May 29, 2019

I don't know about you, but sometimes I get in a chicken rut. Chicken is a great source of protein and I usually make three or four chicken breasts at the beginning of the week to be able to put in salads, eat with veggies or, one of my favorites, cut it in strips...

March 22, 2019

According to the Mayo Clinic, drinking freshly made juices helps your body absorb the nutrients better than eating whole fruits and vegetables and it gives your digestive system a rest from working on fiber. They say that juicing can reduce your risk of cancer, boost y...

February 13, 2019

Some nights we will have peanut butter sandwiches or we will order pizza because that's life. But on the nights that I want to make a meal, haven't planned ahead and we are already hangry, I like to use some of these quick and healthy-ish recipes to have dinner...

January 28, 2019

Alright, let's talk about breakfast. In an ideal world we have time to make sure everyone in our family, including ourselves, get a healthy start to the day. In reality though, mornings can be hectic, rushed and, if you're anything like me, you are doing good t...

January 7, 2019

Having convenient, healthy meals to reach for is a game changer. I've never been one to prep a whole weeks meals on Sunday, though it's not a bad idea, but taking 20 or 30 minutes in the evening to prep for the next day or two has been a huge factor in me reach...

December 28, 2018

As we head into the new year, we all have goals for what we want to accomplish in the next twelve months and for many of us that includes healthier eating. We can have the best of intentions, but without a plan, things often fall off the rails before the end of the mon...

November 26, 2018

If you are like me and find yourself trying to figure out dinner at 5pm, this is your savior. With the Instant Pot you can have all of those homemade meals that used to take hours in a slow cooker ready for dinner in a snap and you don't have to be an experienced c...

February 4, 2017

Fast and easy recipe for a quick protein boost that tastes delicious. These are adult and kid approved.

January 15, 2017

On those nights I need a quick meal that won’t make tons of mess to clean up and that my son will eat; preferably a one-pot meal like this one.

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Excuse The Mess Blog is a lifestyle and single mom blog with the goal to empower people to be the best versions of themselves. I want to share with you my love for food, travel, motherhood, my often times bumpy journey to be the healthiest version of myself inside and out and all the beautiful mess of my beautiful life. I believe it’s not about finding yourself, it’s about giving yourself permission to be yourself and learning to love every part, mess and all.