Apple-Cinnamon Spiced Breakfast Smoothie

It’s finally fall ya’ll!! You know what this means right? Cool, crisp temperatures, good prime-time TV, and spice filled drinks. ...more

How to Make Tofu Taste Just Like Bacon

This is my first BlogHer post. So...yay!First of all, there is some debate in the veg world on faux meats. Some love 'em, some hate 'em. If you give up meat, should that mean giving up all things meat-esque? It's a question for the ages. But I'm not here to answer that today. I'm just going to show you how to make bacon out of tofu! I played around with a few techniques and recipes and broke it down to these simple steps....more
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5 Food Mistakes I No Longer Make

These 5 food products used to be a regular part of my diet, but I gave them the boot. What do you think happened next? Spoiler alert: I'm 20 pounds lighter, but more on that later. A favorite saying in the health and wellness community is "know better, do better." I think that pretty much sums it up. Obviously most of us want to be healthy and to make better choices, but sometimes we don't know where to start, or worse, we don't know what we don't know. So for those of you who are looking to make some small (and easy!) dietary changes, this post is for you. I hope it helps you reach your goals, or at least makes you think a little harder about what makes it into that grocery cart. ...more
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Apple-Cinnamon Spiced Breakfast Smoothie

It’s finally fall ya’ll!! You know what this means right? Cool, crisp temperatures, good prime-time TV, and spice filled drinks. ...more

Super Healthy Cauliflower Pizza

This Cauliflower Pizza is a must in our home. This recipe makes the menu at least two or three times a month. Little Brynn Loves it and claims it as one of her favorite meals. She loves it even more when i put spinach on it as well. This recipes it so versatile we use it for every flavor of pizza we eat, Spinach Veggie, BBQ Chicken, Pulled Pork, Garlic Cheese sticks and a slew of other. Pizza is always a feature meal here. The Cauliflower crust is so fast and easy to make, not to mention it is much healthier. This crust is still crisp and chewy. so much flavor....more

The Ultimate No-Brainer Corn-Black-Bean Salad . . . or an Entire Low-Carb Meal

By now you understand the concept of mis en place and you've already chopped several items for other recipes....more

Skinny Turkey Chili(slow cooker recipe)

For a completely healthy as well as being perfectly satisfying for your taste buds look no further than this skinny turkey chili. A wonderfully balanced chili recipe! Great balance of flavor, veggies, and a little heat. Recipe  can be found at

Healthy Chocolate Banana Loaf

Low-fat yet incredibly moist, this lightly sweetened, whole grain banana bread is absolute perfection next to a hot cup of coffee.  This gorgeous bread takes one of my favorite flavor combos (Is there anything better than chocolate and bananas?) and marries them into one beautiful loaf....more

It's Been Done Many Times; this one you'll love!

 Jambalaya ~ It took a while to find just the right combination for this dish but I believe this is it!  My husband gives it a thumbs up and so did all our friends who volunteered to be taste testers.  Chock full of fresh shrimp, sausage and chicken; each bite is a new adventure for your taste buds. ...more

You Should Be Able To Taste This Photo!

Fresh Tomato and Yellow Pepper Salsa with Shrimp (or Chicken) Tacos In this case a picture is worth a thousand words!  These tacos are literally bursting with freshness and flavor.  The sweetness of the roasted peppers, fresh tomatoes, red onion, cilantro and lime combine for a fabulous topping for the sauteed shrimp (or chicken). Chopped cabbage adds a just the right amount of crunch.  You may want to make extra salsa and use it to top grilled chicken or fish!    ...more

Vegan Pumpkin Banana Ice "Cream"

Yields:  about 3 cups Prep Time:  10 minutes       Total Time:  10 minutes (plus banana freezing time)...more

Everyday Detox by Megan Gilmore

Several years ago I was introduced to Megan Gilmore's blog, Detoxinista, by my sister, Kimber.  So it seemed appropriate that we tackle as many recipes from her new cookbook, Everyday Detox, for this review as a team!  It's always more fun to share food together, isn't it?  Even if we are hundreds of miles apart....more

Top 5 Reasons to Prep on Sundays

Both my wife and I work from home as some of you may know. ...more