Healthy Brownies…That Don’t Suck!

healthy brownies, gluten free brownies

Do you guys remember the great pumpkin shortage of 2015? No? Just me? Well, that’s probably because it didn’t turn out to be nearly as bad as predicted. At least not for canned pumpkin. But don’t worry, my mom and I stocked up on cans and cans of it because it’s one of my favorite ingredients to […]

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Don’t Cauli Me Boring

cauliflower rice, broccoli rice

As my family will tell you (particularly my Dad), I am all about the latest healthy food trends. Even when they appeal to no-one else. I’ve done black bean brownies, chickpea cookie dough, zucchini cookies, every kale smoothie in the book…you name it, I’ve probably tried it. The latest veggie trend is significantly less scary: cauliflower […]

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Haley’s Healthy Hash

sweet potato hash

I haven’t exactly done much cooking in my new apartment. Unless you count reheating. I just find that my schedule can be unpredictable, so I don’t really plan meals in advance. By the time I get home from work and veg out for a bit, I’m not into the idea of preparing a ‘real’ meal. […]

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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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