Watermelon Cucumber Salad

Watermelon Cucumber Salad | www.nutritiouseats.com

I vowed to never make a watermelon salad. In fact I wouldn’t look twice at watermelon salad recipes. I don’t know, I just had this thing about wanting my watermelon plain and not adding it to vegetables. Then I think back to my days of counseling when I’d encourage my clients or patients to try new…

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Slow Cooker Salsa Verde Chicken

Slow Cooker Salsa Verde Chicken | www.nutritiouseats.com

Hey friends! I am busting out my slow cooker to bring you a super simple chicken recipe using store-bought salsa verde (salsa verde with avocado to be exact). The kids had their last day of school on Wednesday, ending with a packed schedule of field trips and other appointments. And we’ve been in full moving…

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Acai Berry Smoothie Bowl

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Have you noticed ALL the smoothie bowls around the net? They are hard to miss- so beautiful and colorful….they’re definitely eye-catching! Why don’t I have one on my blog? I started eating smoothie bowls when I lived in Hawaii about 5 years ago! There was this little place called Lanikai Juice, about a mile and a…

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Double Chocolate Almond Muffins {Gluten-Free}

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 Disclosure: I was asked to participate in the “#CrunchOn ” campaign as a member of the Healthy Aperture Blogger Network. I was compensated for my time and also received free samples for recipe testing. If I had to name one of the staple foods in my diet it would be nuts. Without hesitation. Almonds in particular…

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Cosmic Brownies {Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Option}

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Helllllo friends. I realized something the other day. Something that saddens me. I hardly have any dessert recipes on the blog! I don’t know why because I am a dessert lover. See me and my dessert….I like the real thing. #sorryImnotsorry And it doesn’t mean I don’t appreciate making things a little healthier, I just don’t…

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Kiddie Salad Bar

Kiddie Salad Bar | www.nutritiouseats.com

Hi friends! How was your weekend? I am officially swamped getting the house ready to be packed up, trying to get some blogging work accomplished so that I can take off a few weeks this summer and trying to find a new home (and schools) which is proving to be more difficult than I’d like! Eek!…

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Artichoke, Mushroom and Onion Sauté

Artichoke, Mushroom and Onion Sauté #glutenfree | www.nutritiouseats.com

It’s recipe redux time and the theme is Spring Cleaning! “Go through your pantry, cupboards, freezer, or fridge; what ‘treasures’ have you found? Pick an ingredient/spice/condiment that’s been hanging out for a while and give it the attention it needs. Share a healthy recipe made using your new-found pantry prize.” Now is the perfect time…

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Buffalo Chicken Quinoa Casserole

Buffalo Chicken Quinoa Casserole #glutenfree | www.nutritiouseats.com

Friday thoughts….sometimes I feel like just giving up. Giving up the blog, giving up trying to work from home, giving up being a stay-at-home mom. Ooooh, I just read that back and realize it sounds serious and depressing, but don’t call for help because I don’t mean it like that. I just go through that…

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No-Bake Apricot Coconut Balls {Gluten Free, Vegan}

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Hi friends. Goodness, what a crazy past week. It all started Wednesday in the middle of the night when my 3 year old woke me up with a case of the stomach bug. By Friday he was doing great and my husband and I settled in to watch our Homeland marathon Friday night (we’re currently…

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