Change begins where excuses end.

Making Cookies and Waiting for Santa

Here in the Bradley household we aren’t just waiting for Santa, we’re waiting for a baby too!  We’re expecting our first child in June so I’ve been focusing a lot … Continue reading

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December 11, 2011 · Leave a comment

A Devilish Snack

What happened to the fourth half?  I couldn’t wait long enough to get the camera out, I had to try one!  These took me ten minutes to prepare, so if … Continue reading

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September 4, 2011 · 2 Comments

Fajita Bowls

For the past two weeks I have been playing around with the almond flour cracker recipe, making it into cookies, spicy chips, and a little shell in which I could … Continue reading

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August 24, 2011 · 2 Comments

Addicted to the Crack-ers

For the last month I have been eating and adventuring my way across Italy,  I hope this explains my absence from the blog.  I met so many wonderful people, had … Continue reading

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August 19, 2011 · 3 Comments

Chocolate Chip Coconut Cookies

You know how your mom only let you have a couple cookies? Fortunately, you don’t have to be so mean.  These cookies are made of protein packed coconut and almond … Continue reading

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July 12, 2011 · 3 Comments

A New Use for Zucchini (Waffles!)

With a couple of months off work, summertime gives me a great opportunity to experiment with recipes and try new things.  This summer has been no exception.  I have thoroughly … Continue reading

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July 6, 2011 · 3 Comments

Coconut Flour Pancakes

Cutting out the grains does not mean cutting out the flavor.  These pancakes are made with coconut flour, which is sweet and hearty without a strong coconut taste, honey, which … Continue reading

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July 2, 2011 · 2 Comments

Holy Tomatoes

Would you like to come to dinner at my house?  Well, then you’d better bring your own table, because mine is covered in produce. Looking at my kitchen table right … Continue reading

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June 27, 2011 · 3 Comments

An Eggplant Just Exploded in my Oven

Due to a power outage at school, I am working from home today.  By “working from home,” I mean catching up on laundry (long gone are the days when I … Continue reading

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April 21, 2011 · 1 Comment

Weekly Meal Plan and Grocery List

It has been a couple weeks since I’ve posted a meal plan, we have been super busy at the Bradley household–mostly with visitors, sinuses, and upper respiratory infections!  I haven’t … Continue reading

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April 16, 2011 · 1 Comment

Eggplant Lasagna: transforming a new food into a comfort food.

Eggplant was not on my grocery list when I ventured out on Friday evening, but when I saw how great it looked at the store, I couldn’t turn it down.   … Continue reading

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March 30, 2011 · 1 Comment

Muffins, Pancakes, and Pizza!! Ohhhhh Myyyyy!!

I am tardy again, but here is another meal plan!  This week is filled with some of my favorite healthy substitutes for unhealthy meals like pizza, pancakes, and muffins! And, … Continue reading

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March 27, 2011 · 2 Comments

Weekly Meal Plan and Grocery List March 21-26

This week’s meal plan and grocery list includes: 5 dinner recipes 1 breakfast recipe 2 kid’s lunch recipes 1 snack recipe 1 condiment recipe 1 dessert recipe a preparation checklist … Continue reading

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March 20, 2011 · 2 Comments

Real Food Snacks

Sticking to a real food diet has proven to be challenging, but not all too difficult.  I enjoy fruits, vegetables, meats, nuts and such, so eating them is not the problem.  … Continue reading

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March 16, 2011 · Leave a comment

A Bigger, Better, More Organized Meal Plan.

I’ve spent extra time on the meal plan this week, making sure it is bigger, better, and more organized.   As a result, you now have a full, printer friendly meal … Continue reading

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March 12, 2011 · 1 Comment

March 6-12 Weekly Meal Plan and Grocery List

It is a warm, rainy day here in Virginia and I am in my favorite spot on the sofa, overlooking the front yard and thinking of how green things are … Continue reading

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March 6, 2011 · Leave a comment

Weekly Meal Plan and Grocery List

Good Morning!  Sunday is my favorite day and I will be spending it at a local Crossfit competition cheering on a friend!  I hope you enjoy your day as much … Continue reading

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February 27, 2011 · Leave a comment

2 Easy Shake Recipes

Sitting at my computer this morning, I was stumped…what to write about?  The words don’t flow freely from my fingertips everyday, there are days where I could write three or … Continue reading

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February 25, 2011 · 1 Comment

Weekly Meal Plans and Grocery List

My computer (and I) have regained composure and the Weekly Meal Plans and Grocery list for this week have been updated.  For those of you who were looking for it … Continue reading

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February 21, 2011 · Leave a comment

The Benefits of Probiotics in Yogurt

The Benefits of Probiotics Probiotics here, probiotics there, probiotics everywhere!  We hear Jamie Lee Curtis talk about them on commercials, we see them on labels at the store, but what are they?  Probiotics are … Continue reading

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February 18, 2011 · 2 Comments

Oh for the Love of Liver!

A story of fertility and liver loaf… When we ordered our side of beef from a local farmer, the butcher asked me if I would like the tongue, heart, or … Continue reading

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February 16, 2011 · Leave a comment

Gluten free is the way to be!

I spent yesterday afternoon with a friend whom I admire greatly,  not only does she have 4 boys, yep, FOUR, but they are four of the most well-mannered, respectful kids … Continue reading

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January 29, 2011 · 1 Comment

Spaghetti, it’s more than just a noodle.

Yesterday I told you about the “Spaghetti” I made on Wednesday, but not the noodle kind,  the squash kind.  You think you like pasta?  Compared to this nutrient and flavored … Continue reading

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January 28, 2011 · Leave a comment

What Do I Do? My Kids Love Ranch, and I Do Too!

Last year in the salad bar line at school, they set out all of the dressings and staff and students could use as much or little as they wanted.  Well, … Continue reading

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January 21, 2011 · 2 Comments

Muffin Madness

I got a question from a friend yesterday about how to make her recipe for banana carrot muffins a bit healthier.  We discussed using a sugar alternative, such as honey … Continue reading

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January 19, 2011 · 3 Comments

Leggo my Eggo!

I’m in one of those unbelievably good moods, I almost feel bad about how happy I am….no school today!  There was a lot of freezing rain last night and apparently … Continue reading

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January 18, 2011 · Leave a comment

Energy, Power, and Positivity

I often get on here to write and realize that I just wanted to write about what a great day I had or something interesting that has happened to me, … Continue reading

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January 15, 2011 · Leave a comment

Hallelujah for Chicken and Snow Days!

Good morning!  And a good morning it is.  Is it because my school is closed due to inclement weather?  That may have something to do with it, I think it … Continue reading

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January 12, 2011 · 1 Comment

No BS Cookies

I’ve officially taken on more projects than I can handle.  You know what your kitchen looks like in the middle of making Christmas cookies–where everything, including the dog, is covered … Continue reading

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December 14, 2010 · Leave a comment

Lazy Sunday Soup

Although I refuse to call 40 degrees in the middle of December cold, I will say that as the temperature has been dropping in the past couple weeks here in … Continue reading

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December 12, 2010 · Leave a comment
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