Chocolate Almond Brownie Bites

2019-05-05T22:43:52-06:00January 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

2018-10-01T10:35:01-06:00June 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!)

2018-10-05T15:18:20-06:00March 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!!!)

2019-03-06T15:30:18-06:00March 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

2018-09-20T18:44:21-06:00February 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

2019-05-04T15:00:41-06:00February 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)

2018-09-20T18:46:23-06:00February 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 [...]

Cherry Pineapple Smoothie

2019-05-02T21:28:35-06:00February 2nd, 2017|

[recipe] This smoothie reminds me of a pineapple upside-down cake that has cherries on top. So delicious and so rich in antioxidants. The antioxidants in cherries protect the body from damage caused by free radicals. This is beneficial in keeping our skin looking youthful and helps prevent wrinkles, UV skin damage, and helps to repair the [...]

Healthy Chocolate Milkshake

2018-09-20T21:20:20-06:00January 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

2019-05-04T15:11:02-06:00October 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 [...]