I'm back! It's been a while and a lot has happened since my last post on November 7th. So let just dive right into it all! On Tuesday December 2nd (36 weeks and 5 days), I had my routine midwife appointment. When I arrived I noticed some major swelling in my legs which concerned me. … Continue reading He’s Here! Baby River’s Birth Story – Part 1
How far along? 33 weeks and 8 months pregnant! Eeeek!!! My handy dandy pregnancy app tells me that baby is as big as a pineapple! It's measuring at about 17 inches and 4.5 lbs. Baby S is just about finished growing in length and will be packing on the fat until it makes its big … Continue reading 33 Weeks!
Fall weather has officially arrived and it has sent my comfort food cravings into high gear! There is nothing like warming up on a crisp Fall day with a big bowl or soup or stew. This healthy, gluten-free stew combines all the delicious flavors we love about Stuffed Peppers in one satisfying bowl. This dish … Continue reading Stuffed Pepper Stew
Hard to believe I am in the 3rd trimester and cruising through this pregnancy! According to my handy dandy pregnancy app, Baby S is almost 17 inches long and close to 3 lbs. That's double the weight since the last time I posted! I can't believe I am 7 months pregnant and in about … Continue reading 28 Weeks!
WOWZA! As I upload these bump photos, I can't get over how big my bump got since the last time I posted. Baby S measures at about 13.5 inches and weighs approximately 1.5 lbs. That means baby has doubled in size since the last time I posted so I guess it makes sense! How … Continue reading 25 Weeks!
Well, here I am at 21 weeks! I am feeling great and really enjoy being pregnant right now. This week movement has really increased which makes it that much more real. Tuesday we had an ultrasound appointment and midwife appointment afterward. Seeing the baby was so neat! We got to see all different views and … Continue reading 21 Weeks!
Today when I checked my gmail account, I had a glorious email from Whole Foods notifying me that they had Coho Salmon on sale today only. At that moment, I knew exactly what we would be having for dinner. I sent the hubs out to our local Whole Foods to grab the goods. I told … Continue reading Baked Garlic Dijon Salmon
Weeknights are busy for my family. Trying to fit in time to cook something quick, easy, and healthy can be a challenge. This recipe has become a weekly staple in my home since developing it. Not only is it easy, delicious, and healthy but it is also cheap to make! This vegetable dense meal … Continue reading Coconut Curry with Cauliflower Rice (Paleo, Vegan options)
How Far Along? 19 weeks! Entering the 20th week and I am so excited to be at that half way point of my pregnancy! Total weight gain: 14 lbs so far. Hoping I can stick to the pound a week recommendation going forward. That would put within the range of the weight gain experts recommend. … Continue reading 19 Weeks!
If you have a garden filled with red-ripe tomatoes, here is a recipe that will help put them to good use! In this salsa, we roast tomatoes, tomatillos (they look like green tomatoes), jalepenos, and garlic to really amp up their natural flavors. This salsa is incredibly easy to create. Be an awesome guest … Continue reading Roasted Tomato and Tomatillo Salsa