Category Archives: Healthy Recipes

Simple Pickled Onions

  Pickled onions are something we like to keep around at all times in our house. It completes our meals, adding the right amount of zing to a dish. The most popular way we eat it is on top of tacos. Some other favorites are inside sandwiches and burgers, alongside barbecue, or sometimes, straight from […]

Spaghetti Squash Boat

  Hi guys! Has 2015 proven to be a busy one for you, like it has for me? It’s been a good busy, but none the less, busy. I promise to get back on my Monday/Wednesday/Friday schedule in the next few weeks, once things slow down a little. In the meantime, I have parties, parties, […]

Pesto Hedgehog Sweet Potatoes

I’ve always loved the idea of making hedgehog potatoes, also known as hasselback potatoes. The thought of making them was always tucked away in the back of my mind, along with a thousand other recipes floating alongside it. It wasn’t until my good friend, Kelsey, made me a sweet potato version for dinner back in […]

Carrot-Coconut Soup

There are Christmas bins, boxes of presents to be wrapped/shipped and piles of laundry¬†all over my house – but it’s not stopping me from making another pot of this velvety carrot-coconut soup for the second time in a week. I first got wind of this recipe while reading one of my favorite blogs, Orangette. I […]

Orange Scented Candied Cranberries

  What is going on here? Thanksgiving is one week away (OMG what?!). I have some major holiday prepping to do before we have family come in from out of town Monday and before we host a 15 plus person Thanksgiving feast. The countdown begins and I need to go into turbo mode and get […]

Cauliflower “Mashed Potatoes”

I’ve heard about cauliflower “Mashed potatoes” for years now but never had much interest in actually trying it. It wasn’t until I made cauli-rice that it made me start to think that cauli-mash might be worth all the hype it’s been getting. That’s when I gave it a try and HOLY COW, this stuff tastes […]

Simple Green Beans

I’m welcoming November and all of its greatness with a ton of warm and comforting recipes to share with you. Mark and I are hosting Thanksgiving this year with family coming in from out of town, and I am trying out new recipes to add to our menu. To balance out calorie-laden, decadent dishes, I […]

Asian Chicken Noodle Salad

  Sorry for the lateness on this post. I’m still working on my time management for blogging and just day-to-day busy life with two littles. I think I’ve had a mound of clean laundry in my bedroom for a couple of weeks. Once I start to put clothes away, more laundry piles on top of […]

Chili Verde

Being a busy family of four, we are all about quick-prep meals for the week. This chili verde is our favorite go-to meal that requires less than five minutes of prep time and delivers a knock out dish that lasts for the entire week. We use our slow cooker for most of our stewed meats, […]

Strawberry Spinach Salad

The stores have been bursting with fresh berries and I can’t handle it. That’s why I’ve been eating them in my breakfast, for snacks, in the occasional cocktail (berry bramble post coming soooon!), and in this salad. I paired this strawberry spinach salad with creaminess from avocado, crunch from lightly toasted pecans and a nice […]