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Busy Mom’s Guide to Whole Foods

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Busy Mom’s Guide to Whole Foods 

I am a busy mom of two little girls: one three year old and one 6 month old. Eating whole foods does take time and some effort. I get it! But that doesn’t mean you have to succumb to eating McDonald’s each week or eating every meal out of a box. Busy Mom’s Guide to Whole Foods is the solution. Here are some tips to help you fit whole foods into your busy schedule. 

1) Plan ahead

It is never good to have the clock get to 6 o’clock at night when everyone is hungry and asking ‘What’s for dinner?’ without a plan. This is when pizzas get ordered or dads run out for take out. I usually plan dinner out on Friday or Saturday for the following week. I’ll pick out 5-6 dinners that are quick and easy and make a list of all the supplies I need. I usually don’t delegate which night we are having each meal – you can go a step further and plan that out as well. read more

Stevia Sweetened Kettle Corn

 Stevia Sweetened Kettle Corn!IMG_3914

Adam and I have started implementing the Trim Healthy Mama way of eating. You can learn more about the diet here at Gwen’s nest.

It is basically a low glycemic diet that separates the two fuel sources carbs and fats. By keeping these separated, you can enjoy all the food groups and still lose weight.

My sister and her husband are also following this plan and effortlessly seeing clothes fit looser and enjoying the new foods.

S meals are satisfying and using fat as the main source of fuel. E are energizing and using carbs (healthy, no sugar carbs). read more