One-Pot Whole Wheat Pasta with Chicken & Spinach

There’s nothing easier on a busy night than tossing everything into one-pot. This pasta dish is not only healthy, but also beyond delicious! When I post two one-pot meals in one week, it’s clear that I’m in that limbo stage between summer-grilling-every-darn-day and massive-amounts-of-holiday-cooking ....more

One-Pot Farro, Butternut Squash, & Dried Cherries Recipe

This one-pot farro, butternut squash and dried cherry recipe is the fall side dish to beat all others! Butternut squash is like the crowned prince of the fall vegetable scene. As a kid I was a passionate squash hater ....more

Healthy Pumpkin Coffee Smoothie Recipe

Put a jolt into your morning or perk yourself up during a mid-afternoon slump with this Healthy Pumpkin Coffee Smoothie! With all of the pumpkin recipes flooding the internet starting in October, I was feeling some serious blogging peer pressure to get my pumpkin game on. However, my seasonally-rigid brain told me that I had to wait until October ....more

New Features of Photoshop Elements 14 & Premiere Elements 14 {Giveaway}

Photoshop Elements 14 and Premiere Elements 14 are finally here, with tons of new features to make editing your photos and videos easier! Thank you to Adobe for helping me to share this post and giveaway with you. Over the past year, I’ve written posts about some of my favorite Photoshop Elements features, such as How to Organize Your Digital Photos , Food Photography Tips & Easy Post-Process, How to Fix Orange Photos and How to Convert Your Photos to Black & White ....more

Light Salmon & Potato Chowder Recipe

Indulge in this luscious salmon and potato chowder without all of the guilt of regular creamy soups! Be sure to scroll down to enter the giveaway. Thank you to The Little Potato Company for helping me to share this recipe with you ....more

Turkey Panini Recipe with Apple, Cheddar & Arugula

This panini has been a favorite in our house for a long time. The simple mix of turkey, apple, Cheddar cheese and arugula is delightfully simple and tasty. Long before we first hurtled down the luge-like chutes on wheeled carts during the summertime at Snowbird and Park City ski resorts, my husband (Steve) and I knew “alpine slides” as something completely different ....more

Whole Wheat Skillet Cornbread Recipe with Green Chiles

As soon as chili season hits, out comes the cornbread. Great for dunking this whole wheat cornbread is perfectly tender and spiked with green chiles. When I was growing up, we weren’t a chili family ....more

Slow Cooker 3-Bean Vegetarian Chili Recipe

It doesn’t get any easier than this 3-bean vegetarian chili. Just throw everything into the slow cooker and you’ll be rewarded with a healthy meal by dinner time. When you marry into a family, there are certain expectations placed upon you ....more

Breakfast Egg Wrap with Bacon, Mushrooms & Tomato Recipe

Whip up this tasty wrap for a great refueling snack after exercising or a make-and-go breakfast on a busy morning. Running has been on my mind a lot lately. After a somewhat uneven summer when motivation was at an all-time low (seriously, I don’t think I could have been any lazier), I’m finally back on a four day per week running schedule ....more

Slow Cooker Chipotle Lentil Soup with Avocado

Throw everything in the slow cooker and let this healthy chipotle lentil soup simmer away all day long. Pureed avocado and chipotle peppers add plenty of flavor! Thank you to California Avocados for helping me share this recipe with you ....more