Quick & Healthy Snacks

My eating style could very easily be described as grazing...a.k.a never NOT snacking. Aside from snacking being flat out fun, it's also a quick & easy way to stay energized and get some vital nutrients. Although "beach body" season is wrapping up, it doesn't hurt to have a well-balanced diet year round. Here are a few …

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Arugula, Tomato, & Mozzarella Salad

As the weather is finally starting to warm up, it's a stark reminder that bathing suit season is around the corner - which means it's time to scale back on the pizza nights. Eating light doesn't meant that a meal has to be devoid of taste. Salads are an easy way to combine veggies & …

Corned Beef & Cabbage Rolls

No St. Patrick's Day is complete without a little corned beef & cabbage! A traditional corned beef & cabbage entree is a hearty, rib-sticking meal, but since I'm working on my summer beach body - ain't nobody got time for that. This Corned Beef & Cabbage Rolls recipe brings together all of the elements of …

Veggie & Noodle Stir Fry

Inspired by some Chinese take out that I ordered this weekend, I decided to whip up my own ramen noodle stir fry. While take out is one of my guiltiest of pleasures, it is definitely not waistline friendly  - although you have to indulge every now & then! This Veggie & Noodle Stir Fry recipe …

Stuffed Baked Potatoes

Comfort food during the winter months is an absolute necessity - and my drug of choice is potatoes of any kind. Baked potatoes are one of the oldest recipes in the book, but it's good to shake things up from time to time. This Stuffed Baked Potato recipe is an appetizing, simple, and filling recipe …

Three Cheese Stuffed Shells

Inspired by a recipe from Haylie Duff on an episode of The Real Girl's Kitchen, this Three Cheese Stuffed Shells recipe is bound to be in my dinner rotation now! Although the recipe seems labor intensive, it didn't take long to throw together & believe me - every moment of prep was worth it in the end... …