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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 [...]


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! [...]

bake sweet potato microwave

A tutorial on how to "bake" a sweet potato in the microwave in under seven minutes. If you have not already figured it out, I am a big-time sweet potato lover.  I love sweet potato fries.  I love sweet potato in soups.  I love baked stuffed sweet potatoes for dinner and baked sweet potatoes topped with [...]


My photography has changed over the past couple of years since I started this blog. Am I a professional?  No. But while I may not be a professional food photographer, my pictures sure have taken a turn for the better.  While I still have a lot to work on and I am continually trying my [...]


A tutorial on how to cut one of my favorite fruits, cantaloupe. After I wrote my post on How to Select and Cut a Ripe Avocado, I figured there are probably a whole slew of other fruits that people may be uncertain about how to cut.  After all, I was in that boat at one [...]


A tutorial on how to select a perfectly ripened avocado and how to cut it.  I swear, it is super easy! You might look at an avocado and think, "I cannot wait to eat that!" or "Ahh, one of my favorite foods!"  You may also find choosing and cutting an avocado to be a simple and [...]