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Honey Plum Scones

Honey Plum Scones

| January 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Love afternoon tea? Whip up a batch of Honey Plum Scones for a delicious tea-time treat. Or for breakfast, brunch … or whenever. The other day, I had to stand on a scale at the doctor’s office, which means two things: 1) I had to share my weight with a virtual stranger and 2) I […]

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Tuna, Avocado and Feta Salad with Lemon

Tuna, Avocado and Feta Salad with Lemon

| January 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Got 10 minutes? Whip up this delicious, waist-friendly salad for lunch. Tuna, Avocado and Feta Salad with Lemon is perfect for taking to the office. It’s easy to eat an unhealthy diet. We’re surrounded by grab-and-go options that are cheap and fast, which can be so alluring when you’ve missed lunch and are staring down […]

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Ideas for Afternoon Snacks with Pistachios

Ideas for Afternoon Snacks with Pistachios

| January 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

What do you reach for your afternoon snacks? Pistachios are a great choice — particularly when combined with other nutritious foods. Most mornings, I am up before dawn. Often, breakfast happens early, and is usually fruit and/or oatmeal. By the time it’s noon, I am ready for lunch — if I haven’t had it already. That’s […]

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Easy Roasted Apple Sundaes with Yogurt (and Marie Callender’s pot pies)

Easy Roasted Apple Sundaes with Yogurt (and Marie Callender’s pot pies)

| December 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #EasyAsPotPie  #CollectiveBias As a busy working mother, I am always looking for ways to put delicious dinners on the table with minimum work. By the time we arrive home from school and work, dinner preparations quickly need to […]

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Sauteed Banana, Granola and Yogurt Parfait

Sauteed Banana, Granola and Yogurt Parfait

| December 19, 2014 | 3 Comments

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and Quaker. All opinions are mine alone. #CollectiveBias #LoveMyCereal #QuakerUp Creamy, crunchy, sweet and fruit: this Sauteed Banana, Granola and Yogurt Parfait has it all. And it’s ready in just five minutes. For all the many times I tried to lose weight in the past, there was […]

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Brussels Sprouts Salad with Grapefruit Vinaigrette

Brussels Sprouts Salad with Grapefruit Vinaigrette

| December 8, 2014 | 24 Comments

Filled with creamy avocado, sweet bits of clementines and meaty pistachio kernels, this quick and easy recipe for Brussels Sprouts Salad with Grapefruit Vinaigrette is a light and tangy addition to any meal. This recipe was created for my client Pompeian but all opinions are my own. We are swiftly approaching the official start to winter […]

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Snack Time: Ambrosia Apples

Snack Time: Ambrosia Apples

| December 6, 2014 | 2 Comments

‘Tis the season of cookies, treats and candies, but don’t forget to dig into good-for-you snacks too like apples. This post is sponsored by Ambrosia™ apples, but all opinions are my own. In our kitchen, there’s always fruit to snack on. Between bowls on the tables and more in the fridge, I love seeing the kids […]

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Meal Planning: 18 Beef Recipes, and Some Interesting Tidbits about Beef

Meal Planning: 18 Beef Recipes, and Some Interesting Tidbits about Beef

| October 21, 2014 | 4 Comments

Looking for some beefy inspiration for dinner tonight? These 18 beef recipes and some tips will help make dinnertime easy. This post was sponsored by The Beef Checkoff Program via The Motherhood, but all opinions are my own. A perfectly grilled steak. Some roasted asparagus. Maybe a baked potato dressed with cheddar and bacon. There’s […]

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Stepping Into A Healthier Me This Year (vitafusion™)

Stepping Into A Healthier Me This Year (vitafusion™)

| June 10, 2014 | 88 Comments

Leggings. Jeans. Black pants. Repeat. That was my uniform for more than a year. After putting on more pounds than I care to remember, nothing fit and I just felt … gross. But while 2013 was about refinding joy in life, 2014 is about thriving — and that includes taking better care of myself. So […]

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Roasted Portobello Mushroom Breakfast Stacks with Canadian Bacon

Roasted Portobello Mushroom Breakfast Stacks with Canadian Bacon

| January 24, 2014 | 2 Comments

Morning (or lunchtime!) eggs get a delicious makeover in this Roasted Portobello Mushroom Breakfast Stacks with Canadian Bacon. Quick, easy and delicious, this skinny recipe is so satisfying. This was developed for Jones Dairy Farm. Raise your hand if you made a New Year’s resolution to lose weight. (Yes, my hand is up!) It’s among […]

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