Pecan Pie Baked Oatmeal Cups

Baking in the kitchen around this time of year usually leads to something sweet to eat. With an abundance of cookies, pies, cakes, and sweet rolls, there is no shortage of dessert when the Holidays are near. After indulging in Thanksgiving dessert and leftovers for the past week, I am ready to get back on…

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Double Layer Enchiladas

Throughout my pregnancy I have been craving plenty of Mexican food, especially rice, black beans, salsa, and chunky guacamole. Although I didn’t try to make too many Mexican food dishes during my first trimester, the thought of cooking alone made me squeamish and uncomfortable. Now that I am heading towards the finish line and well…

Protein Fiesta Bowl

Cinco de Mayo is right around the corner, which, in my language means all the best foods make a grand reappearance onto the plate. Mexican cuisine has so much to offer in the taste profile. Even in the nutrition profile most of the meals are busting with fresh produce, protein, fats and enough herbs to…

Veggie Jalapeño Street Tacos

Whether you’re looking for an easy Meatless Monday recipe or a Taco Tuesday treat, this is an easy recipe that can be whipped up in about 30 minutes. The wonderful thing about tacos is the versatility of making them just the way you want them. I’ve been craving tacos and Tex-mex food since I’ve been…

5 Meal Prep Tips To Make Your Life Easier

Meal prepping.. There is no right or wrong way to meal prep, especially if you’re looking for a simple solution to all your questions regarding meal prepping. Meal prepping has recently become widely popular with the millennial generation that has stretched far past other generations, young and old. Whether you’re a meal prep newbie or…

Tomato Basil Brunch Bruschetta

There are certain ingredients that are meant to be together, like tomato and basil. The savory bite of the two married together just feels right in any dish. However, typically these two ingredients are found on the dinner table, not in a breakfast dish. Lately, I’ve been wanting something different for breakfast, other than my…

Pesto Zucchini Noodle Pasta

Zucchini noodles have been all the rage this past year, they’ve even earned themselves the nickname, “Zoodles”. However, zucchini isn’t the only vegetable you can substitute for pasta if you’re looking for some nutrient dense noodles to add to your lunch or dinner plate. Among other vegetables I have seen spiralized into noodles include sweet…

Simply Roasted Veggies

This recipe is one of my absolute favorites to make because of the simplicity of putting it together, leaving it in the oven, and ease of cleaning up after dinner. If you are looking for an easy side dish to make for your family (or yourself), this is definitely one to post on the fridge….

My Famous Guacamole

  This recipe showcase is long past over due, but leave your doubts at the door because this simple yet simply delicious recipe will knock the icing off your store bought guacamole. There’s nothing much to it- avocado, cilantro, pepper, tomato- the freshest ingredients around to give it a fresh bite. It gives even the pickiest of eaters something to…

(5) Easy Protein + Carb Combos

Aligning your meal and snack choices shouldn’t be so scientifically drawn out that it becomes more work and less play. By thinking about your meal/snack choices in a different light rather than calorie restricted, you can easily find a balance that keeps you feeling full and satisfied longer than a handful of popcorn or a…