pesto and goat cheese greek yogurt dip

Summer is the perfect time for dipping. Dipping ice cream, dipping into the pool, and dipping fruits, veggies, and chips. I love having an arsenal of easy dips to whip up as a quick, cool lunch on the weekend or an afternoon snack or speedy appetizer ....more

whole wheat banana chocolate chip muffins

You know you really like something when you find yourself craving it just by seeing a picture. These muffins have been saving my mornings (and afternoon snacks) lately! I’ve been trying really hard not to snack on super sugary things, but honestly, that’s all I’m craving lately ....more

life lately

I have no idea where the last 7 weeks have gone. Well, I do…but still. It has FLOWN by! ...more

Orange Vanilla Honey Fruit Salad…Get up and Grow with Dole

Now that berries are back in season, fruit salad is going to be a mainstay in our house. I love having fruit prepped and ready to eat – it makes grabbing a healthy snack so much easier! One easy way to make your fruit salad even better is to add a little bit of extra flavor that will also help keep the fruit looking great ....more

Spring Carrot and Raisin Salad

It’s finally gardening season! I am itching to get to the farmer’s market and pick up some of the things we don’t grown in our yard, like carrots and potatoes and cherries. To help get into the summer season, I whipped up this veggie-filled carrot and raisin salad with SunMaid Raisins, and I’m so excited to share it with you! ...more

Marinated Yogurt Cheese Bites

Okay, this is officially one of my favorite things that I’ve made this year. And it’s so easy! I’ve seen mention of yogurt cheese in dishes before and have tried it a few times, but I never thought it would be so simple to make my own ....more

Lemon Hummus Crusted Porkchops

Happy Hummus Day! Did you even know it was National Hummus Day?! This is turning into quite the celebratory day in our house, especially since starting to work with Sabra over the past few years ....more

Chili-lime Spring Vegetable Pasta Salad

Holy moly, how is it already halfway through the month of May? I feel like I blinked and missed half a month. And….I kind of did ....more

cookbook, life, and mini muffin update!

Hi guys! Things have been crazy this month!! Let’s see: – We had to pay in taxes this year (boo) ....more

cooking 101: biscuits

It’s time for round 2 of Cooking 101! First, we covered pizza – a life necessity, I think. For round 2, I couldn’t think of anything better than homemade biscuits! ...more