Whole30 Day 5: The Importance of Eating Seasonally

One of the things I constantly learn and relearn is the importance of eating seasonally.

Whenever I embark on any kind of new dietary plan or restriction or, really, when I want to eat a little cleaner, going to the farmer’s market is my absolute go-to solution. And guess what I just got for the very first time?!

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Whole30 Day 4: 15-Minute One-Pot Chicken & Kale Recipe

Today was a great day! I discovered a great new recipe that I am dying to share with you all. Now, this isn’t your typical ah-mazing recipe… it’s meant to be easy, simple and no-thinking-allowed type of thing. In fact, I think anyone and everyone can make this one.

I’ve always loved one-pot recipes. So when I realized that I was planning to have chicken and kale for lunch today, an idea struck: why not make it the easiest recipe ever?

And so I did!
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5 Things Friday (Spring Recipes, Slow Cooker Reviews & More!)

smoothiesI have to admit: this week has turned out great for me! After a way-too-hectic last week, I’ve thankfully had time to recharge my batteries and get back to the things I love to do (and eat) on a regular basis. Plus: two pretty big accomplishments!

First of all, I’ve started making morning smoothies again. I’ve realized that I just don’t have time in the morning for a proper breakfast and so getting back to making smoothies, like my Pink Power Breakfast Smoothie, has been amazing.

The other accomplishment is that after months of talking about it, I’ve finally rejoined the gym and started going on a regular basis. It’s been harder than I realized, but going in the mornings and committing to just 20 minutes a day has been achievable. Not easy, of course, but definitely getting better–and I’m so proud of myself for it!

So what else has been going on this week? Well, I’ve reviewed some slow cookers, read a really great book, explored some Spring recipes and got inspired to cook a very special dinner later tonight. Check out my 5 Things Friday!
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