Easy Snacks for Healthy Eating

Questions I’m asked about often-what healthy snacks can I eat? I laid out several below and why they’re great options! Just as important as meals can be for meal prepping, are snacks. If you are a snacker, having nutritious preportioned snacks are going to be a bigger deal for you than for others-make sure youContinue reading “Easy Snacks for Healthy Eating”

Easy Bone Broth Recipe

In a stock pot (my favorite is this Lodge Cast Iron Stock Pot) add in water, the carcass of a chicken- or bones from chicken drummies or wings, and veggie scraps. Veggie scraps are a good addition because they add extra flavor and bring even more nutrients to the broth. Make sure water covers entiretyContinue reading “Easy Bone Broth Recipe”

One Pan Fajita Veggies

Easy to make and perfect to enjoy even on a week night- fajita vegetables are an easy and perfect addition to any meal. I love to make them when I do homemade burrito bowls, or add them to taco meat or even eggs in the morning. Fajita vegetables are easy to make, fast, delicious, fullContinue reading “One Pan Fajita Veggies”

Zucchini Lasagna

This is a great alternative to traditional lasagna if you are trying to limit refined grains, sugar, are on a gluten-free diet, or are looking to make a healthier substitute. Zucchini is more of a complex carb than your typical white lasagna noodle meaning your body requires more energy to break it down and itContinue reading “Zucchini Lasagna”

Healthy-ish Fried Rice

Any time I have a craving for Chinese food I make this easy, healthier version of fried rice. This is also a fun way to “dress up” rice if you eat it often and you’re sick of the same old thing. It’s easy to make and easy to clean up. In a pot, you’ll need:Continue reading “Healthy-ish Fried Rice”

Squachos

Of all the low refined-carb weirdness I’ve ever come up with- this is probably my favorite. These are spaghetti squash nachos and they’re actually super delicious…. I know, I was a little hesitant too at first. It came about after a Pinterest fail for spaghetti squash taco boats. Plus they have a fun name! TryContinue reading “Squachos”

7 Smoothie Recipes that will Satisfy your Sweet Tooth

Smoothies are the ultimate lazy girl’s guide to getting healthy. They’re packed with fruits that are full of antioxidants, still have great fiber benefit, are hydrating so good for your skin, and have a ton of nutrients from fruits and veggies! I do a ton of breakfast smoothies and sometimes I’ll even do some forContinue reading “7 Smoothie Recipes that will Satisfy your Sweet Tooth”

Mediterranean Cucumber Salsa

If you love a good savory dish, you need to check out this Mediterranean-inspired cucumber salsa. It pairs great with lemon pepper chicken or I just eat it as a snack! Either way, it’s bound to be one of your new favorites. The flavors mix together perfectly and the blend of veggies make it niceContinue reading “Mediterranean Cucumber Salsa”

Veggie Medley

One of my favorite pairings with meat or eggs is a good veggie medley. Veggie medleys can be made on the cheap, are a great source of vitamins and minerals and can be made either stovetop in a giant pan like this one or on a sheet pan in the oven. Make sure you’re cookingContinue reading “Veggie Medley”

Protein Balls

These are perfect for your friends and family with a sweet tooth because it steers them away from added sugars and more toward a protein base. Disclaimer** this still has sugar from dried fruit, peanut butter, and honey. As another disclaimer- these never last very long, whether it’s my boyfriend or myself that eats theContinue reading “Protein Balls”