Caramelized Herb Roasted Carrots

Hi Everyone, With Thanksgiving just around the corner I am practicing on my side dishes.  I was shopping at Trader Joe’s and I saw these beautiful petite colored carrots.  I thought they were just adorable, so I had to buy them.  If you shop at Trader Joe’s and you are in need of carrots, check […]

Cinnamon & Pear Oatmeal Cookies

Hi Everyone, I was in the mood to create a new cookie, that is pretty healthy, guilt-free and something I can have for an afternoon snack or a quick pre-breakfast snack to have as I drive to work.  I wasn’t sure what to make, but I saw a bowl of pears on my counter and I […]

Tomato & Avocado Salad

Happy 4th of July! Now that it is July, it is officially summer!  This is the best time of year for fresh produce and right now tomatoes are really coming into season.  I picked a ton of them from the garden this this weekend and now I am looking for some fun ways to use […]

Peanut Butter Oat Balls

Hi Everyone, This past Sunday, I was craving something sweet like a cookie.  I told myself that I would eat healthier and I would try to stay away from baked goods.  I tend to over do when they are around.  Last weekend I made chocolate chip cookie bars, and I froze them for my Husbands […]

Southwestern Rice

Hi Everyone, I have been in my garden picking my tomatoes and peppers.  The tomatoes are just starting to ripen, I have a few little ones, which will go perfect in my salad.  However, my peppers are going crazy.  I have so many of them growing that I can’t keep up with them.  I wasn’t […]

Coconut Berry Parfait

Hi Everyone, I am just going fruit crazy this week!  I have the following fruit in my kitchen as we speak; strawberries, blackberries, blueberries, apples, peaches, lemons, limes, pineapple, watermelon, plums and raspberries.  I am trying to stay away from the sweets, so I am filling my belly with fresh fruit with natural sugar, rather […]

Pineapple Banana Popsicles

Hi Everyone, Now that it feels like summer, I thought it would be a great time to pull out the Popsicle mold.  I love Popsicles!  I thought it would be a bit healthier making my own, rather than buying them and besides I think there fun to make.  Plus it’s so quick and easy.  The […]

Peach Mango Smoothie

Howdy Everyone, You ever look in your refrigerator or your counters and you have no clue what to make, then you see fruit that is so soft that you can’t eat it and you know that if you don’t use it like right this minute it will not be good any longer?  Well that is […]

Berry Smoothie Bowl

Hi Everyone, The heat is still on and I have been on a major need for chilled foods.  Ohhh, ice cream how I want you.  My darn Husband bought mint chocolate chip ice cream and I am home alone.  That is a bad thing.  Being left alone with ice cream in the house?  Is that […]

Cranberry Mango Smoothie + Jamba Juice Almond Smoothies Review

Hi All, Now that the holiday season is here, I am all about cranberries.  I simply love the tartness of them and I think they are just adorably cute too.  However, I am the only one in the family that loves these little berries.  When I make cranberry sauce, I am the only one who […]