Southwest Quinoa Salad

This recipe for Southwest Quinoa salad is a great side to dish, or can be used as a meal alone. It's super easy to make and is a great dish to make for the family, yourself or to impress others at a party. Fun facts about this salad: It is loaded with multiple healthy, disease … Continue reading Southwest Quinoa Salad

Honey Asian Crock Pot Chicken

It's tempting to leave work and order take-out from your favorite restaurant after a long day. Who doesn't love having dinner ready right when they get home with very little prep?? Although it does minimize time required to prepare, take-out doesn't always cater to the needs of the health conscious. That's why I like the … Continue reading Honey Asian Crock Pot Chicken

Protect your health!

The health benefits of fruits and vegetables are numerous. Fruits and veggies are packed with vitamins, minerals, phytochemical and antioxidants--disease fighting agents that will help protect your health! Often, it is challenging the meet the recommended serving size of fruits and vegetables. Experts recommend 8-9 servings of fruits and vegetables per day. This number may … Continue reading Protect your health!

Stress-Free Weeknight Dinners

Make weeknight dinners less stressful Cooking on the weeknights creates a challenge for many. Between work, children’s schedules, meetings and events, dinner is often one more chore we don’t always have time for. It can be tempting to pop a frozen dinner in the microwave and call it a meal. However, these are expensive and … Continue reading Stress-Free Weeknight Dinners

Healthy Smoothies

    Smoothies are often viewed as a healthy meal replacement, however some smoothies can actually be packed with sugar and calories. In fact, some smoothies have just as much sugar as your soda pop! Over time, consuming calorie and sugar laden smoothies can add inches to the waistline. If made correctly, smoothies are a … Continue reading Healthy Smoothies

Easy Weeknight Meal: Turkey Meatballs

Meatballs are a classic staple in my house. They are super easy to make. They also freeze well—I love making a large batch and pulling out several for a quick week night dinner. These turkey meatballs are lightened up by using ground turkey instead of ground beef. I chose to use the Jenni-O extra lean … Continue reading Easy Weeknight Meal: Turkey Meatballs

Makeover Your Oatmeal: 5 ingredient Oatmeal Balls

    During the winter months, oatmeal has found its way into my cabinets as a constant staple. Nothing is better than waking up on a cold winter morning and having a warm bowl of oatmeal. Oatmeal is one of those foods that you can eat without feeling bad about. Check out these health benefits: … Continue reading Makeover Your Oatmeal: 5 ingredient Oatmeal Balls