Healthy Recipes

Summer Vegetable Pasta with Chickpeas

While some of my recipes stem from wonderful restaurant dishes, others are created out of disappointment. Take for example this vegetable pasta dish. I had gone to a favorite restaurant of mine, ordered their seasonal veg-friendly pasta, and received one of the most disappointing meals I’ve had in some time. The ratio of pasta to […]

Diet Recipes

Pecan Popcorn Chicken

This Pecan Popcorn Chicken makes for the perfect kid-friendly snack! Looking for flavor, crispy, tender, and juicy popcorn chicken? This recipe is for you!  Made in partnership with the American Pecan Council! When I think of popcorn chicken, I think of KFC. Though I would certainly not eat that now, I wanted this popcorn chicken […]

Weight Loss Recipes

Keto Chocolate Milkshake

A high fat, low carb chocolate milkshake that is delicious AND good for you! Low Carb, Keto, Paleo, Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Grain Free, Soy Free, Sugar Free Back in the day when I was eating whatever I wanted, whenever I wanted, McDonald’s chocolate milkshakes were a regular occurrence for me. While I knew they […]

Diet Recipes

Ginger Basil Salmon in Foil

This delicious Ginger Basil Salmon in Foil is the perfect weeknight dinner that’s healthy, easy to prepare, and ready in just 20 minutes! This post was sponsored by Alaska Seafood as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own.  Is there anything better than a quick healthy […]

Quinoa Recipes

Honey Blueberry Quinoa Granola

Whip up this delicious Honey Blueberry Quinoa Granola for breakfast! Healthy, gluten-free, flavorful and fiber rich to keep you full all morning long! Can we just talk about the world of health food products for a moment? I mean really, it’s kind of insane how many specialty products are out there now. Don’t get me […]

Healthy Recipes

Tart Cherry Cardamom Baked Oatmeal

This tart cherry cardamom baked oatmeal was created in partnership with Cherry Marketing Institute. All opinions are our own. A few weeks ago, I found out that Alex and I are considered Xennials. Say what? A Xennial is anyone born between 1977 and 1983. It’s a micro-generation between Gen X and Millennials where you had an analog childhood […]

Weight Loss Recipes

4 Tips to Help You Say No to Food

This post is by OYS writer Melissa. You can read more about Melissa here and see all of her other posts here. Check out Melissa’s blog Nutrition and Wellness for Life. She offers wellness consultation services that focus on helping you eat better and exercise more.  She also has a FB page!! As a nutrition consultant, many of my […]