Zesty Chopped Italian Salad

This recipe and all of grill week are sponsored by Sprouts Farmers Market.   Day two of Grill Week is all about the sides.  This Zesty Italian Chopped Salad is inspired by that wonderful pasta salad that made an appearance at every summer get … [Read more...]

Quinoa Taco Salad

Hearty quinoa, crunchy bell peppers, sweet tomatoes, creamy avocado, filling black beans, and your favorite zesty salsa all come together in a make-ahead lunch that will last all week long (or serve a crowd!).   Hey friends!  I apologize for … [Read more...]

Kale and Pesto Millet Bowls

These bowls are filling and perfect for breakfast, lunch, OR dinner! These satisfying and flavorful bowls can be tossed together in a jif after a little weekend (or anytime) prep of the ingredients.   Recently, I feel like Brian and I have … [Read more...]

Herby Italian Salad Dressing

Ditch the store-bought stuff and add this salad dressing into your list of refrigerator essentials.  It's easy to make, delicious, sugar-free, and perfect for salad topping, marinating, and roasting veggies! While I can remember baking a … [Read more...]

Curry Butternut Soup

Roasted butternut squash and carrots blend together with coconut milk to make a silky smooth soup full of curry flavor.  While visiting home for the holidays Mom made a ton of meals that she made during our childhood.  It was so fun to taste … [Read more...]

Simple Rosemary Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Carrots

This method can be applied to any of your favorite veggies!  Roasting seasonal vegetables gives you a simple and delicious side dish that is the perfect match for any meal. Recently, I've been doing lots of recipe testing for Thanksgiving and … [Read more...]

Winter Squash Smoothie

When we found out that we were moving to Denver two years ago, Brian and I immediately started to accumulate all the winter gear possible. I even started a Pinterest board JUST for winter gear! We were thinking "people in Denver ski, so it MUST … [Read more...]

Nutty Pumpkin Spice Granola

Crisp clusters of nuts, seeds, and delicious spices make this granola something special.  Perfect on top of a smoothie bowl, with your favorite non-dairy milk, on top of Greek yogurt, or simply by the handful.  With this granola, there is no way to … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Spice Snack Bites

Can you believe that today is the first day of fall!? I am seeing signs EVERYWHERE that fall is in the air :) Saturday morning, while I was running I spotted this little gem growing in someone's front yard! How amazing is … [Read more...]

Peanut Butter Maple Cookies with Quinoa Flour

How is your week going so far?  I hope it's going great!  I finally feel like I am really getting in the mood for fall.  The mornings are a bit crisp around here, I ordered some fall scented candles, and I have made plans to put up the fall decor … [Read more...]