Carrot Fries

Carrot fries are one of my favorite veggie side dishes or healthy snacks. You may be thinking, “carrots can’t be fries.” However, when you thinly slice carrots and air fry them, the natural sweetness of the carrots come out and they taste so dang delicious. This recipe is so flavorful and, as always, it’s incredibly easy to make.

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Banana Peanut Butter Oatmeal Bake

Oatmeal bakes are my new favorite way to meal prep breakfast. It is the perfect breakfast to have prepared ahead of time for busy mornings. The best part about this recipe is that it’s super easy to make. To make this banana peanut butter oatmeal bake, just mix the ingredients, allow it to bake in the oven, and that’s it! This recipe makes six servings of baked oatmeal and makes a great healthy breakfast.

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Healthier Samoa Cookies

It’s about that time of year for Girl Scout Cookies. I love Girl Scout Cookies and my all time favorite flavor is samoa. I love the coconut/caramel/chocolate flavor combo and the cookie layer adds the perfect amount of crunch. Clearly, I love samoas. However, instead of buying girl scout cookies this year, I decided to make my own version of healthier samoa cookies.

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Greek Yogurt Buffalo Chicken Dip

This is the appetizer you need on Superbowl Sunday- Greek Yogurt Buffalo Chicken Dip! This recipe is a healthier version of regular buffalo chicken dip. It uses plain greek yogurt instead of any kind of cheese. This recipe is just made with four simple ingredients and requires no baking! I also used healthier brands of hot sauce and ranch dressing in this recipe. Check the ‘What You’ll Need’ section for more details.

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Do Diets Work for Weight Loss?

We have probably all at some point in our lives been on a diet. Weight loss is a very popular topic in United States culture, particularly after the holidays once the new year starts. It is estimated that 45 million Americans go on a diet every year1. The US diet industry is worth about $72 billion dollars and companies spend billions of dollars annually promoting their products2. However, do diets really work for weight loss? While dieting may work for short term weight loss, most diets are largely unsustainable. As a result, the dieter commonly gains the weight back and sometimes even gains more weight. For those looking to lose weight, making sustainable, healthy changes are best in order to achieve weight loss that is sustainable. This post will discuss different popular diets that are commonly used for the purpose of weight loss and why sustainable, healthy eating behaviors are best for sustainable weight loss.

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Meal Prep Healthy Breakfast and Snacks

It’s Sunday, are you meal prepping today?

There are different types of meal prepping. Some people make a few large meals and portion them out into containers to eat for lunch and dinner throughout the week. Others prepare and chop veggies and other foods to make it easy to throw meals together throughout the week. Some people just get their grocery shopping done for the week, or even just for the next few days. There is no right or wrong way to meal prep! The best kind of meal prep is the type that works for you. And if meal prepping isn’t your thing, that’s okay too. I personally like to meal prep healthy breakfast and snacks.

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Healthy Football Recipes

It’s Football Sunday! If you’re looking for healthy football recipes, look no further! Maybe you’re looking for healthy football snacks to enjoy on Football Sunday or maybe you’re looking ahead for recipes to make for the Super Bowl. Either way, I have four party snack recipes that are rich in veggies and all gluten free. All of these recipes make the perfect snacks for your next game day eats.

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