loaded chocolate chip banana bread

chocolate chip banana bread

This loaded chocolate chip banana bread is chock full of delicious, healthy bits like dried cherries, hemp seeds, and oats. Use up your ripe bananas and make a loaf to keep on hand for a delicious treat with your morning coffee. You can even make a double batch, wrap the extra loaf with plastic wrap and […]

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roasted eggplant beef moussaka

eggplant beef moussaka

Roasted eggplant beef moussaka is a delicious weeknight meal and you’ll love this lightened up version of the Greek classic. Moussaka reminds me of a Greek take on lasagna (my favorite food ever!) and I love that it utilizes healthy eggplants instead of pasta. In traditional recipes the eggplants are fried and the entire dish […]

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best things to eat in Italy

best things to eat in italy

My husband and I recently spent a month discovering the best things to eat in Italy! When I was asked on Quora about the best Italian dishes we ate during our sojourn I couldn’t wait to share my list with everyone! Some of the best dishes I tasted in Italy were in Tuscany, specifically Florence […]

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coconut sugar-sweetened berry clafoutis

coconut sugar sweetened berry clafoutis

Coconut sugar-sweetened berry clafoutis is a delicious dessert and light enough to be served for brunch! Pronounced cla-foo-tee, this baked French custard is as simple to make as it is impressive. Traditionally made with cherries, my version of clafoutis utilizes fresh berries and a custard that is sweetened with coconut sugar. Cherry clafoutis is baked […]

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baked turkey meatballs

turkey meatballs

Baked turkey meatballs are the perfect meal when you’ve had a long day at work and you need to get a healthy dish on the table fast! Instead of frying individual meatballs on the stove you can bake an entire sheet in the oven all at once; saving you time and calories without sacrificing flavor. […]

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what I learned from Berlin, Germany

berlin travel tips

I’m thrilled to share what I learned from Berlin, Germany – the second city Kenny and I explored during our European travels. I must admit Berlin quite took me by surprise. Not obviously beautiful, like Rome or Paris, Berlin possesses a stoic beauty. Walking the streets you’re overwhelmed by the fact that important things have […]

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what I learned from Stockholm, Sweden

Me and Kenny’s first stop on our 4 month European sojourn was a city that is one third water, one third parks, and one third city – I’m excited to share our photos and what I learned from Stockholm, Sweden. Stockholm is exceptionally clean and is home to some of the nicest people you’ll ever […]

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rustic weeknight lasagna

rustic weeknight lasagna

Delicious, simple, and hearty, I make this rustic weeknight lasagna early in the week and we’re eating good until the middle of the week! Lasagna has always been one of my favorite foods. In my mind, nothing brings the family together quite like the aroma of fresh baked lasagna topped with a blanket of golden […]

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brie caramelized onion grilled cheese

brie caramelized onion grilled cheese

This brie caramelized onion grilled cheese is the perfect flavor combination and pairs great with cream of mushroom soup! Melty, savory brie, with lightly sweetened, golden onions…it’s not super healthy, it’s just a great idea!  As much as I’d love to take credit, this recipe was inspired by a delicious crepe I had at Crepes of […]

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spinach mushroom quiche

spinach mushroom quiche 1

This spinach mushroom quiche has been one of my go-to recipe for several years! To prove it, I dug up this cooking video that I shot 5+ years ago that shows you how to make this quiche from start to finish! Easily one of my favorite dishes to make and eat, quiche is so versatile! […]

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perfect cheddar scrambled eggs

cheddar scrambled eggs

Soft, rich, perfect cheddar scrambled eggs cooked low and slow is the perfect breakfast to make an ordinary dish, extra special! I used to think scrambled eggs are rubbery and lackluster. I couldn’t understand the appeal of a cooking method that robbed the eggs of their best feature; creamy, delicious yolks. Ina Garten changed my […]

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