I had an epiphany recently: I don't like lettuce. It's not that it tastes bad or anything, it's mostly that it's a lot of work. When I eat large salads, loaded with veggies, nuts, seeds, and topped with a meat, I eventually hit a point where I am sick and tired of chewing. Any time … Continue reading Salad Game Changer: Everything But the Lettuce
Two weekends ago we were so excited about Episode 6 of Game of Thrones (still can't believe that this show is really over) that we decided to go all out with a warm Italian home cooked meal and some wine. It paired perfectly with all of the wine drinking in the show 😉 Also, there's … Continue reading Eggplant ‘Manicotti’ – Sunday Treat Meal
Have you ever noticed that no matter how many cups of coffee you drink, the crash just gets stronger, especially if you’re drinking something sugary? Does this sound like your typical day: it’s mid afternoon and you find yourself grabbing that 4th cup thinking it’ll stop the caffeine crash for hopefully another 2 measly hours … Continue reading Sync Your Hot Beverages To The Time Of Your Day For Maximum Energy!
We all know how tempting it may be to toss Reese's cups into the shopping cart, especially if you shop at Trader Joe's where they have all the sweets and goodies with shiny gold wrappers waiting for you in the checkout line. We love all things peanut butter. So, we admit we've fallen pray to … Continue reading 3 Ingredient Homemade Reese’s Cups
During Holidays, I’m always torn on which dish to cook/bring, especially because my family tends to go overboard for holidays, especially on the carbs and sweets – Do I go healthy and make something that I know I will like and not feel gross afterwards? Or do I consider this a “treat day” and bring … Continue reading Fun and Festive Easter Appetizer
Who can resist Cashew Chicken? Not us! Thanks to @therecipecritic, we have yet another meal to add to our recipe book! This recipe was super fun to make because 1. it took all of 10 minutes to prep and about 20 or so minutes to cook and 2. it was full of flavor. We … Continue reading Sheet Pan Cashew Chicken
Trying to find healthier meals and snacks or ways to keep your Super bowl celebrations healthy this year? Try these sweet potato 'nachos'!! They are super quick, and very easy to make, not to mention they are delicious and totally curb all nacho/football Sunday food cravings. This was an original creation. It was a last … Continue reading Sweet Potato ‘Nachos’
Peanut butter. Pie. No ovens, less than 8 minutes to make. Need I say more? We rated this peanut butter pie at 4 out of 5 stars. We felt that it definitely could have used less bananas and had more of a peanut butter flavor. It was also a little too airy for … Continue reading No-Bake Peanut Butter Pie
Trying to get back on track after all of your holiday indulgences? These turkey meatballs and cauliflower rice are a quick and tasty fix! With trying to stay lower carb and grain-free, we have incorporated cauliflower rice as a staple in our diets. However, it can get boring and bland VERY quick, so we had … Continue reading Paleo Turkey Spinach Meatballs with Tomato Basil Cauliflower Rice
I think it's safe to say that everyone loves to get their Chinese food fix every once in a while, especially when it comes to egg rolls, us health freaks included. Every time we went food shopping, he would eye up the egg rolls from the hot food station and comment on them, so I set out to find a healthier fix. I decided to give...