Banana Bread 

Banana Bread Our go-to banana bread recipe has been swapped quite a few times in the last 10 years.  Changes in ingredients.  Changes in ovens.  Changes in what we have available without me having to leave the house.  This one though…this has been the culmination of all of those recipes.  One monster recipe that we […]

Fit Foodie: A family affair

Our family cooking nights are turning into something amazing!  There is this pride that I am seeing in my children’s faces that is priceless.  Granted we are talking spaghetti cooking and not 5 Michelin star quality meals but one day…who knows right? The meal bins/rotation has made life so much easier.  I am trying to always […]

Fit Foodie:  Involving the kids more

Dinners have been different here.  The kids have been wanting to help out more.  We have been focusing on lower technicality recipes.  I am trying to feed their curiosity but also their want to help.  It is so easy to get caught up in the moment and turn a child down from helping because we […]

Fit Foodie:  So much prepping… 

…there are so many containers everywhere.  This prepping business is serious.  I really thought that it wouldn’t be too much more work than I normally do BUT I forgot one key factor…I don’t just prep meals for myself.  Oops.  #Familyofsixproblems  I am still fine tuning it all but I think I have found a sweet […]

Fit Foodie: From 6 to 3

Who would’ve known that it would be ridiculously hard going from our cooking for the 6 of us to my husband, baby bear and myself???  I have way too much food leftover and planned way too many meals.  Gosh… I thought I had gotten better with this estimation but my veggies going bad in the […]

Fit foodie: Meal Prep Monday! 

I am still working on finding low carb gluten free staples for meal prep.  It’s definitely coming along!  The fat bombs keep getting better and better as well as we found a soup finally!   The road is not always easy to making something stick but when you get it down… Life is so easy!  […]

Fit Foodie: Trying to make this all work

I love the ketogenic way of eating.  My kids, however, are not totally sold on it yet.  I knew that this was going to be a challenge.  It was when I first started changing our ways over 4 years ago to cleaner eating.  The two bite rule is still in full effect.  You take two […]

Fit Foodie gone keto!

No matter how much I looked at not removing grains and sugar…  I could not seem to walk away from the thoughts of ketogenic/primal benefits for athletes.   One-Pan Pesto Chicken and Veggies Cranberry Sour Cream Blender Muffins Chocolate Butter Fat Bombs Cream Cheese Pancakes (Low Carb & Keto) Pumpkin Cheesecake Cupcakes | Fall In […]

Fit Foodie: New Apps (Oops…that’s an old one)

I am testing out new ways to try to continue on with a full month of groceries and menu planning.  We did so well with it all and saved so much money by simply not walking in the grocery stores for more than set items every week.  As of right now, a month after I […]