Italian (Turkey Stuffed) Zucchini Boats

Fall is in full swing over here in the midwest, and that has me craving all types of warm, yummy comfort foods.  I absolutely love lasagna, but not necessarily all of the carbs and cheese that usually comes along with it.  So these Italian Stuffed Zucchini Boats are an easy and healthy alternative.  They totally […]

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Chicken, Wild Rice & Butternut Squash Casserole

I made this casserole the other night, and I have to say it was pretty darn amazing. It has chicken, wild rice, butternut squash, and cranberries in it – basically all of the yummy fall flavors. So of course I am craving Thanksgiving foods now!   If you’re in need of a healthy, flavorful, and […]

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Protein Pumpkin Pie Overnight Oats

If you’re anything like me, by the time mid September rolls around you are craving anything pumpkin! Pumpkin pie, pumpkin lattes, pumpkin bread….they are all so delicious, but they are often desserts that are loaded with sugars and fat. So, I wanted to come up with a sort of “guilt free” pumpkin treat – that […]

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Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

Knox has been super into wanting to cook and bake things lately. It’s so sweet. He grabs his stool, goes into the kitchen, takes out a mixing bowl and spoon, and pretends to “cook.” So I figured I better start letting him help me in the kitchen a little more! I also have the hugest […]

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Greek Yogurt Cookie Dough

I have had a major sweet tooth this pregnancy! Ok, ok, who am I kidding?  I pretty much always have a sweet tooth! If I could sit around and eat cookie dough and ice cream every day, I probably would…however, I know that wouldn’t be a very good choice for me! So, my only option […]

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Pineapple Mango Salsa

Summers are filled with so many social gatherings, and often times we need to bring a dish to share to these events. During the hot summer months, there’s nothing better than a cool, light and refreshing appetizer.   I brought this Pineapple Mango Salsa to my family’s barbeque the other night, and it was a […]

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Summertime Salad

Looking for a quick, cool and refreshing salad this Summer?  Give this salad a try – it won’t disappoint! *Slice 6-7 grape tomatoes *1 corn on the cob (sliced off the cob) If you don’t have corn on the cob, frozen or canned will do just fine *1/4 cup sliced fresh mozzarella *1/4 diced avocado […]

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How to Make the Perfect Scrambled Eggs

I absolutely love having eggs in the morning.  I used to always add in milk and cheese to make my eggs fluffier, but I’ve since found an even better (and more protein packed) alternative: cottage cheese! I’ll start by cracking my 2 eggs into a bowl, then I’ll add in about 2 tbs of cottage […]

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Avocado and Tomato Toast

Snack time 😛 1 slice Ezekiel Bread bread (toasted), 1/4 smashed avocado & topped off with a few cherry tomatoes. Sprinkle a little salt and pepper on top. One of my quick & easy favs! ❤️

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Chicken and Cheese Quesadilla

I LOVE a good quesadilla, especially a nutritious one like this!   Heat a skillet over medium heat and spray with coconut or olive oil Cut your choice of whole wheat tortilla in half Once skillet is hot, place ½ of the tortilla in the pan Sprinkle with ¼ cup shredded cheese (I like using […]

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