Cold Weather Meals

I haven’t shared my week in meal planning recently. I guess, much like my weight plateau, I haven’t been as diligent about providing updates for my 10 readers (LOL). But seriously, I appreciate the moral and spiritual support from every single one of you,...

Baking Experiment Success

The high yesterday was 70. It is FINALLY fall. I obviously went through the Starbucks drive-thru for a PSL because I’m basic. Then I researched low-carb pumpkin muffins. I landed on this recipe, which promised to be “delicious” and...

Just Say No to Food Diaries

Remember how I mentioned that sharing my past experience with food diaries and restricting calories to 1200 per day seemed yucky just committing to words? I’m through 3 days of tracking every literal calorie I intake, and I hate it. HATE IT. First, when you have...

Peek at Food Diaries

One day down in Operation Quantify. How does it look? Take a look below. Verdict: Having a birthday party for your husband can really lead to bad food choices. Does my normal day include hot dogs and chips? No. But it was a special occasion, so perhaps I’ll...

Last Week of Summer

We seem to be living through endless summer. Fall technically started a week ago, but we’re staring at yet another week of mid-90s highs, so I’ve got the soup recipes tucked away for a bit longer. After my tantrum yesterday I’m more motivated than...

Where’s the Motivation?

Everything is going well. School’s back. Routines are back. So why am I suddenly losing all motivation to make meals that keep me and the fam on track? Is it the distractions? It is just easier to default to easy, and easy is the premade crap lining my pantry....