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Sweet Potato Chips
Meatloaf Muffin Tins with Spinach and Pine Nuts
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cheesy cauliflower pizza bites
Parmesan Cheese Crisps
Flourless Chocolate Chip Cookie Bites

Flourless Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites

Go ahead and eat the cookie dough! Have it for breakfast, pack it in a lunch box or save it for a snack. It’s okay. These flourless chocolate chip cookie dough bites are packed with healthy ingredients. I’m mourning the end of care-free, relaxing summer days. School has started. Long days and homework woes have […]

Zucchini Noodle Alfredo Recipe - Just 5 Ingredients

Zucchini Noodle Alfredo – Just 5 Ingredients!

Zucchini Noodle Alfredo is the healthy answer to cravings for a decadent pasta dish. It’s creamy, cheesy, low-carb and best of all…it takes just minutes to prepare! I have just one more zucchini recipe before summer’s end! Consider it an addendum to 25 Unique Uses for Zucchini. This one is just too good not to share […]

Savory Popcorn Recipe with Parmesan Cheese and Fresh Herbs

Savory Popcorn with Parmesan Cheese and Herbs #PledgeforEVOO

Reach for Savory Popcorn with Parmesan cheese and fresh herbs for a healthier popcorn with lots of flavor…and no butter. I took the #PledgeforEVOO I’m not saying you should eat popcorn for dinner. But, I am saying that this savory popcorn tossed in a cheesy olive oil blend is very satisfying. If you happen to eat […]


Fun at #BuschGardens and Animal Truffles

We escaped to Busch Gardens and beat the back-to-school blues! Check out pictures from our adventure…plus a recipe for truffles shaped into cute little animals! I know what you are thinking…NO WAY did she get a picture of chimpanzees posing like that…it must be a post card. You would be totally wrong!  :) This was taken […]

Amazing Zucchini Recipes

Zucchini Recipes – 25 Unique Uses!

August 8th is National Zucchini Day! We’ve gathered 25 unique zucchini recipes to celebrate. From brownies, noodles and chips to muffins and fritters…this versatile vegetable sneaks in nutritional benefits, moisture and flavor wherever it makes an appearance. Brownies & Cakes Shredded zucchini adds moisture to baked goods…and no…you can’t tell it’s chock full of zucchini. Promise! 1. Chocolate […]

Homemade Granola Recipe

Homemade Granola Recipe Plus Tips to Customize

Make exactly the combination of crunchy goodness your heart desires with this Homemade Granola Recipe. It’s easily customized. Our version has dried cherries, dates and white chocolate. What would you make? There’s a sense of power when making a homemade granola recipe. There is complete control…over the sweetness, the mix-ins…not to mention the crunchiness. It’s […]

Crock Pot Baked Sweet Potatoes

Crock Pot Baked Potatoes and 20+ Topping Ideas

Looking to cook up some fun? Make Crock Pot Baked Potatoes (or Sweet Potatoes) and serve them to your guests with an array of tasty toppings. We have more than 20 ideas to get you started. The amazing crock pot does it again! I had 14 people at my house for a family gathering. (Yes…14!) […]


Easy Mango Sorbet #IceCreamforOXO

Easy Mango Sorbet is creamy (without any dairy) and complemented by the subtle hint of lime. It’s savor-worthy au naturel. But, we’ve got a few topping ideas that will make you swoon! If you view sorbet as the healthier, but somewhat boring cousin to ice cream, then you need to read on… This may have been our […]

Crispy Kale Chips Salad

Crispy Kale Chips – Salad Topper or Snack!

Crispy Kale Chips stand alone as a tasty snack or take a salad to the next level and use them as a crunchy salad topper!  This is not just another plain Jane post assailing the health benefits and great taste of kale chips! (Although there is a recipe to make the perfect crispy chip below.) Instead, […]