Chicken Apple Cheddar Salad with Toasted Quinoa & Maple Balsamic Vinaigrette

You know what’s better than a healthy meal? One that’s just as beautiful as it tastes! I mean seriously look at this bowl of goodness! It’s the perfect transition from summer to fall by incorporating garden fresh greens, juicy tomatoes and flavors like tart apple and sweet maple. It’s so simple to toss together (pun intended) you’ll be making it all day, everyday! By topping it with toasted quinoa you can keep it nut-free without sacrificing a little added crunch and protein. This salad not only captures the beginning of the new season but makes saying goodbye to summer worth every single delicious bite! Continue reading

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Gingerbread Cookie Smoothie Bowl

 

I love food. Oh you knew that already? Hmm, I wonder what gave it away? Well whether it is obvious or not I really DO love it, everything about it! The ability to pick and choose the ingredientsย when creating a new recipe, making it look photo-worthy and my favorite, eating it. No matter which point in the process I find myself inย it makes me happy. Having the ability to use my creativity when creating a dish becomes an art form all its own. Take for example, my latest obsession, the smoothie bowl… Continue reading

Pumpkin Waffles with Maple Tahini Syrup

 

And just like that we are into another month. I’m pretty sure that not only is daylight getting shorter and shorter but so are the actually days. Is there really still twenty-four hours in a day because I’m starting to wonder… Continue reading

Greek Yogurt Banana Pops

 

“If you never did, you should. These things are fun, and fun is good. -Dr. Suess

Speaking of “fun” which uh kind of rhymes with “yum”. I can’t even begin to tell you how much I love this recipe. I was going to fill in this block of space with something inspirational of course but I just couldn’t seem to find the words aside from YUM and honestly copying and pasting the word “yum” hundreds of times in this entry still wouldn’t even do this recipe justice. Plus it would be a tad bit annoying. So, I threw in some Dr. Suess for good measure… Continue reading