Last Thanksgiving, I decided I wanted to find a new way to enjoy green beans on the holiday that didn’t involve the good old fashioned cream of mushroom soup and fried onions. That gave me the idea to think about some of our favorite flavors and voila! We now have one of our family’s favorite green bean recipes. This combines so many of our favorite flavors: citrus, garlic and prosciutto! It’s super yummy and as an added bonus, can be easily made Whole30 compliant! Continue reading
As a mom, I don’t think I need to spend a lot of time explaining why I love my slow cooker. It makes insanely delicious meals with little to no prep time or clean up and makes my kitchen smell amazing. Plus, by cooking the food low and slow it really allows the flavors to take their time together and create a lot of depth with very little work. Yeah. We’re buds. Even better about this particular recipe is that you can easily chop, slice, mince and juice everything the night before so on cooking day, you can dump everything in the slow cooker at the start of the day and you’re good to go.
For me, the most difficult thing about the Whole30 was giving up pasta. Years ago, my volleyball team took a trip to Italy where we are some of the best pasta in the world in excess. Most of my teammates left the country happy not to see another bowl of noodles for months. I, however was happy to hit up my favorite local shop for another fix days after returning to the states. I. Love. Pasta. Thankfully, there are reasonable substitutes for pasta lovers like me who are going without: veggie noodles! Continue reading