The Significance Of A Family Recipe In Our Lives

Posted by Sunday, January 31, 2016 0 2

There is a running joke in my family about a recipe. Well, two recipes. My late grandfather, Bert “Pops” Maas, grilled the world’s best flank steak. And my grandmother, Charlotte “Grammy” Maas, makes the best barbecue marinade/sauce this side of the Mississippi. And when you put that sauce on that flank steak all your BBQ dreams ...

9 Healthy, Delicious Foods I Ate On Whole30

Posted by Saturday, January 30, 2016 0 2

I’m currently frying bacon. A big cast iron skillet full of crispy, salty, fatty bacon. Don’t worry, it is Whole30 compliant bacon (as Ethan and I still have 9 days left on our program). But even if it is a Whole30 compliant protein, it is still not a food anyone would ever call healthy. So yes, ...

What’s A “Whole30”?

Posted by Monday, January 25, 2016 0 1

As we speak Ethan and I are doing the Whole30. We’re halfway through the 30-day program. The really, really hard 30-day program. Now, in a perfect world, Whole30 wouldn’t be hard. But we live in a world where McDonald’s sausage biscuits are delicious so, unfortunately, it is. What is Whole30, why is it hard and if ...

A New Year’s resolution: Plan your life away

Posted by Friday, January 1, 2016 0 2

New Year’s Day should always be a lazy day. Whether you are nursing a hangover or not, everyone should spend the first day of the year decompressing from the weight of the last year, letting it all go, and opening themselves up to the next 365 days. And believe me, I am doing just that. I’m ...