What I Ate On Whole30

I recently completed my first Whole30, and I feel great! I know that many of you are also doing Whole30, so I thought it would be helpful to post the meals I ate, with links when possible. Enjoy! ...more

50+ Paleo/Whole30 Snacks

If you’re following a paleo or Whole30 diet, you know how important snacks are to your success. Last summer, I started a paleo diet. I was able to keep it up for about two months, but then I feel off track for awhile ....more

Savory Pepper Jack Cookies

Does a cookie have to be sweet in order to still be a cookie? I don’t have the technical answer to that. But if it were up to me, I would say “no”....more

How To Make Homemade Vegetable Broth (Out Of Vegetable Scraps)

Over the past couple of months, I’ve been saving vegetable scraps, with the intention of making homemade vegetable broth. I finally gathered enough – about 4 cups or so, leftover from random meals of stir-fry, oven-roasted vegetables, kale chips, soup, and other dishes. My mix included: Broccoli stalks Kale stalks Red and yellow pepper stems Green bean ends Outer onion layers I added some additional seasonings and ended up with a very flavorful vegetable broth ....more

Top Recipes Of 2015

It’s the end of 2015, and you know what that means: An annual roundup of top recipes! Today I am sharing Cheap Recipe Blog’s Top 10 recipes of 2015 (in terms of pageviews), as well as top articles – and my favorites too. I hope you enjoy! ...more

Christmas Playlist: 9 Songs To Get You In The Holiday Spirit

The Christmas season isn’t complete without a great soundtrack. (Raise a glass of eggnog if you feel the same way!) Today, I’m sharing some of my all-time favorite Christmas songs with you. These songs get me in the Christmas spirit, and I hope they do the same for you ....more

Gift-Worthy: DIY Gingerbread Sugar Scrub

What’s sugary, delicious-smelling, and makes your skin as soft as a baby’s bottom? This DIY gingerbread sugar scrub, of course! I LOVE making homemade gifts in the kitchen, and I LOVE making homemade beauty and body products...more

Gift-Worthy: Tropical Cheese Ball With Homemade Pear Chips

If you are looking for a delicious food gift that’s not loaded with sugar, you’ve come to the right place. I love giving food as a gift,...more

Healthy Breakfast Porridge

Are you looking to mix up your breakfast rotation? Do you eat the same thing day after day? I have a great recipe to add to your mix ....more

DIY Aromatherapy Room Spray (Made With Perfume Samples)

Don’t you think most air fresheners are a bit overpowering? Scents like strawberry fields, Hawaiian breeze, and pumpkin pie spice can just be too much. I want my house, my bathroom, and my car to smell great without giving me a headache ....more