Greek Chickpea Salad {Meatless Monday}

Summery chickpea salad with fresh tomatoes, cucumber, and red onion is on the menu today!  This salad makes a great side dish to grilled meats.


Today I am sharing a salad that’s just as colorful as it is healthy.  Fresh tomatoes, cucumber, red onion, and chickpeas are tossed in a light lemon dressing.  Add some fresh parsley and you’ve got yourself a refreshing, simple side dish for Greek nights!


Tequila Sunrise Mimosa


This gorgeous drink with layers of orange juice, grenadine, and sparkling wine makes it the perfect cocktail for summer or brunch any time of the year. Happy Friday and National Tequila Day! Today I've got a drink to share with you, actually, it's TWO drinks in one. Tequila Sunrise Mimosa ... read more >>

How To Start a Blog {in 4 Simple Steps}


I get a few emails a week about blogging tips or advice from those who want to start a blog but don’t know where to start.  Maybe you want to a place to share something you’re passionate about, connect with friends and family, or even help and inspire others. To get there though, we need to go ... read more >>

Avocado Ranch Dip {Meatless Monday}


This cottage cheese based ranch dip is a perfect combination of bright, tangy flavors and creamy texture. Remember my recent collaboration with Friendship Dairies to incorporate cottage cheese into my Almond Joy Superfood Smoothie?  I’m sharing with you a savory recipe using this original ... read more >>

5 Healthy Snack Ideas


Good morning, my friends!  Today we’re going to talk about snacking -- healthy snacking to be exact. As you guys probably know from my WIAW posts, I’m a big fan of snacking but it wasn’t always the case.  I used to stick to three meals a day thinking it would prevent me from overeating, and it ... read more >>

Tuna Nicoise Salad with Black Olive Vinaigrette


Tuna Nicoise Salad is a perfectly light and healthy meal option that’s packed with fresh vegetables, protein, healthy fats, and a delicious black olive dressing. Dinner salads have been hands down one of my go-to dinners lately. Tuna Nicoise Salad is packed with perfect warm weather ... read more >>

Bacon Bolognese


Rich, hearty, smoky -- this is even better than the traditional Bolognese sauce. Earlier this week I recapped my trip to Wyoming to visit James and his family, and this is the Bolognese recipe we made over the Fourth of July weekend, as promised! While it is not the traditional ... read more >>

Fourth of July in Wyoming


Hope you all had a wonderful Fourth of July weekend!  I spent mine in Wyoming with James and his family in their cabin nestled in the Bighorn Mountains.  I’m not sure how else to put this, but it’s kind of in the middle of nowhere, and that’s what makes it so special!  It felt so good to be able to ... read more >>