Recipes

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Apple Pie Bars

The aroma of apples and cinnamon baking is an absolute favorite! I am preparing Thanksgiving dessert and I am quite excited! This year I wanted to include a dessert with an apple pie flare of some sort. I checked the box with these bars! They are so simple to make, yet absolutely delicious! Apple Pie Read more…

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Simple Lasagna with Zucchini

While the weather is unusually warm right now, the cooler temperatures are coming and I have the perfect recipe to warm you! While it will warm and nourish you, it will not take hours to prepare. I love finding ways to make traditional recipes super simple to make. Lasagna doesn’t get any easier than this! Read more…

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Pumpkin White Chocolate Chip Cookies

The pumpkin craze…it has started and is in full force. I’ve been a little busy with other to-do’s and can’t believe I’m just making it to the show. However, while I may be a little late to the show, these little treats make up for all the lost time! While I do feel a little Read more…

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Bison Meatballs with Spaghetti Squash

Hope you’re enjoying the beautiful fall weather! With fall in full swing, that means squash is in season too. Spaghetti squash is one of my favorites because it is so versatile and delicious! This is the perfect recipe to have made up in advance for a quick meal at dinner time. It is super satisfying Read more…

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Turkey & Sweet Potato Chili

You know a recipe is downright good when you make it two weeks in a row! As I mentioned in a recent post, I am doing a modified Whole 30 program as a whole foods cleanse if you will and I found this recipe in the book. It’s delicious! We did make a couple of Read more…

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Back to the Basics Turkey & Brussels

I hope you had a wonderful extended weekend! I’d love to say that we all are feeling rested after a long slow weekend but longer weekends don’t necessarily mean more time to relax…it often means fitting more in, right! Either way – whether you had a fast paced, busy weekend or a mellow one, I Read more…

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What I Ate: Quick Meal Ideas

  I’m a fan of eating real, whole foods but I’m not so much a fan of being in the kitchen for hours on end. I do spend a fair bit of time with basic meal prep – washing all the veggies so they are ready, sometimes chopping them or adding them to the food Read more…

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Carly’s Gold Veggie Burgers

Well hello again! It’s been a bit since my last post – home projects and a new work schedule did wonders with my intentions to maintain a regular posting schedule. Nevertheless, I will do my best to update the blog weekly but you know how that can go now…life happens. 🙂 You might recall an Read more…

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Zucchini Pesto & Meal Prep Tip

One of my favorite tricks for making really delicious, healthy, simple meals is making dressings, sauces, or a hummus ahead of time along with a few staples like quinoa and chicken. When you do the prep work ahead of time, it makes it so easy to throw together a super fast meal that is nutrient dense Read more…

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Spin on Spaghetti with Cabbage

I love using veggies in unique ways when I am preparing a meal. Last week I was on a kick with chopped cabbage & kale with turkey and marinara sauce. That’s when I had the idea to cut the cabbage into ribbons using the chiffonade technique in order to create a pasta-like flare for a Read more…