Bird’s Nest Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Celebrate Easter with these festive Bird’s Nest Carrot Cake Cupcakes that are super moist, naturally sweetened with maple syrup and applesauce, all topped with a cream cheese frosting, toasted coconut and chocolate candies!  Easter is right around the corner and these carrot cake cupcakes make the perfect festive treat!  The cutest little desserts that are […]


Healthier Deviled Eggs

These Healthier Deviled Eggs are a classic recipe that are much lighter in calories thanks to using Greek yogurt!  Perfect for parties, Sunday brunch or even a delicious afternoon snack!   Easy and flavorful classic deviled eggs made healthier with protein-packed Greek yogurt that are easily thrown together with just a few simple ingredients!  Greek yogurt […]


Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies

Soft and chewy Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies made healthier with wholesome ingredients, zero butter or refined sugar, and delicious chunks of chocolate in every bite!  Okay you guys.  These might seriously be the best cookies…EVER.  I mean what’s not to love when they’re essentially three of my favorite cookies all rolled into ONE!  These peanut […]


Loaded Veggie Tomato Sauce

This Loaded Veggie Tomato Sauce is packed with zucchini, carrots, bell peppers, celery and onions all simmered and blended together for the most delicious marinara that can be used with pasta, meatballs, on top of pizza, as a dipping sauce and so much more! Making homemade tomato sauce is a MUST in our household and […]


Simple Basil Almond Pesto

This Simple Basil Almond Pesto recipe combines fresh, delicious ingredients easily made in just 10 minutes!  So versatile and perfect with pizza, pasta, chicken, shrimp or veggies! Fresh basil pesto is one of my favorite things to make in the spring/summer months (well who am I kidding, I’ll make this all year round!) as the […]


Asian Glazed Turkey Meatballs

These tender Asian Glazed Turkey Meatballs are always a hit with our family!  Coated in the most delicious sticky sweet sauce and easily made in less than 30 minutes! Raise your hand if you love meatballs!  I hope all hands are lifted high because these Asian Glazed Turkey Meatballs are a HUGE winner in our […]


Valentine’s Day Snack Mix

The perfect sweet and salty snack mix for Valentine’s Day made with 5 simple ingredients in under 5 minutes!  Great for class parties, gifts or snacking at home! A super fun and festive snack mix that you can easily whip together in just minutes perfect for Valentine’s Day!  A delicious salty/sweet combination of pretzels, cereal […]


Sausage & Spinach Tortellini Soup

This Creamy Sausage & Spinach Tortellini Soup is delicious, loaded with veggies and makes the perfect cozy meal that can easily be made in your instant pot, slow cooker or right on the stove! Give me ALL the warm and cozy soups this winter!  There’s just nothing better than a huge pot of soup simmering […]


Healthy Spiced Pumpkin Dip

This Healthy Spiced Pumpkin Dip is creamy, delicious and makes the perfect fall dessert, appetizer or snack served with crisp apple slices, gingersnap cookies, and more! Note: This post first appeared on November 13, 2011.  It has been updated with bright new photos, but is still the same delicious recipe! Who doesn’t love a good […]