What do you always eat at your traditional 4th of July BBQ? I always think of burgers with the classic white bread bun covered in sesame seeds, the rest of the plate covered in chips and goopy “salads” that don’t actually include any greens but do include Jello. So how do you make clean eating and your 4th of July celebration be besties?
Does anyone actually read all the text that comes before a recipe in a post like this? The common practice is to talk about how you were first introduced to the recipe and why you love it, blah blah. But come on, guys, this post is about CHOCOLATE PUDDING!! When it involves chocolate, let’s just… Continue reading Healthy Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding
Are you a fan of Korean food? Just over a year or so ago my husband mentioned a Korean restaurant that he had heard was pretty good and suggested we try it. I had never had Korean food, but figured, why not? I like other Asian food, so this would probably be pretty good too.… Continue reading Bulgogi Beef and a Cookbook Review
I have a common theme when it comes to the recipes I love. I don’t want to spend a lot of time in the kitchen, but I want my food to be healthy, super simple to prepare, and most of all it has to be delicious! This recipe definitely checks all those boxes, with the… Continue reading Healthy Buckwheat Blender Crepes
You’ve heard it for years from your mother, “Eat all your veggies! They are good for you! They help you build strong bodies! Blah, blah, blah!” I hate to tell you, but your mom was right! One of the biggest things I did to lose 70 pounds and keep it off for good was to… Continue reading Are you getting enough?
Taco soup is a staple in our house. It is one of the rare meals that gets a thumbs up from every member of the family. In fact, even the cute little neighbor girl who is friends with my daughters usually shows up and requests to be invited to dinner. This soup is super fast… Continue reading Taco Soup
Blueberry Spinach Oatmeal Bars Yep, I said spinach. In dessert. I love making these to hand out when I’m teaching a class, especially to kids/teenagers. I have them grab one to munch on before I get started. Then halfway through my presentation when they are grabbing seconds, I get to the part where I’m telling… Continue reading Blueberry Spinach Oatmeal Bars
Now, I know that ranch is the king of salad dressings. People love it on salads, of course, but I also know people who won’t eat a vegetable unless it’s dipped in ranch, and of course, even their pizza needs a good dunking as well. So you may think I’m wrong when I tell you that… Continue reading Green Goddess Salad Dressing
When you are cutting processed foods, there are two main tactics. First, you can take the things you already eat and try to convert them to clean eating, unprocessed versions. This can be very effective sometimes, and other times the results can be… questionable. Thankfully in this recipe I’m giving you an awesome dressing that… Continue reading Quinoa Sweet Potato Bowl
This myth has bothered me for years. If I had counted how many times people have told me that they wish they could be healthier but they just couldn’t afford it, well, I don’t know if I can count that high! And it’s true, right? All you have to do is look at the price… Continue reading Healthy Money Saving Hacks