Chef Tails: Summer Salad Recipe + Buckley’s 5 year adoption anniversary!


It’s hard to believe it’s been FIVE years since we adopted this little guy into our family!  One thing’s for sure – our family would be so incomplete without him.  The fact that they would have put him down at the shelter if he didn’t get adopted is so sad to me, and has made […]

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Protein Packed Snack: Honey Cinnamon Almond Yogurt

Healthy snack ingredients

This post is sponsored by Blue Diamond Almonds.  As always, all opinions are always 100% my own. I am trying to deal with having gestational diabetes (for a second time…).  It’s not been fun, but I’m trying to make the best of it!  Part of having gestational diabetes means I have to eat 3 meals […]

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Easy & Healthy Tomato Basil Soup Recipe


A few years ago, we started making this tomato basil soup recipe at least once a week.  We were hooked.  BUT it called for cream cheese, which I really never cook with.  I decided to experiment a little bit, and re-created the recipe so it became our own.  Now, we still eat it all the […]

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20 Amazing Fall Recipes


It’s officially FALL!  Why is it that food carries so much sentimental worth to us?  I think that’s why I have a problem dieting – I just love the comfort of seasonal foods! Here’s a round-up of 20 amazing fall recipes – guaranteed to bring some nostalgia into your day.  A lot of these aren’t […]

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Healthy Eating Shortcuts {using frozen foods}

Greek Frozen Yogurt Dessert

This post brought to you by American Frozen Foods Institute and the Frozen Food Roundtable. All opinions are 100% mine. Now that my little guy is almost one (um – HOW did that happen??) he’s been eating basically anything he can get his hands on.  This has made me so much more aware of what […]

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