin American sauce of tomatoes, onions, peppers, garlic, and herbs). Continue reading

Veggie Quinoa – Recipe

Having fun in the kitchen always keeps things exciting!  Looking through the fridge and pantry I decide to throw ingredients together.  Sometimes it is to finish something and other times it is to see how the flavors come out.

Today I decided to try quinoa for the first time since finishing the Whole 30.  The recipe is REALLY easy and SUPER tasty! Continue reading

Roasted Root Vegetables – Recipe

I am a summer obsessed girl.  I love all things summer.  The sun.  The heat.  The pool.  Having BBQs.  Fun outdoor adventures.  The beach and everything in between.

That being said I am all about the fall because of the delicious scents and foods that appear in the stores during that time of year.  This past weekend I went to buy new hand soap at Bath & Body Works and of course the entire bag was filled with fall scents!

When I decided last week I was going to make this dish it made me slightly sad because it screams fall, changing leaves, cooler temperatures, and shorter days.  I did have the intentions to make it because I wanted to use up some straggling ingredients in the kitchen.  Continue reading

Whole30 – Week 1 Recap

Back at the end of March/beginning of April I decided that I was going to take the small plunge and complete my first Whole30.  The first step in doing this was to buy the book.  I told myself I will complete it once we returned from our honeymoon and finished the Tone It Up Challenge that was going on.

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