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Sweet Potatoes + Leafy Greens to Fight Depression

I struggle with depression and anxiety. I know that what I eat plays a huge role in how I feel, and it is that way for everyone! There are certain foods that are high in specific vitamins, phytochemical and antioxidants that will improve your mood, regulate your blood sugar, and produce positive neurotransmitters. The first recipe […]

Cilantro Lime Chicken

Cilantro Lime Chicken I have this thing about grilling.  I love to do it. Whether I’m grilling up a rack of ribs, grilling the corn in a salad, or grilled up some delicious vegetables…grilling is my thing! This time I decided to grill a simple chicken breast seasoned with some of my favorite mexican inspired […]

Chickpea Tikka Masala

CHICKPEA TIKKA MASALA I’m a big lover of indian food. I always order my indian food from the same place, and the other day I was really craving some. I didn’t have the money to order in, and I didn’t have any chicken to make some at home. So I decided to flex my vegan […]

Spaghetti Squash with Sun Dried Tomatoes

Spaghetti Squash “Pasta” I’m a huge spaghetti squash fan. Just as I use zucchini squash to make zucchini pasta, I use spaghetti squash to make a healthy version of “spaghetti.” This recipe is so delicious, I’m gonna make it again as soon as possible. It features spaghetti squash , sun dried tomatoes, lots of garlic […]

Crockpot Beef Stew

CROCKPOT BEEF STEW This crockpot beef stew reminds me of my childhood. Growing up my mom wasn’t a very big cook. My dad was a big fan of juicy chicken thighs, grilled steak, and fries. My mom only had two recipes she cooked, and cooked really well. One was spaghetti with meat sauce, and the […]

Lettuce Wrapped Turkey Burger with Bacon

I’m talking about food, of course! Lettuce Wrapped Turkey Burger with Bacon I’m a huge burger girl! I love beef burgers most, but I also try to avoid eating TOO much red meat, so my substitute? A turkey burger stuffed with BACON. That’s right…smokey, sweet, uncured, delicious bits of bacon make this lean (and sometimes […]

Carne Asada Tacos – Guilt Free

CARNE ASADA TACOS These carne asada tacos are guilt free! They feature a small portion of meat, and NO corn tortilla! I substitute the tortilla with a piece of romaine lettuce. It’s the perfect alternative to tortillas in this recipe. Carne aside is delicious. I don’t eat a lot of red meat, but when I […]