Crispy Broccoli Slaw

I love finding new ways to use familiar products. I have steam cooked broccoli slaw as a pasta alternative before, but the other day it dawned on me to try roasting it until it was crispy. I am so glad I experimented!! This crispy broccoli slaw is kind of like a cross between hash browns…

A Few Of My Favorite Things #6 {Healthy Baking Kitchen Essentials}

  Sharing a few things that make healthy baking a little bit easier!   Parchment Paper Liners These are so much more convenient than making your own from parchment paper. Great for making muffins and mini meatloaves. I like these better than the silicone because I don’t have to wash them, but they usually do…

Recipes I Pinned This Week

Popping in this week with some intriguing things I plan to try! All healthy of course! 😉   Cauliflower Fauxmeal A sneaky way to add veggies that also happens to be Paleo and gluten free, if you need that sort of recipe. I plan to leave out the brown sugar and add some protein powder…

Recommended Recipe: Dashing Dish’s Pizza Chicken Salad

    Who doesn’t love PIZZA?!! My lunches for the last week were so good, I had to share! I is no secret that I love Dashing Dish recipes! I made the Pizza Chicken Salad for my lunches at work, and it was amazing! Plus, so much healthier than pizza! If you are looking for another…

The Ultimate Healthy Convenience Item List for #MinimalistMealPrep

My personal meal prep method has evolved to be this: spend as little time as possible to get the job done (#MinimalistMealPrep). Instead of doing everything myself or making everything from scratch, I find shortcuts where I can that don’t sacrifice health in the process. I want to encourage others to do the same, especially…

Closing Soon!! Dashing Dish Stronger Together Challenge!

Just dropping in to let you all know about something incredible in case you want to join us! I am excited to share what the team at Dashing Dish have been hard at work putting together for you! The Dashing Dish 8 Week Stronger Together Challenge! I am truly blessed to be a part of the…

Exciting News!!

I have mentioned before about how much I love my membership to the site Dashing Dish. I have been a member since May of 2013! Katie’s site was one that inspired me to start my blog, and I am so excited to share that I have been working with Katie and the team at Dashing…

Reasons Why I Use A Kitchen Scale

Something I use all the time in the kitchen is my digital kitchen scale and I wanted to shed some light on why! 1/ It provides the most accurate means for meal tracking while losing (or maintaining) weight. Portions listed on labels can be measured by grams and ounces, and if you are seriously trying…

Willpower

  Willpower gets praised far more than I think it should. Why? Because it requires us to work against ourselves. Living a healthy lifestyle does not require you to be miserable. It does, however, require you to do a bit of investigative work and to persist through some trial and error in order to find…

A Few of My Favorite Things #5 {Seasonings + Spices}

  I think the biggest struggle for people wanting to make changes to their diet is finding ways to enjoy veggies and healthier/leaner types of meat. In my experience, the single most important factor to enjoying these is flavor!! Flavor can be easy to add, however, it can often come at the expense of calories…

Grilled Chicken, Zucchini, and Berry Summer Salad

My mother in law brought me 6 huge home-grown zucchini that her neighbor gave her last weekend and used two of them for this recipe. I am planning to use the others for this recipe (see below)! Paleo BLT Zucchini Noodle Salad by Kelly at EatTheGains.com Doesn’t it look amazing!?   It probably seems like a…

12 Tips For Eating Healthy When Dining Out!

For many people, eating healthy when dining out can be challenging, simply because they aren’t comfortable with how to navigate the process. Here are some tips that will hopefully help you feel prepared and educated to stay on track, even in the most difficult of situations.   1/ Check the menu before you go and…