Hookay so... my Instagram semi-exploded the other day when I posted a photo of my pregnancy-induced pasta salad-a-thon. I think it's a combination of everyone being giddy with excitement over spring and summer produce breaking us out of our winter rut as well as the fact that pasta is [let's fa
I made for the first time a two ingredient pancake! This recipe is simply two eggs and one banana! Pop in a blender to make it smooth, add a 1/4 cup of batter to a griddle and the pancake was born! I can’t give credit to whomever created this recipe, it’s everywhere in the blog world and I
These macaroons are gluten free, dairy free, egg free, and almost Paleo. Do you have anyone in your life that once they hear these words they automatically pass?! My sister is the queen of this. Once I tell here something is Paleo she gives me “that look” and I know she’s already skeptical bef
Here we go with savory muffins with tomatoes and feta: what could be better to accompany your tomatoes salad or your first spring buffets? These small bites will be perfect to enjoy on a picnic too. You can change the ingredients into of the muffins to suit the tastes of your diners.
contain almost 20 nutrients, including: potassium, vitamin K, folate, B vitamins, & vitamin C. They have more potassium than a banana!
Ok enough of my house, you all are probably sick of me bringing it up so in turn I give you cupcakes. HEALTHY cupcakes. No oil, no butter, whole wheat flour, zucchini and quinoa...yes I did in fact say quinoa. I'll be the first to admit I was wayyyy skeptical on how these would turn out. I'v
Making low carb beef jerky isn’t difficult, it just requires a little advanced planning. You’ll need time to marinate your strips, and then time to dry them out in the oven. You can also use a dehydrator if you have one.
We are huge fans of hummus. We snack on it during the day and entertain with it at night. We’ve even come up with our own simple hummus recipe, since we love it so much. These cute easy appetizer cups filled with hummus, cucumber and a little tomato are perfect. We promise they’ll be gone in min
Ever since I could remember, I didn’t really like jalapeño poppers. I don’t even know why. I actually love jalapeños but for some reason, the minute someone said “jalapeño poppers”, I was completely turned off. I do make different variations of jalapeño poppers from time to
Despite the fact that a good number of us are still relying on our heater for warmth, it's SPRING, glorious spring! I've always wished that the first day of this much-awaited season fell on April 1st. That way, mother nature can sneak in an epic "Oh, you were expecting spring? APRIL FOOLS!" w
Warm tomatoes kissed with the sun epitomize summer for me. I love seasonal tomatoes so much that I won’t eat them any other time of the year and when I do…I want them to shine. Favorites include this tomato pie and this salad with mozzarella, tomato, avocado and pine nuts. Still, I think this
Both pomegranates and blueberries are known for their antioxidant punch, but add green tea to the mix and you have an unbeatable antioxidant rich summer sipper. Deeply colored and full flavored, this full bodied purple-blue slush is just slightly sweet and boasts a plethora of nutrients.
If you have never had crunchy roasted chickpeas. watch out, because they are addictive. The recipe should serve about 3, but you could easily eat them all by yourself (or at least I could).
Need a quick and elegant way to end your meal? This easy dessert uses fresh fruit, fromage blanc and a spiced honey sauce to make a simple yet sophisticated end to a meal in minutes. Fresh fruit makes an ideal post-dinner companion that satisfies your sweet tooth while not overwhelming you wit
So in case you were wondering what I did with my leftover quinoa, yep obviously I made muffins. I just love these because they are the perfect dose of protein needed to kick start your day, they taste delicious and they are oh so easy to make! I threw in some chia seeds because they only helped
In college, my personality type changed. According to the Meyers-Briggs Personality Type Indicator, I went from an INFP to an INFJ. That tells you all sorts of things about me (maybe too much), but that little switch from P to J also tells you a lot about Davidson College, where I went to school. Da