COOK | Perfect Roasted & Crispy Brussel Sprouts + The Best Sauce Ever!

This post has been sitting as a draft for 146 days. 146 days is a really long time to hoard my favorite way to prepare Brussel sprouts from you. I’m sorry.  Why bring it out now? Because as I am typing out my *new* favorite way to prepare brussel sprouts {read: time saving for these … More COOK | Perfect Roasted & Crispy Brussel Sprouts + The Best Sauce Ever!

COOK: rosemary mushroom quinoa ‘risotto’ with kale, chicken meatballs, dried cranberries and golden raisins

COOK: rosemary mushroom quinoa ‘risotto’ with kale, chicken meatballs, dried cranberries and golden raisins After over-using salmon as the main protein in our weeknight meals, I believe even my friends on Instagram were relieved when I found Aidells ready-to-go meatballs! Their chicken meatballs are all-natural and antibiotic-free, plus they come in many different flavors from Spicy … More COOK: rosemary mushroom quinoa ‘risotto’ with kale, chicken meatballs, dried cranberries and golden raisins

COOK: amazing grass smoothie // my breakfast every single day

  Green breakfast smoothies {M1 if you follow a 5-6 meal nutrition plan} have been a part of my routine for over 3 years – they taste great, are easy to digest in the morning, simple to create and easy to drink in the car on my way to work. I’ve been through many different recipes {see … More COOK: amazing grass smoothie // my breakfast every single day

guilt-free sweet treat | Mexican Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding Recipe

Lately I have had my fill of failed healthy recipes found on Pinterest. Bland, mushy sweet potato fries followed by utterly disgusting buffalo cauliflower. Both promised to be life-changing and both proved to be just plain bad.  Third time must be a charm because the popularly pinned ‘Mexican Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding‘ actually tastes quite … More guilt-free sweet treat | Mexican Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding Recipe

Quick & Easy Guilt-Free Dessert: Cookie Dough Greek Yogurt

I am more of a salty snack lover than a sweet tooth but I struggle with battling the urge to down sleeves of Oreos just like the next person. {um. what?.}   Last night {p.s. after this awesomeeee workout from the Tone It Up girls!} the ‘I need a cookie’ urge struck me between the … More Quick & Easy Guilt-Free Dessert: Cookie Dough Greek Yogurt

slow cooker clean eating salsa chicken: review & recipe

Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken Clean Eating recipe from He and She Eat Clean {Full recipe from HSEC here} This recipe is intended to be made once a week and should make 5 lunches for 2 people. So far, so true. Ingredients:5-7 Chicken Breasts, Organic, Preservative Free, Perfect Chicks1 can Fire Roasted Diced Tomatoes, with juice1.5 Cups … More slow cooker clean eating salsa chicken: review & recipe

Slow Cooker Steel Cut Oatmeal: review & recipe

Gelato for Breakfast!  I wish… that Talenti stuff is the bomb {pistachio!!!}! Slow Cooker Steel Cut Oatmeal First you should know that I love oatmeal. Any kind really- Mom grew us up with Cream of Wheat or Quaker Oatmeal in the morning {and homemade egg mcmuffins, french toast, pancakes, fruit salad…I was spoiled, sooo good!}. … More Slow Cooker Steel Cut Oatmeal: review & recipe

Great Gadget Pasta: Zucchini Pasta with Roasted Butternut Squash and Creamy Garlic Sauce

Great Gadget Pasta!  An #EatClean recipe made with fun kitchen tools Remember the other day when I bought a spiral slicer thingamajig? Well, it came in and I tested it out!  Zucchini Pasta with Roasted Butternut Squash and Creamy Garlic Sauce {complete recipe here via Choosing Raw} The spiral slicer is super easy to use … More Great Gadget Pasta: Zucchini Pasta with Roasted Butternut Squash and Creamy Garlic Sauce

7 new thoughts

Thanks to a wonderful friend, this afternoon I have been hooked on two websites: “Eve Was Partially Right” and “Food Matters.”I just came across a post on EWPR that reminds me so much of the daily conversations that the girls and I have throughout the day at work. Had to share:{but I changed the pics…the others … More 7 new thoughts

cookblogs

I loooove cookbooks. I read them like novels, display them like awards and add more to my collection on the regular. The thing is…when I do my grocery list, I rarely have the books around. I am happy to have found many great #EatClean blogs jam packed with recipes as a solution. Some inspiring #EatClean recipes to … More cookblogs

halfway there

If you’re like me and the majority of Americans…you probably woke up this morning with a tiny headache and a bloated belly. Don’t let that ruin your day or week. Let’s get back on track!  Rosemary Sweet Potato Fries would make a great afternoon snack {via Clean Eating Magazine} Tofu Pad Thai for a quick … More halfway there

clean cooking

What have you cooked for me lately? ooooh oooooooh ooooh yeah! I had a long weekend and I feel like all I have done is cook, eat and run {all to the sounds of Ms Janet Jackson! hence my first sentence}. What have I cooked lately? Well, if you remember I am on this clean eating kick … More clean cooking