Nutty for these cookies

Sometimes the best recipes are a complete accident! I had a bunch of raw nuts in my pantry and I knew I wanted to incorporate them into a cookie recipe. Here is what I threw together, and let me tell you… THEY WERE SO YUMMY! Ingredients 1/4 cup coconut palm sugar 1 scoop vanilla or…

Simple Twist on Shepherd’s Pie

Ingredients 1 lb. ground turkey 1 tbs olive oil 1/2 yellow onion diced 3 large carrots diced 3 medium sweet potatoes 1 cup organic corn kernels coconut oil spray paprika, salt , pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, rosemary, thyme (1 tsp each or more to your liking!) Cooking Instructions Peel and slice all the sweet…

Cheese and Chicken Lentil Pasta Dish

This meal is somewhat of a play on Chefboyardee. I never actually had those canned meals growing up, but the cheesy meaty pasta dish was similar to what a beefaroni dish looks like. I would hope this tastes WAY better and it is of course much healthier. I have been playing around with the lentil…

Simple and Clean Banana Bread

Did you know that 1 medium sized banana contains around 12 grams of sugar? The most common types of sugar found in ripe bananas are sucrose, fructose and glucose. With that being said… why add more sugar to something already so sweet? Here is a simple recipe for making banana bread without all the added crap….

Winter Chili Recipe

I have probably made 15 different variations of chili, but whenever it comes out especially tasty I have to share the recipe. Ingredients: 1 small can of diced tomatoes 1 large can crushed tomatoes 1 lb. Organic Ground Turkey 2 cups frozen spinach 2 cups frozen mushrooms 1 cup frozen corn 1 can black beans…

Make Ahead Egg Muffins

Batch cooking muffins is one of the easiest ways you can plan ahead for meals. This recipe is great as a snack after a workout or for an easy to transport breakfast. Combine all the ingredients below into a large bowl and mix well. Use a 12 cup muffin tin and spray with olive oil…

Build Your Own Chipotle

Save money and save time with a build your own Chipotle bar AT HOME. Make your meals in minutes and get the flavors and feels of a Chipotle store. Below is your list of items to PREP. Good to keep in fridge for 3-4 days. Beans (black beans or pinto beans) 1 can of each…

Cranberry and Cinnamon Overnight Oats

This recipe is simple and takes under 10 minutes to make! This is a great way to prep for snacks/breakfast for the week ahead. The recipe below yields 2 servings. I like to store these in mason jars so they are easy to take on the road and take up little space in the fridge….

New Year Goals: Meal Prepping Tips

Meal prepping can seem like a daunting task, but once you get the hang of it it really isn’t that bad. Here are some tips and favorite products to help you on your food prep journey: Storage/Containers I highly suggest using glass containers to store all of your pre-made foods. It is better for you…

Health-ier Apple Pie

Looking to make a delicious apple pie with a healthy twist? Follow this super simple recipe and your taste buds will thank you..and your waist line! Okay, so this isn’t something to eat when you are trying to drop a few lbs, but this version is definitely healthier than the regular go to apple pie…