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Mint Chocolate Smoothie

Mint Chocolate Smoothie

Share this…FacebookPinterestemailTwitter   Whoever said that the flavor combo mint chocolate was limited to candy and ice-cream is about to be proven wrong. This healthy smoothie is packed with vital nutrients, healthy fats, and tons of veggies—and tastes just like your beloved mint chocolate shake. […]

Strawberry Shortcake Breakfast Bowl

Strawberry Shortcake Breakfast Bowl

Share this…FacebookPinterestemailTwitter Nothing quite reminds me of summer like strawberry shortcake. I love the rich, sweet, flavor of fresh strawberries paired with vanilla shortcake. This vibrant flavor combination inspired me to create a breakfast bowl using healthy and nutrient-dense ingredients. Lets make a strawberry shortcake […]

Firecracker Zucchini Cornbread Muffins

Firecracker Zucchini Cornbread Muffins

Share this…FacebookPinterestemailTwitterMark and I served these cornbread muffins at our wedding. No joke. At a wedding, when you sit down to eat dinner, what is usually right in front of you? A big fluffy roll or piece of bread and butter right? But alas, I […]

Mountain Granola Bars

Mountain Granola Bars

Share this…FacebookPinterestemailTwitterWho else loves granola bars in the summer? They are the thing that I always had growing up on road trips or as a late night snack after playing outside all day. Now that I am older, you can bet they are the first […]

Mango Poppy Seed Muffins

Mango Poppy Seed Muffins

Share this…FacebookPinterestemailTwitterTwo things that I have much love for are mangos and cornbread. Both remind me of summer and both have beautiful memories tied to them. I was inspired to make these after seeing a few recipes on other food blogs incorporating fruit and cornmeal. […]

Cherry Dutch Baby

Cherry Dutch Baby

Share this…FacebookPinterestemailTwitterHave I mentioned that cast-iron skillets know no limits? I was feeling creative the other morning and whipped up this dutch baby—or skillet pancake. It came out so fluffy, creamy, and  sweet that I knew I had to share it on the blog. This […]

Carrot Cake Muffins

Carrot Cake Muffins

Share this…FacebookPinterestemailTwitterOne of the many things that remind me of summer is carrot cake. I love carrot cake’s bright colors, its earthy flavor, and its soft texture. These muffins were inspired by my beloved carrot cake—as a way to turn a summer classic dessert into […]

Golden Milk Smoothie Bowl

Golden Milk Smoothie Bowl

Share this…FacebookPinterestemailTwitterOne of my favorite weekend activities is hitting up local cafes and trying new smoothies. Recently, I was out and saw a golden milk smoothie on a cafe’s menu—of course I had to try it. The vibrant golden-colored smoothie was so creamy, sweet, and […]

Lemon Blueberry Muffins

Lemon Blueberry Muffins

Share this…FacebookPinterestemailTwitterWho else loves muffins with berries on spring mornings? Nothing screams spring to me like a vibrant muffin next to a big green smoothie. I whipped these lemon blueberry muffins up this week and haven’t been able to get enough of them. I’ve posted […]

Oatmeal Cookie Pancakes

Oatmeal Cookie Pancakes

Share this…FacebookPinterestemailTwitterWho else loves a good oatmeal cookie? I’m talking bout one straight from the oven that is soft in the center with gooey chocolate chips. Let me guess, your mouth is watering… Well what if I told you that I created a healthy, gluten […]