For everyone whose plate is a little too full

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I'm Laura, and I try to do it all. Sometimes I even succeed. Learn more about me here.
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A website for everyone trying to do it all. I share my story to let you know you are not alone. Even if your plate is full, together we'll find ways to live our crazy lives, somehow stay sane, and even put together a healthy meal at dinner time (most nights).

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 Tonight I made a super easy Roasted Chicken Picatta on the fly. It was super flavorful and the chicken makes great leftovers to throw protein on top of your brown bagged lunch salads during the week, etc. Recipe as followed: 4 lbs of chicken thighs Zest of 3 lemons 1/3 cup of fresh squeezed lemon juice 1/4 cup of avocado or olive oil 4 garlic cloves minced 2 teaspoons of dried thyme 1 teaspoon of dried rosemary 1 teaspoon of salt 1 teaspoon of pepper 2 tablespoons of capers to garnish 1 lemon slices for garnish 1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. 2. Mix all ingredients with chicken and marinate in the fridge up to 12 hours if time permits. 3. Line cookie sheet and roast for 35 minutes. 4. Devour. Yum! #paleo #planahead #easypeasy #whole30 #fitfluential #ourfullplate
 #tbt (Tuesday) in honor of Fat Tuesday. This boy fit right in last week on the streets of NOLA with his skinny jeans, high top vans and matching knock off Raybans and Mardi Gras shirt. What a great (and very surprisingly) family friendly trip. #fattuesday #mardigras #PG #familyfriendly #beadsforeveryone #family #NOLA #toocoolforschool #ourfullplate
 Healthy Super Bowl grub consisted of @againstallgrain sweet and sour meatballs and a hearty salad made with roasted beets, brussel sprouts, apples, raisins, pecans and feta cheese. Yum. #paleo #SuperBowl #ourfullplate
 Pulling out all the stops today. I have no shame in the game and will do anything (including bribing) so my kids eat their veggies. #playwithyourfood #foodisart #boyssaidtomatomouthwastoowide #cantwinthemall #paleo #paleokids #leftoversforlunch #whole30 #fitfluential #ourfullplate
 Saturday morning breakfast today for the boys was a healthy facelift on McDonald's Egg Mc'bisquit sandwich. We made @zenbelly Rainy Day Biscuits and added scrambled eggs and nitrate free bacon. Best part is the instant kid satisfaction and smiles of gratitude that come with it! #paleo #paleokids #breakfast #healthyfacelift #family #weekend #fitfluential #ourfullplate
 Not sure if there was a full moon last night, but it was meltdown city this morning in our house. The only thing holding me together and not having a tantrum myself was knowing I will have dinner ready when I get home. Thank goodness the recipe for my Paleo Crockpot Chicken "Tortilla" Soup is on the blog to save the day. #itsthelittlethings #eattherainbow #paleo #planaheadpaleo #planahead #mealprepsavestheday #slowcooker #crockpot #whole30 #fitfluential #ourfullplate
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