5-Ingredient Peanut Butter Banana Overnight Oats
April 22, 2015
These 5-Ingredient Peanut Butter Banana Overnight Oats taste more like an amazing dessert than a protein-packed breakfast! This conversation is sponsored by Silk. Opinions and words are all my own.
Who woulda thunk that with just 5 ingredients, you can make this delicious make-ahead breakfast recipe with the help of Silk Soymilk and my two favorites: peanut butter and bananas.
Overnight oats have got to be the best breakfast invention since Toaster Strudel. Simply mix old-fashioned oats with milk, add any amazing flavor creations you can think of, stick it in the refrigerator, and you’ll wake up to an amazing breakfast!
12 Low Carb Recipes with Sriracha Sauce
April 21, 2015
These low carb recipes with Sriracha sauce are perfect if you’re a fan of spicy food. If you love Sriracha sauce, you’ll love these lighter, low carb recipes that features the delightful condiment.
A while ago (and one of my first recipe round-ups) I made a list of 16 Healthy Recipes with Sriracha Sauce. After all, it’s one of my favorite condiments to squeeze on eggs, stir fry and even pizza (sue me). It’s just so spicy and full of flavor that goes great with a wide variety of foods.
Plus, did you know that studies have shown spicy food can speed up your metabolism?! All the more reason to try these low carb recipes with Sriracha sauce.
Add some spice to your life with these amazing recipes from some of my favorite healthy food bloggers! These low carb recipes with Sriracha sauce are the perfect, protein-packed meals that include the spicy, delicious chili sauce everyone loves without all the processed carbs that your body doesn’t love.
Layered Zucchini and Chicken Enchilada Casserole
April 14, 2015
This Layered Zucchini and Chicken Enchilada Casserole is like chicken enchiladas that don’t require any stuffing and rolling! It’s packed with zucchini and bell peppers for an extra dose of vegetables.
Mexican food is glorious in so many ways. If you’re a fan of enchiladas, you’ll definitely love this Layered Zucchini and Chicken Enchilada Casserole. It’s a lightened-up, veggie-packed version of chicken enchiladas that doesn’t require stuffing or rolling.
Just layer all the ingredients in a casserole dish and bake into a delicious layered chicken enchilada casserole!
Greek Yogurt Apple Walnut Chicken Salad
April 9, 2015
This healthier version of chicken salad has crispy apples, grapes and walnuts to put a updated spin on an old classic. Greek Yogurt Apple Walnut Chicken Salad is perfect for lunch all week!
Chicken salad is the best salad. Why? Because it has mayonnaise instead of dressing, and minimal vegetables to get in your way.
Unfortunately, mayonnaise and non-vegetables do not exactly fall into the health category, so I gave classic chicken salad a little makeover. Although I can’t remember where I originally got this recipe, I’ve been making it for years. Greek yogurt is used in place of some mayonnaise to lighten it up, yet it’s still super creamy and delicious.
Grapefruit Strawberry Green Smoothie
April 7, 2015
This refreshing Grapefruit Strawberry Green Smoothie is the perfect blend of citrus, berries and kale for a healthy start to your morning.
Today we’re talking about two things I love: my job and smoothies. Both pictured above.
For the sake of full disclosure, this post is a bit of a promotional post – BUT I’m sharing my actual personal opinions rather than a shameless plug for a company I happen to work for.
Staying hydrated is SO important – for your health, for younger looking skin, and just so you can look and feel better. Since I happen to market water bottles and travel mugs for a living, it makes me happy to see that people are starting to drink more water and find fun ways to stay hydrated. Hip, hip, hooray!
My Favorite Chicago Restaurants for Dinner
April 6, 2015
Part two in my I-don’t-know-how-many part series of my favorite Chicago restaurants! These are some of my favorite spots around the city to go for dinner. Of course, many aren’t shown because I don’t take photos every time I eat, and I have yet to cover many Chicago restaurants on my list, but here are a few good ones I’ve been to of late.
Girl and the Goat – Plan your reservations at least a month in advance, but Girl and the Goat is worth it. Favorites include the goat empanadas and broccoli! A close second is Little Goat Diner across the streets, which makes some of the best pre-made sandwiches around for lunch.
Healthier Blueberry Banana Bread
April 2, 2015
This Healthier Blueberry Banana Bread is a lightened up version of the classic homemade banana bread recipe. Plump blueberries are baked into the bread to add a delicious flavor element that’s perfect for breakfast.
You would think that after moving 5+ times in the past 4 years would make me really good at it. But nnnooooo.
I still have boxes of random artifacts that sit untouched in closets year after year. I still continue to purchase more cookware and appliances despite the fact that they don’t fit in any of my kitchens. And I still wait about a week before moving to even think about packing.
My new apartment search is in full swing, and the only thing that’s keeping me motivated is the possibility of waking up a block from the lake.
Oh, and Healthier Blueberry Banana Bread.
One Pan Steak and Red Potato Hash
March 30, 2015
Steak, red potatoes, peppers, onion and egg are combined to make this super easy breakfast recipe! One Pan Steak and Red Potato Hash is the perfect recipe to use up leftover steak or beef tenderloin.
There are few breakfast foods I like more than a skillet with meat, eggs, and potatoes. Which is why it’s no surprise that this One Pan Steak and Red Potato Hash is one of my favorite recipes I’ve made.
It’s a super easy breakfast recipe packed with protein … and it tastes delicious! I mean, how can you go wrong with tender steak, slightly crispy red potatoes, and runny eggs on top? This is one of those breakfast recipes you can feel confident that everyone will love.
One Pan Steak and Red Potato Hash is especially great if you have leftover steak that you don’t know what to do with. I used leftover beef tenderloin to make this hash, and I happily ate it for dinner, breakfast the next day, and breakfast again the next day. Three days in a row means it must be good, right?