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Strawberry Chicken Salad

Strawberry Chicken Salad

Finally! A summer salad that actually eats like a meal. This is perfect for dinner or as a lunch prepared the night before work. Its fresh, its zesty, and its perfect for summer. The nice part about this is you can add whatever fresh ingredients you see at your Farmer’s Market! There are really no … Continue reading

Skinny Crock Pot Taco Chili

Skinny Crock Pot Taco Chili

In the spirit of my week long Mexican vacation, I give you: Skinny Taco Chili. I was inspired to make this because a couple weeks ago I stumbled across an idea for taco soup. I took that idea and ran with it. I made this with stuff just lying in my pantry, screaming to be … Continue reading

Avocado Egg Rolls

Avocado Egg Rolls

Okay, this recipe combines the two loves of my culinary life when I’m feeling ballsy: avocados and deef fried things. I’ve been told these are similar to avocado rolls at The Cheesecake Factory, but unfortunately I’ve never been there to devour those. These actually aren’t that bad for you. Sure, they sound like a fatty … Continue reading

Chicken Pad Thai: Our Growing Edge Challenge

Chicken Pad Thai: Our Growing Edge Challenge

So everyone who knows me, knows I love a good challenge. Genie from Bunny. Eats. Design. emailed me, asking me to participate in the Our Growing Edge blog challenge. The challenge was to make something food-related and blog about it. Perfect! Considering I made a Food Bucket List recently and there was one item on … Continue reading

Grain Free & Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

Grain Free & Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

It’s not an oxymoron or a typo, folks. These Chocolate Chip Cookies really are healthy! They’re grain-free, gluten-free, and actually packed with energy. They’re also nearly guilt-free (sans chocolate chips). The secret ingredient? Chickpeas! Health nuts, rejoice! Here’s my Grain Free & Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe: INGREDIENTS: 1 16-oz can of chickpeas, rinsed … Continue reading

Strawberry Banana Creams (Healthy!)

Strawberry Banana Creams (Healthy!)

Just like Kate from The Kate Chronicles, I’m a giant fan of cheesecake but not a fan of the crazy amount of calories that come with it. These just turned out so well that I had to post a copycat recipe of the ones I made inspired from The Kate Chronicles blog. They’re only about … Continue reading

Two Ingredient Cookies + Mix-Ins of Your Choice (Healthy!)

Two Ingredient Cookies + Mix-Ins of Your Choice (Healthy!)

Healthy cookies with just two main ingredients? And those ingredients are bananas and oats? Say what?! I swear, you are not being Punk’d. This recipe is the real deal. These “cookies” are sugar-free, egg-free, flour-free, and guilt-free. You could even eat them for breakfast! FOR BREAKFAST!  That’s how tasty and guilt-free they are for you. After … Continue reading

Maple Mustard Glazed Salmon

Maple Mustard Glazed Salmon

Now I know a lot of people are not salmon fans for one reason or another. If you’re one of these people, I dare you to give it another shot. I think the problem with seafood haters (yeah, we’ll call them haters) is that they really haven’t had fish prepared well. Not to toot my … Continue reading

Breakfast To-Go: Granola Bites

Breakfast To-Go: Granola Bites

Looking for an easy and portable make-ahead breakfast? Look no further. These Breakfast To-Go: Granola Bites are perfect. Its been beaten into our brains that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, yet we still find ourselves scrambling in the morning, and I’m not talking eggs. Sorry, lame joke. Anyways, whether you like it … Continue reading

Garlicky Guacamole

Garlicky Guacamole

Not many foods make me jump in a fit of joy, but the perfect avocado has that effect on me. I’m also a firm believer in the fact that you can never have too many ripe avocados on hand. Avocados have awesome health benefits (heart health, healthy fats, vitamin E powerhouse, etc, etc) so I … Continue reading