Healthy Southwestern Style Farro

Using Filippo Berio's Extra Virgin Olive Oil to Create Healthy Twists of Traditional Comfort Foods

For the past six months, I ate anything and everything, mostly out of convenience. As a result,  I felt sluggish,  moody and less alert.  So two weeks ago, I made the choice to eat healthier and have been swapping full-fat ingredients with lower fat alternatives. I've been using extra virgin olive oil as a substitute for butter, and recently tried the Fillipo Berio brand....more

Skinny Mozzarella Stuffed Chicken Parmesan

Maybe you guys are noticing a trend.  Last week I posted my Skinny Chicken Cordon Bleu recipe and today I am posting Skinny Mozzarella Stuffed Chicken Parmesan.  The two are very similar.  And they are also both very delicious.  I am on a chicken stuffing kick and there is no end in sight.  Next week I am thinking Jalepeno popper stuffed chicken (sounds awesome, right?!)....more

Island Pork Tenderloin

Happy (almost) Friday!  It's never to early to start looking forward to Friday, right?  I don't know about you all, but I am MORE than ready for the weekend.  After this crazy week at work I just want to hang out with my two favorite dudes and RELAX.  OH, and I STILL have to put up my Christmas decorations....yikes!...more

Whole30 Meals and Recipes- Week 2

You guys, we're only a few days in and I'm feeling great! I will admit to a few headaches and a some irritability but I know that these will subside very quickly! I felt SO accomplished with all the prepping last Sunday and have really enjoyed not having to cook for an hour each night. With that in mind, for our Whole30 Meals Week 2,  I decided to focus on recipes that could be prepped ahead of time. If you don't like prepping as much as I do, you can cook most of these the day you are set to eat them!...more

Healthy Pumpkin Spice Latte Recipe

I like to get one pumpkin spice latte a year at Starbucks (or maybe two...or more. It depends on the year, I guess!). I don't love that they don't offer almond milk and that they use sugary pumpkin spice flavored syrup. I do love how their version tastes though!...more
Thank's so much for sharing!!!  Yummy :)  I'm so going to try it out...more

Healthy Chilaquiles

Healthy Homemade Berry Popsicles

Summer is here, the season to turn down the stove and instead, enjoy some cool, tasty treats to cool down.  Treats do not have to be unhealthy, however, for them to be delicious. A classic treat to enjoy during this hot weather are popsicles.   Try this sweet, tasty treat made from all natural ingredients that can refresh you without the guilt!...more

Blackberry Lemonade Green Smoothie

Try this blackberry lemonade green smoothie the next time you're feeling hungry and craving something bad for you.I just made this blackberry lemonade green smoothie today, and it was so good! The only thing is it didn’t quite taste like lemonade. But I’m sure that can be fixed! Either way it was still really good. And best of all, it’s healthy!Here’s the recipe for this blackberry lemonade green smoothie for you to try.Ingredients:...more

Sunday Kitchen Routines and Recipes.

Sorry I’ve been M.I.A. lately. We moved into a new place, work got busy, and I had a mild case of writer’s block. My normal routine was shaken a little bit since we moved into a new, bigger, better place so I have been taking the last few weeks to root myself back into good daily habits....more