Grain-Free Meatballs (Whole30 Friendly!)

Post-vacation and mid-summer, I love to spend a few weeks being grain-free. It helps me get back on track, significantly reduce bloat from wine and ice cream, heal my gut from the higher likelihood of gluten cross-contamination from eating out more, and—probably my favorite benefit—clears my brain fog (which is my #1 symptom of Celiac

Whole30: Done & DONE

Whole30 is brilliant. Whole30 is stupid. Whole30 is going to change my life. Whole30 is making my life worse. Whole30 is something I can do ALL the time. Whole30 is cruel and unusual punishment. Whole30 should be required of everyone. Whole30 is complete utter BS. I have deeply felt and believed every single one of

Whole30 Update: Days 16-22

As the litany of egg yolks and roasted chicken photos on my Instagram feed suggest, I am in the last half of the Whole30. It has been easier than expected, and yet now on Day 22, I’m starting to get over the whole no dairy thing. (And yes, I realize in my last update, I

Halfway Through Whole30!

I’m officially at the two week mark of my Whole30 Challenge! It’s somehow been both better and worse than I expected. Here’s an update! The Good I took on the Whole30 challenge after experiencing bloating, stomach pains, brain fog, and mood swings for most of August. These closely resembled—if not, beat—the symptoms I used to

Dairy-Free Pumpkin Spice “Latte”

After a long, hot Summer, I am so excited to enter two of my favorite months of the year—September and October. I’ve never been one to go crazy over pumpkin flavored everything come Fall, but I do enjoy a couple treats here and there. As part of my Whole30, I’ve given up dairy which shockingly

Whole30? Challenge Accepted.

I have started the Whole 30 program today, September 1, 2015! Basically it’s 30 days of REAL food like meats, veggies, fruits, nuts, seeds, and healthy oils. And LaCroix, because that deserves a category shout-out all on its own. You are not allowed to have grains of any kind, no sugar, no dairy, no corn or