Fresh Taco Salad with Avocado Dressing (Whole30)

This creamy avocado dressing seriously makes this salad. I'm borderline obsessed with avocados and I'm honestly shocked I've never thought to use them in a dressing before. The only downside is that the dressing doesn't last too long in the fridge (maybe 2-3 days), but if you're as hooked as I am, it won't last that long anyways ....more

Ribeye Lettuce Wraps with Sweet Pepper Guacamole (Whole30)

This is definitely my favorite Whole30 recipe. I used the blackening season I normally use, which I love, and then decided to serve the steak on lettuce instead of in a tortilla. Since I used ribeye, the meat is really moist and flavorful ....more

Garlic Paprika Smashed Parmesan Potatoes (Whole30)

Forget potato salad this summer. Who needs those extra calories by adding loads of mayonnaise to an already carb-filled side? Smashed potatoes are soft with a crispy exterior, and are drizzled with olive oil, spices and Parmesan cheese for a burst of flavor ....more

S'mores Sushi

Okay let's take a little break from all the diet-friendly recipes and get back to the good stuff! :) No campfire? No problem! ...more

2-Ingredient Banana Pancakes (Whole30)

When you're told you can't have sweets, you crave sweets. Isn't that just how it works? So when I was desperately wanting something sweet on the third day of my Whole30 diet, I resorted to these 2-ingredient "pancakes." They don't have flour, sugar or any of the normal stuff that pancakes are made with ....more

Spaghetti Squash with Meat Sauce (Whole30)

Here's another Whole30 recipe for you! It's basically the same as my go-to spaghetti squash recipe, but I added meat to the sauce and eliminated cheese. I would have used fresh tomatoes, but I didn't have enough on hand so I resorted to canned tomatoes ....more

Gazpacho (Whole30)

Chris and I are trying the Whole30 diet, which basically eliminates dairy, grains, sugar, legumes, processed food and alcohol from your diet for 30 days. The first few days were ROUGH for me. Like, my body ached, I had headaches, felt nauseous and really fatigued ....more

Quick Teriyaki Zoodles

This is one of my new favorite side dishes or small lunches because it's quick, easy, healthy and SO yummy. They now sell pre-cut zucchini and squash noodles (zoodles) in most grocery stores, so that makes the prep time even less! This can be done in 5 minutes ....more

Three Bean Salad (Gluten-Free)

Here's a quick and easy side dish that pairs excellently with anything you prepare on the grill. It's fresh and crisp with a little bite. Perfect for summer! ...more

Mixed Berry Pie

This recipe is the best because it's super easy, somewhat sweet, somewhat tart, and you can use any type of berries you want. Don't like a certain kind of berry? Double up on something else ....more