Oatmeal Peanut Butter Berry Cookies

Just 7 ingredients and 30 minutes is all you’ll need to enjoy these made from scratch peanut butter cookies. I can see it now, you, baking homemade cookies. It’s good stuff!I wish I could say this was my grandma’s recipe for peanut butter cookies. You see when I was little she would make these crispy, flat, oh so full of butter and sugar peanut butter cookies that I loved to devour....more
I seems delicious and easy to do. I was looking for a recipe idea for a picnic and I think I ...more

Sesame Soba Noodles with Asian Inspired Dressing

Are you up for trying a noodle that is made from buckwheat flour and has a nice nutty flavor? Soba noodles are becoming easier to find in your local grocery store. Try some today! When I go into a produce market and have a few minutes to spare I like to browse the aisles because you never know what you’ll find. I found myself in an aisle full of noodles. You’d be surprised at the variety. I was almost overwhelmed with the choices....more

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