Creamy Pesto Chicken

Who wouldn’t love a dish named ‘Creamy Pesto Chicken’? If you are a lover of herbs, chicken, and all things fresh- this dish is one for you. It’s easy enough to make when time is crunched or if you want something simple with basic ingredients and little instructions. Sometimes, those are the best meals because…

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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…

Zesty Egg Salad Avocado Boats

A slight twist on an old favorite with additional monounsaturated healthy fats, this recipe is zesty and all around delicious. I wanted to post this recipe before the big Super Bowl game last week but my stomach couldn’t bear to see the sight of avocados! That’s right, it wasn’t the eggs that had me running,…

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…

Woodsman Wild Game Chili & Skillet Cornbread

It’s about time I created a recipe for all the outdoorsmen and their families who follow this nutrition blog. This Woodsman Chili and Cornbread is particularly good during the harsh winter months. Cold afternoons call for warm chili with a touch of spice to heighten your senses. Chili is a complete & balanced meal in…

6 Warming Spices You Should Be Using

The specific category of spices referred to as “The Warming Spices” have been around for ages. They have been used for multiple different reasons, from cooking and baking to medicine and herbal remedies. The reason they are called ‘the warming spices’ is exactly why you would think. They have the capability to increase your internal…

Asian Cashew Chicken

Asian dishes have always been a favorite for me, however I don’t normally make too many of them due to the amount of soy ingredients they call for. Although I don’t use soy sauce, I still find ways to create the unique umami flavor using different ingredients such as rich balsamic vinegar, coconut amino acids,…

Loaded Sweet Potato Nachos

September has finally arrived and along with the cooler mornings, it has also brought the football game season. To me, football games are a way of life in the South. Looking back as far as I can remember, football has always been my fall comfort. I always look forward to the Saturdays where I can…

‘Salmon Pasta with Cashew Pesto’

It’s pretty normal throughout life to crave a good bowl of pasta, there is just something about it that radiates comfort, warmth and might even have you muttering, “there’s no place like home.” When I crave a bowl of pasta (let’s be honest, it happens more often than I would like to admit), I crave…

Greek Chicken Kale Salad

Learn how to re-love your boring salad! Does anybody else have the problem of redundancy when making a salad at home? I seem to make the same salads over and over again, using the same ingredients, the same dressing, even in the same bowl with the same type of lettuce. No wonder I was bored…