As a new mom, especially if you are a breastfeeding mom, you may be desperate for quick, wholesome snacks that are super easy to make and loaded with nutrients to help give you energy and boost your milk supply. Enter my No Bake Cashew Chocolate Chip Lactation Cookie Bites that require no baking whatsoever, can be eaten with one hand, and are jam-packed with wholesome ingredients for you and for your breastfed baby (like oats, flaxseed and Brewer's Yeast, aka the "magic milk boosters")!
Looking for the best Gluten Free Banana Bread recipe that is made with simple, wholesome ingredients and taste even better than traditional Banana Bread? Look no further! This recipe for Banana Bread is the best thing since, well... sliced bread, and this version is made with Almond Flour, is naturally Gluten Free, and free of butter and added sugars!
Do you often suffer from gastrointestinal discomfort (i.e. Tummy Troubles) or ever noticed that some days you just don't feel 100%? Do you regularly feel lethargic or bloated even though you have eaten plenty of "good" foods throughout the day? Have you been experiencing headaches, edema, fatigue, slow metabolism, brain fog, acne, or depression lately and cannot figure out why? If you can relate to any of these issues I have listed then you may want to read more about my experience with Pinnertest and what I learned from this advanced food intolerance test!
Looking for a Traditional Italian Dish that is full of flavor, yet lacking unnecessary calories and fat and can be made and on the table in under 10 minutes? Then look no further than this week's Meal Made in Minutes that also doubles as a Meal Makeover with a few minor tweaks to boost the nutrient factor while reducing the calories and fat found in most traditional Italian dishes. Trust me, you won't regret the makeover!
Looking for a savory dinner that's actually healthy and delicious? Then look no further than this meal makeover of a classic Ukrainian dish! With a little tweaking of ingredients, these Zucchini Pancakes with Creamy Dill Sauce will knock your socks off with their crispy and creamy texture and please even the pickiest of taste buds! Don't believe me? Give it a try and see for yourself!
Craving PIZZA, but don't want the high-calorie, high-saturated fat, and belly bloat that usually comes with typical restaurant-style or frozen pizza? Well have no fear! I am hear to tell you that homemade pizza with fresh, wholesome ingredients can fit into ANY balanced diet! Let me introduce you to this week's Meal Makeover recipe - Fresh Caprese Pizza with Smoked Salmon!
Happy Sunday! Looking for a quick and healthy dinner for meal prep next week? Try my lighter version of Spaghetti with Alfredo Sauce, without the excess calories, saturated fat, and guilt! Introducing my Creamy Guacamole Sauce that is super simple to make and beyond delicious! Plus, it's packed with heart-healthy fats and fiber (thanks to the avocado)!
Looking for a quick grab-and-go breakfast (or snack, or dessert) option to meal prep for the week that won't derail your healthy eating? Then whip up these healthy and delicious Banana and Chocolate Chip Protein Muffins that are packed with flavor (hello Chocolate!) and protein (without the flour, oil, and added sugars in traditional muffins)!
There's nothing like your Momma's Chicken Enchiladas... and nothing quite as high-calorie and high in fat! Craving this savory dish, but don't want the unnecessary calories or saturated fat? Check out my Meal Makeover Recipe for Healthy Chicken Enchiladas! Trust me, you won't miss the excess cheese or the guilt that may come after eating the old-school version of this family favorite dish!
If you are meal prepping for the week and craving a hearty casserole dish (without the excess calories and high saturated fat & sodium content) then I have the perfect Chicken and Brown Rice Casserole for you! Check out the simple recipe for this delicious and satisfying casserole dish that will fill you with wholesome nutrients and childhood memories of your grandma's famous casserole!
As many of you may know, I LOVE pizza!! Unfortunately, most Gluten-Free Pizzas are nothing like the real deal... so I decided to make my own homemade GF crust, and by Golly... it's delicious! (No cardboard taste here)!! Check out the simple recipe here!
Spring is in the air! And I have just the perfect light and refreshing recipe that can be made in minutes and won't make you break a sweat in the kitchen as the temps rise outside! Not to mention, it's a healthier version of traditional Chicken Salad that the whole family will love (and not miss the Mayo)!
Happy Sunday! And boy, oh boy, do I have an awesome recipe to share with you today! This recipe for Spaghetti Squash Turkey Boats is easy to make, incredibly satisfying, and perfect for meal prep for dinner this week.
Happy Easter!! Not sure what to make for Easter? I've got you covered with these delicious (and adorable) Egg White Potato Nests that are sure to be a big crowd pleaser. The best part is they are super easy to make and made with only 5 wholesome ingredients!
I love to travel, but I do not love airports or the usual airport food! When I do travel, I always make sure I bring my own healthy snacks for the plane ride and stock up my suitcase with my favorite go-to meals on-the-go! I am traveling this week and I thought this would be a perfect opportunity for me to share this Homemade Peanut Butter and Chocolate Chip Protein Bar recipe with you!
It's Sunday!! That means it's time for this week's Recipe Feature and I am so excited to share my delicious (healthy) spin on Peanut Sauce and how to increase your vegetable intake and still enjoy a hearty Pad Thai! Here's the super simple recipe for a quick, hearty, and healthy dinner you can make this week!
February has been a month full of celebrations! While I love celebrating others (and eating chocolate), I don't love the empty calories and questionable ingredients in most baked goods and desserts. That makes for a perfect opportunity to test out a new recipe that I have been working on for Cocoa Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins! And let me tell you, they were a hit!
2016 is indeed a NEW YEAR! And I am embracing all things new this year with open arms! While my New Year journey thus far has been nothing short of an awakening, perhaps my most favorite "new thing of 2016" is tasting new recipes and I think I have found my most favorite recipe to date! Check out this Featured Recipe for Baked Butternut Squash Casserole!
It's SUPER BOWL SUNDAY!! Even though my beloved New England Patriots did NOT make it to the Super Bowl this year, the show (game) still must go on. To tell you the truth, I am more excited about the delicious food that will be at the Super Bowl Party we are going to tonight, especially since I am bringing my famous (healthier) Crockpot Buffalo Chicken Dip! Here's the super easy recipe!
Now that you are recovering from a fun-filled weekend, you may be struggling to get yourself together and meal prep for the work-week ahead. Have no fear! I have the perfect recipe for you to whip up a quick and healthy meal that will keep you full and satisfied all week long (and makes for an awesome Super Bowl Sunday Crockpot appetizer to share with your family and friends next weekend)!!