The Secrets Behing Healthy Eating

There is more to know about healthy eating than you think (image: https://www.pexels.com/photo/appetizer-avocado-bread-breakfast-566566/) Burgers anyone? McDonald’s opened its first branch in San Bernardino, California, in 1940. Since then, they have come a long way, but they also have had to adapt to the ever-changing preferences and increasingly healthy trends of the food industry and our […]

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Is It Possible To Indulge In Little Treats & Still Be Healthy?

If you follow my blog, then you’ll know that I like to be healthy. I believe that leading a healthy lifestyle isn’t just important in regards to your weight, but also in terms of your long-term health. Studies have shown that all the most common diseases, from arthritis to cancer, can be linked to an […]

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No Bake Oatmeal Cookies

Chocolate, peanut butter and oats, oh my! Not only is this the perfect combination to indulge in, it is also perfect to make because this is a no bake recipe! No Bake Oatmeal Cookies is one of the easiest recipes I have made to date. All the ingredients get boiled in a saucepan and then […]

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No Dough Pizza

Trying to eat “healthy”, (which let me say is impossible during summer!) makes it hard to find different recipes. Derek found this pizza recipe he required from one of his co-workers called, “No Dough Pizza.” Really, no dough? That cannot taste good. I am a sucker for pizza. Grease, stuffed crust, toppings galore, endless cheese, […]

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Baked Bruschetta Chicken

One of my favorite appetizers EVER is bruschetta. Only a select few restaurants receive the “Best Bruschetta Award” that I have been to. Whenever I have the opportunity to eat something similar to the tasty appetizer, I go for it. So when I found this recipe I literally almost jumped for joy. When my eyes […]

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Grilled Broccoli

Another item to add to the summer grilling menu is broccoli. I never would have guessed to grill broccoli! This vegetable is one of my favorites and gets eaten weekly for dinner. It is easy as pie to grill. I applied the same method as grilling corn on the cob by wrapping it up in […]

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Kale Chips

So I gave in to the Kale fad. I have seen so many different recipes for kale and always wondered what the hype was. I finally decided to make “Kale Chips.” This is the easiest recipe I have ever tried. It really isn’t even a recipe! All I had to do was wash the fresh […]

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Porta-Bella Chicken

This chicken dish can be topped with any kind of mushroom. I chose porta-bella because the flavors blend so well together. The mayonnaise makes the chicken breast very moist and tender. I served this with white rice which topped of the recipe!  This is a very easy, no mistake chicken dish to make!  The simple […]

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Stuffed Mushrooms

One of my favorite restaurants is The Melting Pot. I go there every year for my Birthday dinner. This restaurants specialty is fondue. It has a intimate atmosphere, wonderful service, and some of the best food I have ever tasted. One of my favorite items on the menu are stuffed mushrooms. I was never a huge […]

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Stir Fry Steak

This is my own version of kabobs in a skillet. I was craving a healthy dinner, especially from the sugar binge I have been on from Easter. I wanted veggies and meat with flavor. I took 1 orange bell pepper, half of a medium onion, 4 green onions and a handful of green beans. I […]

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*Five Layer Bean Soup*

Fiber, fiber, fiber! If you have not been getting enough fiber, this is the cure. My boyfriend invented this soup, which consists of 5 different kinds of beans. Being the health nut that he is, I was looking forward to his concoction. The smell alone made my mouth water. This is one of the best […]

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