7 Day Post Surgery

It's no surprise that I was planning to do a second round for IVF. My surgery was last Tuesday and let me tell you, the recovery this time around has been rougher. A few things happened during this round: I peaked faster, meaning my estrogen was much higher on my first visit to the clinic... Continue Reading →

Tea Rice Treat

Who says you can't have your tea and rice Krispy treat? Ok, no one says that but if they did they'd be wrong. I always enjoy playing around with recipes, tweaking it to see what else I can do to make things interesting so I figured, why not tea-flavored rice treat? It's super simple to... Continue Reading →

IVF Update

Ok, so here goes. It's been a very stressful time for me. On December 5th I had my egg retrieval surgery. I was excited to not feel bloated anymore, I was excited at the prospect of having viable eggs which would lead to babies, and terrified that there would be no viable eggs. And I... Continue Reading →

Suppression Check Ultrasound

Today was day one of my official part of the IVF process. They performed an ultrasound on my uterus to check for cysts and you know...another look at my awesome ovaries and to check that my follicles are "suppressed" meaning that none of my eggs have started to form on my ovaries while I was... Continue Reading →

Whirlwind Trip in Paris

I never thought I would love Paris as much as I did. About two years ago I had a brief romance of a single day in Paris and knew I would have to come back to really experience the city. First, I will never return to Paris in the summer. There were so many tourists... Continue Reading →

One-Pan Chicken Curry

I'm on a detox program where I am not supposed to eat the following: Egg-free Nut-free Dairy-free Grain-free Process-refined foods free… (this one is easy as I do not really eat process-refined foods) At this point what CAN I eat?? Well, pretty much what I eat now...just tweaked. My menu plan for next week with... Continue Reading →

Keto Shepherd’s Pie

It is now my lifelong goal to turn foods I love into Keto friendly meals. Today I decided to adapt my normal recipe for shepherd's pie into a Keto version and it was so delicious! Servings size: 8 Nutritional Info for 1 serving: Calories: 231 Fat: 15 grams Protein: 14.75 grams Carbs: 11 grams Fiber:... Continue Reading →

Garlicky Cauliflower Mash

Since I've been on the keto diet this is one of my go-to sides that I make regularly when I'm just not sure what to make as a side with my protein. If you love garlic mashed potatoes, you'll love this! Makes 8 servings. Nutrition for 1 serving: Calories: 76 Fat: 4.9 grams Protein: 3.1... Continue Reading →

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