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Secret Ingredient Healthy Macaroni and Cheese & BBQ Chicken

At my brother’s wedding in Alabama several weeks ago, we were served the best southern BBQ chicken and Macaroni & Cheese for dinner. And ever since that delicious dinner, I haven’t been able to get BBQ chicken and Macaroni and Cheese off my mind. So I decided I was going to make BBQ chicken and Macaroni… Read More Secret Ingredient Healthy Macaroni and Cheese & BBQ Chicken

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50 Healthy Road Trip Snacks the Whole Family Will Love

Summer is in full gear and that means.. ROAD TRIPS ARE HERE! Who else comes from a family where road trips and summer go hand in hand? I grew up road tripping, as did my parents, and I’ve come to love it. The good music, the delicious road trip snacks packed for the trip, the… Read More 50 Healthy Road Trip Snacks the Whole Family Will Love

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One Pot Thai Curry Shrimp Soup

As I mention often, when it comes to cooking, I’m ALL about quick, simple, nutritious, and delicious. And this Thai Curry Shrimp Soup checks all the boxes. This recipe uses only one pot, so not only will your meal be cooked in minutes, but your dishes will be done in a jiff as well. The… Read More One Pot Thai Curry Shrimp Soup

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20 Minute Paleo Spaghetti

On the menu today is Paleo Spaghetti! One thing I’m always on the hunt for is simple and quick recipes. I love to cook a healthy meal, but I don’t love when it takes hours on my part. It makes me lose my appetite by the time all the cooking has been done. To me,… Read More 20 Minute Paleo Spaghetti

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Flourless Banana Oat Protein Packed Muffins

If it seems like I’ve been posting a lot of recipes using banana lately, you aren’t wrong. When at the grocery store, my eyes always over estimate the amount of bananas I’m confident I can eat in a week. The problem is, within a few days of going to the store, I still have half the… Read More Flourless Banana Oat Protein Packed Muffins

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Grain Free Paleo Pancakes

I am always on the hunt for a pancake recipe that is not only delicious but also good for me. If you are in the same boat, you are in for a treat. These paleo pancakes are made with ingredients you already have in your kitchen and they taste SO GOOD. Before I continue, if… Read More Grain Free Paleo Pancakes

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The Best Ever Gluten-Free Banana Bread

Nothing makes my husband happier than when I hold up a few rotten bananas and announce, “It’s time to make banana bread!” Seriously though, I haven’t met many people who don’t love banana bread. It brings back such wonderful memories of my childhood; eagerly waiting for the delicious warm bread to cool on the wrack… Read More The Best Ever Gluten-Free Banana Bread

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Superfood Berry Smoothie Bowl

Summer is right around the corner (YAY), which means a refreshing smoothie bowl, loaded with my favorite summer fruit, berries, has been on my mind. Everybody loves a good refreshing smoothie, so why not make it even better and pour it into a bowl, add your favorite scrumptious toppings, and dig in with a spoon?!… Read More Superfood Berry Smoothie Bowl

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Refreshing Blueberry Lemon Greek Yogurt Bars

Spring has finally arrived and I could not be HAPPIER. I love seasons, but winter tends to last forever here in the beautiful state of Washington. Gray weather and rainy days aren’t my favorite, so I am always overjoyed when the sunshine makes a long awaited appearance. My husband and I have gotten outside for… Read More Refreshing Blueberry Lemon Greek Yogurt Bars

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Meal Planning Made Simple (Freebies Included)

When it comes to meal planning, I have two resources I want to share with you that I always use to make the job easy and enjoyable. Meal planning is important to me because as a working woman, married to a full-time working husband, dinner plans COULD be put on the back burner after our long busy… Read More Meal Planning Made Simple (Freebies Included)

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Low FODMAP Thai Peanut Chicken Zoodles

Thai food… is there anything better in this world? This is a recipe I got from http://sallysbakingaddiction.com that I’ve omitted ingredients from, substituted ingredients, and changed the amounts of ingredients used to make an even more waist friendly version, that is also low FODMAP, lower in sodium, and lower in fat than the original recipe. I eat… Read More Low FODMAP Thai Peanut Chicken Zoodles

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EASIEST Crockpot Enchilada Soup

Oh the good ‘ol crockpot. I remember in 5th grade, my best friend Katie and I used to joke about how our friends were so lucky because they got to eat out at delicious restaurants with their families for dinner, while we would go home to our mom’s crockpot stew for the 5th time that… Read More EASIEST Crockpot Enchilada Soup

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5 Breakfast Recipes for Busy Mornings

Mornings are busy! Who has time to eat breakfast (and a healthy one at that!) when rushing to get a million things ready for the day and out the door on time?! BUT breakfast is so important because it gives your body the energy it needs to power through your morning. For those who are struggling… Read More 5 Breakfast Recipes for Busy Mornings

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Healthy Snacks Ideas for the Busy Babe

As a teacher, eating healthy can be a challenge! I start my day at 5am and don’t come home until 4pm, which by then I’m STARVING and want food NOW. Often times I’m so busy herding cats, I mean teaching children, that I don’t get a break to eat until it’s been well over 6 hours since I… Read More Healthy Snacks Ideas for the Busy Babe