Almond Berry Smoothie

The warmer weather has inspired me to break out the blender and get back to making smoothies. I love hiding greens in my smoothies to add more protein, vitamins and fiber to my diet. I have always loved the Health Nut smoothie from Tropical Smoothie Cafe, but 1. it has a lot of added sugar … Continue reading Almond Berry Smoothie

My Favorite Cauliflower Crust Pizza Toppings

As promised in the Trader Joe's Haul post, I am here to share with you a few of my favorite cauliflower pizza crust combinations. I make a few of these a month and have found both a vegetarian and a meat lovers recipe that are simple, quick and delicious! For those of you who have … Continue reading My Favorite Cauliflower Crust Pizza Toppings

Going Bananas for Smoothies

If you thought my No-Bake Power Bites were easy, get ready for another quick and simple recipe to satisfy your sweet tooth. Behold the four ingredient smoothie I make at least once (sometimes twice) a day. Here are the ingredients you need: 1 frozen banana (freeze peeled) 2-3 tablespoons of peanut butter (or PB2) 1/2 … Continue reading Going Bananas for Smoothies

Fudging My Way Through Baking With Pumpkin

October is for watching football and eating anything and everything pumpkin flavored. If you're like me, you've been partaking in this seasonal delight since late August. Since we've all seen a thousand Instagram posts of pumpkin this, that and the other thing, I decided I wanted to mix it up. So, I went to Target, … Continue reading Fudging My Way Through Baking With Pumpkin

The Trader Joe’s Finds You Need To Try

Since moving to Chicago, I have fallen back in love with Trader Joe's. My mom used to shop there when I was in high school, but I didn't have one near me when I went off to college. Now that I am shopping at Trader Joe's in the city, I have taken it upon myself … Continue reading The Trader Joe’s Finds You Need To Try

No-Bake Power Bites

I don't know about you, but I don't have agave and chia seeds┬ástocked in my cupboard at any given time. However, I can guarantee that I always have chocolate chips on deck. Using the most important ingredient in any recipe - chocolate - I have perfected the most simple and delicious snack around. So, without … Continue reading No-Bake Power Bites