So it happened... I got sick of having oatmeal for breakfast. Oh no! Oatmeal has been my go-to breakfast for as long as I can remember, and I knew the day would come when I just couldn't pack one more oat into my stomach. To change it up a little bit, I have been on … Continue reading Good Morning Green Smoothie
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!
Start your Sunday morning off with a colorful breakfast! I think food can be beautiful. I know that sounds cheesy, but sometimes I feel I enjoy my food better when it looks pretty or fun. This is one of those dishes for me! It is not very sweet, so if you typically have a sweet … Continue reading Colorful Breakfast! Blueberry Oats With Bananas
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 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
Here is a recipe for my banana whole-wheat pancakes. They are quite tasty and a great breakfast for any day, not just Valentine's Day! Just add a few raspberries to add a little red for the holiday! Enjoy! Ingredients: Makes 1 large pancake 2 Tbsp whole-wheat flour 4 Tbsp rolled oats 1/3 cup vanilla light … Continue reading A pancake for your valentine… or for any time!
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
Weight-loss can be a very frustrating thing. You spend hours at the gym, stuff your body with veggies and lean protein, and turn away from the dessert offered after dinner, just to see the little dial on the scale move back a measly pound. How discouraging. Another frustrating aspect of weight-loss; when you hit the plateau. For a … Continue reading Why won’t it budge?
What is better than pizza? Warm, cheesy, comforting. It is one of my favorite indulgences. But, let's be honest. Pizza, especially from a restaurant or frozen from the store, is typically calorie-heavy with more fat per serving then you would probably like. An easy solution? Make your own! Use whole-wheat flat breads or Naans for … Continue reading Skinny Little Pizza
I just made these the other morning for the first time. They are chocolatey and dense, but not too sweet. Perfect for breakfast if you need something to go. One piece of advice before you attempt these... do not over-bake! It is ok for you to take them out a little early and let them settle … Continue reading Bonkers for bananas… and chocolate of course!