Clean Mocha Chocolate Chip Scones

An easy recipe for rich chocolate scones with a hint of coffee flavor and lots of chocolate chips. Ready in 30 minutes & only 138 calories! While running errands and finishing my Christmas shopping last month, I stopped by Cost Plus World Market for my dad’s gift. Since he loves fun and unique things, I […]

CHICKEN MOZZARELLA PASTA WITH SUN-DRIED TOMATOES RECIPE

Can I tell you how GOOD this recipe was!!!! My whole family loved it — there were left overs – heated perfectly in the microwave for Eric ( yay for not having to put together lunch the next day) I love how rustic this recipe looks — looks like something that everyone would sit around […]

HEALTHY FLOURLESS PUMPKIN MUFFINS

These Healthy Flourless Pumpkin Muffins are moist, delicious, and super easy to make. They’re gluten-free, oil-free, dairy-free, and refined sugar-free. Hi! Happy Labor Day! I hope most of you are out and about, enjoying the last long weekend of the summer. But when you get back to your kitchens, it’s time for MUFFINS. I waited […]

RASPBERRY LEMONADE CAKE – TORT CU ZMEURA SI LAMAIE

Ever since Christina Tosi replaced Joe Bastianich in the new Masterchef season, I’ve been slightly obbsessed with her recipes. She’s a pastry chef and I am somehow excited to see pastry chefs stepping out on tv shows like this one. I kept reading on various blogs that the recipes found in her Momofuku Milk Bar […]

GLUTEN FREE VEGAN OREOS

These Gluten Free Oreos look and taste like the real ones but are also dairy free, egg free, soy free, peanut free and tree nut free. I’ve recently seen some prepackage gluten free Oreos that looked pretty good. Of course, they all contained either soy, egg or sunflower oil. And this means off limits. *sigh* […]

NO BAKE BANANA BREAD BITES

Easy, delicious banana bread bites which take less than 5 minutes to whip up and require no baking! Soft and moist like classic banana bread, these no bake bites and naturally vegan, gluten free, dairy free and come with a paleo and high protein option- A delicious snack or treat anytime! Of course I’d make […]

10-Minute Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal

~ Creamy, dreamy pumpkin pie … in a healthy, satisfying breakfast! Super quick and easy, and loaded with delicious nutrition! A fall family favorite, perfect for Thanksgiving morning! ~ Ahhhh … the long Thanksgiving holiday weekend is coming up … Know what’s good for breakfast? Leftover pie! You know that, right!?!? It’s sort of a […]

Oatmeal Blueberry Yogurt Pancakes (gluten free, high protein!)

Do you have a holiday morning tradition? This year I’m celebrating with Tony and his family; we’ll each be bringing a brunch dish on Christmas morning. I haven’t decided what I’ll be making yet: french toast, pancakes, mini cinnamon rolls or banana bread. I’m definitely leaning towards the homemade mini cinnamon rolls; what do you […]

QUINOA AND ROASTED BROCCOLI LUNCH BOWLS

Make these Quinoa and Roasted Broccoli Lunch Bowls ahead of time, and you’ll have a nutritious, protein-packed lunch ready for busy weekdays! How are you doing with your New Year’s goals? I have to admit that some of the things I wanted to work on are already starting to slide a little bit. Like for […]

Oatmeal Carmelitas

If you’ve never had Oatmeal Carmelitas before, you’ve been missing out!  They’re one of my all time favorite bars with a thick buttery oat crust loaded with chocolate and caramel! I am very passionate about food, both enjoying it and creating it. Because food is such a huge part of my everyday life, it’s hard […]