Chocolate Almond Brownie Bites

2019-05-05T22:43:52-07:00January 10th, 2019|

[recipe] These are not a new dessert for our family. In fact, they've been a family favorite for a few years now and all 4 kids squeal when they find out I'm making them. Love that! So, I'd like the share this delicious recipe with you, as long as you agree to over-indulge because they [...]

Instant Pot Hamburger Veggie Soup

2018-10-01T10:35:01-07:00June 5th, 2017|

[recipe] I LOVE this recipe! The fact that it only cooks for 4 minutes is a dream come true when it comes to cooking dinner. Granted, the sauteing, warm-up, and pressure release takes the time up to about 20 minutes. But, still is a super fast dinner and makes my life easier. And...I ❤ my [...]

Healthier Chocolate Cake (Best Ever!)

2018-10-05T15:18:20-07:00March 8th, 2017|

[recipe] A few weekends ago we had friends over for dessert. I'd been wanting to do a side-by-side comparison: Chocolate cake recipe using highly processed ingredients VS. Same chocolate cake recipe but with unrefined  ingredients. I decided this was the perfect opportunity! For the first cake, I followed the recipe exactly. For the second cake [...]

Healthier Chocolate Cake Recipe (Best Ever!!!)

2019-03-06T15:30:18-07:00March 8th, 2017|

  Are you as serious about having a delicious chocolate cake recipe as I am? If so, keep reading... Homemade chocolate cake is our family's go-to birthday cake and we all look forward to it! I have been so excited to share this healthier recipe with you! EEEK! The struggle I've had with my traditional chocolate [...]

Cajun Chicken With Quinoa

2018-09-20T18:44:21-07:00February 6th, 2017|

[recipe] This recipe was the first time I'd ever used creole seasoning and I fell in love with it. The beans are a perfect compliment to the quinoa and are very filling! Let me know how you like it in the comments below! <3 -Laura   Recipe inspired by Trim Healthy MamaCajun Chicken With Quinoa [...]

Traditional Bean Chili

2019-05-04T15:00:41-07:00February 3rd, 2017|

[recipe] Everyone needs a good chili recipe, and we must be nothing short of original because we like our chili simple and traditional. And, this recipe comes from a lot of cans which is great for making quick dinner prep or taking to a Super Bowl party. A couple of things I'd like to share about [...]

No Bake Cookies (with honey)

2018-09-20T18:46:23-07:00February 2nd, 2017|

[recipe] I grew up in a home that had no bake cookies a couple of times a month! So, as you can imagine, I crave that flavor periodically and it totally brings me back. This is quite a sweet dessert and isn't for everyone, but was something I didn't want to give up. Because you [...]

Healthy Chocolate Milkshake

2018-09-20T21:20:20-07:00January 19th, 2017|

[recipe] Back in the day, when I first started learning about eating healthy for the sake of my daughter Katie's health, I had omitted milkshakes... for years! Gahhh! Then, one day it dawned on me how my kids were growing up not knowing what a milkshake was. What kind of mother was I?! :) Milkshakes were [...]

5 Minute Cookie Dough Bites

2019-05-04T15:11:02-07:00October 21st, 2016|

[recipe] I am a recovered cookie dough addict and would much rather have something made with real food ingredients because of the way it makes me feel. And that's what makes 5 Minute Cookie Dough Bites so awesome. You don't have to like cashews to enjoy this recipe. But, you do have to love cookie [...]