Quick Chicken and Rice with Green Beans

This simple, tasty, healthy chicken and rice with green beans makes a perfect bring to work lunch. ...more

Baked Eggs in Avocado

My Weight Loss and Infertility Journey

Diet.  The word, just typing it, makes me want to pull my hair out and scream.  Diets are not a word I like to use that often, BUT after the doctor appointments I have been having lately. it’s a word I felt like I needed to re-evaluate. Reality bites sometimes, but hey, that’s life and we have to push forward! Today I’m talking about my battle with weight loss and a few other issues.  Talking about all of this isn’t easy, but I know that I have support behind me and I hope that maybe, if you are reading this and struggling, you’ll find comfort in knowing you aren’t alone!...more
Thanks so much for sharing your story.  So many women are going through similar struggles and ...more

Healthy Chocolate Banana Quinoa Muffins (and an Alter Eco GIVEAWAY!)

I actually love putting raw quinoa in my homemade granola so I would use the Black Quinoa for ...more

Grilled Chicken Citrus Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Despite our best efforts to keep on track with our New Year's resolutions, it can be quite hard - especially when the temperatures are bitter, the skies are constantly gray, and you are snowed in by a historic blizzard.Naturally, we turn to food for comfort.  It feels like we are giving ourselves a big hug....more

Parmesan Garlic Roasted Chickpeas

I've gotten a lot of love from these little peas and I thought that it was time to bite the bullet and post the recipe (despite the fact I took about 5 so-so pictures of them). So please bear with me for this post, because its going to be short, simple and small (just like this tasty snack!)...more

Sunday Prep: What’s on the Menu?

As I have mentioned before, Sundays are my active rest day along with my prep day for the week. I take the day off of heavy exercise and give my muscles the relaxation they need as well as plan for a week of healthy and nutritious meals. Success is nothing without planning!!...more

Sunday meal prep tips: winter edition

Last spring I published a post on weekend food prep tips for healthy meals all week.  The post provides ideas for which foods can be easily prepared, cooked and stored in bulk and then assembled into a variety of healthy meals in the following days....more

The Easiest Dinner You Will Ever Make...Really!

I am not kidding you.  My kids love this recipe, it's healthy, inexpensive, and you can make it vegan/paleo/diet fad friendly.  Still sounding too good to be true?...more

Sweet Potato Salmon Cakes

This sweet potato and salmon cakes recipe is less than 10 ingredients (woo-hoo) and super quick to prepare (oh yeah)!So I had some sweet potatoes sitting on my counter for about a week. They were taunting me. I was in the mood to make something new but had no real motivation to find a new recipe....more