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”

Cooking With Cast Iron: the Benefits

You may have noticed that I often recommend sauteing or cooking items in a cast iron skillet. My favorite brand is Lodge (a brand many chefs use). Find their 3 piece set here, or check out the basic skillet here. But why cook with a cast iron skillet? Health benefits of cooking with cast iron:1)Continue reading “Cooking With Cast Iron: the Benefits”

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”

What’s in YOUR fridge?

What’s in your fridge?? Here’s what’s in mine: Every time I go to the grocery store, I try to make sure my cart is a majority vegetables, fruits, meat and eggs.I minimize dairy, refined sugar, refined grains and alcohol and have been gluten free for about 5 years. I also do food prep and mealContinue reading “What’s in YOUR fridge?”

The Amazing Benefits of Lemon Water

I think we all know that there are days where drinking enough water can be tough, especially if you aren’t already in the habit of getting enough water. If you need help with your water recommendations per day, find our “How Much Water Should I be Drinking?” post. Adding fruit can help make drinking waterContinue reading “The Amazing Benefits of Lemon Water”

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”

Tomato Sauce

Ever wonder what it would be like to make your own tomato sauce? Well do I have a project for you! This tomato sauce is delicious on pasta or as part of our stuffed peppers recipe or this spaghetti squash recipe. If you want an amazing AND healthier version of pasta and pizza sauce thanContinue reading “Tomato Sauce”

Spaghetti Squash with Tomato Sauce

This is an easy lower carb option to traditional spaghetti with meat sauce. This is also a completely vegan option for all my vegans in the crowd (but it doesn’t have to be- feel free to add Italian seasoned ground beef or ground turkey if you’d like!). Check out the simplicity of this spaghetti squashContinue reading “Spaghetti Squash with Tomato Sauce”