The Diva Dish-Healthy Living with a Touch of Sass

I'm married to a hard working hubby, and we've got two princess daughters (and another princess on the way!) Being in my kitchen and creating healthy and delicious recipes is a strong passion of mine. Don't get me wrong, I love a good piece of chocolate cake now and then...or every day! :) I believe in treating our bodies as temples, enjoying life to the fullest, and treasuring every moment. 

Find Joy In Today

As I laid in my bed Sunday night and reflected on the day, tears began to fall down my face. It was 11 p.m. and the baby was nuzzled up next to me. If she or I moved, she quickly searched for me to nurse ...more

Blueberry Chocolate Chip Greek Yogurt Ice Cream

Have you ever been to a Cold Stone? Do those even exist anymore? Besides paying an arm and a leg for a scoop of ice cream, cold stone was THE place to go way back when ....more

Watermelon American Flag Sheet ‘Cake’

I cannot believe the 4th of July is tomorrow! It feels like I just took my Christmas tree down, when in reality, it’s almost time to put it back up again! I really wanted to make a fun dessert for tomorrow, but wanted to keep it pretty healthy and light ....more

Chopped Thai Salad with Peanut Dressing

Salads have become my mommy life saver recently. This is not a fabricated sentence at all, so believe me when I say this… My baby slept 45 minutes total during the day yesterday. That’s right ....more

Chocolate Birthday Cake

Every year on my birthday, I go all out on Dessert. I indulge in something sinfully delicious, and it’s been a tradition that I really really really enjoy. Like really ....more

My Journey to Healthier Me

Life has a weird way of teaching you lessons. Before, I didn’t really know what was good for me. Like a jelly bean green juicy jumpsuit ....more

Lightened Up Pasta Primavera

I ordered a bathing suit online last week, so… Lightened up Primavera Pasta it is! If you’ve never had pasta primavera, it’s basically a pasta dish with cooked, yet crisp, veggies and a nice creamy sauce. Cream as in heavy cream ....more

Blackberry Lemonade-Naturally Sweetened

Summer has begun. No more school or extra curricular activities to break up the day. No more cooler temperatures to play at the park ....more

The Reality Of How My Family Lives A ‘Healthy Lifestyle’

I would say that 80% of the emails I get are from parents who are struggling with having their family and their children eat healthy. Even though it’s an email or a comment, I can tell that they are stressed, worried, and feel a sense of failure because their child or spouse just hates eating healthy. As parents, we are responsible for the health and well being of our family, so living a healthy lifestyle and healthy eating are a sensitive and sometimes touchy subject ....more