Q&A Saturday: Healthy Snacking


                      It’s Q & A Saturday! This is a special weekly post of answering reader questions in more elaborate detail. Today’s question: ” I’ve noticed on your food journals that you often don’t have morning or afternoon snacks and not much fruit either, why is {Read More…}

Honey Vanilla Frozen Yogurt Drops


  Once the warmer begins we can’t wait to get our hands on some yummy frozen treat to cool us off, but why wait for the warmer whether?  You can have a healthy frozen dessert whenever you want! My secret is using plain Greek yogurt for many healthy frozen treats. My kids love anything frozen, {Read More…}

Lentil & Barley Salad from Kalyn’s Kitchen: Recipe Review


    Don’t you just love when you can out together a fabulous salad for lunch date with friends and YOU KNOW it will be delicious even though you’ve never made it before? Well….maybe that’s just me but when I saw this incredible salad from Kalyn’s Kitchen I just knew I had to try it {Read More…}

Healthy Low Fat Chocolate Frozen Yogurt {SF}


  Looking for a healthy dessert so you can stick to your weight loss plans, but still enjoy a frozen treat occasionally? Look no further! This treat is creamy, soft, chocolatey, and healthy too! My batch made 2 cups total before freezing and I separated it into 4 servings. Top with your favorite toppings and {Read More…}

Roasted Carrots & Parsnip “Fries”


  Does your significant other every bring home something you don’t normally eat on a weekly basis? I should learn my lesson, yet occasionally I still give the hubby the list and he will go shopping for me. Inevitably he brings home more than on the list and some other items the kiddies won’t eat. {Read More…}

Chicken Broccoli Cheese Pasta Bake


      Have you any left over cooked chicken? I often freeze whatever left over cooked chicken we have to pull out of the freezer on busy nights and make a quick meal. This isn’t a weekly meal I allow myself to eat mind you. This is a kid and hubby pleaser for sure, {Read More…}

How to Become a Food Label Expert: Healthy Breads


  Good Sunday Morning to you!   Today’s Vlog continues our series on How to Become a food label expert when looking for healthy whole wheat breads. Last week was all about pasta so if you missed it you can check here.   Here are some of my favorite bread choices, certainly there are more, {Read More…}

Whole Wheat Blueberry Pancakes


    This is a guest post from Ayla of Everyday Maternity.         One of my favorite things about the weekend is that its a time to relax with the family. Nothing makes me feel better than a lazy Sunday morning in the kitchen making a delicious (but of course nutritious) breakfast. {Read More…}

Zucchini Ricotta Whole Wheat Pie


    Do you like to eat a meatless meal once in awhile? This is a perfect healthy meal that won’t leave you feeling unsatisfied or hungry in the least. Add a nice salad and its a perfect choice for Fridays during Lent or any night for that matter. All you need is a really {Read More…}

Healthier Whole Wheat Pie Crust (Makes 2)

  Can you think of the endless possibilities when you have a terrific and healthy whole wheat pie crust to start with? I do!  Whatever you like can be added to make a fantastic quiche, beef or chicken pot pie, anything really! This is the second whole wheat pie crust recipe on my blog. The {Read More…}