Coconut Avocado Green Smoothie

Coconut Avocado Green Smoothie

Healthy green smoothies are everywhere on the internet for good reason. They’re easy, healthy, refreshing, delicious, nutritious, and filling. Oh and did I say delicious? I’ve grown really attached to them this summer. They don’t require me to turn...
Are you afraid to eat bacon? Here’s why you can

Are you afraid to eat bacon? Here’s why you can

Bacoonnn! Banished during the low fat era, bacon is making a comeback in style. Amazing culinary creations like bacon jam, bacon-topped maple bars, and bacon ice cream have become commonplace. The bacon fad isn’t entirely healthy (umm, fat-laden donuts plus more...
Middle Eastern Lettuce Wraps

Middle Eastern Lettuce Wraps

It’s hot. And when it’s hot, appetites usually go out the window. So instead of resorting to a smoothie to cool you off, try a lettuce wrap. Personally, I love lettuce wraps. They’re a great vehicle, yes I said vehicle, to eat your meat and other...
Orange Creamsicle Smoothie

Orange Creamsicle Smoothie

Umm yes. Who loved the creamsicle ice cream bars growing up? That’d be me. Now that I’m living a healthier life, I try to find ways to make food that’s nutritious and good for you taste like the stuff with tons of sugar. Not that you shouldn’t...
16 Family friendly summer snacks (that are healthy too!)

16 Family friendly summer snacks (that are healthy too!)

Summer is hot. And fun. And tiring. There’s no question about that. Which is why it’s important to keep you and your family happy and healthy during the fun summer months. Snacks to fuel our busy lives can make a huge difference in mood and energy levels....
Healthy Chicken Nuggets

Healthy Chicken Nuggets

When I decided to make these, I expected at least 30 minutes of prep before I could get them in the oven. I like cooking, but I don’t like being hungry. So recipes that take an hour of prep before bake time don’t usually get made in my house. Nor do...
Healthy Pulled Pork – Paleo, Clean & Delicious

Healthy Pulled Pork – Paleo, Clean & Delicious

I have a confession to make. I LOVE pulled pork. Unfortunately, healthy pulled pork is a bit harder to come by. My husband I visit BBQ joints often (there’s quite a few good ones in San Luis Obispo!) and no fail, I opt for pulled pork. I’m sure looking...
Healthy Tangy Coleslaw

Healthy Tangy Coleslaw

Slaw is one of those deceptively unhealthy foods. If you’re eating out, it’s hard to know whether it’s covered in fatty, sugary dressing or if it’s semi-healthy. Here’s a tip- healthy coleslaw is likely to be vinegar-based. Mayo is one of...
Healthy Fast Food: The Complete Guide

Healthy Fast Food: The Complete Guide

We all want to feel good. And if we’re honest, most of us eat healthy to look good too. But what if you don’t have time to make lunch to bring with you? What if you’re in the airport and there are nothing but fast food chain restaurants as far as the...
Strawberry Oat Bars

Strawberry Oat Bars

Hello everyone! I have a great recipe for you today. I’m really excited about it because it shouts spring and would be a great end to Easter dinner. It’s also healthy enough for breakfast or snacks. Isn’t that pretty to look at? I love that this bar...
Healthy Chocolate Chip Blondies

Healthy Chocolate Chip Blondies

These are by far the best healthy and high protein baked good that I have ever made.   Yes, better than my brownies. Even better than my dark chocolate protein bites. They have a great buttery taste and are super delicious. They aren’t dry and cardboard-y. They...

St Patricks Day Recipe Roundup

Even if you aren’t Irish, most people can enjoy a hearty meal of meat and potatoes. Here’s a few Irish recipes I rounded up from the interweb.   St Patrick’s Day Recipes This is what I’ll be making on Monday. I absolutely love corned beef...
Healthy Chicken Arrabiata

Healthy Chicken Arrabiata

I have to admit, when I made this recipe, I was a little stunned at how good it came out. I consider myself a good cook, but I don’t see myself as a restaurant quality chef. But thats how this pasta turned out. Seriously. So dang good. The recipe for the sauce...
Balsamic Roasted Broccoli

Balsamic Roasted Broccoli

Welcome to post #2 of the How to Cook Healthy Vegetables that Taste Good. See post #1 about green beans. Broccoli is one of those ordinary looking vegetables that packs a major nutrient punch. Just a cup of these little trees contains your entire recommended intake of...
Chai Tea Oatmeal

Chai Tea Oatmeal

Does anyone else like chai tea? I was never a tea drinker until college and made friends with a lot of people that drank tea. All of a sudden I was introduced to these wonderful new hot drinks (had to stay warm in drizzly Seattle somehow) and fell in love with chai...

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