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Simple Smoothie


I’ve never been a big fan of daily smoothies or using shakes or beverages as meal replacement. I like to eat meals with separate food groups, not just slurping down my food like a baby! I like to eat mainly…

Sweet Potato Salad Recipe


Tater salad is one of my favorite side dishes, though I try not to make it too often. My mom makes my favorite potato salad in the world, adding a few random “secret ingredients” that make it orange and extra…

Warm Quinoa Black Bean & Kale Salad Recipe


I used to HATE kale. I did not understand how people could even stand it, let alone like it. Maybe this is due in part to the fact that growing up I was forced to eat it weekly. My mom…

The Ultimate Vinaigrette Salad Dressing Recipe


As anyone trying to eat clean knows, salads are gonna be a big part of your life. And you’re gonna need different ways to spice things up without buying store-bought salad dressings. I had one of those Kid’s Cookbooks growing…

Pink Grapefruit Beet Quinoa Salad


Quinoa and roasted veggie bowls are a dinner staple for me, so I was excited to find an interesting variation to implement while on vacation in Palm Springs: a colorful veggie quinoa salad. While out to dinner at the King’s…

Hearty Lentil Soup Recipe


Based on Monique’s recipe here. I also tried a 3-Ingredient Paleo Naan that was…interestingly coconutty.   Follow my Recipes Board on Pinterest!

Bourbon Ginger Orange Cranberry Sauce


Fresh cranberry sauce is incredibly easy and quick to make, so this year I wanted to try some variation. After finding an interesting Bourbon Orange Cranberry recipe from Gimme Some Oven, I modified it a little more with fresh ginger and…

Breakfast Bowls | How To Get It Right


When you get right down to the numbers, all those store-bought acai bowls are not as healthy as you might think. Even though it’s basically a glorified smoothie, before the blending stage, I do enjoy the crunch and satisfaction-factor of a nice…