Meal Planning

To be on top of my eating carb-free and sugar-free eating, I know I can’t rely on my whimsical eating patterns. Can I pause for a second and express that making all this food in advance may appear cool and put-together but kind of sucks? I am used to being fast and easy with my … Continue reading

Figuring It Out

Does it feel like I have been spinning in circles for a year? Because it has to me. It is the one-year anniversary of me quitting my full-time job and tackling doing photography 75% of the time {I moonlight at Starbucks for benefits}. Looking back, the past year has been rockier than anticipated, there were … Continue reading

Ghee Recipe

A few weeks back my friend Hayley came over and we made our own ghee! It didn’t turn out as magical as OMGhee’s, but it still turned out exceptionally well. We used the Nom Nom Paleo recipe. The key to this recipe is choosing a butter that is of good quality. The recipe called for Kerrygold butter, … Continue reading

Taking a Breather

This week I have been having a few stomach issues {yay for the flu to be making the rounds} and decided to just take the week off from CrossFit. The only day I felt ok was yesterday, even today I wasn’t 100%. I don’t play around with the flu–I get it worse than anyone else … Continue reading

Disappearing Act

Hey everyone, long time no post. My life has blown up a bit–I have been taking pictures {on the path to doing my own photography business, wut!} every weekend, learning how to process pictures faster, oh and still trying to prep delicious foods every weekend. Add onto that a semi-promotion at work, where I am … Continue reading

Whole 30 {60}: Lessons from First 30 Days

This Whole30 has been a totally different experience than my previous one. First–I was already making food for my meals, so I didn’t miss a beat there. What I did do was try new recipes, and they were all winners. Korean Short Ribs, Chicken Meatballs in a homemade Marinara sauce, Almond Milk, Cauliflower Dirty Rice and … Continue reading

Almond Milk Recipe

My coworker NaTesha brought some in during the first week of the Whole30 and since then I have wanted to try this recipe. The fates aligned this week and I was able to make this with Hayley. This recipe is relatively easy–just make sure you soak the almonds in advance. I soaked mine for a … Continue reading