One Pot Loaded Vegetarian Chili Mac

This healthy one pot meal is so easy to make and loaded with tons of vegetables!  Perfect for a weeknight dinner.

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Last year the thought of making a one pot pasta dish made me really nervous.  It almost seemed like a science to me.  You had to know exactly how much extra liquid to add in so that your pasta would cook perfectly, but not too much or it would be watery or too little and you’d get hard pasta.  But my hatred of doing dishes won out and I decided to give these one pot pastas a try!Continue Reading

Roasted Veggie Buddha Bowls with Pesto

These Roasted Veggie Buddha Bowls are perfect for a healthy dinner or lunch.  Topped off with a refreshing pesto for a perfect vegetarian meal!

These Roasted Veggie Buddha Bowls are so healthy and delicious!  Just put everything in one bowl for a perfect comfort food dinner!  All topped off with some refreshing pesto.  Gluten free and vegan!


I apologize for dropping the ball on Valentine’s Day recipes.  I was thinking about doing some sort of chocolaty dessert, but instead I just made a big chocolate cake and ate the entire thing out of the pan without even icing it.  And, it was pretty good.  But then I was all desserted out so I made you this Roasted Veggie Buddha Bowl instead.  I hope you don’t mind.
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Protein Packed Quinoa Bites with Sweet Potato and Black Beans

These delicious quinoa bites are packed with protein for a healthy snack that will keep you feeling full all afternoon!

These Protein Packed Quinoa Bites with Sweet Potato & Black Beans are a delicious and healthy snack that will keep you feeling full all afternoon!  Gluten free and vegan!


 I meant to get this post up last night, but there’s been sickness going around in the house.  Eli showed signs of a cold first, so I’m going to go ahead and blame this on him.  Thankfully his only seemed to last for a day but now I’m sick, exhausted and out of commission.  But, in true blogger fashion, I’m writing this post instead of napping :)Continue Reading

Healthier One Pan Stove Top Lasagna

This Healthier One Pan Stove Top Lasagna is quick and easy to make and perfect for a weeknight dinner!

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 I seem to always be a little late to catch onto food trends, but I’m slowly building my repertoire of one pan meals and I have a feeling this Healthier Lasagna is going to be a regular in this house!  You also cook it entirely on the stove top, so there is no need to turn the oven on.  These days, turning the oven on might not seem so bad, but just wait until you get that lasagna craving in the heat of the summer.  This will be your go-to dish!Continue Reading

Healthy Taco Chickpea Lettuce Wraps

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Happy February!  I’m going to stop exclaiming that I can’t believe another month has gone by and I’m just going to accept the fact that life is moving wayyyy too fast.  And it seemed to get about 10 times faster since I had a baby.  So, here we are, it’s the 2nd of February and it’s time for 30Minute Thursday!  But I’m feeling extra nice this month and I’m gonna do you one better than a 30 minute meal, these Healthy Taco Chickpea Lettuce Wraps only take about 15 minutes to make!Continue Reading

Winter Panzanella Salad with Roasted Vegetables

This Winter Panzanella Salad is perfect for a delicious and healthy make ahead lunch!  It’s packed with veggies protein and crispy bread!

Winter Panzanella Salad with Roasted Vegetables - This salad is fresh, delicious and healthy!  Filled with vegetables, white beans and crispy bread, it's perfect for a make ahead lunch!  Vegan and gluten free option!

 My mom is visiting this week!  Ever since I went off to college I have never lived very close to my family, I’ve always been at least a few days drive away.  When I was younger it was exciting to be out west on my own, but as I get older it makes me a little sad.  I have a 6 month old and I would really love him to grow up having a wonderful relationship with his grandparents.Continue Reading

Vegetarian Cobb Salad with Roasted Sweet Potato

This Vegetarian Cobb Salad is loaded with lots of protein and vegetables to keep you feeling happy, healthy and full!


 I’ve developed this terrible habit where I can’t just eat a regular garden salad anymore.  I feel the need to put like 1,000 different ingredients into the salad to make it into a salad that I could eat for a meal.  I think I just love salads so much that I need to come up with an excuse to eat them for lunch and dinner!Continue Reading