6 Ingredient Challenge

Six Ingredient Challenge buttonJoin the Six Ingredient Challenge hosted by Hobo Mama and Anktangle!

We’re on a six-week path to eat more whole foods, guided by one simple rule: Buy foods with six ingredients or fewer. And we’re blogging about our journey on the way.

This week we’re answering the question: What are you learning about your body through this challenge? Your family’s rhythms and routines? Your feelings about food?

You can see all the responses to this question on March 14 at the link-up post.

To join in the Six Ingredient Challenge anytime during the six weeks, visit the sign-up page for a list of posts and to link up!

We went to The Children's Museum this week
We went to The Children’s Museum this week. Marcella is not putting 6 ingredient foods in her cart. 😉

What have I learned about myself? I have gotten better about taking my vitamins, and I have noticed they make a big difference in my energy levels. Coincidence? Perhaps. I have also gotten better about eating snacks and breakfast regularly. These also really help my energy levels. Practically this means my house is a lot cleaner, and we are getting out of the house more because I know it won’t drain me and make me worthless for the rest of the day.

I have also gotten better at making more out of less ingredients which is a boon for our budget. Winning recipe this week made with what was on hand was this black bean and butternut squash enchilada skillet.

We also had a little fun this week with a fun recipe we made up for lunch: peanut butter pizza. Maybe I’ll share it on the blog at some point. 🙂

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