Watermelon Homemade BBQ Sauce + Visa Giveaway!

Watermelon Homemade BBQ Sauce - it's quick, simple to make and tastes deliciously sweet & tangy! Plus a $325 Visa Card giveaway!

How about making some Watermelon Homemade BBQ Sauce to celebrate National Watermelon Day?! It’s quick, simple to make and tastes delicious! Plus enter to win a $325 Visa card giveaway! I love celebrating ridiculous National holidays. I mean, what’s not to love? National Toasted Marshmallow Day, National Raspberry Cream Pie Day or even National Cream-Filled Donut… 

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Weekly Healthy Meal Plan #1

Healthy Meal Plan Week #1 - A delicious mix of healthy entrees, snacks and sides make up this Healthy Weekly Meal Plan for an easy week of nutritious meals your family will love!

Today marks day one of a fun, new healthy meal plan! I’ll be sharing this great roundup of meals from myself and five other bloggers – every Saturday morning with breakfast, lunch and dinner recipes for the entire week, every week! I hope you like it! Welcome to the very first installment of our Healthy Weekly Meal Plan!… 

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My Favorite Homemade Facial Scrubs (made from simple ingredients in the kitchen!)

Ditch the expensive exfoliating creams and try these homemade facial scrubs! They're more natural and just as effective at removing dirt, oil and dead skin from your face - all made from simple ingredients in your kitchen!

Ditch the expensive exfoliating creams and try something that’s more natural and just as effective at removing dirt, oil and dead skin from your face – all made from ingredients in your kitchen! Here are a few of my favorite Homemade Facial Scrubs… This is such a weird post for me! I’ve only ever posted about food… 

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Black Bean & Quinoa Stuffed Zucchini

Healthy Black Bean & Quinoa Stuffed Zucchini - a hearty and easy meatless side dish or dinner that's gluten-free and clean-eating. So delicious, you won't even think it's healthy!

Healthy Black Bean & Quinoa Stuffed Zucchini – a hearty and easy meatless side dish or dinner that’s gluten-free and clean-eating. So delicious, you won’t even think it’s healthy! There’s something great about being able to stuff a vegetable with healthy stuff. Makes me feel like a wizard. Is that silly? I get this crazy,… 

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Tropical Smoothie Bowl Recipe

This Tropical Smoothie Bowl Recipe is the perfect breakfast or snack! It's dairy-free, gluten-free, full of protein and fresh fruit and totally delicious. Satisfying and easy to make, too! #SilkCashew #ad

This Tropical Smoothie Bowl Recipe is the perfect breakfast or snack! It’s dairy-free, gluten-free, full of protein and fresh fruit and totally delicious. Satisfying and easy to make, too! (Thanks to Silk for sponsoring this post!) I jumped on the smoothie bowl bandwagon! Have you seen/made one yet? They’re all the rage on Pinterest these… 

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Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread

Use up that summer zucchini and satisfy your sweet tooth with this Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread. An easy quick bread everyone will rave over!

Use up that summer zucchini and satisfy your sweet tooth with this Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread. An easy quick bread everyone will rave over! Every couple weeks, I get this hankering (is that a word?) for a loaf of quick bread. It’s no secret I’m the carb queen. I love me some bread. But I think… 

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Tropical Chicken Bowtie Pasta Salad

Your next BBQ cries out for this Tropical Chicken Bowtie Pasta Salad! It's easy, with few ingredients and has both sweet and savory elements and textures, making it a great side dish.

Your next BBQ cries out for this Tropical Chicken Bowtie Pasta Salad! It’s easy, with few ingredients and has both sweet and savory elements and textures, making it a great side dish. Two things on my mind today: I’m over The Bachelorette. Although I keep watching for some reason. OMGosh did you see the men… 

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22+ Healthy Homemade Salad Dressing Recipes

If you like salads but get tired of using the same old dressing, here are 22+ healthy homemade salad dressing recipes for you to try! Plus a little more about Panera Bread's journey to serve clean food. #PaneraGoodness #ad

If you like salads but get tired of using the same old dressing, I’ve gathered together 22+ healthy homemade salad dressing recipes for you to try. Plus more about Panera Bread’s journey to serve clean food. (Thank you to Panera Bread for sponsoring this post!) Okay, I know that you know that I big fluffy heart Panera Bread. It’s… 

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Grilled Peaches with Yogurt & Brown Sugar

Don't put away that grill after dinner! Throw some peaches on and let them caramelize with brown sugar, then fill them with yogurt. This healthy & easy grilled peaches dessert will blow your mind! #truvia #ad

Don’t put that grill away after dinner! Throw some peaches on and let them caramelize with brown sugar, then fill them with yogurt. This healthy & easy grilled peaches dessert will blow your mind! (Thanks to Truvia for sponsoring this post!) A couple weeks ago, I got to attend this fun little grilling event in Los Angeles…. 

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Chicken, Quinoa & Kale Salad Bowl Recipe with Easy Basil Vinaigrette

Check out this yummy salad bowl recipe full of grilled chicken, cooked quinoa, kale, raspberries, sliced almonds, feta cheese, green beans and a homemade basil vinaigrette. Super healthy and absolutely delicious! #OrganicBound #Ad

Check out this yummy salad bowl recipe full of grilled chicken, cooked quinoa, kale salad mix, fresh raspberries, sliced almonds, feta cheese, green beans and a homemade basil vinaigrette. Yum! (This conversation is sponsored by Earthbound Farm. The opinions and text are all mine.) I went on the best family vacation of my life. My husband… 

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Easy Caprese Skewers with a Balsamic Reduction Drizzle

Summer afternoons call for these fun Caprese Skewers! Cherry tomatoes, fresh basil and cubes of mozzarella cheese threaded on skewers and drizzled with an easy balsamic reduction. Delicious!

Summer afternoons call for these fun Caprese Skewers! Cherry tomatoes, fresh basil and cubes of mozzarella cheese threaded on skewers and drizzled with an easy balsamic reduction. Delicious! When I was a kid, my mom would cut up a tomato and put a little salt and pepper on it and serve it to us with our dinner…. 

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Peanut Butter Oat Balls + KitchenAid Mixer Giveaway!

Unbelievably delicious Peanut Butter Oat Balls made in minutes, with only a few ingredients. Plus a KitchenAid Mixer with Ice Cream Maker Giveaway!

Unbelievably delicious Peanut Butter Oat Balls made in minutes, with only a few ingredients. Plus a KitchenAid Mixer with Ice Cream Maker Giveaway! My diet downfalls: I’m a food blogger. I’m a dessert “grazer” I’m a food blogger. Wait… I already said that. 😉 I start out on a diet plan and then wonder why… 

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Grilled Lemon Rosemary Chicken

This clean-eating Grilled Lemon Rosemary Chicken recipe is easy to make, healthy and bursting with lemony flavor! #FosterFarmsFresh #AD

This clean-eating Grilled Lemon Rosemary Chicken recipe is easy to make, healthy and bursting with lemony flavor! (This post is sponsored by Foster Farms®, the opinions expressed are my own.) We eat a LOT of chicken at our house. In fact, it’s my go-to protein for dinner. Chicken teriyaki, chicken burgers, chicken casserole…the list goes… 

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