Pregnancy Week 28: Things I Learned in my Second Trimester

I’ve reached my third trimester! To follow up my initial “things I learned” post for the first, I thought I would share some similar thoughts about the second phase of my pregnancy. It’s so incredible how the pregnancy experience really does shift from one phase to the next in almost exact correspondence to the “trimesters”. I…

Pregnancy Week 17: Symptom Relief, Naturally

This week was especially exciting because we found out Baby Ledford is a BOY! WOOT WOOT! It’s about to get rowdy in this house… This week has me all crazy thinking of a name. I’m horrible at making big decisions and I feel like naming a human is a pretty BIG one. Aside from that…

El Burro (the Mexican Mule)

Disclaimer(s): This recipe is not for food. It’s for a delicious drink that features sugar and alcohol. So it’s not even remotely paleo. AND it wasn’t written by Nikki. Consider yourself warned. Nikki and I recently catered an event for an anti-human trafficking organization. The Clean Plate doesn’t usually do catering and Nik rarely asks me for help…

Oil Cleansing

Today we are going to wander a bit off the culinary path. I want to talk about something more related to the natural living side of Paleo. If you’re the type of person who’s interested in healthy eating, chances are, you’ve probably been introducing a more natural approach to other aspects of your life. Maybe…