Entries by Emily

Lemon Garlic Vinaigrette {Whole30 Approved}

We have been on the biggest lemon kick lately. We can’t get enough! So, I started doing a little research on lemon salad dressings and couldn’t find one that was made with super clean ingredients so I decided to make my own. We’ve been eating this stuff on everyyyyything. Grilled chicken, wraps, salads, dipping carrots into it… […]


I’ve gotten a few questions lately about macros- what does that word mean, why am I counting them and should you count them? So, I thought I would address these questions on here as opposed to trying to do it on Instagram. Before I write out my take on macro counting I need you to read this: I’m happy […]

Smoked Pulled Pork {Whole30 Approved}

My hubby’s been working his Whole30 approved pork dry rub, after using a sugar-filled one for years, and I think he’s perfected it! He smoked a 9.5 lb pork butt today and tonight we enjoyed it with some friends. It was delicious! Save Print Smoked Pulled Pork {Whole30 Approved}   Ingredients 9(ish) Pound Pork Butt Roast ½ […]

Sweet Potato Smoothie

I’ve been on a big smoothie kick lately. It seems to be the best way to really hit those macros early in the day. I love eggs {and I’m not willing to only eat egg whites, so when I do eat eggs I seem to always go over on my fats for the day.} I […]

Overwhelmed? Intimidated? Don’t be.

When I first started working out I got easily overwhelmed with the idea of the “perfect” workout. It stressed me out trying to figure out what areas I should work out and how often. I quickly learned that {for me} the key to working out is this: MOVE…. move my body, get my heart rate […]

Savory Tortilla Soup

This delicious recipe was one that my mom used to make for our family growing up and one that I wasn’t willing to part with after Whole30.  {Thankfully my body handles beans just fine.} Its easily made in the crockpot and is a true fix-it-and-forget-it recipe. It’s always a hit with my family! Save Print […]

Peanut Butter & Jelly Smoothie

My kids very affectionately named this ugly smoothie the Peanut Butter & Jelly smoothie because it tastes just like that. It really is a great way to start the day. My kids say this smoothie keeps them satisfied until lunch and I agree! Save Print Peanut Butter & Jelly Smoothie Author: Emily Eats Real Food   Ingredients […]

**Leg Day**

I know when I started running/working out, I found it very helpful when people would post their own workouts. So, I thought I would occasionally share my workouts with you guys. These are all things that I have found on Instagram  or Pinterest. I highly recommend finding inspiring accounts to follow and also searching “Lower […]

Chicken Apple Meatballs {Whole30!} with Bourbon Sauce {NOT Whole30 or Paleo}

This meal isn’t Whole30 or even Paleo but if you leave off the sauce it can be Whole30 approved. If I were doing Whole30, and wanted this meal, I would probably make a nice balsamic reduction sauce for the meatballs. YUM. But, since I’m not doing Whole30 right now, our family likes to splurge on […]