Salad-In-A-Jar with Lemon Vinaigrette 

I just wanted to say, how cute is this!? I love mason jars and think everything tastes better when you eat from them. I love how you can see each and every layer of the salad. The BEST part about this is once you add the dressing, a quick shake of the jar is all…

Homemade Walnut Butter

I am a huge nut butter fan. I love nut butters so much that my pantry is filled with them! Some of my favorites include cinnamon raisin peanut butter, coconut almond butter, and chocolate hazelnut butter. Unfortunately, the only butter that I cannot find in the store is walnut butter. As walnuts are the nuts with…

Grain-Free Peanut Butter Cookies

  These grain-free peanut butter cookies are great for breakfast or for an afternoon snack. I tend to snack on these when I am short on time in the morning or when I need an afternoon energy boost. They are high in protein and potassium and taste amazing! They are also dairy-free, wheat-free and gluten-free. There are…

Spinach & Sausage Egg White Bake

My husband and I just came back from our honeymoon to Greece. While away, we consumed at at least 2 large blocks of feta cheese per day. We ate so much of it that I came to think of it as part of my everyday meal and craved it when we did not have it….

Flourless Cinnamon Raisin Muffins

If you are a commuter like me, you need a quick breakfast in the morning… no time to waste. On a typical day, I wake up, jump out of bed, wash up, hit the coffee maker switch, throw on my clothes that I picked out the night before, grab my lunch from the fridge, grab…

Paleo Brownie Bites  

I often have a hard time finding paleo or grain -free desserts that are low in calories. These little chocolate bites are so delicious, you won’t even miss the flour! They are high in protein, low in sugar, gluten free, high in potassium and antioxidants {And… each muffin is below 100 calories with only a few carbs}….

Kale & Corn Pumpkin Soup

This soup is the perfect heart warming meal for the winter months. The pumpkin combined with the corn gives the broth a sweet touch. This unique blend of antioxidants, fiber and Vitamin A will keep you healthy and energized all day long! If you’re really feeling festive, you can carve out a small pumpkin and…

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…

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…

Almond Cookies

Its Easter Sunday and there is nothing more festive than making Easter cookies and decorating eggs! I chose to make bunny cookies for dessert. These are so delicious. They are soft and chewy on the inside and taste like almond macaroons. You will need: 1 cup almond flour 1 tbsp coconut oil (or 1 tbsp…

Sautéed Collared Greens

You always see collared greens in southern cooking. They are usually accompanied by comfort foods such as macaroni and cheese or BBQ ribs. I wanted to make a healthy version that was so good, there would be no need for those unhealthy food pairings. Anyways, this is it! You will need 1 large bunch of…

Lemon Chia Muffins (Gluten Free)

What’s better than lemon poppy muffins? Lemon CHIA muffins!! This was a complete test run and it came out perfect! They are gluten free, dairy free and are very low in calories. I am a muffin lover so I have been eating these all week with a big cup of coffee in the morning. You…