Baked Buffalo Cauliflower Bites – A spicy, healthy, vegetarian, delicious alternative to chicken wings!   So I’m well into my Mexico trip now. Hopefully I’m on the beach with a drink in my hand, but, I actually wrote up a few posts before I left so you’ll have something to read in my absence. Don’t forget about […]

Healthy Nutella Fudge Protein Bars (sugar free, gluten free, dairy free, vegan)


Need a quick breakfast/snack on the go?  Make these (secretly) Healthy Nutella Fudge Protein Bars!  They’re no-bake, easy to make, and super fudgy and sweet.  You’d never know they’re sugar free, low fat, whole grain, gluten free and vegan! My Healthy Homemade Nutella makes these super decadent protein bars as guilt-free as possible so you can feel good about eating them.  You […]

Baked Apple Chips


So…I love chips. I love candy. And I love apples. Therefore I love baked apple chips three times more than I love any of those things. That’s sound logic… right? I bought these once from Costco and I had to physically restrain myself from eating the entire bag in one sitting. Since I rarely have […]

Weight Loss Magic Soup


If you are trying to drop a few pounds after the holidays, or for an upcoming event, you have got to try our Weight Loss Magic Soup and Weight Loss Magic Smoothie!  It is a combination of a couple of weight loss soup recipes that have been around for years – Weight Watchers Garden Vegetable Soup […]

White Strawberry-Lemon Sangria


Some might argue that a true sangria is red. Me, I don’t care either way. It’s sangria. When you’re drinking sangria – regardless of the hue – life is automatically good. Who would want to argue with that? This sangria in particular has become a fast fave in our house. It’s sweet, but not sickeningly sweet. […]

One Pan Balsamic Chicken and Veggies


I’m always on the lookout for new easy dinners to try, plus I always love a new healthy recipe. This One Pan Balsamic Chicken and Veggies couldn’t get any easier! This is a a 20 minute meal that is sure to please! The flavor is spot on delicious and it has just enough versatility going […]

Zucchini Lasagna


By replacing the lasagna noodles with thin sliced zucchini you can create a delicious, lower carb (gluten-free) lasagna that’s loaded with vegetables, and you won’t miss the pasta! This recipe is from the archives, but needed a photo-makeover. I also like to make some of my older recipes over to see if I can improve […]



my favorite things to post are easy and delicious recipes. this one is easy, delicious AND healthy. its so flavorful that you’ll really have to wonder how it could be soo good for you.  Whole30 Grilled Salmon with Avocado Salsa might just be my favorite recipe on my entire site. my friend Bre mentioned on Instagram that […]

Moist Carrot Cake


Can you believe there is a cake that is actually good for you? This moist carrot cake with cream cheese frosting is not only tasty, but at the same time healthy, diabetic friendly, without added sugar, flourless and low in carbohydrates. Moist Carrot Cake Prep time 10 mins Cook time 40 mins Total time 50 […]



What’s awesome about this recipe, is that it reminds me of one GIANT Chipotle burrito bowl. I am a GIANT Chipotle fan  I get the same thing every time- can you guess what it is? A GIANT chicken burrito bowl  It’s been a while since I posted a one pot meal, but it is Sunday….so why […]

Gluten-Free Vanilla Cupcakes with Dairy-Free Buttercream


To kick of Food Allergy Awareness Week, I thought we would tackle a big summer challenge, birthday parties! These versatile gluten-free vanilla cupcakes are free of the top eight allergens, and yes, they are even vegan! The recipe was created by Sarah Bakes Gluten Free and shared with us by So Delicious Dairy Free for an everyone-friendly treat. Sarah uses […]



I got addicted to chai in college when I discovered that a local coffee shop near my university served my favorite brand of spiced chai for $1.50. And it was a large chai latte, too! Somehow now chai tea lattes cost around $4 on average, so I rarely get them. It’s just principle. I’m all […]



So you decided to go vegan, huh? But now you are worried, because your absolute favorite cake recipe passed down from your grandma calls for an egg – no worries! You can have Grammy’s famous cake and eat it too! There is no need to stress about finding vegan recipes when so many healthy substitutes […]

Crock Pot Quinoa Vegetarian Chili


A hearty Quinoa Vegetarian Chili cooked to perfection in the Crock Pot, this soup recipe just screams fall comfort food! So .. I kinda have this love hate relationship with social media outlets. I love it from the standpoint of: its how I get to talk & keep up with you guys, its how I […]

Easy Chicken Healthy Tortilla Soup


Don’t judge me. This is my 2nd soup recipe I’m posting this week. I like soup. It’s a problem?! Speaking of problems……cadbury chocolate eggs will be the death of me. Please refer to this post from Facebook. Besides Reese’s peanut butter cups and andes mints, those little devils are what haunt me in the night. Like “wake […]

Coconut Oil coffee


I recently started adding organic, unrefined coconut oil to my coffee in the morning. I use it in addition to my creamer, but some people use it alone with honey or other natural sweeteners. The trick is to Coconut Oil Coffee is to BLEND it using a blender or bullet type device.  The result is frothy, creamy, delicious coffee! Try it! […]

best vegan dinner recipes


Introduction of vegan recipes from food bloggers  Soba Noodles with Bok Choy and Garlicky Miso-Tahini Sauce | Foolproof Living Vegan Mac & Cheese | Love & Lemons BBQ Cauliflower Salad | Fork and Beans Italian Tempeh & Sweet Pepper Pasta | Coconut and Berries Rich Root Vegetable Casserole | The Humble Plate Creamy Vegan Garlic Pasta with Roasted Tomatoes | Minimalist […]