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…

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…

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…

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…

Lemon Vinaigrette

Instead of buying salad dressing, try this minimal effort vinaigrette on your next salad. Toss over some greens and enjoy! Ingredients: 2 cloves garlic 3-4 tbs. olive oil red pepper flakes salt & pepper 1 lemon   In a small bowl whisk all the above ingredients together. Use a lemon juicer to get all the…

Simple Chicken Fried Rice

Sometimes you have to throw together ingredients based on what is in the fridge. Here is a FAST and easy recipe for dinner on a late weekday night. Ingredients: 2 cups Pre-cooked Organic Jasmine Rice (Whole Foods has this in the freezer aisle.) 6 oz. Chicken Breast ( I happened to have a leftover rotisserie…

Spicy Cauliflower Bites

I have never been a huge fan of cauliflower, but once I tried buffalo style cauliflower bites at a restaurant, I knew I could make an even healthier version of my own at home. Set your oven to 375 degrees and in a large baking pan spread the following ingredients out. Ingredients: (mix all the…

Whole Roasted Chicken Recipe: EASY

If the thought of cooking an entire chicken is intimidating to you, think again! Follow along with this step by step whole chicken recipe and impress yourself and your friends. What you need: 1 Whole Chicken (3-5 lbs) 1 yellow onion 1 lemon 2-3 cloves garlic 2 medium sweet potato ( or more depending now how…