WHERE HEALTHY MEETS DELISH

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Creamy 2 Minute Dairy-Free Ranch

Creamy 2 Minute Dairy-Free Ranch

After living Mexico for four years, somehow I’m still not immune to cravings for American foods. You can take the girl out of Washington but you can’t take the Washington out of the girl! One of my favorite snacks is ranch and veggies. Mexico is […]

Crispy Baked Potato Taquitos

Crispy Baked Potato Taquitos

In case you are not aware, potatoes are vegetables. But for some reason they get a bad rap for being so fattening and one of the worst things you could eat. Starchy vegetables are delicious and nutritious.  I wanted to focus on these misunderstood veggies […]

Easy Vegan Crock Pot Chili

Easy Vegan Crock Pot Chili

When I mention to people that I am a food blogger they seem so amazed. (And rightfully so, it is pretty awesome!) What is so astonishing to these people is just the idea that I cook at home everyday with fresh ingredients and real food. I’m used to it, so maybe it is a grand accomplishment, but to me it doesn’t seem that difficult to eat a fresh homemade meal every day. (more…)

Sweet and Sour Lentil Meatballs

Sweet and Sour Lentil Meatballs

Potlucks, parties, BBQ’s all come to mind when it’s summer time. And honestly summer goes by way to fast to use plates, so it’s better to just stick to the finger foods. Ain’t nobody got time for plates! Sweet and sour meatballs is are oh […]

Crispy Homemade Chick Nuggets

Crispy Homemade Chick Nuggets

Chicken nuggets is one of those things that I would need close to one million to get tired of eating. I just can’t help it. Crispy on the outside, juicy on the inside…it’s hard not to like. But I can think of one reason…

Green Machine Quinoa Salad with Basil Garlic Dressing

Green Machine Quinoa Salad with Basil Garlic Dressing

Let me just start out by saying: quinoa. It’s AWESOME!!! When I was making this Green Machine Quinoa Salad with Basil Garlic Dressing, I reacquainted myself with quinoa and forgot how much I love it.  (more…)

Tropical Fruit Salad

Tropical Fruit Salad

When my husband or I have a day off from work, our first thought is where are we going. We take a vacation any chance we can get! It’s not often that both of us have the same days off, so when it comes around […]

30 Minute Whole Wheat Thai Pizza

30 Minute Whole Wheat Thai Pizza

My name is Shannon and pizza is my guilty pleasure. (Hi Shannon!) …Okay it’s not an addiction, but if I could make pizza a little healthier I’d probably be going to addict meetings all the time. As you may know, I’m a hardcore fan of […]

Whole Wheat Veggie Stir-Fry Hand Pies

Whole Wheat Veggie Stir-Fry Hand Pies

When I’m working on my blog throughout the week, or any of the other million things to get done, I often don’t have time to cook a full meal right then and there so I end up falling back on whatever is fastest and easiest.  A lot of times the fastest option is an instant soup or a bag of chips. But how much nutritional value is that adding to my day? Pretty close to nothing! (more…)

The Easiest Lentil Meatballs EVER!

The Easiest Lentil Meatballs EVER!

One thing that I and I know a lot of others struggle with is deciding between eating healthy or super juicy delicious crave worthy food that you’ve been dreaming about for days. Anyone?…Anyone?  But eating healthy doesn’t always have to be deciding between yummy and […]