Category Archives: Cooking

ALW’s Whole30 Albondigas (Mexican Meatball Soup)

I had never heard of Albondigas until about three weeks ago. We were watching Food Network’s All-Star Academy and one of Bobby’s contestants made Albondigas for the first challenge. I went straight to google to learn more about these Albondigas … Continue reading

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Whole30 Confessions

Today is the halfway point of my second Whole30 and I have a confession to make. I am not pursuing a perfectly compliant Whole30 this time around. Now, the hard-core Whole30 veteran in me HATES admitting this. Because I don’t … Continue reading

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Whole30 Chili Recipe 

So I decided to do another Whole30 in March! I started on March 1 and have  tracked this mostly on Facebook but I decided to post some of my recipes here on my blog to spread the Whole30 recipe love … Continue reading

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The Whole Scoop on My Whole30 – Part 2

I had so many wonderful things to say about my Whole30 that I decided to split the blog post into two parts. Part one was a general Q and A about our experience. This post focuses on the method behind … Continue reading

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The Whole Scoop on my Whole30 – Part 1

My husband and I completed our first Whole30 on January 30 and stuck to it through to the end with no cheats. I documented the experience on Instagram and Facebook by posting a photo and a few reflective observations at … Continue reading

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Gadgets and Other Fun Kitchen Toys {Cooking Adventures: Day 11}

Here is a quick run-down of my favorite kitchen toys and gadgets. Meat Thermometer – I wrote about this before on the blog.  There is nothing worse than overcooked meat.  This can be easily avoided with a good digital thermometer.  … Continue reading

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Watch and Learn {Cooking Adventures: Day 8}

After sharing some of my early cooking mishaps, it is time to tell you how I finally learned to cook. In the fall of 2005 I discovered the Food Network, specifically 30 Minute Meals, and I was fascinated. I watched … Continue reading

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