I Scream for Ice Cream…Cupcakes!

cupcakes in a cone

If you clicked on this post expecting to find a slimmed down, guilt-free treat as usual, you’re going to be disappointed. Sorry to tempt you, but these cupcakes aren’t “skinny.” They are delicious, though. Last week it was my friend Melissa’s 24th birthday. I was heading into Boston to celebrate with her. Her roommate was […]

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Healthy Chicken Salad

healthy chicken salad

The other day, I posted a photo of the makings of a healthy chicken salad I had made. I didn’t post the recipe, but I suddenly got a bunch of texts and comments asking me for it! So, here I am. I can’t take credit for this recipe at all – found it on Pinterest, […]

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What the Fudge?! Three Ingredient PB Fudge

peanut butter fudge

I recently came across a recipe for peanut butter fudge – on Pinterest, of course. The recipe claimed that the fudge only contained three ingredients and was vegan, gluten free and grain free. Based on quite a bit of Pinterest experience, I figured the ingredients were either totally obscure, gross, or both. But no! The ingredients were […]

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Garlic Spaghetti Squash

spaghetti squash recipe

Over the weekend I bought a spaghetti squash while I was grocery shopping. I wasn’t exactly sure what I was going to do with it, but I figured that would come to me. This morning, I was checking my Pinterest feed and one of the first items on it was a recipe for Garlic Spaghetti […]

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Elementary Eats: PB Banana Wrap

peanut butter banana wrap

There are two facts about my eating habits that, if you’ve been following my blog for any length of time, you already know: I have the worst sweet tooth ever, and I’m the laziest cook ever. Needless to say, my “dinners” when I’m alone involve minimal ingredients and effort. But they always pack a sweet […]

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‘Nana Nut Muffins

I tend to go feast or famine with bananas – I’m either angry because I’m craving one so badly and have none left or I’m wincing at the overflowing collection of browning ones in the fridge. Last week was the latter. After the success of the Paleo Pumpkin Muffins I made recently, I had the confidence […]

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Paleo Pumpkin Muffins

Let me start off by clarifying that I do not follow a paleo diet. I love food too much. Food makes me happy. If that’s wrong, then I don’t want to be right. That being said, if food can be made to taste good while being comprised of all natural, readily available ingredients, then I’m all in. […]

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Save the Green!

I turned 24 a couple of weeks ago, but I’m far from being an adult. Exhibit A: I still haven’t mastered the art of grocery shopping. Aside from waiting until I run out of just about everything before getting my butt to the store, and never buying any meals, (snacks are important, too!) I continually repeat a third […]

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Skinny Pumpkin Bread

Earlier this fall, my mom warned me to stock up on canned pumpkin because of an expected shortage this year. Knowing how many cans of it I went through last year, I rushed over to the grocery store and bought eight cans. Several weeks later, I had yet to open one. As weird as it sounds, I was […]

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Spilling the Beans

I’ve been slacking so hard on the baking front the past few months. I think this had to do with three things: Winter finally ending and no longer being cooped up in the house. I had been baking constantly for months, so I think I burnt myself out. My parents came home from Florida… so why […]

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