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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Simple Organic Baby Food {and a Cuisinart giveaway!}


Thanks to Cuisinart for sponsoring today’s story – like always, my opinions and ideas are 100% my own! This whole “having a baby” thing has been a wild ride so far.  My life revolves around diaper changes, chasing an active baby, reading lots of books, and making LOTS of FOOD.  Anyone who has seen my […]

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Banana Chia Coconut Iced Coffee


I talked about the dreaded afternoon slump the other day.  While there are lots of great tips to beat this, sometimes it truly comes down to caffeine.  I like my coffee with lots of cream & sugar.  It’s a bad habit.  I hate to have all of that again if I have a second cup […]

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