Does anyone like blackberries? Check out these yummy turnovers that are great for breakfast or a dessert. BLACKBERRY TURNOVERS INGREDIENTS: 1/4 + 1/8 C oat flour 2 T water 1 T honey 1 T coconut flour 2 T fresh blackberries Sprinkle of sugar DIRECTIONS: Mix all the ingredients except Blackberries and sugar. Roll dough into […]


Zucchini Noodles with Cilantro Lime Chicken

  Have you ever used a spiralizer or mandoline?  They are so easy to use.  I love using it for cucumbers and zucchini for salads or to cook in other dishes.  It is a great replacement for pasta and adds more flavor to your dishes, not to mention another healthy serving of veggies.  There are […]


Sautéed Zucchini with Spinach and Basil Pesto

Since tomorrow is St. Patrick’s Day. I thought I would share a yummy healthy warm salad or side? Every year for St. Patrick’s Day we do a traditional green dinner. Everything on the table from the appetizers to the main dish and even dessert is GREEN! Here is an option for a GREEN dish!!! Sautéed […]


Healthy Girl Scout Samoa Cookies

  OKAY…I am on a Girl Scout cookie kick this week!  There are so many that I love but they don’t love me back with all the extra calories!  Here is another favorite of mine that is a healthy version and still YUMMY!!! Healthy SAMOA BARS yields one 9×9 inch pan For the “shortbread” base: […]


PALEO Thin Mints

I have to admit I have such a hard time avoiding the adorable little girl scouts outside of the supermarkets this time of year.  Here is a healthier version of the classic thin mint! PALEO Thin Mints INGREDIENTS: 1 C + 1 T blanched almond flour 1 T tapioca 1/3 C good quality cocoa powder […]


The Simple Math of Weight-loss

You can’t lose weight unless you break bad habits. Learning to eat right it the key to successful weight-loss and maintenance. Too often we think the only solution to weight loss is massive calorie restriction. When really it is a simple equation of the correct amount calories in must equal the amount being expended. So…if […]


Citrus Chicken Quinoa Salad

  I love this salad because it is loaded with a lot of YUMMY healthy ingredients!  It is high in protein, vitamins and powerful antioxidants.    It is a great salad to make ahead so you can have it ready for lunch or dinner.  This salad will keep fresh in your refrigerator 4 – 5 […]


One Pan Balsamic Chicken and Veggies

Having time to prepare healthy meals is often challenging.   I like making dishes that I can throw everything into one pot and I have a meal.   This meal prep time is only 20 minutes and you have a colorful healthy meal. One Pan Balsamic Chicken and Veggies INGREDIENTS: 1/4 C + 2 T […]


Quinoa Sushi Rolls

Quinoa Sushi Rolls! Quinoa can be used for so many things including SUSHI! Use seasoned quinoa instead of rice, then pack with fresh veggies and serve with an addicting dipping sauce. INGREDIENTS: For the quinoa sushi rolls: 1 C uncooked quinoa, rinsed well 1 1/2 C water 1/2 C Rice vinegar 1 tsp honey 1 […]


Nutella Stuffed Churro French Toast

CHEAT MEAL POST!!! My family loves French Toast. I like playing around with recipes to lighten them up. On your cheat day you can enjoy your favorite treats or dishes by modifying them! These are a GIANT taste of YUM with a little less guilt! Nutella Stuffed Churro French Toast INGREDIENTS: 4 slices of bread […]