Banana and Peanut Butter Snack

I'm sure this has probably been done before and may even have a name!  Anywho,  I decided to put these together for a quick and yummy snack for a healthy afternoon treat (with a tiny bit of cheat).  You'll need Vanilla Wafers, Banana, and Jif Whipped Peanut Butter.Slice the peeled banana into thick slices....more

Scallop Scampi Veggie Explosion

I experimented with this tonight, and it turned out really great!  I hope you like it, too!You'll need:12 oz Box Ronzoni Garden Delight Trio Italiano Pasta1 Packet of McCormick Garlic Butter Shrimp Scampi Seasoning Mix10-14 oz. Fresh Frozen Patagonian Scallops...more

Blueberry Wheat Germ Muffins - Nutritious and Delicious

Our breakfasts have gotten a little repetitive lately. On the weekends we've been having a lot of eggs in all shapes and forms - fried, scrambled, in a frittata - eggs eggs eggs! And for weekday breakfasts I always make an overnight soaked no-cook oatmeal - every. single. day. I've been wanting to switch it up, so I made these yummy wheat germ blueberry muffins....more

Choose Your "Hard"

Choose Your Hard  - Being heavier than you want is hard....more

Low Carb Philly Cheesesteak Casserole

Apologies in advance to any Philadelphia natives that may read this; I know this is not a true, authentic cheesesteak by any means, but I'm pretty excited about this low carb alternative.  There is something very satisfying about peppers, onions and steak that gets even better when you add some cheese.  You don't even need the bread when the outcome tastes this good - bonus points for it being easy to prepare, making it the perfect weeknight meal....more


I’ve been going to a plenty of farmers markets recently, and roots vegetables are everywhere right now. Especially beets. OMG beets. Beets are freakin’ gorgeous. How can something from nature give out such strong vibrant colors, and be so delicious at the same time? [Read more]...more

Sweet Apple Bites

Amber @ Mama's Blissful Bites: Recipe at perfect sweet bite for a healthy dessert.I don’t know if I told you, but I made myself a promise.Not to gain any holiday weight....more


I made these orange deviled eggs to try to get you (and me, since I clearly need it) into the Halloween spirit. This recipe can be time consuming if you make everything from scratch like I did but it tastes THAT much better when you do.  [Read more] ...more


Dairy is one of the food groups that are highly debated in the Paleo world. Those who are strict Paleo don’t touch it since our caveman ancestors didn’t eat it after their infancy, during which they consumed human milk. However, I don’t believe that this should be the baseline for whether we should eat something or not, as it could still be beneficial for our health....more


MMMMM lasagna. Just because I can’t have gluten doesn’t mean I can’t eat some dang good lasagna. All it takes is some tasty sauce and good fillings. Instead of using noodles, I used my most favoritest squash of all, the kabocha squash. [Read more]...more