Tuna & Split Pea Salad Sandwiches

Tuna and Split Pea Salad Sandwiches

I’m excited to share today’s recipe with you guys! If you like tuna salad sandwiches, I’m sure you’re going to love this new twist on it: split peas. Sound strange? Stay with me . . . My husband didn’t even realize split peas were in this sandwich when I sprung it on him. So, give …

Breakfast Burritos

Breakfast Burritos with Sweet’N’Spicy Cashew Gravy

I feel like life has started firing on all cylinders lately! Both of my boys ( yes, BOTH) are in school now (Oli started preschool earlier this month!), we are in the process of buying a house, and I am busy taking everybody to all the things while squeezing in errands, training runs and lots …

#ChickpeaNuggets

Toddler Time: Chickpea Nuggets

It’s July 11th, middle of summer, and I’m sitting here with a cup of hot tea, a cozy sweatshirt and I’m considering starting a fire. It’s 51F outside. What the heck, summer? Is this really the best you can do?? Time to turn on the oven . . . My son just turned three at …

The Sweet Stuff - Understanding Added Sugar

The Sweet Stuff — Understanding Added Sugar

Added sugar is a pretty hot topic these days–and it should be. More than half of Americans consume too much added sugar. Of that population, they each intake a whopping 105 grams every day, on averageĀ¹. That’s the equivalent of over half a cup of granulated sugar. Daily! This is very concerning considering how many …

Banana Chia Pancakes

Banana Chia Pancakes

We have pancakes on a pretty regular basis in this household. And that’s A-Ok with me–I love pancakes! It is fun to mix it up a bit though. So I’m always tinkering with new flavors and substitutions and such to keep Pancake Day fun and delicious (and, as always, nutritious). Today’s Banana Chia Pancake recipe …

Power Up Salad

Power Up Salad

We’re beginning to get little tastes of summer here and there. I’ve even been able to do several runs outside in a tank top, which felt glorious! I’m in the middle of marathon training right now, so I’ve been paying closer attention to my nutrition. Specifically, I’ve been focused on making sure my micronutrient needs …

Banana Raisin Oatmeal Cups

Banana Raisin Oatmeal Cups

I am all about quick-and-easy, toddler-friendly snacks lately. My days go much more smoothly when my son is happy. And yummy snacks make him happy. Yummy, healthy snacks make Mommy happy šŸ˜‰ Enter: Banana Raisin Oatmeal Cups.  These snacks come together very easily and are freezer friendly, which means they are a mom’s best friend. I love …

Cranberry Oat Crunch Balls

Cranberry Oat Crunch Balls

Good afternoon, guys! I’d like you all to meet my Cranberry Oat Crunch Balls (that doesn’t sound weird at all, right?). These babies are my new HANGRY solution. Ten minutes is literally all the time it takes to throw these together, and they are SO. GOOD.  I developed these last week in a pinch when …

Creamy Roasted Red Pepper Tomato Pasta with Kale and Mushrooms

Creamy Roasted Red Pepper Tomato Pasta with Kale & Mushrooms

Need a quick-and-easy dinner plan tonight? I’ve got ya covered with this Creamy Roasted Red Pepper Tomato Pasta with Kale and Mushrooms. Most nights, I enjoy putting in a full hour or more of effort into my family’s meals. But every week, I plan for one or two of these meals to take less prep …

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Blondies

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Blondies

I enjoy healthy eating. I truly do. But that being said, I am also a normal person. I also enjoy more traditional, not-so-healthy-for-you treats like brownies, cake, pie . . . (yes, I have a sweet tooth). But most of the time, I would rather eat something that is a little easier on my system. …