Crock Pot Butternut Squash

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Butternut squash is one of the most common varieties of winter squash. Like other winter squash, it has a hard exterior and firm flesh and is full of vitamin A, potassium and fiber.  It is a winter squash but harvested in the fall from its summer growing season.     My kids really enjoy this […]

Nutella Strawberry Crepes

A little piece of YUM for your weekend tastebuds!  A healthier version of crepes that you can enjoy without the destroying your waistline!  Make simple substitutions with the ingredients on your favorite recipes and still enjoy a tasty treat. NUTELLA STRAWBERRY CREPES INGREDIENTS: 1 C unbleached a wholemeal/whole wheat flour 1 C oat flour, ground oats 2 T […]


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  I love my croc pot for the busy days.  It allows you to still have a home cooked meal and that yummy smell that fills your home.   Dinner time is a struggle at my house because everyone is coming and going at different times with the kids busy schedules  If I don’t plan […]

Tuna Cakes

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What did you eat for lunch today? Sometimes experimenting in the kitchen can go either way :).  The majority of the time when you combine ingredients you like,  it will come out tasting pretty dang good!  Check out this yummy experiment that came out pretty dang good!!!  You can also make a few extra and […]

Summer Kale Salad with Blueberry-Balsamic Vinaigrette


KALE is the KING of healthy greens.  It is one of the healthiest and most nutritious plant foods in existence. A single cup of Kale has 206% of the RDA for vitamin a 684% vitamin K, 134% of vitamin C, 9% of vitamin B6, 26% of manganese, 9% calcium, 10% copper, 9% potassium, 6% magnesium […]

Creamy Cilantro Lime Slaw

Do you know the benefits of PURPLE CABBAGE? The vitamin and mineral content of raw purple cabbage is the most significant reason to consume this vegetable!  A single serving of raw purple cabbage contains Vitamin A, C, and K, folate, magnesium, potassium and cholesterol lowering benefits.  It also has sinigrin.  Studies show that sinigrin can […]

Healthy Greek Layer Dip


On Sundays we always make nachos and different types of dips.  I had just made a Costco run the day before so I had there Sabra Tzatziki Cucumber Dill Greek Yogurt Dip and Sabra Hummus.  I just started adding layers with what I have in the refrigerator.   This turned out so tasty and the […]

Mexican Street Corn


  Do you have any favorite 4th of July dishes? My family loves corn on the cob. Check out this yummy recipe: MEXICAN STREET CORN INGREDIENTS: 4 corn – washed and husk removed 1/3 C nonfat greek yogurt 2 tsp lime juice 1 tsp diced garlic 1/2 tsp chipotle chili powder to taste 1/4 tsp […]

Paleo Chocolate Chip Cookies


Who like CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES? I went to a local Paleo friendly, clean-eating restaurant that has all kinds of amazing foods that are farm fresh and organic.  For my local friends it is called E.A.T..  I like a lot of the Paleo foods, but do not eat Paleo only foods.  I will say the more […]

Raspberry Banana Ice-cream


Is it getting warm yet where you live? It is feeling like summer in SoCal! Check out this super easy healthy treat to cool you down. Raspberry Banana Ice-cream Blend 3 frozen bananas, 1 C raspberries, 1 C strawberries and 1 C unsweetened almond milk in a blender. Top with fruits, nuts, chia seeds, etc. […]