This recipe was inspired by my love for breakfast food! I love finding ways to sneak some of my favorite foods into different meals. I wanted to find a way to have bacon for dinner, but have it still be considered a healthy and balanced meal. So that’s where this Chicken, Bacon, and Potato Bake comes in! It’s a full, balanced meal that’s not only delicious but packed with protein! Start off by preheating your oven to 400 degrees F and by spraying a glass baking dish with olive oil spray. Then wash, peel, and chop your potatoes into 1-inch pieces. Place them in theRead More →

It’s summer which means one thing…it’s BBQ season! With different get togethers every weekend, it can be easy to slip off of your healthy diet. Being lenient every once in a while is completely okay, but if it starts to become a weekly occurrence, then it can start to become a problem. So I decided to put together a list of my favorite healthy BBQ recipes! Some recipes are my own, but a few are also from other great websites. These are the perfect recipes to offer to bring to your next summer party! Main Course Sweet Potato Turkey Burgers Seasoned Turkey Burgers Hawaiin ChickenRead More →

healthier shepherd's pie

When it comes to comfort food, I think shepherd’s pie should be on the list. It’s so hearty and filling and full of flavor…what’s not to love?! First of all, it contains one of my favorite food groups…mashed potatoes (yummm!). Second, it’s a complete meal (meat, veggies, and potatoes) all in one dish! That is why I decided to re-create this meal with a healthier twist! This healthier shepherd’s pie recipe keeps all of the flavor that you love, but with much less calories! Give it a try!   Start out by washing, peeling, and chopping  your potatoes. Then place them in a large potRead More →

Egg scramble breakfast bowls. Perfect for meal prep!

Breakfast is by far my favorite meal of the day. I could also eat breakfast food for any other meal and be totally happy. What about you? And if you take me out to a diner, no matter what time of day it is you’ll most likely find me ordering eggs, home fries, and toast. That’s what made me decide to make these egg scramble breakfast bowls the other day! They were super easy to throw together, everything cooked up in one pan, and it only took about 20 minutes to whip up! This is a great meal prep friendly recipe! Start out by cooking theRead More →

one pan, healthy salsa chicken bake

By now I think you all know that I am a sucker for a good one-pan meal. But if it also cooks in the oven, I consider that a double win (hello less cooking time!). That is why I am so excited about this new recipe! This Salsa Chicken Bake is healthy, contains a whole lot of veggies, but tastes amazing! Even the pickiest of eaters in your family will love it! It is a wonderful one-pan meal that all bakes in the oven in about 30 minutes! Start out by preheating your oven to 375 degrees F and making sure the baking rack is inRead More →

One pan BBQ chicken bake

If you have been following my blog for a while now then you know that I absolutely love easy and quick meals. So this means that one pan/pot meals have a special place in my heart. This new recipe is all of the above! This BBQ Chicken Bake can be on the table in less than an hour, but the best part is that it only really takes about 10 minutes of actual prep time. The rest is simply cook time in the oven! This BBQ Chicken Bake is a recipe that the entire family will love! Start out by preheating your oven to 350 degrees.Read More →

crockpot ground turkey enchilada casserole

It’s always important to keep a list of quick, healthy meals on hand for when life gets busy. Well you can add this Crockpot Ground Turkey Enchilada Casserole to that list! Simply cook up the ground turkey and then dump everything into the crockpot! It doesn’t get much easier than that! Plus this meal is low carb, and packed full of protein and fiber. Which means it will keep you full for hours without all of the calories. Double win! Start out by heating the olive oil in a pan over medium heat. Then add the ground turkey and diced onion. Cook until the turkeyRead More →

paleo frittata

During the week I tend to stick to simple breakfasts, with almost no cooking. Therefore on the weekends, when I have more time to cook, I like to get more creative! That is where this egg and turkey sausage frittata comes into play! This recipe is paleo friendly, but easily customizable to any diet preference or palate! I just threw in what I had on hand, but feel free to add in whatever you like. Start by preheating your oven to 400 degrees F. Grab a small ramekin dish, or any oven safe dish, and spray it with olive oil spray. Add in your choppingRead More →

dark chocolate cluster

I love finding ways to make different desserts and treats “healthy”. And this recipe is no different! I made these dark chocolate clusters around the holidays for coworkers and they all loved them! Not only do they satisfy your sweet tooth, but they are super easy to throw together! Everything cooks right up in the crockpot! Start by grabbing all of your ingredients. Measure out your pretzels and crush them into small pieces. I did this by putting them in a ziploc bag and crushing them with my hands. This is a great step to have your kids do with you! Then pour the peanutsRead More →

paleo turkey and vegetable soup

There’s nothing better than a warm bowl of soup on a cold day. And it makes me even happier when the soup is homemade and full of healthy ingredients! And bonus points if it keeps me full for hours! My paleo turkey and vegetable soup hits all of these points and more! It is made with simple ingredients and can be on the table in under an hour! Plus everything cooks up in the same pot, which means less dishes! And each bowl is packed with 25g of protein to keep you full for a while. Double win! Start out by peeling and chopping your potatoes andRead More →