9 Vegetarian Recipes To Try On The Grill

Summertime grilling vegetarian recipes to try, and you won’t miss the meat!

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I'm Lauren, your Holistic Nutritionist.

I've been where you are: overwhelmed with healthy living and feeling guilt and shame around food. Now I'm helping fellow moms realize it's never too late to start living healthier!

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I started this blog because I believe that living a healthy life is doable when you're a busy mom. I share dinner ideas, favorite recipes, tips for healthy living & more.
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Balancing healthy & family

Yay, it’s here! A 6-Week Healthy Fall Meal Plan I’ve been working on for you! I’m really excited to share it because I know it will be helpful! This Healthy Fall Meal Plan is 6 weeks of meals planned out for you, plus weekly grocery lists so you’re shopping 1x a week and know exactly what to buy. No weekly […]

The Easy & Healthy 6-Week Fall Meal Plan! + Weekly Grocery Lists

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Healthy family dinner meal plan, recipes and ideas

I’m looking forward to this week full of some of my favorite salads, plus a copycat takeout dinner and a new rice recipe. I hope this healthy dinner meal plan helps you find ideas for your dinners too! Here’s what’s for dinner this week: Sweet Potato Apple Avocado Salad from Simply Real Health with smoked sweet […]

Healthy Dinner Meal Plan for July 27 to August 2

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Weekly Healthy Family Dinner Plans/ FivePlates.com

One of the things that keeps me on track with healthy eating is making a dinner meal plan every week with healthy dinner ideas. Usually I plan out what dinner we’ll have for each night, but right now that seems unnecessary since we’re home and busy plans aren’t driving what we eat for dinner. Instead […]

Healthy Dinner Meal Plan for April 27 to May 3

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Meal planning is something I do every week. Now. 🙂  Before I started meal planning dinners, some nights it would be mentally exhausting figuring out what was for dinner. Again. And again. Every single night.   Add that on top of the witching hour, when my girls are super impatient and whiny and loud and hungry. […]

All About Meal Planning! How to Meal Plan & Benefits to Meal Planning

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5 Easy Trader Joe's Dinner Ideas

If you love Trader Joe's too, these are my favorite dinners using TJ's items. Kid- and husband-approved, delicious and healthy.

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