Prep-ahead recipes

Lentil quinoa chopped salad

Hi guys! How’s your morning going?? Thank you so much for all of your awesome comments on the blog facelift! I took all of your suggestions to heart and made a list of things to tweak in the next few days. Thanks for your patience! This has been the most intense revamp yet, so I’m…

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Slow cooker turkey, veggie and feta lasagna

This slow cooker lasagna is the perfect healthy meal to come home to after a busy summer day! It’s loaded with turkey, veggies and feta, which makes it a lighter, summery take on traditional lasagna. Bonus: no noodle boiling! Hi guys! How’s your morning going?  It’s been a great one over here. I even woke…

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Slow cooker butter chicken (and vegan option!)

This post is sponsored via my partnership with Blue Diamond Almond Breeze. Read on for an awesome and easy crockpot butter chicken recipe (+ vegan option) 🙂 Indian Food Wednesday is back!! When I first started the blog, I would teach a back-to-back spin and Zumba combo on Wednesday nights. It was a tough workout…

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Creamy cauliflower mash

Hi! How’s the day going? So happy you liked the tartlet recipe! Let me know if you give them a whirl 🙂 Anyone else going through a major mid-summer closet purge? It happened so quickly, shortly after reading a post my friend Maria FBed about a capsule wardrobe. I was instantly intrigued; before you knew…

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Superfood cookie dough

Hi! How’s your morning going? I’m excited to share a decadent and healthy recipe with you today: superfood cookie dough! First, let’s say congratulations to the PRO Compression leggings winner, Lauren L.! (Check your email for details to claim your prize!)  I love reading your comments on this morning’s post. Speaking of self care, here’s that…

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Protein-Packed Make-Ahead Breakfast Burritos

These protein-packed, make-ahead breakfast burritos are gluten and dairy-free too! They’re the perfect healthy breakfast for busy mornings. After burning ourselves out on baked oatmeal (so good, but we had so much!), we’re on to a new breakfast thing. “New” = not really new at all, because usually at some point during the day I…

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Vegan Peach Baked Oatmeal

[Heads up: this post is sponsored as part of my partnership with Blue Diamond Almond Breeze. Read on for a delicious and vegan baked oatmeal recipe!] I’m always on the lookout for breakfasts that can be made in advance. Since the mornings can be a little crazy around here, I love being able to quickly…

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No-Bake Blueberry Jam Bars

I have this grand vision of the (very) distant future: I am an awesome grandma and I always have some type of fresh-baked cookies waiting for visitors in the cookie jar. For now, it’s this random Pyrex dish. Each week, there’s something entirely different for snacking: amazeballs, protein fudge, granola bars, cookies, muffins or whatever…

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Plan and Prep: Salad in a Jar

I think we’re doing pretty well at checking things off the summer bucket list. Prepping healthy meals in advance makes it easy to keep healthy habits even while enjoying all the summer fun. Today I’ve got an easy way to prep salads for the week: salad in a jar. I’ll show you just how to…

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Easy, Healthy Cilantro Pesto

This easy, healthy cilantro pesto is a great way to change up the usual basil pesto and is a delicious accompaniment to many meals. Hi guys! Happy Wednesday (and Happy Birthday to my Madre)! 🙂 I unofficially dub this week sauces and spreads week on the blog. First the chia jam, and now this lovely…

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Quinoa Pancakes Recipe

Hi guys! How’s your day going so far? It’s been a great one over here. Not only do I have this great recipe for nutrient-dense quinoa pancakes to share, I’ve taught one Zumba class so far (one to go!) and I was offered a job teaching barre classes. Exciting to see some things in motion. 🙂…

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Clean Eating Tuna Salad

This recipe is inspired by the tasting tiki hut at Trader Joe’s. I’m thankful that they manage to give me a quick little snack when the munchies hit, and they also tend remind me of things I love that have somehow fallen off the radar. Case in point: tuna salad. We were getting our weekly…

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