SPICY BAKED SWEET POTATO WEDGES

These spicy baked sweet potato wedges are easy to make, healthier than traditional fries, and SO delicious! Happy Mother’s Day! My mom’s funny. She has nine children but hates celebrating mother’s day for herself. She refuses to let us cook for her or give her gifts, instead she cooks for us… and we give her […]

Chili Roasted Sweet Potato + Black Bean Quinoa Salad

So you guys….are you feeling the Cinco de Mayo vibes or what? I’m on a major Mexican/Southwestern kick and it’s not stopping until Tuesday. Last week it was the round up, today it’s this sweet potato + black bean quinoa salad and Tuesday is going to be Margarita Green Smoothies. So pretty please just indulge […]

Chicken Fajita Roll

Ahh you guys, there is seriously nothing I love more than delicious sizzling chicken fajitas! I could eat them pretty much on any given weeknight, I mean not only are they packed with tons of flavor, but with just a few simple ingredients you can easily make a healthy filling dinner! Being that fajitas are […]

Chicken Enchilada Zucchini Boats

Last year I shared a recipe for Pizza Zucchini Boats and I knew it wouldn’t end there. This year I’ve made a zucchini boat I like even more – these unbelievably delicious and perfectly flavorful Chicken Enchilada Zucchini Boats! With these you save on carbs by swapping out the classic tortilla wrapped enchiladas with hallowed […]

Crispy Southwest Chicken Wraps

Taken after the model of these delicious wraps, I threw these together for dinner one night nearly three years ago in a frantic attempt to feed my hungry family and use ingredients I already had on hand. And the result was such a smashing success that we’ve continued to enjoy this recipe at least monthly […]

ONE PAN MEXICAN QUINOA

Wonderfully light, healthy and nutritious. And it’s so easy to make – even the quinoa is cooked right in the pan! Despite my daily 3-mile runs, all the morning donuts have finally caught up with me. So Jason and I made a pact to lighten up our diet before our Cabo trip in 6 weeks. […]

QUINOA STUFFED BELL PEPPERS

Did you all have a good weekend? Jason and I had the time of our lives this weekend, and it all started off at my niece’s house where we went over to pick her up for her ballet dress rehearsal. Little did we know that when we arrived, we would walk into this: her dad […]

Black Bean Spinach Quesadilla

Family-friendly black bean spinach quesadillas make for a delicious and quick meatless Monday meal. This recipe, courtesy of the Calories In, Calories Out Cookbook, calls for black beans, fresh baby spinach and mushrooms–but feel free to switch them out for your family’s favorite veggies. INGREDIENTS : 1/2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon minced […]

The Best Vegan Chili Ever

This recipe for vegan chili has been part of our “go to” meal line up for years. It has made appearances at fund raisers, family dinners and pot luck suppers, getting rave reviews. You will love how simple and fast it is to pull together and how easy it is to multiply the recipe. I […]