Veggie Loaded Taco Bowl


A few months ago my life became insanely crazy and I was having a hard time balancing my meals at night.  Well, you have to practice what you preach, right? So I nipped that unbalance in the behind and put myself on a steady flow with creating healthy 20 minute dinners every night.  Every Tuesday is now ‘Taco Tuesday’.  I created this dish recently and literally almost licked the bowl.  Keep reading to learn how easy and effortless this bowl is to make! Continue reading

Summer Mango Salsa


The month of summer is HERE!  I don’t know about you all but I could not be more excited.  One of my many favorite parts about summer is all the in season fresh produce that comes our way.  I am currently down in Florida taking a few days for myself and could not help but pick up fresh mango’s at a local farmers market.   This is the definition of natures candy!

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Chia Chocolate Pudding


One fun fact about me: I have the biggest sweet tooth!  Yup, just because I am a nutritionist doesn’t mean I don’t love sweets!  You’ll notice that a chunk of my food blog is based around pancakes and chocolate-y things and that’s the reason why!  However, I am constantly finding new and innovative ways to fill my sweet tooth, the HEALTHY way!  Here is a great snack or dessert that does just that!

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Yellow Squash Ravioli


I was fortunate enough to be raised by parents who had a huge love and appreciation for GOOD food.  My Mom is 1/2 Italian and every Sunday night my family and I would have an Italian feast.  Now a days, we only really get that on Christmas and my brothers and I always look forward to Momma Diehl’s homemade sauce and Italian cooking.   It is one of the only days of the year that I will consume processed white flour ingredients.  However, that doesn’t mean I don’t crave it the other 364 days of the year!

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Avocado Chocolate Milk Shake


Do not let the pictures fool you! I don’t think it’s possible to capture a picture good enough to explain how DELICIOUS this smoothie is!  Generally, I’m not a big smoothie fan. I mostly believe in getting your nutrients through solid foods – HOWEVER – when it comes finding healthy alternatives to cater to those chocolate craving moments (we all have them!), this does the trick!

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