Garlic Cauliflower Egg Salad

Cauliflower Egg Salad

It’s the first Monday in the new year!  Which means, New Year’s resolutions start today!  I’m not one to make a resolution, but I do use the beginning of a new year to reflect back on the previous year, the good and the bad.  From there, I set expectations for my new year.  Woohoo, happy 2016! Continue reading

Egg White Bites


Monday, monday we meet again.  I’m reminding myself this morning about my lecture from last week.  Mondays are supposed to be an inspirational, motivational day.  I’m actually feeling pretty good.  I’m getting myself mentally prepared for a doctors appointment I’m almost headed to Continue reading

Restaurant-Style Shredded Chicken Salad

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I made a shredded chicken salad about a year ago, when I first got my KitchenAid.  Seriously, the KitchenAid has been the best thing that has happened to my kitchen!  It looks beautiful on display, and the amount of things I am able to do with it is amazing!  I remember it being extremely difficult picking which color to get, because there were so many neat colors to choose from.  We decided to stay safe, and chose the black.   Continue reading

A few quick and easy paleo to-go meals


I naturally eat about 75% paleo in my normal diet, but I decided to challenge myself and do strict paleo for 2 weeks.  I was feeling blah, just from the weight-gain I am getting from some medicine I am taking, so I wanted to just fill my body with good nutrients for the next couple weeks.  My goal in this was not to loose weight, but to feel good.   Continue reading

Make-Ahead FUN FLAVORED Banana “Ice Cream”

 I love ice cream.  Like, LOVE.  I’m always craving something cold and creamy, especially in the evenings for dessert, and I always go for a bowl of ice cream.  Or frozen yogurt, OR, this deliciously, amazing, thigh friendly, banana “ice cream”!

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Homemade Coconut Granola

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There are hundreds of ways to eat granola.  By the handful, with yogurt, with cereal, with oatmeal, in cookies, in pancakes, on fruit…are just to name a few.  I always have a bag of granola in the cabinet, just in case I feel like tossing it in whatever I’m eating.  It’s that extra delicious, nutritious crunch, that just makes the bite.  I felt a bit adventurous the other night and decided to make my own.  It ended up burnt and too dried out.  I could tell the flavor was there and had potential, which was why I was even more frustrated it didn’t turn out the way I wanted it. Continue reading

Shredded Chicken


I love any recipe that includes using a crock pot.  Crock pot = easy.  I like easy.  This recipe is great for food prepping for the work week.  Make a large batch of it to eat throughout the week and you’re good to go.   Shredded chicken tacos, chicken salad sandwich, mixed in a salad, in a quesadilla…really the ideas are endless.

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