Balancing Life with Sarah Baker

After getting my latest HcG blood test results last week and learning that I still have a few more weeks to go until we can start trying again,¬†something inside of me just clicked. Why am I wasting my feelings on something I can’t control within my body? I need to be focusing on something I…

Finding the Tropics in the Midwest

When you have no vacation days to spare and are saving for other big life changes (such as moving), how is one supposed to feel like you’re not sitting at home watching t.v. all night. You can certainly take a road trip somewhere close by, you can blow a chunk of your paycheck in one…

Mary Had a Little….. AIP Lamb Gyro

Woof, I miss a good gyro. That fluffy pita bread, the colorful toppings, the spicket of delicious meat dripping with flavor. My mouth is watering just thinking about it. While I’m still reintroducing normal people food back into the diet, I whipped up my own lazy girl version of an AIP Gyro. Although it looks…

How to Cleanse without Juicing

With all of the holiday foods, shredding for a wedding, or just trying to reset your body, we have all come to a time in our lives where we’ve wanted to go on a “cleanse” – usually being a juice cleanse. However, once you look at the price tag for a three day juice package,…

Veggie/Vegan Date Night Options around Chicago

With my shredding for the wedding strategy in full fledge, I’ve been obviously trying to eat lighter and healthier meals, although it has been EXTREMELY hard. ¬†While I love my meats and super fattening foods like any other human being, there have been a lot of times while on date night where I just CRAVE…