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Tuna Pasta Salad

Hey everyone! Been a busy, busy girl lately getting ready for my move. My mom surprised me with a last minute flight home to see my family for Easter so that is where I am for the next couple days. Although it would be tough for me to move back to a small city, I [...]

Caramel Pecan Sticky Buns

Who doesn’t walk past Cinnabon and contemplate giving up their diet just for those few moments of pure bliss? Unfortunately one bun like the Pecanbon has more calories than a Quarter Pounder with cheese AND a large fries. It has a whopping 1,080 calories and 50 grams of fat! *sad face* Fortunately Redbook Magazine has [...]

Long Term Benefits of Eating Colorful Foods

Sometimes it is nice to know why we are eating healthy. You wonder what really is the true benefit of eating carrots when you would enjoy ice cream much more. Here is an email my mom just sent me about the benefits of eating certain foods and I thought it was pretty interesting…. A sliced [...]

Vegan Pumpkin Banana Bread

Last night I got a record breaking (for me) 10 hours of sleep! I am finally caught up from this crazy week and ready to have a great productive weekend. With that being said, it is weekend treat time yay! Recipe by HungryHungryHippie.com. Go to her site for many photos of the process. Ingredients: 2 [...]

Baked Manicotti Bundles

Super busy week for me friends! I am working like a mad woman so if I am slow on posting I apologize! This recipe is on the cover of Clean Eating Magazine which drew me in because I am such a noodle person. Then I realized they have tilapia in them which makes it even [...]

Lazy Sunday

On today’s agenda…bake cookies! Of course, I have to fit in my P90x workout so I can eat these delicious cookies, but other than that it is a complete R&R day. Sometimes you just want an old classic…the chocolate chip cookie. I will make these and report back later tonight! Update: These are great! Amazingly [...]

Clean Eating Fish and Chips

This probably comes a day late for all of you who don’t eat meat on Fridays but this is a great recipe to prepare on one of your Lent Fridays. Ingredients: 2 cups multigrain loaf, cubed 1 extra large sweet potato, peeled 4 3- to 4-oz white fish filets (such as Alaskan pollock) 1/2 tsp [...]

Raw Vegan Nanaimo Bars

You guys are in for a treat! I found these delish bars on http://www.beyoutifullyamusing.com. I had never heard of a nanaimo bar before but this is definitely a scaled down version. According to Wiki this is what it is…The Nanaimo bar is a dessert of Canadian origin popular across North America. The Nanaimo bar is [...]

Two Week Pescetarian Diet Complete!

I can’t believe it’s already been 2 weeks! I actually had fun with this challenge. It forced me to really think past all the foods I am comfortable with and cook with different ingredients like tofu and new veggies. I lost a few pounds but that could have been due to the P90x workouts. Either [...]

Fudgy Vegan Chocolate Mousse

I know this one is a good one because I find my boyfriend in the kitchen this morning having it for breakfast! Ha! Recipe from healthywithheather.com Serves 8 Ingredients 1 package (1lb) silken tofu 6 oz. unsweetened baking chocolate 3 tbsp coconut milk (or any non-dairy milk) 1/2 cup maple syrup 1 tsp vanilla extract [...]