Ginger Cookies


Yesterday I brought you some delicious cranberry and white chocolate cookies. Today I am giving you the recipe for the best ever ginger cookies. These are a Thanksgiving tradition in my family and they are perfectly suited for the Christmas holidays as well. I think what really sets these cookies apart is the use of fresh ginger. It really makes more »

White Chocolate Cranberry Cookies


Nothing quite says the holidays like stuffing yourself full to bursting with all manner of confectioneries, amiright? I usually try to post relatively healthy eats (for my own sake!) but I took some divinely sugary and waist inflating cookies to Thanksgiving dinner and had many a request to post the recipes on the blog. So today I am coming at more »

Lets talk food: Cravings vs Hunger!

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I naturally cycle through periods where I eat super healthy for a few months then I’ll fall off the wagon and treat my body like a garbage disposal for weeks! Being pregnant I find not just myself but others making excuses for me when I graze throughout the day. “Are you sure you’re eating enough?” or “That’s the baby telling more »

Guilt Free Shepherd’s Pie

Dinners Recipes

Coming at you today with a recipe. Shepherd’s Pie! I’ve lightened up this classic meal. Now you might be thinking, this would be delicious if it was the middle of winter. And for those of you fortunate enough to be living in warmer climes, I envy you! Now that I’ve moved to Wyoming I am told to expect snow into more »

Strawberry Blondie Salad

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As the weather warms a crisp cool salad makes for the perfect meal. This salad is inspired by one my mom used to make. Sweet yet tart strawberries blend perfectly with monterey jack cheese, lemon grilled chicken, and cashews. Ingredients 4 cups spinach 6 cups romaine 1 lb chicken 1 pint strawberries 1/2 cup cashews 1 cup shredded monterey jack cheese 1/4 more »

Chicken Pho — Extra Protein Edition!

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Once upon a time when I lived in Utah we used to frequent Pho Plus in Orem. Now if you’ve never had pho soup (pronounced like fun without the “n”), you are missing out. This Vietnamese dish blends warm and exotic spices into a clear broth with a healthy serving of rice noodles and meat of choice (vegetarian versions are more »

7 Day Low Carb Meal Plan

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For those who follow my Instagram you might have seen the occasional meals that I post. Most of these are not not my own so I haven’t put them on the blog, not wanting to take unfair credit for the recipes. Still food porn pictures are always my most popular Instagram posts so I thought I would share here for more »

Apple Cob Salad

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**This post contains affiliate links Do you ever have those days where you ate a whole container of cinnamon rolls by yourself first thing in the morning? Yeah, don’t lie, we’ve all been there. Or maybe just the opposite — you are on a health kick, feeling super motivated and no jar of cookies will tempt you. Either way, this more »

Apple Pie Oatmeal

Breakfast Recipes

Today I’m bringing you a delicious bowl of dessert flavored oatmeal. Because really, what is better than warm apple pie for breakfast? Not to mention tons of whole grains to give you energy throughout the day and a serving of real, fresh fruit. Apple pie oatmeal — here I come! Nutrition Servings: 1          Calories: 286       more »

Protein Packed Cottage Cheese & Berries

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One of my favorite breakfast items is a simple bowl of cottage cheese and blueberries. Its a snap to whip up and tastes delicious! I love the combination of tart and sweet berries with the mild, creamy cottage cheese. Besides the taste, this simple meal has a lot to offer nutritionally. This low carb dish really packs in the protein more »