Shredded Brussel Sprout Salad with Maple Vinaigrette

If there’s a green veggie I can’t get enough of this time of year it’s brussel sprouts. I know my kid self would have been like, “Eww gross!” But as a responsible, healthy, veggie eating adult my tastebuds have come a long way. Continue reading

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Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese

There’s absolutely nothing wrong with indulging. Then again, this is also coming from the person who literally eats nut butter straight from the jar, daily. In any event, indulging in a little comfort food, dessert, or whatever your heart desires every now and again is A-okay. Continue reading

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

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 ingredients 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 in 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