California Breakfast Tacos

These California Breakfast Tacos use fresh and flavorful ingredients to start the weekend off right. Happy Taco Tuesday! Perhaps it's because we grew up in California, where you can get a decent authentic taco at the gas station, but my ... Continue Reading

Grilled Sichuan-Style Eggplant – Food Blogger Love

Sharing the Love this Valentine's Day with this Grilled Sichuan-Style Eggplant recipe. Perfect for Meatless Mondays and an easy weeknight dinner dish.  One of the best parts of being a blogger is being a part of the wonderful communities and the ... Continue Reading

Spicy Mushroom Spinach Frittata

This Spicy Mushroom Spinach Frittata recipe featuring Raw Spice Bar is the perfect brunch recipe! Disclosure -I received free samples from Raw Spice Bar however I was not compensated and all opinions expressed are fully mine.  Whoever invented ... Continue Reading

Hungarian Mushroom Soup Recipe – Meatless Monday

Hungarian Mushroom Soup is the perfect weeknight dinner recipe or Meatless Monday recipe. Completely vegetarian but so hearty, filling, and budget friendly.  I absolutely love cooking with mushrooms. They add such a great flavor and they give ... Continue Reading

Seasonal Produce Guide – February

A Seasonal Produce Guide for the month of February, organizing the fruits and vegetable choices by color to ensure you "Eat the Rainbow".  Wouldn't it be cool if the "taste the rainbow" slogan was used for fruits and vegetables instead of colorful ... Continue Reading

Making Fitness a Family Event at the Playground

This weekend I came to the realization that my body can just no longer "drop it like it's hot". Sadly, I came to this conclusion when squatting down to try and pick up a barbie left on the ground and realizing I couldn't make it back up without ... Continue Reading

Hearty Quinoa Salad – Meatless Monday Recipe

To be completely honest (which I always try to be with you guys), we haven't been participating in Meatless Monday for the last few weeks. I think it was a combination of someone always being sick in our house for what seems like an eternity and ... Continue Reading

Budget Friendly Meal – $3.78 per serving

Creating budget friendly meals has become a part of everyday life in our household. Since becoming a one-income family, trying to stay within our family of four's grocery budget has become my weekly challenge. Eating healthy and saving money are ... Continue Reading

Fan Girl Friday – Links I Love

Fan Girl Friday is a new series simply sharing some links that I love lately from around the web.  There is so much information available on the internet that it can get so overwhelming! You sit down for a minute to find out how tall your ... Continue Reading

Wild Blueberry Ginger Snap Smoothie

Disclosure: By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by the Wild Blueberry Association of North America and I am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time. Did you know that ... Continue Reading

Mini Chicken Pot Pies – Full Flavor Less Sodium

These Mini Chicken Pot Pies have all the rich, creamy flavor of the traditional recipe but less calories and sodium thanks to a special ingredient. Here in Northern California, we've being gearing up for the "Storm of the Century" these last ... Continue Reading

Hosting a Healthy Awards Show Party

(Disclaimer: I did not receive any free products nor compensation for this post. Any products mentioned in this post are simply due to my own personal fondness of that product). The holiday craziness has died down but that also means all the ... Continue Reading

Rosemary Chicken Salad – Light & Healthy Lunch

Being a stay-at-home mom, one of my biggest challenges each day is finding time to sit down and have lunch. Between preparing lunches for the kids, handling preschool drop off/pickup, and running a million errands that by the time lunch rolls ... Continue Reading

2017 Goals – The Domestic Dietitian

While I'm not a big party goer on New Year's Eve (I've never been a late night kinda girl), I am a fan of New Year's Day. I like the feeling of a fresh start. I'm aware that a person could just pick any random day for a fresh start but I like ... Continue Reading

Healthy Cocktail Tips – Cheers to You!

Note - I originally published this post on this site last year but it contains so much good information that I had to share it again.   New Year's is a time for celebration...a new year, a clean slate, etc. Cocktails are a big part of ... Continue Reading