Creamy Roasted Red Pepper Tomato Pasta with Kale and Mushrooms
Pasta

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
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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. …

Pumpkin Spice Power Bites
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Pumpkin Spice Power Bites

So, pumpkin spice is awesome, right? I know there are plenty of haters out there, but I am not one of them. However, I will say that while all of these special holiday treats are undeniably delicious, I’ll be one of the first to try to recreate these flavors in treats that can also boast …

Creamy Mushroom Soup
Soup

Creamy Mushroom Soup

Fall is in full effect now in our neck of the woods. Everything is bright and golden and gorgeous! Easily, my favorite time of year. Fall also features many of my favorite flavors and foods of the year: pumpkin (& all other squash varieties), apples, cinnamon, nutmeg, and all the comfort foods. Mmm mmm mmmmm. …

Lemon Cranberry Muffins
Muffins

Lemon Cranberry Muffins

It’s nearing berry picking season again up here in Alaska–one of our favorite times of the year! Blueberries, cranberries, raspberries, rose hips and several others are plentiful and often right outside our back doors. I’m looking forward to my son experiencing it for the first time. I’ve taken him with me the past couple of …

Healthy Blended Mochaccino
Beverages

Healthy Blended Mochaccino

Happy Fourth of July weekend, everyone (And Happy Canada Day)! Most of us are likely busy planning our respective barbecues and get togethers. Most of my family will be out of town. So, it’ll probably just be my sister’s family and mine. More deliciousness for us! Hahaha 🙂 The weather has been incredible here this …

White Bean Kale Salad with Creamy Balsamic Dressing
Dressings/Dips/Spreads Salads

White Bean Kale Salad with Creamy Balsamic Dressing

Salads and summertime seem to go hand in hand. And for good reason. There’s something about hot weather that makes raw, crisp vegetables just taste better. This is especially true when you’re fortunate enough to get them from a local farmer’s market or, better yet, straight out of your own garden! The flavors are SO …

Green Sunshine Smoothie
Beverages

Green Sunshine Smoothie

Now that we’re nearing the first official day of summer, I’m beginning to crave more cold beverages through a straw. One of my favorite summer drinks is a smoothie. They’re so versatile, and such a great vehicle for cramming more greens into your day, too. This Green Sunshine Smoothie is a great kickoff to your day! …

Banana Walnut Muffins
Muffins

Banana Walnut Muffins

So, when I eat a banana, I like them to be perfectly ripe. When they’re a flawless, bright yellow, peel nicely and haven’t cultivated any brown speckles yet. I love them on cereal, in oatmeal, or with a spoonful of nut butter and raisins. However, because I buy them a couple bunches at a time, …

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Everyday Energy Bites

Life with a two year old is proving to be every bit as hectic as they say it is. My boy is busy busy! If he’s not climbing onto countertops, he’s running full speed with something messy. Or torturing the dogs. Or tearing up the pages of his favorite books. But he certainly has his …