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Whole30 Journal: Part 1

Well guys, I am ten days into Whole30, and I wanted to update y’all as I trecked through the weeks. For those of you who don’t know what Whole30 is, check it out here and become enthralled by the restrictions. Whole30, while it has a lot of benefits, is meant to be an elimination diet. …

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The Grieving Teacher

Introduction: Raquel Mendoza Todayś post is my first guest post written by one of my very best friendś, Raquel Mendoza. Raquel teaches 5th grade in Austin and graduated with honors from the University of Texas Austin. Just recently, she lost someone very close to her, her uncle. He battled cancer for several years, and just …

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June Life Update

As July makes way, so does a lot more free time for this gal. June came in fast and furious, starting with my wisdom teeth surgery that led to disaster (Maybe I am being dramatic, but it was nowhere near fun) and ended with a trip to see my friends and family in Austin. Check …

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Summertime on a Budget

About two years ago, my husband and I ventured to the Dallas area for his schooling at UT Southwestern. We were down to one income, and the struggle was real when it came to inclusive fun that didn’t break the bank during summer time. I had to be very creative about how I entertained myself …

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Quick and Easy Chicken and Veggie Foil Bake

At this time of year, I am constantly looking for fast, easy recipes that are also healthy and prepare a lot of food. The prep time for this meal was easily ten minutes, and it provided food for six portions! The chicken can easily be marinated if you want it to be more flavorful, and …

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Teacher Appreciation Week Specials

Okay so, I would be lying if I said Teacher Appreciation Week wasn’t my favorite week of the year. My husband and I will make it our personal mission to get all of the best deals anywhere possible. I am saying we hit up Canes, Chick-Fila, AND Chipotle on the same day- Healthy Teacher who? …

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Why I Keep My Student’s Sweet Notes

We had one more night of training camp, whoever made the cut after this night made the pro dance team, and I was so ready to fulfill my dream of dancing professionally.  I had been training all year, killing myself in dance classes, prepping my body for these auditions. There were eight cuts made already, …

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10 Quick & Easy Whole30 Recipes

In my last post, I talked about my experience doing the Whole30.  Figuring out what to cook was the hardest part of the thirty days, and so I am now sharing with you my favorite quick and easy recipes that I still make to this day. Thanks to some very creative bloggers, I was able …

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Who is "The Healthy Teacher?"

Hello friends and family! Welcome to “The Healthy Teacher,” a blog and hopefully a guide to many regarding teaching, health, and raw, unfiltered life. Let me introduce myself… My name is Alexandra Lemm, and even though I am currently residing in East Dallas, I take pride in being born and raised in Austin, Texas- “The …

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