Grounded Sage – Youtube Review

🌿 Find out your Floral Aura by taking the quiz & discovering botanical based products for your skin! https://groundedsage.typeform.com/to/…

🌿 Mild Jojoba Facial Scrub : https://groundedsage.com/products/mil…

🌿 Pumpkin Enzyme Cream Facial Mask with Probiotics : https://groundedsage.com/products/pum…

🌿 Hydra Healing Skin Rescue Gel : https://groundedsage.com/products/hyd…

🌿 Grounded Sage Skincare : https://groundedsage.com/

Advertisements

26 Weeks Pregnant

Today marks my 26th week of pregnancy. Feeling good! Really enjoying the spring time and all it’s glory. About to make some tasty banana bread with oat flour.. so i’ll let you know how that turns out. I have mad ripe bananas in my fridge that my friend dropped off after her dad bought a mound of banana’s (couldn’t help a good deal, which I can get down with). Possibly going to make more than one loaf depending how it turns out!

So this weeks pregnancy update is that the baby can supposedly hear our voices now when we conversate with each other. He is inhaling and exhaling small amounts of amniotic fluid, which is essential for his lung development & is good practice for when he takes his first gulp of air. 🙂 & from what I have read, the baby is supposedly around the size of a cauliflower.

y o u t u b e /p a t r e o nl o o k b o o ki n s t a g r a mt w i t t e r

Asian Beef Tenderloin Kabob Marinade & Lemon, Dill, Garlic Potatoes.

Beef Kabob Ingredients:

  • 2 beef tenderloin
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup sesame oil
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp grated ginger
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 lemon, squeezed/juiced
  • Salt & Pepper

Beef Kabob Prep:

  1. Trim any fat from the beef tenderloin & cut into preferred kabob bite size.
  2. Mix oils, soy sauce, grated ginger, chopped garlic, sugar & squeezed lemon, salt & pepper to taste.
  3. Add beef pieces to your marinade, toss thoroughly so pieces are coated & let marinate for 40 – 60 minutes.
  4. Once beef is done marinating , add to skewers and grill until preferred tenderness. (I grill mine on medium for around 7 minutes, flipping halfway).

Potato / Dill, Garlic, Lemon Butter Ingredients:

  • 12 baby potatoes, halved
  • 1/2 lemon, squeezed/juiced
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 3 tbsp fresh dill, chopped
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • Olive oil
  • Salt & Pepper

Prep:

  1. Turn oven to 450*
  2. Chop potatoes in half, douse with olive oil, toss with salt & pepper and roast in oven for 30 minutes.
  3. In a pot on the stove at low heat melt your butter, dill, lemon juice and garlic together.
  4. Once potatoes are done, toss in your butter mix and serve.

Happy Grilling!

23 Weeks Pregnancy Update

I suppose I haven’t actually written anything about my pregnancy… but I would like to start.

It has been an interesting journey this one. I’m not sure anyone can truly express what it is like to be pregnant, it is really something one has to experience to understand. I’m not going to go through my pregnancy up to this point because that would be an awful lot and honestly i’m just not that interested in reliving it at the moment! However I will start us at 21 weeks.

21 Weeks came around and I had a sore throat that formed into a nasty head cold, my nights were very limited of sleep as my bladder seemed to be full everytime I moved. On top of hormones and exhaustion something just wasn’t quite right downstairs. Oh brilliant! I have yeast infection. It all was a bit overwhelming to be frank. I was not stoked on what my body was going through at this time but knew it would pass. I had the delight of a friend coming to visit for a week and a half which was such a nice refreshing dose of socializing that was well needed. Once she left to go back home my hormones were going off the chart and depression started to creep in and I was having a very hard time feeling like myself. BOOM! I had a mental break down which ended up actually being quite refreshing once it was over and I had the chance to get some stuff off my chest with the point making it fully across the finish line.

Which brings us to a couple days ago. My depression has passed for now, my hormones… well I don’t expect them to calm down anytime soon but am feeling more at peace with myself and my body.

I suppose I will leave it at that, until a perhaps future update (hopefully).