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bake sweet potato slow cooker

A step-by-step tutorial on How to Bake Sweet Potatoes in the Slow Cooker... aka the easiest way ever! Side note: I photographed these potatoes for this post all the way back in November.  Like three months ago.  I distinctly remember it because it was the weekend my morning sickness first hit.  It's safe to say, [...]

How to Make a Fabric Garland for a Wedding | cleaneatingveggiegirl.com #wedding #engaged #DIY

A rustic, chic DIY project on How to Make a Fabric Garland for a Wedding. I am by no means a DIY queen.  In fact, more times than not, I get these crazy DIY ideas that never pan out and I end up admitting  to myself that I should have just hired someone to make [...]

How to Cook Fresh Chicken Breasts in the Instant Pot| cleaneatingveggiegirl.com

A tutorial on How to Cook Fresh Chicken Breasts in the Instant Pot.  This is seriously life-changing! With the holidays, our upcoming wedding, and saving for a down-payment on a house, Jeremy and I have been trying to reign in our spending.  We even went as far as foregoing Christmas presents for one another this [...]

How to Make a Fried Egg

A step-by-step tutorial explaining how to make the perfect fried egg.  Start practicing, and then enjoy eating fried eggs for breakfast, lunch, and brinner! I have always loved eggs, but we have been extra special BFFs these past 18 days.  Preparing Whole 30-compliant lunches and dinners is not hard at all, but I have found [...]


Hello from beautiful Colorado!  Technically, I wrote this post last week, but I can almost guarantee that I am already having one hell of time.  And while I am doing my best to stay disconnected from technology as much as possible (except for Instagram!), I promised to pop in with a few blog posts for [...]


An easy tutorial that will show you exactly how to make stove top popcorn in five minutes flat! If there is one thing in this world that I am going to have a tough time saying no to when I do the Whole 30 and eat grain-free, it is most definitely going to be popcorn! [...]


Today is the day when one of my favorite people in the whole entire world was born 32 years ago. And while I do not get to spend the day celebrating with him in person, I was so fortunate to have spent all of last weekend doing our birthdays up right!  In my post on [...]


Since beginning my journey towards becoming a more intuitive eater, I have picked up on several helpful principles that make being a mindful eater a bit easier.  Today I am going to focus on mindful snacking, but these principles can certainly apply to full meals, as well.  Let's take a look at seven of my [...]


If you have been around Clean Eating Veggie Girl for a while now, you are well aware that I have a thing for chickpeas.  I have featured them in countless recipes, and they often appear in the dishes I share for my Friday Foodie Favorites posts.  Though it took me years of my life to ever [...]


A step-by-step pictorial on How to Roast Whole Carrots.  Serve them alongside your favorite dish or in place of french fries, and eat them as a quick vegan, gluten-free snack! I am honestly beyond surprised that it took me nearly 27 years of my life to start roasting whole carrots.  I am mostly surprised about [...]