Create A Skillet Meal, Homemade Spices and Dressings

Spice It Up! // Chicken Fajitas

Have you ever tried making your own spices at home?  You may be thinking, "why would I do that when it's so easy to buy them at the store?".  Many spices you find on grocery store and market shelves are full of fillers, preservatives, and fake flavor enhancers.  Part of eating a whole foods diet is to… Continue reading Spice It Up! // Chicken Fajitas

Create A Casserole, Homemade Spices and Dressings

Let’s Make ’em Mini // Mini Lasagna Cups

Although they may be mini, these lasagna cups pack a tasty punch.  They are quick and easy to make for a flavorful Italian style dinner.  Start by heating some olive oil in a skillet.  The recipe calls for Italian sausage links,  however, ground beef or ground turkey would make a great substitution.  If you choose… Continue reading Let’s Make ’em Mini // Mini Lasagna Cups

Create A Salad, Create An Active Lifestyle

Feeling Fit // Quinoa Fruit Salad

It's that time of year when many of us are making resolutions and goals for the upcoming year.  Have you considered adding exercise into your list of goals?  Regular physical activity is important for long term health.  It's important at all ages and for all shapes, sizes, and abilities.  When physical activity is part of… Continue reading Feeling Fit // Quinoa Fruit Salad

Homemade Spices and Dressings

My Challenge to You // Homemade Taco Seasoning

Happy New Year!  This time of year often causes us to reflect on goals we would like to set for the upcoming year.  One goal I would like to challenge you to in 2015 is to eat less heavily processed foods. Processed foods can generally be referred to as foods that are packaged in boxes, cans,… Continue reading My Challenge to You // Homemade Taco Seasoning

Create Amazing Veggies

Cooking in Season // Butternut Squash

This time of year, I really miss fresh produce from my garden. It seems like a long time before my garden will be flourishing again. During these cold winter months it is as important as ever for us to get enough vegetables.  Winter squash is a great vegetable to incorporate into your diet to make… Continue reading Cooking in Season // Butternut Squash

Create A Pizza

Recipe Demonstration // BBQ Chicken Pizza

Who says pizza can't be healthy? When you make pizza at home, you choose your own toppings to create a nutritious meal. Today I made a BBQ Chicken Pizza with homemade BBQ sauce and homemade pizza crust.  When you make BBQ sauce at home, you avoid the preservatives and additives that the store-bought option may contain. Start by… Continue reading Recipe Demonstration // BBQ Chicken Pizza