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Though this past Thursday was technically my second Paleo "Thanksgiving" since my Omaha friends and I celebrated Friendsgiving a few weeks back, I still consider November 26, 2015 to be my first true Thanksgiving meal since adopting a Paleo lifestyle.  I guess to me it is just not quite Thanksgiving unless it is being celebrated [...]


When you experience chronic pain and health issues, it is difficult not to let the frustration, anger, and "why me?" situations get the best of you.  If you have experienced something similar, you likely know exactly what I am talking about. I have spent the better half of my almost three years of chronic pain [...]


A collection of Paleo sides dishes perfect for Thanksgiving, or any holiday for that matter! I spent the past three years filling up the bulk of my holiday dinner plates with side dishes.  When you eat vegetarian or vegan, that just somehow seems to be inevitable.  And even though turkey is making its way onto my [...]


A simple tutorial on how to make mashed cauliflower using frozen cauliflower.  This comforting side dish is completely vegan, gluten-free, nightshade-free, Paleo, and AIP-friendly! Cauliflower is one of those crazy versatile foods that I actually severely dislike on its own.  The taste of it just plain does nothing for me.  And while I enjoy it [...]


Happy Monday, my dear friends!  I hope your weekend was as great as mine.  We are now rolling into the final five-day work week of November, and my holiday spirit is in full gear.  It is hard to believe that Thanksgiving is less than two weeks away, but I am more than looking forward to [...]


Last Thursday was spent cooking, relaxing, drinking, eating, and spending quality time with my family and boyfriend.  We all definitely put a major emphasis on the eating and drinking part.  In the spirit of all things food related (since it is Wednesday, after all), let's take a look at what I ate on Thanksgiving day! [...]


Happy Monday! Okay, let's be honest.  That "happy" part is totally fake on my part.  I had a great weekend and I am extremely sad that it went by so quickly.  While I have a shorter day at work today (thinking of the positives), I also have a five hour drive to get there (not [...]


A Thankful Day

in Other

Because today is a day focused on happiness, gratefulness, and quality time with family and friends, I am keeping things short and sweet with a list of many of the things I am so thankful to be able to be... a daughter a sister a girlfriend a best friend a puppy dog sister an employee a [...]