Kale Salad with Walnuts and Pomegranate

A Kale Salad perfect for any holiday spread.  Filled with nutritious kale, pomegranate arils and walnuts, the colors and flavors in this nutritious dish are festive and oh so flavorful! I've been holding out on listening to Christmas … [Read more...]

100 Things That Make Me Thankful

There are always things to be thankful for (and I have SO many things to be thankful for), but in this year of so many changes for me (new city, new house, starting my internship, Brian's graduation, etc) and a constant (internal) pressure to be the … [Read more...]

Happy Thanksgiving 2016

To all those who are celebrating today, Happy Thanksgiving! I hope everyone has a day full of love, gratitude, and memories. I have so many things to be grateful for and thankful for, including you!  Thank you for your continuous … [Read more...]

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...]

40+ Healthy and Delicious Thanksgiving Recipes

A collection of 47 healthy Thanksgiving recipes from appetizers to dessert with many dietary needs listed! It's the week before Thanksgiving and my menu is planned! The semester is wrapping up nicely and I feel like I kind of have things in … [Read more...]

Wild Blueberry Sweet and Savory Stuffing

This Wild Blueberry Sweet and Savory Stuffing puts a fun twist on a classic Thanksgiving dish.  Serve with all the holiday fixings or make as a fun weekday side dish.   By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by Wild … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Recap 2015

The holiday week is not quite officially over, but my family headed home yesterday and Brian and I are using today to regroup from an amazing week full of love, family, and friends. We were able to relax and spend a lot of time together and my … [Read more...]

Happy Thanksgiving 2015

I hope everyone has a fantastic Thanksgiving with those you love!  This is the time of year that really makes me focus on the things that are truly important.  For me that's family and friends. I am so thankful for: my family my … [Read more...]

Pecan Pie {Refined Sugar Free!}

Happy Friday before Thanksgiving! I've got to be completely honest in saying that I have already turned on the holiday tunes, lit the festive candles, and have turned my brain into complete holiday mode.  I LOVE this time of year. Recently, … [Read more...]

Delicious (and Nutritious!) Thanksgiving Dishes

It's the week before Thanksgiving, which means that you are either dreaming about the wonderful food you will enjoy at someone's Thanksgiving celebration or you are feverishly planning and hoping that the grocery stores maintain stock of all the key … [Read more...]