Veg Out With This Easy Summer Snack

"Mom, I'm hungry", "Mom, I'm bored", "Mom, there's nothing to eat", "Mom, can I have ice cream, cookies, chips, __________, etc.". Ahhhh, the familiar sounds of summer.  As a working mom, even I could be tempted to stock the pantry with quick packaged snacks that the kids can grab themselves or can be unwrapped and served … Continue reading Veg Out With This Easy Summer Snack


Grilled Veggie Chili

I have been making this recipe for years.  Every time I make it, it comes out a little different, but is always a crowd pleas-er.  Try it instead of a traditional chili for a healthy, yummy twist.   Ingredients 2 T. Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 Large Red Onion (chopped) 1 Large White Onion (chopped) … Continue reading Grilled Veggie Chili

Sweep The Kitchen, One Pot Meal

I'm a busy girl, but I love good food.  This one pot meal is so yummy, very forgiving, and calls for lots of veggies.  It's my go-to comfort and convenience food. I'm not sure what to call this recipe... it reminds me of a traditional pasta e fagioli (without the pasta), or a southern goulash. … Continue reading Sweep The Kitchen, One Pot Meal

Irish Vegetable Stew

In the spirit of St. Patrick's Day, here's a delicious vegetable stew chocked full of root veggies, herbs and BEER! Ingredients 4 tablespoons olive oil 2 medium onions 1 cup cup parsnips, sliced 1 cup carrots, sliced 1 cup potatoes, sliced into chunks 1 cup turnips or rutabagas, peeled and sliced into chunks 1 cup celery, diced … Continue reading Irish Vegetable Stew

Super Spring Salads

Say "Bye-Bye" to boring salads and "Hello!" to these three protein packed salads that you can make in advance and enjoy all week long. Join my Email List to get a downloadable version of these recipes and more!  

All Smoothies are Green Smoothies

I love smoothies!  There is no better "fast food", especially for breakfast.  There's only one problem...they tend to be mostly fruit and therefore, LOT OF SUGAR and carbs! Luckily, there is an easy fix.  To avoid spikes in the blood sugar (which causes the body to store fat) make sure that every meal, including breakfast … Continue reading All Smoothies are Green Smoothies

More Than Just Tomato Basil Soup

This super clean tomato basil soup is chocked full of hidden veggies and perfect for cold winter days.  I can eat it during my competition prep and my family loves it too.  Give it a try! INGREDIENTS:   1 Tblsp Coconut Oil 1 White Onion (chopped) 1 Red Onion (chopped) 2 Tblsp. Minced Garlic 2 … Continue reading More Than Just Tomato Basil Soup