Scrambled Eggs with Grated Zucchini #Paleo

Need a quick, healthy breakfast for a busy morning? I whipped up these Scrambled Eggs with Grated Zucchini yesterday morning, and they were fantastic.

Scrambled Eggs with Grated Zucchini

I had leftover zucchini in the fridge from dinner the night before. It was already shredded. BONUS!! I also had some crumbled, cooked bacon in the fridge from a previous night’s dinner. Having lots of leftovers sitting around is key for sticking to a real food/primal/paleo diet.

So I drizzled some olive oil in a hot pan, sautéed the shredded zucchini for a few minutes until it was just beginning to brown, then I added a clove of minced garlic and the bacon. I stirred that around for about 30 seconds before adding 4 whisked eggs to the pan. My husband whisked the eggs while I sautéed the veggies, and we had the whole dish thrown together in less than 5 minutes. I just stirred the mixture around in the pan until it was cooked through, and I also added some shredded raw cheddar  and garnished with chopped scallions. But the cheddar is totally optional, of course. I also salted and peppered it when I put the eggs in the pan.

This is definitely going to be a regular in our breakfast rotation… 

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Stella & Dot Fall 2014 Collection + Giveaway!!


I was away on vacation when my package arrived from Stella & Dot containing my order from their NEW Fall 2014 collection. They totally nailed it this fall. When I got home, I couldn’t wait to dive in. As a consultant, with each new season I’m allowed to purchase $500 worth of sample jewelry for $99…. 

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Back to School Fashion Trends for Tweens

2 cool 4 School - BTS Girls

It’s that time of year! Back to school shopping has begun. For some of you, your kids may even be IN school already! We don’t go back till after Labor Day, thankfully. (I like my summers to last as long as possible.) But we are already shopping for supplies and clothes and starting to gear up… 

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WIN a Trip to New Zealand with The Color Run!


It’s been a few weeks since I partnered with Shout® for The Color Run, and I can’t help but look back on those photos and grin. We had such a blast. Because where else can grown women get away with dressing up in tutus and knee socks, getting messy and dancing like teenagers? Although my shirt is pristine once again,… 

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We Racked Up At The Rack Room


I’m excited to be partnering with Rack Room Shoes on this post about Back To School Shoes for Tweens. Our schools don’t start back until the day after Labor Day, but it’s not too soon to start thinking about our back-to-school shopping. For some reason, I always start with the shoes. Because our weather will… 

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Fashion Over 40 | Daily Mom Style 08.13.14


As I confessed on Saturday, I’ve been in a bit of funk. Nothing fits quite right and it’s taken a huge mental effort to make myself presentable even just a few days this week. But that’s life, right? So for better or for worse… here’s what I’ve got. I had no choice but to get gussied… 

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One Day Only: Lands End Sale 40% Off Backpacks!!!


Last week I told you about a great Lands’ End sale. Well, they’ve outdone themselves this time because TODAY ONLY, you can get Lands’ End backpacks for 40% off AND free shipping with my affiliate link!! UPDATE: it appears that the free shipping is only on FULL PRICE merchandise, so it doesn’t include the backpacks. However, any order over $50 going to… 

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Tria Age-Defying Laser Review: The Results


It’s been a while since I started using the Tria Age-Defying Laser, and I’m finally ready to share my results!! You may remember that the Tria Age-Defying Laser is a device that uses laser technology to stimulate the body’s own natural renewal process, which continuously rebuilds new collagen deep below the surface of the skin. As a result,… 

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Desperately Seeking A Healthier Diet . . .


But where to begin?? Real food… paleo… gluten-free… primal… vegetarian… Every time you turn around, a new study comes out debunking the last, and it is all so confusing that it’s tempting to put one’s head in a bag of Doritos and ignore all the advice. My friend Cathy send me this email earlier this week, and… 

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Keeping Memories Alive #LifeIsASpecialOccasion


I’ve talked a lot recently about how meaningful it is to receive a hand-written note — especially in this digital age because it’s so quickly becoming a lost art. But not only are snail mail and personal notecards becoming a lost art, so is handwriting. Some schools have even begun to eliminate handwriting from their curriculum, citing… 

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Real Food Recipe Roundup Week 19


Happy Sunday, y’all! Welcome to the Real Food Recipe Roundup, a collaboration between Musings of a Housewife and Sassy Moms in the City! Alison and I are both passionate about feeding our families real food so we’ve partnered up to share our weekly meal plans, and we would love for you to join us! Think linkup is at Alison’s this week so… 

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Striving for Gratefulness #OldSchoolBlogging


It’s really starting to get to me, this not having a good way to exercise. I almost forgot how exercise saved me from the periodic depression and general “funk” that I have fought with my whole life. But it’s creeping back now. So much of who I’ve become over the past few years was based on… 

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#BTS Tip: 40% OFF at Gap Friends & Family Sale

Gap 40 percent off

Today is going to be a fashion post extravaganza! Between the Back-to-School frenzy and all the End-of-Summer sales, there is so much to share! For starters, Gap is running one of their fabulous Friends & Family events. Get 40% off your purchase. Use code GAPFAM. Ends 8/10. Restrictions apply. That’s about as good as it gets at… 

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How to Wear a Maxi Skirt #FashionFriday

How to Style a Maxi Skirt

I’m slogging along this morning so rather than post something entirely new, I thought I’d update one of my more popular fashion posts from the archives– How to Wear a Maxi Skirt. For a long time I thought I couldn’t pull off a maxi skirt. I tend to go for more fitted silhouettes, but once I… 

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Osso Buco Recipe {with Gremolata}


When you order a side of beef from a local farm, you get all the cuts of meat — not just the popular ones. Osso Buco was new to me, so I had to consult The Google to find out what on earth to do with it. Turns out this is a shank that you want… 

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