Mexican Street Corn Potato boats

 These Mexican Street corn potato boats are simple to make, use limited ingredients and are perfect for summer!   Ingredients (Serving for 2, double recipe as needed) 5 golden potatoes  1 can of black beans 1 bag of frozen corn 1/2tbsp of mayo 1/4 cup red onion diced cilantro for garnish 1 lime or lime…

Mediterranean couscous stuffed peppers

These stuffed peppers were a creation of wanting to use up what I had in my fridge and pure delicious luck ha. These are super simple to make, pack a ton of flavor and perfect for meal prepping. This recipe is for two servings, just double as needed. Easily make vegan or vegetarian! Ingredients 1…

Homemade Granola

One of my favorite things for breakfast is granola and yogurt. Having spent many a pretty penny on my fancy store bought granola thought I’d finally just make my own and save some money. This is a simple recipe, can be customized to your liking and very delicious! Ingredients 5 1/2 tbsp of butter melted…

Berry Nice-Cream

Trying to start the year off with a healthy diet means I need some snacks to keep me going! This nice cream is perfect! It’s so easy and cheap to make with all the health benefits included ! Ingredients 1 cup frozen sliced bananas 1/2 cup frozen berry mix chopped 1/4 cup milk or milk…

Parmesan tossed Kale Chips

I’ll be the first to say…I don’t like kale. I try to avoid it as best I can ha. However, I’m breaking out and trying to new things! These kale chips don’t even taste like kale and are very addicting! Healthy, low carb and guilt free? Hmmkay now! These chips take less than 40 minutes…

French Carrot Salad

This is probably the best discovery since sliced bread…French carrot salad—taking the regular side dish to a whole new level! It’s easy, it’s cheap and it’s damn good! Not only is it fancy looking, it’ll easily impress all your friends! Take Memorial Day weekend up a notch with this dish!   Ingredients 6-7 large carrots,…

Green smoothie

Let’s start off by sayin I hate kale, it taste like sadness to me. But this smoothie has kale in it and I’m not crying. Ingredients 1/3 cup spinach, fresh or frozen 1/3 cup kale, fresh or frozen 1 banana 1/4 cup pineapple crushed 1/3 cup coconut milk 1/3 apple juice 1/2 – 1 cup…

Baked pears with goat cheese, honey and almonds

Looking for a lil sweet and savory dessert, that is guilt free and easy to make? Ingredients 2-3 pears whole Spreadable goat cheese 2 TBSP honey Candied almonds (I found these in Kroger in the salad section!) Instructions Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Start by slicing your pears length wise in thin slices, about…

Mediterranean vegetable soup

A delicious light meal that’s easy to make and stores well! Ingredients 2 cans of diced tomatoes 2 cups chopped celery 1-2 cans of cannellini beans 2-3 large carrots chopped 1 zucchini 1 summer squash 1 medium sweet onion, diced 1 cup chopped kale 2 cups vegetable stock 2 cups tomato juice 2 TBSP olive…

Midwest Ratatouille

This ratatouille is a perfect meal, healthy, cheap and just a symphony of flavors.  It is basically a vegetable hash, in the midwestern sense. Best served with some bread to get all the juices. Ingredients 1 Eggplant 1 zucchini 1 summer squash 1 yellow onion 1 green bell pepper 2 cans of whole peeled tomatoes…