Lightened Up Delight Bars

A coconut cookie crust topped with chopped nuts, chocolate chips, coconut flakes, and homemade sweetened condensed milk takes me back to childhood with this lower FODMAP version of my Dad's famous Delight Bars (or Magic Bars as I've heard them called … [Read more...]

Homemade Ranch Packet Mix

Dried herbs blend together for a spice mix that tastes pretty darn close to the store-bought ranch packet mix without all the crazy add-ins.  Easy and tasty ranch dip is at your fingertips with this homemade ranch packet mix! The holiday … [Read more...]

Plantain Root Vegetable Hash

Hearty root vegetables, plantains, and the slightest hint of heat from jalapeño make for a Plantain Root Vegetable Hash fit for breakfast, lunch, OR dinner! These past few weeks, Brian and I kiiiiind of feel like we are running a bed and … [Read more...]

Sweet Potato Oatmeal Snack Cookies

Sweet potatoes, whole grain brown rice flour and oats come together with sweet cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and coconut sugar to make a tasty snack cookie.   I am sharing this recipe and post in partnership with Now Foods. As always, all opinions are … [Read more...]

Things I’m Loving: October 2016

Happy Halloween! I hope the weekend was wonderful and that your week is off to a fantastic start.  The weather in Denver has been so warm (around 80 degrees!) the past few weeks, so Bernie and I have been getting out to run and walk as much as … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Pecan Snack Bites

The flavors of fall are alive in these simple snack bites that are made from pumpkin, pecan, nut butter, oats, a touch of maple syrup and pumpkin pie spice.  Perfect for popping post workout or on the go! I've mentioned before that I am … [Read more...]

Roasted Veggie and Rice Power Bowl

Crisp roasted vegetables and satisfying brown rice make the base for a plant powered power bowl that is fit for lunch or dinner.   TGIF! Even though I was visiting Boston and immersed in FNCE shenanigans on Monday and Tuesday, I am still … [Read more...]

Simple Fall Salad {Side Dish or Entree!}

A simple fall salad filled with the flavors of sweet potatoes, cranberries, and pecans lightly dressed with a homemade balsamic dressing. These days I've been in total yes mode.  Typically, I'm pretty reserved during the week and often choose … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Cornbead

This Pumpkin Cornbread has a touch of pumpkin and maple syrup making it a delicious bread that is perfect for fall! This post is sponsored by Sprouts Farmers Market, but as usual all opinions are my own.  OK, who is excited for fall?  While … [Read more...]

Pesto Tomato Kale and Shrimp Skillet

A delicious Pesto Tomato Kale and Shrimp Skillet dinner comes together in just ONE pan! It's warm, flavorful, chock-full of veggies, and ready in no time. Now, before we dive into this delicious Italian-inpsired one-pan skillet…let's talk … [Read more...]