15 Healthy Barbecue & Grilling Recipes

It’s time to kick off the grilling season, and what better way to do it than with a whole host of healthy barbecue and grilling recipes, great for potlucks or hosting! I am never one to turn down a burger stuffed with blue cheese and topped with bacon, or a steak with that perfect layer of crispy fat clinging to the side. But let’s get real – that piece of fat inevitably and inconveniently sidles its way over to my stomach and causes me to curse the audacity of all swimsuit designers for making the swimsuits smaller and smaller every year ....more

Grilled Maple Dijon & Chili Chicken Drumsticks Recipe

Take your backyard barbecue from good to great with these tender and tasty Grilled Maple Dijon and Chili Chicken Drumsticks. Plus, they’re healthier than most drumstick recipes out there! The long weekend means one thing, and one thing only, to me this year ....more

Greek Quinoa & Hummus Stuffed Tomatoes

Whip up these healthy and delicious Greek Quinoa & Hummus Stuffed Tomatoes of your next summertime get-together, or as a light lunch. Thank you to Sabra for helping me to share this recipe with you. A few years ago, my husband built a couple of raised beds in our backyard, one large one for kale, tomatoes and zucchini, and a second smaller one for a variety of herbs ....more

Tart Cherry & Peach Sparkler Recipe

Liven up your day with a refreshing Tart Cherry & Peach Sparkler that is not only delicious, but has some surprising health benefits. Thank you to The Cherry Marketing Institute for helping me to share this recipe with you. If you want to see the dark side of me, just deprive me of food (plummeting blood sugar and I are not friends) or sleep ....more

Healthy Breakfast Burrito with Avocado & Chipotle Yogurt

There’s nothing better than a good breakfast burrito that you can wrap your hands and mouth around! Creamy avocado & chipotle yogurt take this healthy one to the next level. Thanks to the California Avocado Commission for helping me to share this recipe with you ....more

How to Make Your Own Facebook Cover

Turn your personal or Facebook cover into something personalized and beautiful. This tutorial will show you how to do it in a few easy steps. Thank you to Adobe Photoshop Elements for helping me to share this post with you ....more

30-Minute Rice Noodle Soup with Mushrooms & Kale

This 30-Minute Rice Noodle Soup recipe is great for last minute meals. The mushrooms and kale are not only healthy, but add fantastic flavor! I wish I could say that I’m one of those people who has my meal plan for the coming week beautifully laid out by Sunday evening, ready for an efficient, once a week (ha!) trip to the grocery store ....more

10 Tips for Re-Branding Your Blog

Whether you’re thinking of shifting your blog focus slightly or making a big change, these 10 tips for re-branding your blog will come in handy. A couple of weeks ago, I had the honor of being interviewed for the Season for Sass podcast, hosted by the brilliant, funny and…well, sassy hosts, Kita and Peabody. When we dove in, Kita asked me about the shift my blog took a couple of years ago, from posting any type of recipe (full of sugar, full fat or not) to focusing on healthy recipes , with a smattering of running posts ....more

Rhubarb & Apple Crisp Recipe {Low Sugar}

Treat your family to a perfectly tart and sweet fruit crisp, made with rhubarb, apples and a crumble topping that is low in sugar, but not in taste. Whenever I cook with rhubarb, I can’t help but conjure up the vision of my husband’s grandmother standing on her back porch, BB gun in hand, ready to scare off any vermin who dared to enter her vegetable garden. Rumor has it that she was a wicked shot ....more

10 Healthy Brunch Recipes for Mother’s Day

Treat that special lady in your life with a healthy and delicious Mother’s Day brunch. These 10 recipes are some of my tried and true favorites. I’d like to think of myself as a simple woman when it comes to Mother’s Day celebrations ....more