Melt Belly Fat Like Crazy by Drinking This Delicious Smoothie Every Day


How to melt belly fat as fast as you can imagine? Just a glass of this smoothie every day will help you get rid of excess belly fat that has been frustrating you for so long. Enjoy this incredibly tasty drink, spend at least 30 minutes in physical activities and experience great transformation of your body. […]

Carrot Cake Oatmeal Cookies


A fun twist on carrot cake! Soft & chewy oatmeal cookies loaded with lots of sweet carrots & cinnamon. They’ll disappear in a single day! Two weekends ago, my mom started craving carrot cake. She talked about it at lunch, mentioned it at dinner, and finally caved at 9 pm and drove to Safeway to […]



Got 20 minutes? Make this Healthy Kung Pao Chicken with just 8 simple ingredients for a dinner packed with protein and that’s paleo-friendly, too!  So, last week Blake spent the entire week visiting his family in Kansas. I stayed back in the cities GSD. And get shit done is what I did. I realized a few […]

Best Cocktails To Help You Through The Holidays


1. When you inevitably have to do all the holiday chores: Brent Hofacker / Via – 2 oz rum OR whiskey – your favorite store-bought eggnog Mix it up in your favorite cup and sprinkle with grated nutmeg. 2. When your uncle starts a heated political debate at the dinner table: Monika Olszewska / Via – 1½ […]

Dr. Oz’s Energizing Green Drink Recipe


“If you’re feeling a little sluggish and slow on the uptake, you’re not alone. Symptoms of perimenopause include fatigue and memory problems, which may be due in part to fluctuating estrogen levels. For an energy boost that might also give you a cognitive spark, try a glass of the phytoestrogen-rich green drink I swear by.”—Dr. […]



Author: It Doesn’t Taste Like Chicken Prep time:  5 mins Cook time:  10 mins Total time:  15 mins Serves: 4 Servings INGREDIENTS 1 Tablespoon Non-Dairy Butter (such as Earth Balance) 1 16oz Bag (3 Cups) of Baby Carrots 2 Tablespoons Agave 2 Tablespoons Brown Sugar ½ teaspoon Thyme 2 teaspoons Fresh Lemon Juice INSTRUCTIONS In a medium sauce pan, melt […]

Holy Yum Chicken


  Recipe type: Main Entree, Chicken Prep time:  5 mins Cook time:  40 mins Total time:  45 mins Serves: 2-4 Ingredients: 1½ – 2 pounds boneless, skinless, chicken thighs (most of the fat cut and discarded) ½ cup Dijon mustard (must be Dijon mustard, no substitutes) ¼ cup pure maple syrup (again, no substitutes. No fake Aunt Jemima stuff) 1 […]

Healthy Buffalo Chicken Bowls


This post brought to you by Hidden Valley Ranch. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Pretty Providence. So ever since baby number three came around (about six weeks ago) I’ve been trying really hard to be more healthy. I hate dieting, counting calories etc. (who likes it?) So I’ve been working on just changing my […]

11 Food Swaps To Make You Healthier


1. Instead of a bagel, use an English muffin. Randy Mayor / Via Swap the 3½-inch bagel with 1 tablespoon each cream cheese and fruity jam for a whole-wheat English muffin topped with a tablespoon of peanut butter and fresh strawberry slices. 2. Instead of low-fat milk, use Greek yogurt. Randy Mayor / Via Flip-flop your breakfast […]

1-Minute Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookie in a Mug


I’m about to share a recipe with you that will likely derail your entire healthy eating New Year’s resolution. However, in my opinion, if you haven’t tried a 1-Minute Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookie in a Mug, you haven’t really lived. Think of this as a way for you to start the year by living life to the fullest. […]



I can’t say I’ve ever been to India (though Wes Anderson has me dying to go). Nor can I even say  I’ve eaten at that many authentic Indian restaurants. But I have tried a curry or two in my day and I know what I like in one. This recipe is a mix of everything I love about curry […]

Pineapple Chicken Kabobs


Pineapple Chicken Kabobs ~ Quick and Easy Marinated Kabobs that are the Perfect Combination of Sweet and Tangy! Before this summer I had never turned our grill on. It was left to the hubs to do that “manly” thing and grill whenever he wanted to and I loved that he was in charge of the […]

Broccoli, Rice, and Chicken Casserole


Ingredients: 5 chicken tenderloins, cut into 1-inch cubes, uncooked 1 cup white rice, uncooked OR instant rice (different types of rice will yield very different cook times. I used sushi rice. Due to the number of folks who have tried this recipe & still say their rice is crunchy, I highly suggest you use instant rice) […]



One of my best strategies for combating the downing effects of winter involves food. Specifically, making food that reminds me of summer, but still uses seasonally-appropriate ingredients. This BBQ pulled sweet potato makes me feel like I’m at a backyard summer barbecue party. The kind where it’s really convenient to be outdoors because the food is […]



If you’re looking for some delicious vegan dinner ideas, we’ve gotcha covered with these fabulous 15 recipes from food bloggers. Happy Sunday to you! This week’s recipe round-up is dedicated to all of you vegan friends who are looking for some simple and creative new dinner ideas.  And hey — to all of you out […]

14 Beautiful Fruit-Infused Waters To Drink Instead Of Soda


1. Strawberry, Lemon, and Basil A classic trifecta. Get the recipe. 2. Orange and Blueberry To fully fuse the flavors, combine the ingredients in a pitcher and let them sit for up to a day before drinking. Get the recipe. 3. Watermelon and Mint I been drinkin’ ~watermelon~. (And also mint.) Get the recipe. 4. Citrus and Cucumber […]

Blueberry Oatmeal Crumble Bars


I was going to call these blueberry breakfast bars. Or blueberry snack bars. But anytime you feel like eating juicy blueberries with buttery oat crumbles is the kind of bar they are. It’s an easy, one bowl, no mixer recipe that takes just minutes to make. I adapted the recipe from Blueberry Pie Bars by reducing some of the flour […]

8 Detox Water Recipes to Flush Your Liver


Drinking water all by itself is a way to help flush the body of toxins on a daily basis, but with a few simple ingredients you can transform water into detox water and get even more benefit from it. This is something you can do each day, or as part of a more broad detoxing […]

Tropical Pineapple and Orange Infused Water


This delicious Tropical Pineapple and Orange Infused Water recipe will make you feel like you’re on a white, sandy beach drinking a cocktail, but without all the calories! It’s got a vibrant tropical flavor that balances the tastes of sweet and tart. Both pineapple and oranges are excellent sources of Vitamin C, which has many healthy benefits including: acts […]

To-Go Baked Oatmeal


I love the idea of everyone getting to personalize breakfast with their favorite flavors.  A few months ago I came up with a standard muffin recipe.  The idea is to use a basic muffin batter recipe, fill up a muffin tin with batter, then top off each muffin with your favorite flavors (fruit, nuts, chocolate chips, etc.).  I got a […]