Choco-Chia Bites: A Healthy Chocolate Snack

Choco-Chia Bites: A Healthy Chocolate Snack

I'm wrapping up the final recipes for The Belly Burn RESET that kicks off in a couple of weeks. Making these Choco-Coco bites wasn't exactly on the agenda, but I was running out of the homemade cookies I made for my kids and needed something else (made quickly) that...
Nut Free Maple Zucchini Muffins

Nut Free Maple Zucchini Muffins

Every once in a while, I use an ingredient and it absolutely makes the difference between good and great. I kind of hinted at it in the title of the recipe...Nut Free Maple Zucchini Muffins. Even though zucchini is a great vegetable to bake with, it's not the star....
Grain Free Chicken Nuggets

Grain Free Chicken Nuggets

I shouldn't be as shocked and amazed as I always am to see the amount of ingredients that are added to relatively simple foods. Chicken nuggets are at the top of the list as chicken isn't just left as simple chicken. Usually the chicken in most commercial chicken...
Homemade Chocolate Pecan LARABAR

Homemade Chocolate Pecan LARABAR

The other day my youngest daughter came home from school and told me that her friends told her chocolate was bad. Earlier that morning, I sent her to school with my latest concoction, these Homemade Chocolate Pecan LARABARs. To be honest, if I were a 7-year-old, I'd...
Southwestern Veggie Salad With Cilantro Lime Detox Dressing

Southwestern Veggie Salad With Cilantro Lime Detox Dressing

The other day we went to a friend's house for a barbecue. Fish and steak tacos were on the menu, so I wanted to bring something Tex-Mexy. April weather in Chicago can be touch and go, but we were absolutely blessed with an amazing 70-degree afternoon. The sun was...
Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

When it comes to food, I'm fairly certain I have the pickiest toddler in the world. It pains me (and my wallet) that he doesn't like to eat the same types of foods (albeit prepared differently) that my two older children eat. I have no doubt that he'll grow out of the...