Easy Garlic Jalapeño Refrigerator Pickles

You guys I made pickles for the first time ever and it was SO easy and SO delicious I have to share! The house we closed on a month ago came with 5 chickens and a massive garden and pretty soon we had cucumbers coming out of our ears. I’ve always wanted to try toContinue reading “Easy Garlic Jalapeño Refrigerator Pickles”

Zucchini Blender Muffins

Just when I think I’m out of blender muffin ideas I get another one! It was meant to be when we found zucchini on sale at Aldi too. These came out SO delicious and I couldn’t be more pleased. Seriously, if you haven’t tried blender muffins yet, you’re missing out! Now if you don’t haveContinue reading “Zucchini Blender Muffins”

Strawberry Banana Smoothie

Okay so I know it’s officially fall now but here in southern CT we’re still having some warm summer days—which means it still smoothie weather! Smoothies are a great way to get in some fruit as well as a bunch of protein and calcium! This smoothie has one and a half servings of fruit, aroundContinue reading “Strawberry Banana Smoothie”

White Chocolate, Raisin & Oat Energy Bites

If I only had five minutes to do a little meal prep for the week I’d make energy bites! They are a balanced, satisfying snack packed with protein, complex carbs and fiber, and heart-healthy fats. These energy bites are literally the easiest to whip together, only dirty one bowl, and keep in the fridge forContinue reading “White Chocolate, Raisin & Oat Energy Bites”

Whole Wheat Tortilla Chips

We made an insane amount of pita chips for our wedding but I’ve never tried tortilla chips till today! These are so good and take just 10 minutes in the toaster oven and this recipe is for one tortilla but you can make as many as you’re hungry for. They can also either be sweetContinue reading “Whole Wheat Tortilla Chips”

Pina Colada Smoothie

Talk about a refreshing and satisfying smoothie! I keep frozen pineapple in the freezer regularly and often make this as I’m heading out the door for work. Freezing your own fruit is super simple! I tend to just cut up and freeze a whole or a half pineapple at a time and have a TupperwareContinue reading “Pina Colada Smoothie”

Blueberry Granola Greek Yogurt Bark

As the weather gets warmer, I transition from using the oven weekly to bake to the freezer. Yogurt bark is one of the greatest food discoveries ever and I’m bummed I didn’t know about it sooner. Greek yogurt + homemade granola + berries = mouth party And it’s perfect when you need a sweet snackContinue reading “Blueberry Granola Greek Yogurt Bark”

Pumpkin Oat Blender Bread

Okay so I know it’s not fall right now, so maybe all things pumpkins should be on hold, but I have no regrets with this amazing blender bread! It is soft, sweet, spicy and freakin delicious especially with raisins sprinkled in. If you’re feeling chocolatey, swap the raisins out for dark chocolate chips or doContinue reading “Pumpkin Oat Blender Bread”

Chocolate Chia Pudding

Chia pudding literally is the easiest to make! It’s also perfect to pack the night before (or the morning of when I want a mid-morning snack) and this particular flavor reminds me of those chocolate pudding cups I snacked on growing up! Chia seeds may be tiny but they pack a punch when it comesContinue reading “Chocolate Chia Pudding”