This recipe for lemon asparagus pasta combines tender asparagus and grilled chicken with pasta in a lemon cream sauce. It’s a delicious and hearty entree that everyone will want seconds of!  I am a huge fan of easy pasta dishes, some of my all time favorites include chicken parmesan pasta, chicken and broccoli pasta and this chicken […]


This honey garlic chicken stir fry recipe is full of chicken, broccoli and carrots, all coated in the easiest sweet and savory sauce. A healthier dinner option that the whole family will love! When I’m looking for a quick meal, I turn to Asian style dishes such as chicken and green beans, chicken and asparagus stir fry and […]

3 Ways to Cook Trader Joe’s Frozen Cauliflower Gnocchi

Skip the directions on the bag and try these 3 delicious methods for how to cook Trader Joe’s Frozen Cauliflower Gnocchi instead. No thawing required! This post may contain affiliate links. Unless you only follow dogs that dress better then you do on Instagram, chances are you’ve seen Trader Joe’s instant cult classic – frozen cauliflower […]

5-Minute Salmon with Lemon-Artichoke Salsa

5-Minute Salmon with Lemon-Artichoke Salsa pairs salmon filets with a fresh and zippy salsa made with artichoke hearts, capers, dill, and plenty of lemon juice. A beautiful and healthy, gluten-free, low-carb dinner recipe! This post may contain affiliate links. I violated the first rule of good Midwestern weather: never talk about good Midwestern weather! After […]

Sneaky Meatball Subs Recipes

Sneaky Meatball Subs are a fun and flavorful dinner. These healthy meatballs are freezer-friendly, too! This post may contain affiliate links. I’ve never been much of a sneak. Besides the whole moral dilemma, I’m just no good at it! Too square to sneak out of the house in high school. Too guilt-ridden after getting my nose pierced in […]

Green Smoothie Muffins Recipes

Green Smoothie Muffins have all the nutrition of a spinach-packed green smoothie, in gluten free muffin form! Great for a healthy breakfast or snack. This post may contain affiliate links. These puppies look more like Mud Muffins but I promise that Green Smoothie Muffins are greener in real life and you won’t care anyway because […]

One Skillet Pasta Puttanesca Recipes

One Skillet Pasta Puttanesca is an easy dinner recipe that takes no time to make! Think you can snag a man simply with the intoxicating scent of simmering tomatoes, olives & capers wafting from your kitchen window? A few women in 20th century Italy certainly thought so! Dying to share my time-saving take on the […]

Chipotle Black Bean Burgers

Chipotle Black Bean Burgers taste like Morningstar Farms’ vegetarian burgers, and are easily made right at home. “I don’t knoooow. I can’t THINK!” as he puts his head between his hands and squeezes his eyes shut. (Sheesh, it’s as if I’ve asked him to solve America’s debt crisis or something!) This Sunday, however, was different. On […]

Fresh Corn & Blueberry Quinoa Salad with Honey Lemon Vinaigrette

Fresh Corn & Blueberry Quinoa Salad with Honey Lemon Vinaigrette is gluten-free, fresh and ultra-healthy! This post may contain affiliate links. Although I miss Colorado already – sheesh! There just never seems to be a dull moment and it’s so freaking beautiful. Case in point, the adorable ski resort town of Breckenridge, CO, nestled into the base of […]

How to make an easy Greek Dip Plate

Greek Dip Platter Greek Dip Platter is a light and refreshing appetizer recipe with 7 layers of bold Greek flavors! How was your weekend everyone? Ben and I kicked things off with dinner, drinks, and bad hairdo spotting with friends at Mullets on Friday night, followed by an I-Cubs game under the stars (summer bucket […]