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

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

Beets Vegetable Chips Recipe – Weight Loss Journey

Beets Vegetable Chips Recipe – Weight Loss JourneyI love these! And since I’m on a weight loss journey, they’re good for me.They’re very simple to make and really do taste good! ...more

Roasted Vegetables on 4 Ingredient Skillet Flatbread

Roasted vegetables make for a light lunch or dinner. Serve with 4 ingredient skillet flatbread and you’ve got a healthy meal full of color. The hardest part about this meal is all the chopping. Once you’re done with that it’s easy street. You can always buy pre-cut vegetables and then there’s no excuse. ...more


The Only Ingredient You Need for a Healthy, Pearly White Smile

When I got my braces off, I totally had a Costco-sized box of Crest white strips in my bathroom drawer. Sure, I no longer love super-cold beverages (the feeling of something super cold on sensitive teeth is the WORST, and hard to forget!), but beauty is pain, right?...more

Low Carb Spinach and Artichoke Mini Muffins

Spinach and artichoke dip has pretty much always been one of my favorite appetizers at restaurants; I wanted to take the flavors and represent them in a new way that is both low carb-friendly and absolutely delicious.  Of course, you could make a traditional dip and serve it with celery, cucumbers, bell peppers or maybe even pork rinds, but these muffins are my new favorite way to enjoy the taste of spinach and artichoke hearts....more

7 Easy Blueberry Recipes You Can Try Today

You like blueberries? I like blueberries! Let's be friends! OK? Here are 7 easy recipes to keep you busy and eating your blueberries. Blueberry Muffins with Orange Glaze...more