The Busy Parent How do I know what works for a busy parent? Because I am one! These products are what keep our house running smoothly. Trudeau Microwave Double Egg Poacher 16 ounce Klean Kanteen Hamilton Beach Set ‘n Forget Programmable Slow Cooker Clean Eating for Busy Families The New...Read More
If you’re like me, you want to eat healthy most of the time, but aren’t afraid to splurge every once in awhile–especially at restaurants. You’ll find a nice balance of both in my “Best of Phoenix” list. This is a work in progress, so be...Read More
A chopped salad that you can prepare in and eat from a jar!
Do you enjoy eating meals in a jar? Then you’ll love Michelle’s Mason jar lunches. You will be amazed with how delicious this tastes! Mason Jar Salad Recipe: Michelle’s Chopped Salad in a Jar 1 pound grilled chicken breast, cut into bite-sized pieces (or try edamame) 1...Read More
I recently stopped by the studios at IndyStyle and had a blast sharing some of my very favorite fall-inspired meals and snacks. Yes, there will be pumpkin, but I’ve included some other stellar ideas from fall-inspired oats for your busy mornings to a sweet potato...Read More
This post was sponsored by my friends at Chobani. Written 100% by me. We are in the midst of sweet potato season, with the majority of them hailing from North Carolina and California. Get excited! Baking them in an extra hot oven is my favorite...Read More
Turkey Bone Broth Recipe for Turkey Soup
The first time I experimented with making broth out of a cooked turkey carcass, I was a bit skeptical about how much flavor it would really impart. Then I was blown away by how much gelatin I pulled out of that turkey carcass! This...Read More
Ten surprising ways you can save money while stocking your shelves at ALDI grocery store.
Disclosure: I was compensated for my time to write this post and educate you, my friend, on behalf of ALDI. Written 100% by me. I recently returned from an action-packed trip to Batavia (about 45 minutes outside of Chicago) to visit the ALDI Test Kitchen,...Read More
My 2016 Thanksgiving Playbook is LIVE in my latest November newsletter. If you’re hosting the holiday this year, be sure to check out my printable grocery lists and planning timeline. I’m telling you, it’s a huge timesaver. Even if you’re packing up and heading...Read More
Michelle breaks down the nutritional science behind one of the latest food trends, purple bread.Read More
Cooking pulses in slow-cooker easy as 1-2-3Read More