NANBF Bikini Bodybuilding Competition

Where have I been?

Why hello. It’s been a while. You may have noticed that painfreekitchen has had a makeover recently. That’s because I’ve decided to come back to blogging. Don’t worry my Youtube channel isn’t going anywhere. But last month my friend Sarah and I were chatting over coffee and she said “You know Rachel, you really shouldn’t…

what's in my Whole30 Pantry

What’s in my Whole30 Pantry?

Hello! Yup got another blog post for you. Well…I have another video. Jake reminded me that just because I’m focusing on my youtube channel, doesn’t mean I should forget about my blog. So be prepared to see lots of video blog posts for the next few weeks. This past January I completed a Whole30. I…

Food Journaling on youtube

Pain-Free Kitchen now on Youtube

Happy Tuesday! I know I haven’t posted since January. But it was for good reason. In case you didn’t know, I’ve transitioned from blogging to vlogging. This past January I started Pain-Free Kitchen on youtube and have been posting videos a couple times each week. Most of the content is new, like my What I Ate in…

Grocery haul

Whole30 Grocery Haul

Just in case you missed it, I posted another video up on my Youtube channel. In it I go over what groceries I bought for my first week on the Whole30, as well as some tips on how to make sure you’re prepared. For this week I mostly bought my groceries from Trader Joe’s. Which…

Youtube Channel

Hello, it’s me…

Hi. Miss me? It’s been a while since I’ve posted. Months actually. And many of you probably thought I was done with blogging. To be honest, I kind of was… Over the last year I really struggled coming up with new content. And I think you can tell when you look at the quality of…

Stuff I love

Amazon Prime Day Wish List

Hello! So last night at dance practice, my partner Jordan mentioned that he was getting excited to do some major shopping for Amazon’s Prime Day today. My response was, “What’s that?” Apparently I’ve been living under a rock. Today, July 15, Amazon is throwing “a global shopping event,” offering more deals than Black Friday, exclusively…

Red Gold Tomatoes

Red Gold Summer Grilling Giveaway

Happy Sunday! About a month ago, Red Gold Tomatoes sent me a care package and asked me to share some of their recipes. Unfortunately work, searching for a new apartment, and then a really bad cold distracted me until today. Thankfully there is still time. Red Gold asked me to let you guys know they…

May Challenge Lessons Learned

Things I learned from my May Challenge

Happy Wednesday! Thought it was about time I give you guys an update. For those who don’t follow along on instagram, I am proud to say I completed my #MayChallenge. That’s right. I went to the gym (or did some sort of workout) every.single.day in May. And now a few weeks later, I thought I…

May Fitness Challenege

Gym Every Day in May Challenge

Happy Wednesday! For those of you who follow me on Instagram, you may have noticed that I’ve been using the hashtag #maychallenge. On May 1st I was talking to my friend Lauren (a personal trainer and blogger at Petite Curves Ahead) about the gym challenge I did back in November. I went to the gym…