Pinterest Recipes To Try

Alright, I’ve got to know. How many of you out there have, by now, gotten sucked in to the vortex that is Pinterest? *Raises hand* When Pinterest first came onto the scene, I resisted…as if I needed something else sucking up my time while I’m on the computer. But eventually, I caved, as many of…

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Healthy Roasted Potato and Veggie Salad

Roasted Potato & Veggie Salad (2)

I know you guys have been eagerly anticipating this recipe… As I was making this on Monday morning, I couldn’t help but have the feeling that this could be one of those recipes that’s either a huge hit or a HUGE miss. I already knew I loved all of the ingredients in there, but I…

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Holy Moly Healthier Guacamole


Alright, who doesn’t like guacamole? Well, if you had asked me about a year ago, I would have said, “Umm, ME, I don’t like guacamole.” Boy how things can change after a year. 😉 But better yet, who doesn’t like some HEALTHIFIED guacamole?!? That’s what I thought! Keep reading… First, you mash up a can…

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cupcakes


Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cupcakes Makes 24 cupcakes Ingredients: For the Cupcakes: I box yellow cake mix 1-1/4 cups water 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce 3 eggs (or egg 3/4 cup egg substitute) 1/2 cup chocolate chips For the Cookie Dough Filling: (original recipe for filling can be found here) 4 tbsp. butter, softened 6 tbsp….

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Grilled Potato Salad with Parsley Pesto


Grilled Potato Salad with Parsley Pesto (see recipe below!) Nothin’ beats a relaxing Sunday. Jay and I were able to take care of a few things around the house, and I was finally able to finish my book, The End of Overeating. Considering I started reading it almost 3 months ago, it was about time!…

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting


Chocolate + Peanut Butter  The rich, silky, sweetness of chocolate combined with the smooth, creamy, subtly sweet & nutty peanut butter: well, it’s simply, a match made in heaven. Try to tell me any other combination that is more delicious and I’ll call you crazy (unless, that is, you say chocolate + caramel – then…

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Strawberry-Filled Lemon Cupcakes & Cream Cheese Frosting

As I mentioned yesterday, I have yet another recipe still hiding up my sleeve from my marathon baking day on Tuesday. I promise I’ll get to it in a second, but let’s do a quick lunch recap first. 😉 Lunch Today’s lunch was super quick to prepare, which was exactly what I needed after a…

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