The Perfect Hard Boiled Egg

I remember how much trouble I used to have making the perfect hard boiled egg. To get it cooked all the way through was ALWAYS an issue.  The yolk would always be a bit raw and making egg salad would be half wasteful.

Before I continue I want to say

ALWAYS LISTEN TO YOUR MOTHER!

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Charts from Whole 30

I am sharing with you the chart that I made to keep track of my food and workouts during my Whole 30.

I am also including each weeks meals in a chart form because I had a lot of people asking for this.  It will probably be easier to see in this form rather than viewing each week the way I had posted previously.

On the meal charts I have my shopping list at the bottom.  I kept it there to help you out a little if needed.  It also says where certain meals came from.  Some recipes I have posted to my blog so you can go back a few posts to check it out.

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Whole 30 Recap – Days 22-30

Each time I complete a Whole 30 I learn new things.  This round is no different.  I am not going to share that in this post but just recap what I ate.  You will see some new things here so take a guess at what I have learned 🙂 Continue reading

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

Whole 30 – Week 3 Recap

I can’t believe Week 3 has come and gone.  I have been feeling better than ever and I couldn’t be happier!  I will let you know that Sunday has become finish the fridge.  We eat whatever foods are left from the week since sometimes I make too much 🙂 Continue reading

Pulled Pork Carnitas – Whole 30 Approved

Right before the new year my husband and I went to a little get together at my friend Monica’s house. She had lots of different “picking” style foods for everyone to enjoy.  One of my favorite things she made was pulled pork on sweet potato toast (and a couple of pom seeds on top!).  My husband and I, along with everyone else there, went CRAZY for this!  I knew I had to make it.  Being that a few days later I was starting our January Whole 30 I had to wait until week 2 because that first weeks meals were already set.  Im a HUGE planner and you will see when I post my meal plan at the end how much so.  This came into play for days 8-14 for a few meals and it was just as tasty.  She cooked hers in an Instapot and I used a Crockpot because I don’t have one.

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Whole 30 – Week 2 – Recap

Here is a quick meal recap of week 2 (days 8-14) of my January Whole 30.  It seems like each day gets easier and easier! Continue reading

Tessemae’s Cutlets

Happy New Year!  It will really be a goal of mine to bring you more blog posts in 2017.  I have started a few posts already to make it easier for me.

Back in December the new Whole 30 cookbook came out.  In New York City there was an event at Hu Kitchen and I knew I had to attend.  My last post was a recap of the event.  We received a gift bag that included the cookbook as well as a Tessemae Whole 30 approved (not all Tessemae items are compliant with W30!) dressing.  In my bag was the Lemon Garlic variety.  Since I don’t eat salad I had to figure out a way to use it. Continue reading

Whole 30 – Week 1 – Meal Recap

I am going to do this recap a little differently than my first Whole 30.  I didn’t do it for my second because I kind of decided last minute and I didn’t take many pics/keep much record of what I ate.

For those who are currently completing the January Whole 30 what are some meals you are making?  What has been your favorite so far?  For those who would like to complete one I hope that my meal guide helps you out a bit.  When I finish this one I will post each weeks menu sheet that I made as well as the tracker I made for food, water, and workouts. Continue reading

Turkey Meatloaf – Recipe – Whole 30 Approved

Throughout my Whole 30 journey I made a lot of meat balls either out of chicken or turkey.  They were an easy item and already portioned.  I knew exactly how many to eat to get the correct amount of protein.  I decided to change it up a bit once I finished because we needed something different so I went with a meatloaf.

This came out so good and juicy.  The turkey wasn’t dry at all.  I can’t wait for you to try this one out.  I know you will love it as much as I did. Continue reading