Black Cherry Smoothie with Stevia and Greek Yogurt

This Black Cherry Smoothie is absolutely the perfect breakfast on a busy morning! I love starting my mornings with a smoothie. They are so easy to make. You just throw everything in the blender and WHIZZ a few minutes later breakfast is ready. The type of fruit I add to my smoothie really depends on […]

Gluten Free Chipotle Taco Bowl with Rice Recipe

This Taco Bowl with Rice is the perfect gluten free meal for busy families. Some nights, I just do not have time to cook dinner entirely from scratch. I hate it when I don’t plan ahead well enough and end up having to resort to something less than healthy. I experimented over the weekend and […]

20 Recipes Using Leftover Beef for Busy Weekdays

These recipes using leftover beef are the perfect choice for busy weekdays. I’d love to have time to spend hours each night preparing a healthy meal for my family. But, I don’t. Between work, family responsibilities and taking care of the house, I want relatively simple healthy dinners that my family will love. This post […]

Lemon Maple Zucchini Bread Recipe With Gluten Free Option

You’re going to love my Lemon Maple Zucchini Bread! Is anyone else overwhelmed with zucchini but me? We only planted ONE zucchini plant so that this wouldn’t happen. But, it’s gone crazy. And, then the neighbor brought over a bag of zucchini and summer squash because she had too much. And, I just couldn’t say […]

Sweet Cucumber Sandwich Pickles & 13 Delicious Pickle Recipes

These Sweet Cucumber Sandwich Pickles are a family favorite. Every year, it seems like we have far too many cucumbers to eat in salads. While we snack on cucumbers too, I always look forward to making pickled cucumbers. Everyone has a favorite type of pickle recipe but these sweet pickles are loved by just about […]

Citrus Power Bowl: Cottage Cheese With Nectarine and Almonds

This citrus power bowl is the perfect way to get energized first thing in the morning. I’m working on starting the day with a healthy breakfast. I know it’s the most important meal of the day. But, morning isn’t necessarily my best time. So, I’ve been trying to find easy solutions that aren’t grain based. […]

How to Make Tender Beef Shish Kebabs Every Time

Have you ever wondered how to make tender beef shish kebabs? I’ll let you in on my secret. Shish kebabs are so much fun to make and eat, but if not done correctly, the meat can be overdone and tough. Ideally, you want the meat to be tender and full of flavor when you cook […]

Healthy Drinks For Kids That Aren’t Water [20+ Recipes]

I try to keep on hand a variety of healthy drinks for kids that aren’t water.   When I was younger, my mom’s response to my asking for something to drink was to tell me to drink water. While that’s definitely a great choice, there are times the kids want something else. There are a […]

Vegetarian Instant Pot Recipes for Busy Weekday Meals

These vegetarian Instant Pot recipes are perfect for busy nights. We try to do a few vegetarian recipes each week to keep our carbon footprint down and our grocery budget under control. If you’d like to do the same, I’ve included a few recipes below for you to try. My Instant Pot is one of […]

Cottage Cheese Power Bowl with Chocolate, Avocado and Banana

Have you ever had a cottage cheese power bowl? If you haven’t, you are in for a treat! Check out the fantastic flavor combination I created below. A power bowl is a filling dish that is made with a variety of healthy foods. You may have also heard power bowls called Buddha bowls or glory […]