With the Fourth of July just two days away, I’m sure some of you are still trying to figure out exactly what it is you are going to bring to your family BBQ, your friend’s pool party, or wherever it is you may be celebrating! Well, if you ask me, holidays like this are the best excuse to try tons of new, fun dishes.
It’s Super Bowl weekend and no matter what team you’re rooting for, we’re all cheering for some good apps and snacks. When it comes to big sporting events like this, most people associate the games with chips/dips and a whole lot of beer. It’s no secret that I love beer (it’s literally the most non-Paleo thing I indulge in and I’m not ashamed about that)
The most popular post on my site on a consistent basis is the recipe for my Low Carb Seasoned Jicama Fries. They’re one of my favorites to make and are a hit with readers on here too, but have a bit of a kick to them with the spice blend I used. This new recipe gives you the same great, crispy fry feel and flavor but with a garlic herb seasoning mix instead.
If you’re like me, you crave soups in the winter. There’s nothing like warm comfort food when the weather is chilly and this recipe is among the best! Potato soup has always been one of my favorites, but it’s so carb heavy. No, I don’t count carbs but I do prefer to lighten the load in recipes so I don’t feel so heavy when I’m done eating.
When I decided to make my first gift guide, I wanted to focus on companies that I love for a really special reason. They all support empowerment, equality or give back to incredible causes. So… my gift guide is for gifts that make you feel good when you buy them. Gifts that you can purchase and know that on top of getting an awesome product, you are helping to support others, improve lives, help the environment or any other number of great things!
One of my favorite aspects about living in Chicago is the access there is to a huge variety of fitness studios and classes. I absolutely love trying out new studios and finding workouts and instructors I love. But it can get expensive.