Looking for a fun and simple summertime lunch idea? This chicken salad is perfect for an afternoon by the pool or to prep ahead for lunch throughout the week. I made this recipe for lunch this week and packed sliced cucumbers to use in replacement of crackers or bread. It only got better as the … Continue reading Creamy Cranberry Chicken Salad
Happy hump day everyone! With my family being here this week I haven't had much time to test out new recipes, but I made this for taco night a few nights ago and it was a big hit! My mom isn't a huge fan of cilantro and even she enjoyed it! I definitely made too … Continue reading Simple Cilantro Guacamole
Let the Whole 30 recipes continue! Happy hump everyone! Today is day 9 of my Whole 30 journey, and I have to say this is definitely the best recipe yet. I take full credit for this one. It began as a "wing it" recipe that turned into probably my favorite so far in this process! The turkey burger … Continue reading Simple Turkey Burger w/ Roasted Veg
This chicken salad isn't your traditional "chicken salad." It is a cross between chicken salad and a salad with chicken, but it is definitely delicious and flavorful! It was the perfect post-run lunch for me yesterday afternoon, so I just had to share this little creation! It is super easy and very quick to make. … Continue reading Not So Traditional Chicken Salad
Happy Sunday everyone! Life has been crazy recently. Juggling school and working is a lot more difficult than I expected, but I finally think I've got a good groove going! At least I hope... Ya'll know how much I like my snacks! I am not one to skimp when it comes to snacking. When I … Continue reading Simple Snacking, Nutty Energy Bites!
Happy New Year everyone! Goodness is it just me, or were the holidays a little overwhelming this year? Don't get me wrong, I love spending time with family and friends, but for some reason all of the other things that come with the holidays (traffic, shopping, planning, coordinating, large crowds, expenses...) seemed to be 10 … Continue reading Pomegranate Spinach Salad. Festive, Simple, Satisfying!
BOY HAS LIFE BEEN BORING. My food life that is... Between a broken refrigerator and an upset tummy, my foods have been bland, boring, and cooking just hasn't really existed in my house. Toast, bananas, and soups have been the base of my diet this week, so as you can probably guess, I haven't been … Continue reading Easy Lemon Herbed Baked Chicken
Happy game day folks! Of course you already know which team I'm rooting for... right? Goooo buckeyes!!!! Oh and happy labor day as well! While it is nice to have the day off, I really have only 1 thing on my mind, and that is the first Ohio State game of the year! With jet-leg … Continue reading Game Day Avo-Choco Cookies
I'm back!!!!!!! Sheesh, I hope I do not move for at least another 5 years, because that move completely wore me out. Don't get me wrong; the sunshine, having my own bathroom, and amazing beautiful new kitchen are great consolations for the grueling 3 days it took to get it all situated. Oh, and did I … Continue reading Easy Roasted Vegetable Fall Salad
It is no secret how much a love breakfast. Recently I have been running a little bit more than usual due to great weather and my cancellation of my gym membership. Whenever I get on a frequent running schedule, my appetite typically skyrockets. This can be a good and bad thing for me. Good: I tend … Continue reading Frittata in Mug…Simple, Easy, Scrumptious!