Grilled Shrimp Skewers with Mango Salsa

Healthy Grilled Shrimp Skewers with Mango Salsa - an easy and flavorful main dish that's the perfect summertime meal!

Healthy Grilled Shrimp Skewers with Mango Salsa – an easy and flavorful main dish that’s the perfect summertime meal! Happy Monday! How was your weekend? We were able to see my 10 year old’s buddy play Charlie Brown in the play, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown. It was so cute! Did you do anything fun this… 

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Gluten Free Healthy Greek Dip

Deliciously healthy greek dip, made with a protein-rich cottage cheese base (with ranch seasonings!) then topped with cucumbers, green onions, tomatoes, kalamata olives, and feta cheese. Healthy and full of flavor! #breton #ad

Deliciously healthy greek dip – made with a protein-rich cottage cheese & ranch layer, then topped with cucumbers, green onions, tomatoes, kalamata olives, and feta cheese. Healthy and full of flavor! If there’s one thing I could tell you about myself and my relationship with food, I would admit to being a big snacker. It’s probably my diet… 

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Caprese Balsamic Chicken Recipe

Easy Balsamic Chicken recipe with a caprese twist! Chicken breasts are cooked until tender in a flavorful balsamic sauce then topped with mozzarella, basil & tomato. Low carb and gluten free!

Easy Balsamic Chicken recipe with a caprese twist! Chicken breasts are cooked until tender in a flavorful balsamic sauce then topped with mozzarella, basil & tomato. Low carb and gluten free! If you follow me on Instagram, you know that I got to spend the weekend before last in Palm Springs with some of my favorite… 

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Healthier Sloppy Joe Casserole

This Sloppy Joe Casserole is a healthy recipe filled with pureed vegetables, (your kids won't even know they're there!) lean ground turkey and chickpeas topped with a yummy biscuit topping. Healthy & delicious!

This Sloppy Joe Casserole is a healthy recipe filled with vegetables, (your kids won’t even know they’re there!) lean ground turkey and chickpeas and topped with a biscuit topping. With your help, my recipe could be selected as the National Signature Pulse Recipe for the U.S.! Just go to the USADPLC Facebook page, and vote for… 

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Ricotta Asparagus Tart

Ricotta Asparagus Tart - a crust of puff pastry, a filling of herbed ricotta, parmesan and romano cheeses, a layer of thinly sliced onions and topped with asparagus. Perfect for spring!!

Ricotta Asparagus Tart – light puff pastry crust with a filling of herbed ricotta, parmesan and romano cheeses, a layer of thinly sliced onions and then topped with asparagus. Sigh. Perfection! Happy Hump Day! It got up into the 80’s yesterday (I’m not ready for that kind of hot!). But overall, just really starting to… 

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Mexican Pasta Salad

A simply delicious side dish, Mexican Pasta Salad - with black beans, corn, bell pepper, cilantro, tomatoes, and an avocado dressing.

A simply delicious side dish, Mexican Pasta Salad – with black beans, corn, bell pepper, cilantro, tomatoes, and an avocado dressing.  I have a soft spot in my heart for pasta. Well, carbs in general. Carbs are my weakness. More than desserts, even! My favorite kind of carbs are pasta. I didn’t grow up eating pasta… 

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Southwestern Edamame Salad

Welcome spring by making edamame salad! It's a healthy and delicious salad with a southwestern flair, full of beans, corn, tomatoes, cilantro and of course edamame, all tossed in a delicious light dressing.

Welcome spring by making edamame salad! It’s a healthy and delicious salad with a southwestern flair, full of beans, corn, tomatoes, cilantro and of course edamame, all tossed in a delicious light dressing. The weekend before last, I had the opportunity to drive to Arizona in a super cool Mistubishi Outlander and attend the SoFabU… 

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Crock Pot Caramel Hot Apple Cider

Warm, creamy, delicious caramel hot apple cider cooked right in the crock pot, and with only 4 easy ingredients!

Warm, creamy, delicious caramel hot apple cider cooked right in the crock pot, and with only 4 easy ingredients! (Thank you to Truvía® for sponsoring this post.) You all know of my infinite love for Southern California. Right? I mean, I think I’ve said it a hundred times, if not more. I absolutely love living here. I’m… 

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