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

German Spaetzle – My Grandma’s Recipe

I didn't really learn to cook when I was very young. I don't have any cool stories about standing on a wooden chair next to my grandpa learning how to prepare homemade bread from scratch. My mom was a great cook, but she worked nights so she ... Continue Reading

Shishito Peppers with Spicy Romesco Sauce

Shishito Peppers are a food trend that have been popping up all over social media lately. They are something I had  no experience cooking or eating but wanted to try. I've been trying to pick out an unfamiliar vegetable each time I go to the ... Continue Reading

Patatas Bravas Salad – Hello Fresh Recipe

I absolutely love finding inspiration for new recipes online. I recently found this Patatas Bravas Salad with Spicy Aioli recipe on Hello Fresh and couldn't wait to try it! Patatas Bravas is a popular potato dish in Spain. The amazing ... Continue Reading

Tailgating Treats – Almond Butter Chocolate Covered Espresso Bars

As people around the world are getting ready to bring out the jerseys and pigskin, I've come to a realization. I think I like the "idea" of watching football more than I actually enjoy the sunday ritual. I'll watch a few games with my hubby here ... Continue Reading

Non-egg Breakfast Ideas for Hectic Mornings

I am a firm believer that there is no single "correct" way to eat healthy. Everyone is different and what works for one person doesn't work for another. Creating a healthy lifestyle means finding out what works best for you and your family. A ... Continue Reading

Slow Cooker Applesauce Recipe

Summer is absolutely my favorite season. However, once Labor Day hits I find myself ready to embrace Fall. I get visions of warm cozy sweaters, colorful leaves, crisp mornings, crackling fires in the fireplace, all things pumpkin, and slow cooker ... Continue Reading

Ways to Save Fresh Herbs

However, I hate that they often get wasted. Recipes tend to call for 1/4 cup so unless you meal plan like a boss, the rest of the bunch gets wasted. I've tried to plant an herb garden, but I definitely don't have a green thumb. Instead, I found ... Continue Reading

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