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Healthy 4th of July BBQ Recipes

Going to a BBQ this weekend for 4th of July and not sure what to bring? Here are some ideas — my favorite healthy 4th of July BBQ recipes! --- First up: Healthy Deviled Eggs! No mayo here, just deliciousness :) --- Hummus Guacamole — always a crowd pleaser. --- Oatmeal Banana Coconut Cookies! Super flavorful and soft. Continue Reading …

How to Make a Recipe Healthier

Good morning! Today I will be sharing how to make a recipe healthier. As you guys know, I love to make recipes healthier with simple ingredient substitutions. Give me normal tuna/chicken salad or deviled eggs, and I will make Tuna Salad with a Healthy Twist, Autumn Chicken Salad, and Healthy Deviled Eggs. Give me sugar-laden, white flour, Continue Reading …

Recipe Roundup!

Just a quick note to say I got my recipe page all updated! Here’s a little roundup of the new pages I created for my recent recipes: ---- Chocolate Coconut Almond Balls ---- Creamy Tomato Basil Soup (made with yogurt!) ---- Figgy Apricot Spelt Bread (vegan) ---- Lemony Spinach Quinoa Bean Salad ---- Smoked Salmon & Continue Reading …

Healthy Diner-Style Chicken Fingers (!)

When I was in my early 20’s and going out on the town all the time, chicken fingers were always my late night diner food of choice. There’s just something about biting into a delicious, crisp, hot, juicy chicken tender smothered in ketchup that makes me swoon. I hardly ever eat them now, though, because a) I don’t often find myself in diners Continue Reading …

Healthy On the Go Snack: Peanut Cinnamon Date Balls

With two tests this week, convenience is the name of the game! Enter these delicious, nutritious, and super quick and easy Peanut Cinnamon Date Balls. Just like a Larabar, but cheaper :) I was craving some sort of nut/fruit bar the other day but didn’t have any, so I decided to bust out my new food processor and make some of my own! Continue Reading …

My Favorite Quick, Easy & Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes

Need some recipe ideas for the upcoming Thanksgiving feast? Here are my favorite quick, easy, and healthy Thanksgiving appetizer, side dish, and dessert recipes. Enjoy! ~  ~  ~ Spiced Mashed Sweet Potatoes ~  ~  ~ Lemon Garlic String Beans ~  ~  ~ Maple Cinnamon Roasted Veggies ~  ~  ~ Sweet Continue Reading …

Blueberry Apple Cinnamon Yogurt Bread

I’m glad you guys enjoyed the photos from the beautiful weekend here in D.C.! They were actually all taken with my little point and shoot — check out this post for my tips for taking better point and shoot photos. This week is going to be insane getting ready for the big move — I spent all day yesterday with my mom running errands and Continue Reading …