Teriyaki Pineapple Bowls

Summer is right around the corner meaning fresh fruit and vegetables for months. Pineapple is one of my favorites and this recipe is perfect for date night. Try making it and let me know what you think in the comments section. Ingredients: 1 whole pineapple 1 package of Gardein Teriyaki Chick’n Strips or teriyaki chicken 1 cup cauliflower rice Directions: 1. Cut the pineapple in half, lengthwise. … Continue reading Teriyaki Pineapple Bowls

Cauliflower Rice

Meet your new favorite carb substitute. Cauliflower rice looks like the real thing but tastes even better. It’s a healthy replacement in stir fry, burritos and more. Ingredients: 2 Tbsp. Canola oil 1 head cauliflower Directions: 1. Cut the cauliflower into large pieces then break it into large florets. 2. Add the cauliflower to the food processor. Using the chop or pulse function, process the cauliflower until … Continue reading Cauliflower Rice

Simple Pasta Salad

There’s nothing better than summer salads. Colorful and filled with flavor, this pasta salad is easy to make and sure to be a hit. Find out how to make it below and let me know what you think in the comments section below! Ingredients: 18 oz tricolor pasta 16 oz. Italian dressing 8 oz. mozzarella cheese, cubed 4.5 oz. black olives, chopped 3 Roma tomatoes, chopped … Continue reading Simple Pasta Salad

Sour Ice Cream with Caramelized Pear Compote

There’s no better topping for cold ice cream than warm fruit. This sour ice cream pairs so well with pear compote that you’re guaranteed to go back for seconds (and thirds). Ingredients: 16 oz. sour cream 2 1/2 cup plus 2 Tbl. sugar 1 cup half-and-half 2 Tbl. plus 1 tsp. fresh lemon juice 1/4 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract 4 Tbl. unsalted butter 1 … Continue reading Sour Ice Cream with Caramelized Pear Compote

Vegetable Pot Pie Turnovers

Pot pies are usually a heavy food and they aren’t made to share. This recipe changes that. Cook up these turnovers and enjoy Vegetable pot pie as a light appetizer. Find the recipe below and let me know what you think in the comments section!  Ingredients 2 Tbl. butter 1/2 red onion, chopped 1 carrot, chopped 1 stalk celery, chopped Kosher salt Black pepper 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 … Continue reading Vegetable Pot Pie Turnovers

An Egg-cellent Easter Surprise

Looking for a sweet Easter treat? Here’s a simple and creative way to work real egg shells into your after-dinner dessert. Crack one open and your guests are sure to be surprised. Check out the recipe and let me know what you think in the comments section below. Ingredients: 12 eggs Cake batter Food dye (optional) Directions: 1. Preheat oven to 350° F. 2. Crack … Continue reading An Egg-cellent Easter Surprise

Engage Your Core with These 8 Ab Workouts

There’s nothing quite like waking up with sore abs. There are a ton of exercises you can do but my favorites don’t require gym equipment. Check out the ab exercises I love below and let me know which ones you do in the comments section. 1. Plank. Start on all fours. Put your elbows underneath your shoulders with forearms flat on the mat. Put both legs back to come into the … Continue reading Engage Your Core with These 8 Ab Workouts