The Domestic Dietitian - Creating A Healthy & Happy Lifestyle in a Hectic Home

Meatless Mondays Review

We have been participating in the Meatless Monday Movement in our house for over a month now. I'd like to share my personal review of how it's been going. As I described in our first Meatless Monday post, we decided to try going meat free ... Continue Reading

Fresh Tomato Sauce – Back to Basics

My first Back to Basics post stems from my desire to use up the tomatoes in my garden and create a sauce that I can make ahead of time and freeze for later use. Fresh Tomato Sauce is so versatile. It can be made into to spaghetti, baked chicken, ... Continue Reading

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

I'm sharing this recipe to prove that I truly live by the motto "Everything in Moderation". I post and write about a lot of healthy recipes and meal ideas yet I feel like it's important to balance that out with delicious treats. It's all about ... Continue Reading

Spaghetti with Basil Pesto Sauce

One of my favorite questions to ask people is "What is the best meal you've ever eaten"? It's so fun to see everyone's eyes light up as they describe a wonderful meal that is memorable for them. I was so excited when this month's Recipe Redux ... Continue Reading

Grilled Steak Pineapple Skewers

Along with focusing meals more on vegetables and starting the Meatless Monday movement at our house, I've been trying to add more fruit to our actual meals. We eat fruit (the kids especially), yet it's usually just as a solo snack, or a piece of ... Continue Reading

Whole Roasted Cauliflower

I'm totally all over any vegetable that can just be thrown in the oven whole. No chopping, dicing, slicing needed. That makes this Whole Roasted Cauliflower the perfect side dish! It's funny how popular cauliflower has become in the last year or ... Continue Reading

Baked Eggplant Parmesan – Meatless Monday

Last week was my family's 4th week of Meatless Mondays and in the spirit of being completely honest with our experience, it wasn't an easy week. I had planned on making this Healthy Baked Eggplant Parmesan from Andie Mitchelle's site. For a variety ... Continue Reading

Sweet Potato Toast – Food Trend

I will admit that I was late to the Avocado Toast game and I regret that I didn't get on that bandwagon sooner. I feel like Avocado Toast somewhat completes my life. Sounds a little drastic but I probably have avocado toast at for either breakfast, ... Continue Reading

Grilled Chicken Tacos with Kiwi Fruit Salsa

(Discolsure: I received free samples of Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit mentioned in this post. By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by Zespri Kiwifruit and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not ... Continue Reading

Grilled Eggplant with Fresh Tomato Salad Recipe

I'm very nervous for when this Meatless Monday movement we joined starts to get boring! So far, we are 4 weeks in and it's been so fun to try new vegetarian recipes each week. This Grilled Eggplant with Fresh Tomato Salad that we had last week ... Continue Reading