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Tips and Tricks for Dealing with Airplane Anxiety

There’s one thing that can send most people with and without anxiety into a panic, it’s airplane anxiety. The thought of being cooped up in a tiny little space with complete strangers for hours can seem overwhelming. Even more so, you can feel like your putting your safety, even your life, in the hands of complete strangers. No problem right? I used to have nightmares about even stepping foot on an airplane. The thought terrified me. Then in the summer...

The Struggle with Self Worth and Tips to Power Through

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It can be difficult sometimes in this day and age of glamorous celebrities and social media to maintain a positive sense of self worth. Complete strangers who seem to have it all, the perfect job, a house that always seems to be clean no matter what, well-behaved children, you name it. I’ve found myself lately reflecting on this exact subject, as I’m currently taking a break from Instagram for this exact reason: trying to keep up with the Jones. Why...

Paleo Sweet Potato Salmon Patties (Whole 30 Compliant)

paleo sweet potato salmon patties

These Paleo Salmon Patties are the perfect gluten free, paleo-friendly meal to bring along for a work lunch that doesn’t require a microwave! The Dreaded Microwave I absolutely can not and will not use a microwave at work ever again. Why you ask? Well, not withstanding the fact that I’m just not big on putting food in microwaves covered in spaghetti sauce, have you smelled some of the stuff that gets microwaved at the workplace? and I am fortunate enough...

Paleo Salmon Tacos

paleo salmon tacos

These paleo-friendly salmon tacos are the perfect kick your Taco Tuesday needs! Tacos for Everyday Life Tacos give me absolute life. There’s something so perfect about these little bundles of joy, and you can totally customize them to fit your mood. Feeling a little spicy? there’s a taco for that. After I changed my way of eating over to a more paleo-friendly way of eating, the tacos ended up becoming lettuce wraps. Absolutely nothing wrong with that. During my stress...

Paleo Carrot Cake Muffins

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These Paleo Carrot Cake Muffins are paleo-friendly, gluten-free, grain-free, and make the perfect Easter treat! It’s April Already? Welcome to April my friends! Wait.. it’s April already? I’m really not quite sure how that happened (maybe I actually hibernated all winter). While the year is flying by faster than I can keep up with, this actually is my favorite time of the year. I really dig spring, the slightly warmer temps, all the flowery vibes, almost my birthday – did...

Paleo Zucchini Bread

paleo zucchini bread

This grain-free, gluten-free zucchini bread recipe is the right mix of savory and sweet, and the perfect way to sneak veggies into your kids (or adult husbands) diets! You Can Put Zucchini in Bread? This was a total crazy idea to me. I’ve obviously never had zucchini bread in my life. I’m a huge fan of zucchini. It’s such a versatile little veggie that I use for morning smoothies, as a replacement for noodles or sliced up and roasted with...

Paleo Chicken Sausage and Sweet Potato Soup

paleo chicken sausage and sweet potato soup

Perfect for a rainy day or when the flu tries to insert itself into your weekend plans, this savory paleo chicken sausage and sweet potato soup is just what the doctor ordered. Featuring minimal ingredients, this soup takes less than 30 minutes to make! Creature Comforts I’m a creature of habit. This is totally true when it comes to food. I pick one type of food I like and I will be loyal to that food for life. That’s how...

Paleo Nachos (Whole 30 Compliant)

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These savory Paleo Nachos feature minimal ingredients, and are a perfect game day or any time of the day treat. From Conventional to Paleo Game Day Treats I have a confession to make, I really don’t like football. Ever since I can remember, the Super Bowl is always a day everyone gets together and bet a lot of money on stupid things like who sings the national anthem, cheer on their team, and gaze over what big brand had the...

When Eating Healthy Isn’t Enough – My Experience with Leaky Gut and Hashimoto’s Part 1

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The main reason I started my blog was to be as transparent as possible with my health. I came to see that there are so many others out there who are suffering needlessly with their health, and I want to share my experience to hopefully guide someone to finding answers. I started seeing a new functional doctor early last year, and I’m glad I did. Here’s what we found. Hashimotos Back at the end of October I did a full...

Paleo Cauliflower Oatmeal (Whole 30 and AIP Compliant)

paleo cauliflower oats

This paleo cauliflower oatmeal brings back all the feels of a cozy breakfast favorite, just with more veggies and less of those oats. Happy New Year! There’s no better way to ring in the first morning of the new year with a hearty bowl of oats. If you’re located in one of those sub-zero, frozen tundra type places right now, I bet you’ll take anything warm at this point. What is Whole 30 and AIP? The new year is also...