“Better for You” Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

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I can’t believe the last week of October is already here.  I love the month of October and I hate to see it go because it means the cold winter is right around the corner. I guess this also means the pumpkin craze is nearing an end and the peppermint phase will begin.  I have […]

Recipe Round-Up: Soups

It is that time of year: SOUPS!  One of the things we love the most about fall is a big pot of healthy soup simmering on the stove (or in the crockpot).  With the NFL season kicking off tonight (and yes, we BOTH love some football… GO COLTS), what a better time than to share […]

How to Build a Healthy Salad

Let’s talk one of my favorite topics:  SALADS!  I eat a salad daily & LOVE mixing up ingredients to make them healthy, satisfying and delicious!  Many of you probably rolled your eyes when you saw the word SALAD in the title of this post, but trust me – – – salads do NOT have to […]

Quick & Easy Chicken Tortilla Soup

One day last week I was in a bind…..my only option, upon looking in my fridge, for dinner was a breakfast at dinner & while my hubby and kids LOVE that option, I just wasn’t in the mood for my house to smell like bacon all night (shhhh….don’t tell them I nixed this!)  I realized that […]

Grilled Pizza

Going out for pizza or a quick, easy dinner seems to be the weekend ritual for most families.  In both of our houses, grilled pizzas have turned into our weekend ritual.  Just like going out, these are quick and easy.  We know it is not the healthiest meal of the week, but it sure beats […]