Recipe: Homemade Peanut Butter Dog Treats with Blueberries

These Peanut Butter & Jelly dog treats are made with 100% real ingredients! But no, there's not really jelly in them! :-)

Yesterday we celebrated Katie’s 9th birthday with these Homemade Peanut Butter Dog Treats! I like to call them PB&J Dog Treats, but I confess—they don’t contain any jelly (that’s a good thing, btw). But when I was making these dog treats they smelled EXACTLY like a peanut butter and jelly sandwich, hence the name!

These Homemade Peanut Butter Dog Treats are made with 100% real ingredients like oatmeal, peanut butter, blueberries, and applesauce. No additives or artificial ingredients for your puppy!

Homemade Peanut Butter Dog Treats Your Puppy Will Love!

Made with oatmeal, peanut butter, blueberries, applesauce, and a little salt, these homemade peanut butter dog treats are amazing. And boy, does Katie love them! It was hard to get her to stay put for this photo, but in general, she’s a pretty well-behaved dog—especially for a treat! (more…)

Recipe: Rosemary Chicken Dinner with Roasted Potatoes & Asparagus

An easy, one-pan dinner that tastes like you spent all day in the kitchen!

I’ve said it before, making a nutritious dinner with real ingredients can be challenging with work, kids, and all the other things going on in our lives. That’s why I love my one-pan Rosemary Chicken Dinner with Roasted Potatoes and Asparagus.

This Rosemary Chicken with Roasted Potatoes and Asparagus recipe is an easy, one-pan dinner that tastes like you spent all day in the kitchen!

Made with simple ingredients that are easy to find, this dish comes together quickly. And once you’ve made it a couple times, you won’t even need the recipe. Yes, it’s that easy!!! 🙂 (more…)

Recipe: Triple Berry Salad with Toasted Almonds

An amazing salad that's super as a side or as a main meal!

Looking for an amazing salad to dress up any meal? Then you’ve got to try my Triple Berry Salad with Toasted Almonds!

This Triple Berry Salad with Toasted Almonds is so delicious and super as a side dish or as a main meal!

I love simple AND delicious recipes, and this one definitely qualifies. And if you end up serving it to guests, they will truly be WOWed—despite how easy it is to make! (more…)

Recipe: Cocoa Black Bean Chili with Roasted Sweet Potatoes

If you haven’t noticed, it’s that time of year again. Super Bowl time that is—an annual tribute to America’s favorite sport and love of junk food. That’s where my recipe for Cocoa Black Bean Chili comes in.

This Cocoa Black Bean Chili recipe is super easy and made with black beans, cocoa, and sweet potatoes. Seriously, it's so delicious and hearty nobody will know it's vegan!

Unfortunately, most Super Bowl party-goers are going to be greeted by tables crammed-packed with highly processed foods that tantalize our taste buds and have been relentlessly marketed to us. What’s the biggest myth about these foods? The only way to get great-tasting food is from a box or bag!

In fact, some processed food manufacturers have gone so far as to say real food tastes bad. You and I know that’s simply untrue, and my recipe for Cocoa Black Bean Chili with Roasted Sweet Potatoes is proof positive that healthy food is delicious food! (more…)

Recipe: White Bean Chicken Chili

This delicious White Bean Chicken Chili recipe is filled with vegetables, the perfect blend of spices, and includes a vegan option!

There’s nothing more satisfying than a warm bowl of chili during these cold winter months. I absolutely love it! But way too often people forget about white chili as an option, and I’m out to change that with my White Bean Chicken Chili recipe!

This delicious White Bean Chicken Chili recipe is filled with vegetables, the perfect blend of spices, and includes a vegan option!

Made with fresh, real ingredients like onions, garlic, red pepper, chicken, white beans, corn, fresh greens, and a delicious blend of spices, my white bean chicken chili packs a flavorful punch. I made it for my brother’s family a couple of weeks ago, and my brother liked it SOOO much, he asked for leftovers so he could pack it for lunch—something his wife claims he’s done only once before in their 8 years of marriage. 🙂 (more…)