So ya'll already know I'm totally ready for summer! Today is absolutely beautiful, and after my work out I decided to sit by the pool for a few minutes before coming inside to meal prep. If I'm making a salad, I want it to be flavorful, crunchy, and satisfying. This salad is super light and … Continue reading Fresh and Fast Lemon Broccoli Salad
Smoothies seem to be the new trendy way for people to start their day, so I thought I'd take some time to give my take and share with you some of my favorite smoothie recipes! Personally, I love the new smoothie trend! Why? A few reasons. How many people actually count how many serving of … Continue reading Smoothie Scene
Really, I don't mean to toot my own horn, but this dish turned out amazing. To end National Nutrition Month, I decided to to make up a dish with kale because as I have said in the past, kale is not one of my favorites. I went to Whole Foods after leaving my internship to … Continue reading Sweet & Spicy Warm Kale Salad w/ Sweet Potato & Gnocchi
Sorry I don't have a picture for this one, but I promise it is very tastey! When I am having a busy week, I love to pull out the crockpot. Sometimes, the last thing we want to do is think of and cook a full dinner at the end of a busy day. There are … Continue reading Simple Soups
My lack of posting has a reason! I am currently in Arizona soaking up some sun, some culture, and some much needed time with my special someone. My food inspiration has been booming during my time here. I have a million and one ideas for recipes now when I return home. For those of you … Continue reading Greetings From Arizona!
I am NOT a quinoa fan. In fact, up until this year, I refused to eat it. I really did not like the texture at all, and I had it cold once in a salad with an awful dressing and that just about did me in. Well, I officially take back all of my previous … Continue reading Cold days call for the crockpot!
I am completely a salad girl when it comes to lunch time. It is a sure-fire way for me to get in a serving of veggies for the day, and it is light, refreshing, and something I can play around with and change up each day! My typical salads consist of spinach, some sort of … Continue reading Chickpea, Broccoli, Feta Salad
I am a huge fan of sitting down to a hearty burger every now and then, a bean burger that is! Don't get me wrong, I have found some pretty good pre-packaged veggie burgers, but sometimes I think the taste of a homemade vegetarian burger can't be beat. Here is a recipe for my Spinach … Continue reading Spinach Feta Black Bean Burgers
I hope you enjoy this recipe for my Skinny Chocolate Raspberry Banana Bread. It is quite yummy! This recipe can also work if you are vegan; just choose vegan chocolate chips to use! The bread is very moist, gooey, and fruity, and sweet. Let me know if you like it! Ingredients: 1 over-ripe banana, mashed … Continue reading Skinny Chocolate Raspberry Banana Bread
Yes, if you are a mac n' cheese lover or crazy for sweet potatoes like I am, this really tastes as good as it sounds. For those of you who think it sounds weird, give it a try and then let me know what you think. I am very confident you will be pleasantly surprised. … Continue reading Sweet Potato Mac n’ Cheese