How to Make Salads That You Will Actually Enjoy {Plus TONS of Pics}

Salads get a bad rap for being bland and tasteless and for leaving us unsatisfied and hungry for more food. They’ve been labeled the ultimate diet food. This makes me incredibly sad. I feel as though salads are the ultimate health food, but that does not make them synonymous with boring, bland, and dreaded food….

A few of My Favorite Things #3 {Healthy Beverage Swaps}

Growing up, I drank A LOT of soda and sweet tea. I totally get that it is a hard habit to break for people. For those that find it difficult to break the habit of drinking soda or sweet tea, and who also don’t care for plain water, I wanted to offer some healthier alternatives….

4 Ingredient Greek Meatloaf (meal prep, hidden veggies}

I’m just going to go ahead and preface that you shouldn’t judge this recipe based on photos, because… well… meatloaf… It just isn’t photogenic! I promise it was delicious though!! Plus, it was super easy. Perfect recipe for a busy week night meal or for meal prep, which is what I made it for. I…

Famous Fruit Dip {high protein, low calorie}

Ok, so maybe this should be called ‘Almost’ Famous Fruit Dip. In either case, every time I have brought it to a get together, I have been asked for the recipe and/or been asked to bring it from then on out to any future get-togethers involving food! It is so simple, I hate to call…

Peach Cobbler Gelatin {High Protein}

What do you do when you are craving peach cobbler, but you also want to be healthy and not wreck your gut? You get creative with @VitalProteins!! I have been making this recipe every week or two for the last several months, so it is about time that I share it! Most often I have…

Why A Great Beginning To Your New Year Starts NOW

Most of us are used to running around frantically during the holiday season. On top of normal life and work demands, there is so much extra we are expected to do! Including, but not limited to: Figuring out the perfect gift for everyone on your list… Shopping for those gifts… Wrapping all those gifts… Working…

{Last Minute} Holiday Gift Guide

  Christmas is right around the corner, and if you’re anything like me you might find that you still have some shopping left to do (and also find yourself at a loss for gift ideas for certain people on your list). 😳 I had every intention of going Christmas shopping yesterday evening. I knew I would…

A Few of My Favorite Things #2 {Convenience Foods}

Just stopping in to share some of my favorite products as of late. If you missed the product recommendations in my first post, check it out here!! This edition of my favorite things is dedicated to some healthy convenience foods for meal prep! No affiliate links, just sharing the love!     Green Giant Steamable…

Modern Greek With Quinoa {Panera Bread Copycat Recipe}

  When I go to Panera Bread I always get the same thing: the Modern Greek With Quinoa + chicken (because protein). A while back, I decided to see if I could recreate it at home after I realized that Path of Life makes a Mediterranean Quinoa blend that is very similar to the sofrito…

Clutch Zucchini Banana Bread {High Protein}

  There is nothing quite like fresh baked banana bread. Except maybe fresh baked zucchini bread. This recipe combines both—but it is healthy! The avocado serves as a stand in for the butter/oil that most traditional quick breads call for. The baking mix is high protein. It is also sweetened with stevia, and along with…

A Few of My Favorite Things #1

Just stopping in to share some of my favorite products as of late. I’ll try to start doing this more often!! 😉 No affiliate links, just sharing the love! Flavored Egg Whites There are several companies that make flavored egg whites, but the one I’ve tried and love is MuscleEgg. They have flavors like key…