Parmesan Butternut Squash Fries

parmesan butternut squash fries

Back in college, butternut squash fries were my thing. My roommate Alexa and I would make a giant pan-full (ok, sometimes two pans)¬†turn on a Lifetime movie, crack open a bottle of ketchup and girls night was complete. I'm not sure why they fell off … [Continue reading]

Fall Grocery Favorites

fall grocery favorites

Over the past few weeks, it feels like I haven't really done that much cooking! Life has been really busy and as a result, I just haven't had as much time to play around with new recipes. But I'm finally back into the swing of things and I did some … [Continue reading]

7 Day Slim Down Meals

roasted veggies

After wrapping up the latest Tone It Up Challenge, they kicked off a 7 Day Slim Down for this week. The slim down plan is actually how I got into Tone It Up in the first place, way back in January of 2013. I was a total newbie but it was a perfect … [Continue reading]

5 Tips for Perfectly Roasted Vegetables

Follow these 5 tips for perfectly roasted vegetables! Crispy and carmelized on the outside, tender on the inside. These one pan dinners are easy & healthy!

Let's talk about roasted vegetables. I think they're underrated. They're delicious, healthy, and so easy. If you're a fan of one pot/one pan meals, then let me encourage you to get out those roasting pans and make dinner. Since it's the season for … [Continue reading]

The Best New Halo Top Flavors

halo top ice cream review

Since I've been raving about Halo Top on Instagram & Snapchat, I thought it deserved a proper post. I've gotten so many questions about the new flavors I've tried so I wanted to give you me thoughts. Just to be clear, this is NOT a sponsored post … [Continue reading]

Tone It Up Meals: Week 3

chickpea tacos

Last week, I mentioned that I haven't been eating totally "clean" lately and so many of you reminded me that it's okay. And even though I know that in my head, it was a nice reminder. I think it's easy to get lost in perfect Instagram photos¬†and … [Continue reading]

Fall Produce Recipe Ideas

Tap into fall's seasonal vegetables with these easy, healthy recipes!

Summer often steals the show in terms of seasonal produce. It's varied, colorful, and abundant. But don't let fall go unnoticed. There are tons of in-season fruits & vegetables that should be showing up on your plate! There are a few major … [Continue reading]

Single Serving Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookie

pumpkin chocolate chip cookie

I don't know what happened. I was sort of anti-pumpkin for awhile. Maybe because it's so cliche? Or maybe because pumpkin goes from zero to everywhere in about 4 days? But this recipe might have me hooked. Just like every other Lululemon-wearing, … [Continue reading]

Tone It Up Meals Week 3

yogurt bowl with apple granola

If we're being totally honest (isn't that the point of this?) I haven't really been keeping it lean, clean, & green lately. I've been doing alright, consider how insanely busy life has been, but Sunday is a better picture than how I've been … [Continue reading]

Cinnamon Applesauce Granola

applesauce granola 2

I've been all about the apples lately. I've also been on a bit of a granola kick. I've been enjoying it on top of my yogurt bowls as well as straight out of the bag. I decided to try making granola with applesauce in order to get those clumpy pieces … [Continue reading]