Roasted Root Vegetables

I made roasted root vegetables for my friend’s FRIENDS-GIVING party tonight. Urban Dictionary defines Friendsgiving as “When friends and family members gather around before Thanksgiving. An assortment of food is prepared and stories are shared of why everyone is friends and thankful for each other.” I am so thankful for all my friends and family…

Broccoli Cauliflower Mash

This broccoli cauliflower mash with caramelized onions is full of fiber, antioxidants and immune boosting properties! On the outside this bright colored mash may seem intimidating to those who don’t love greens. However, taste is all that matters. This delicious mash tastes just like mashed potatoes with a hint of broccoli mixed in and a slight…

Grilled Thin Crust Pizza (Gluten Free)

With Labor Day upon us, summer BBQ season will soon come to an end. Most people celebrate the holiday by grilling and BBQ-ing their favorite meat or vegetable. Well, I would like to add a new recipe to the mix… grilled pizza! This recipe is pretty simple and very satisfying. Instead of going through the…

Blueberry Pie Greek Yogurt

If you love blueberries and blueberry pie, then this will make your mouth very happy!! One Sunday evening, my mom and I were brainstorming what we should do with our bag of extra blueberries. We thought it would be a good idea to cook them and add the mixture to our morning breakfast. She prefers greek yogurt…

Bell Pepper Egg White Salad

I love rice cakes and am always looking of new ways to enjoy them. This egg white salad is light, easy to make and tastes even better on a crunchy cracker. You will need: 5 hard boiled eggs chopped (whites only) 1 chopped bell pepper 2 tbsp whole grain mustard 2 rice cakes Basically, it is…

Mini Peanut Butter & Jelly Muffins

Peanut Butter and Jelly is an all time favorite of mine. My dad loves apple jelly and is always eating it as his jelly of choice. However, I never use apple jelly in my sandwiches and always gravitate toward the strawberry and raspberry jellies. This time I was adventurous and gave the jar of chunky…

Grilled Asparagus

Happy Memorial Day! Its the perfect day to BBQ. My favorite things to BBQ are vegetables and fruit. Asparagus is easy since it does not fall apart on the grill. I took two bunches of asparagus and marinated them in olive oil, garlic salt and a sprinkle of pepper. I placed them directly onto the…

Pineapple Coconut Chia Tropical Oats

Feel like you need a vacation? These oats will take you right to the tropics! I will not be taking a vacation any time soon, but at least I can pretend. These tropical oats are filled with coconut and pineapple flavors and are delicious. They are topped with a Health Warrior Chia Bar, which is…

Spicy Almond Dip with Snow Peas

I thought this spicy almond dip would be an easy, yet healthy snack. I usually come home to vegetables and hummus, but I wanted something a little more exciting today. This is filled with protein and healthy fats with a nice little added spice. You will need: 4 tbsp crunchy almond butter 1/2 tbsp soy sauce…

Beet & Cauliflower Mash

I have a new found love for beets. They are delicious root vegetables that are high in folate and antioxidants. If you like beets and mashed potatoes, then you will love this. It is also bright and colorful.. just in time for spring. It also makes for a great healthy dinner for mother’s day this weekend. You…

Citrus Fruit Tower

In preparation for my trip to Florida, I made a tropical breakfast. I used my favorite citrus fruits along with bananas and then added gojii berries and almonds on top. The acidity of the grapefruits and oranges mixes well with the creaminess of the banana and the added almonds give it a nice crunch. You will…

Maple Walnut Bread Pudding

Who doesn’t love bread pudding? I love eating it for breakfast with a big cup of coffee. The only problem is that there are so many extra calories in this sweet treat. This recipe does away with the extra calories and makes it a much lighter dessert. I ate the whole dish in less than…