Healthy “Hash Browns”

  I have not always been a “healthy” eater. In middle school and high school, I could put away some hash browns. Walffle House, McDonald’s, Hardee’s, etc., and always drowning in ketchup, because #Basic 😂 Nowadays, I still enjoy crispy potatoes, but with actual nutritional value—and without all the grease 🤢 #NotSponsored #WouldTotallyThough 😉  …

A Few of My Favorite Things #4 {Savory Snacks}

When the snack monster hits, have no fear! Healthier options are available!!       DNX Bars: A different approach to the protein bar with these whole food-based bars. Kind of like jerky, but also not in that they aren’t super salty. They can be pricy, but if you sign up for their emails, they…

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….

Crispy Roasted Asparagus {AKA The Yummiest Asparagus Ever}

This Asparagus is so flippin’ delicious, you’ll want to eat the whole bunch! I love how the tips and sides get crispy, but the rest is perfectly tender. The sad part is that it has turned my husband and I into asparagus snobs. Asparagus is one of our favorite sides because it is healthy and…

Simple Meal {Healthy, Meal Prep, Family Friendly}

Whether you’re looking for a quick and easy family-friendly meal, or something suitable for meal prepping your healthy lunches for the work week, I’ve got you covered! My husband brought me home several locally-grown squash and zucchini the other day because he knows that lately, I just can’t get enough of them! See evidence here. It was such a thoughtful surprise, and since I needed…

Crispy Squash “Chips” {Easy Recipe}

Just popping in with a quick recipe this week. It has been a busy week! This is one of my current food obsessions…it is literally on repeat multiple times a week at my house right now! How to make it: Slice 1-2 squash (works with summer or zucchini) into thin rounds (about 1/8 inch thick), spray…

Healthy Chocolate Breakfast Soufflé {Secret Ingredient Recipe}

This simple breakfast soufflé is packed with protein, fiber, chocolate, and squash…? That’s right! Certainly by now we have all heard of and likely tried a healthier baked recipe using applesauce, zucchini, or pumpkin. So try not to get too weirded-out by the spaghetti squash in this recipe. It has such a neutral flavor. No…

Healthy + Easy Crispy Sweet Potatoes

  Just stopping in to share a ridiculously easy recipe-if you can even call it that! Healthy + Easy Crispy Sweet Potatoes Method: Slice a cooked sweet potato (I use the ones you steam in the microwave that I get at Wal-Mart). Heat some coconut oil and any spices you’d like (I used McCormick garlic pepper seasoning)…