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Steak and Potato Skewers
Entrees Plates

Steak and Potato Skewers

I normally love switching things up in the kitchen, but when my husband first suggested we try making these steak and potato skewers, I was categorically against it. Why fix something when it isn’t broken, right? Steak all on it’s own is DELICIOUS (not…

August 12, 2016
Appetizers Plates Sides

How To Make Veggie Kabobs Like A Pro

It’s pretty rare that I put this much effort into a side dish, but maybe I should start because these veggie kabobs are amazing! Here’s what you need to do to make veggie kabobs like a pro: 1.) Make a delicious marinade from scratch…

August 9, 2016
Tomato Feta Greek Salad
Plates Sides

Creamy and Tangy Tomato Feta Greek Salad

I first tried this tomato feta greek salad at my sister in law’s baby shower (thank you Lily for introducing me to this salad!). It was one among dozens of other salads that her mom had made for the baby shower but this one caught my…

July 18, 2016
Entrees Plates

Healthy And Easy Stuffed Bell Peppers

These stuffed bell peppers are nutritious and super easy to make. Since summer (and swimsuit season) is in full swing, I’m definitely looking for healthier and lighter recipes to make for dinner and this is one of my favorites. The recipe is pretty versatile and you can…

July 8, 2016
mojito fruit salad
Desserts Plates Sides

Mojito Fruit Salad

This refreshing mojito fruit salad is the perfect thing to enjoy during hot summer days. Forget the traditional whipped cream topping that weighs down the salad and transforms a healthy dish into a not so healthy one. Fruit is so delicious and sweet all…

June 17, 2016
Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal
Breakfast Plates

Healthy Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal

This Healthy Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal is everything you can possibly want in a breakfast. It’s quick, easy, warm, delicious, low calorie, and SO SO GOOD FOR YOU. First of all, it’s made with almond milk instead of dairy so those that are lactose…

June 10, 2016
strawberry banana smoothie
Drinks Plates

Secret Ingredient Strawberry Banana Smoothie

Summer is right around the corner y’all, and that means smoothie season! I love drinking smoothies when it’s hot out, and this strawberry banana smoothie hits the spot everytime. Not to mention, it’s a hit with the kids and anytime I can sneak something…

May 6, 2016
sweet potato fries
Plates Sides

10 Minute Sweet Potato Fries (w/ Amazing Dipping Sauce)

The recipe for these sweet potato fries comes from the book “Bread & Wine”. It was the first book we read with our book club and still one of our favorites! Shauna really talked these fries up and I was curious to give them a try since…

April 22, 2016
Strawberry Quinoa Salad
Plates Sides

Joey’s Famous Strawberry Quinoa Salad w/ Balsamic Vinaigrette

It’s strawberry season and this Strawberry Quinoa Salad is the perfect way to highlight this delicious ingredient. It’s fresh, filling, yummy, and nutritious!  I first tried this salad at a very popular restaurant in the Seattle area; Joey’s. I don’t normally order salads when I’m at a…

April 20, 2016
Desserts Plates

Skinny Chai Spiced Meringues

Skinny chai spiced meringues are every spice-lovers dream! They are bursting with the perfect combination of spices like cardamom, cloves, and cinnamon and remind me of my favorite dirty chai tea latte from Marine View Espresso. Growing up I didn’t have exposure to many…

April 12, 2016