what's healthier turkey or beef
health

What’s Healthier: Turkey or Beef?

This is a question I've gotten a lot lately: What's healthier: turkey or beef? I started going into this one last week when I posted this beef taco recipe that you may have noticed is sorta similar to these turkey tacos. For years turkey's been considered the "healthier" swap in tacos, burgers, spaghetti, you name it.… Continue reading What’s Healthier: Turkey or Beef?

beef tacos
mains, recipes

Beef Tacos + Cilantro Cauliflower Rice

We eat a lot of tacos around here, especially these beef tacos. Right now I'm averaging most days where two meals a day are a taco, in some form or fashion. Some healthier than others, yes. Regardless, most days I'm drawn toward all things roll-able. When I asked you in this survey last week what… Continue reading Beef Tacos + Cilantro Cauliflower Rice

watermelon gazpacho
recipes, soups

Watermelon Gazpacho

You know what the best part about this watermelon gazpacho is? The only thing you have to turn on is the blender. No heat required. Which is becoming my new requirement for summer cooking. If it requires a heat source other than a grill or a slow cooker, it's gonna have to wait till October.… Continue reading Watermelon Gazpacho

classic chicken soup
recipes, soups

Classic Chicken Soup in a Slow Cooker

Is there anything better than classic chicken soup on a cold day... or really any day? Every year I get really into soups when the weather turns cold. I have my regular go-to's like this and this. But what I enjoy just as much as my old favorites is trying new things and experimenting with… Continue reading Classic Chicken Soup in a Slow Cooker

chocolate brownie cake
desserts, recipes

Peanut Butter Chocolate Brownie Cake

This peanut butter chocolate brownie cake I made last week was just way too good not to share. I found the recipe, thanks to my aunt, who recently introduced me to Sweet Laurel, a whole-foods bakery near where she lives in Los Angeles. If you haven't heard of them yet, you gotta check em out… Continue reading Peanut Butter Chocolate Brownie Cake

slow cooker chicken tortilla soup
recipes, soups

Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

Don't you love it when your food matches the holiday? This slow cooker chicken tortilla soup is the perfect healthified cold-weather classic that just so happens to be festive with all it's red and green too. This slow cooker chicken tortilla soup recipe is so easy. I know the ingredients list may look long, but… Continue reading Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

paleo spaghetti sauce
mains, recipes

THE Best Spaghetti Sauce + The Secret to Cooking with Herbs and Spices

I'm pretty sure this spaghetti sauce recipe I'm sharing with you today is the best spaghetti sauce I've ever made. It's the best spaghetti sauce for a few reasons. 1.) It's so delicious, hearty, flavorful and comforting 2.) It could not be easier to make. I thought my spaghetti and meatballs was as easy as… Continue reading THE Best Spaghetti Sauce + The Secret to Cooking with Herbs and Spices

seeduction bread
breakfast, recipes

Seeduction Bread – An Egg-Free Paleo Bread Recipe + How to Shop for a Bread Worth Buying

I was playing around with my seeduction muffin recipe trying to make this egg-free, paleo bread recipe and I had one of those moments when you realize how much your life has CHANGED. The old recipe required a food processor and a couple extra ingredients that turns out this recipe really just doesn't need. That… Continue reading Seeduction Bread – An Egg-Free Paleo Bread Recipe + How to Shop for a Bread Worth Buying

whole chicken slow cooker recipe
mains, recipes

The Easiest Chicken Recipe You’ll Ever Make 

This whole chicken slow cooker recipe is the one thing without fail I make every single week. I can't believe it's taken me this long to post it because it's a recipe I'm constantly sending my clients who are looking for help making quick, healthy meals. This couldn't be easier or take less time to… Continue reading The Easiest Chicken Recipe You’ll Ever Make 

how to cut a spaghetti squash
mains, recipes

The Trick to Cutting Up Spaghetti Squash & The Perfect Sauce and Meatballs

OK, so I know in my "I'm Back!" post I said I didn't have time to take a zillion pictures while cooking anymore, but get this, I actually started this post three years ago... I've been wondering how I was going to find the time to get this blog up and running again and there it was, a near… Continue reading The Trick to Cutting Up Spaghetti Squash & The Perfect Sauce and Meatballs