Low Sugar Cranberry Sauce

This low sugar cranberry sauce is less than half the calories as regular, canned cranberry sauce (27 calories for 1 Tbsp.). It is a great alternative if you are wanting to cut unnecessary sugars/calories out of your Thanksgiving dinner. I love the addition of all the other fruit. The raspberries, apples, and oranges just add … [Read more...]

Sweet and Spicy Pumpkin Seeds

Happy Halloween everyone! I hope you aren’t planning on throwing out your pumpkins before making these sweet and spicy pumpkin seeds! I have to admit, growing up, pumpkin seeds weren’t my favorite. Most of the time they were just seasoned with salt and they always seemed to be underdone. The past few years I have … [Read more...]

Turkey Bacon Avocado Pizza

This turkey bacon avocado pizza is sure to please the entire family. It is quick to whip up and the flavor is amazing! We made this the other night and my kids devoured it. They actually prefer this pizza to pepperoni, believe it or not! I had to cut up extra avocado and tomato because … [Read more...]

Easy Chicken Cacciatore

I love saying “Chicken Cacciatore”… it sounds so fancy! Cacciatore actually means “hunter” in Italian. In cuisine, alla cacciatora refers to a meal prepared “hunter-style” with tomatoes, onions, herbs, often bell pepper, and sometimes wine (thank you Wikipedia). So basically, it’s an Italian dish with nothing really all that fancy at all– but it still … [Read more...]

Get Fit Giveaway!

Fall is the perfect time to enjoy cooler weather, get moving outdoors and burn calories to keep those holiday treats from weighing you down. Working out is always much more fun with a friend, so we’re giving away a FitBit Flex Wireless Wristband and a $100 Zappos.com Gift Card for both YOU and a friend! … [Read more...]

Mini Monte Cristo Croquettes and a Smuckers $10,000 Kitchen Makeover Giveaway

We love participating in campaigns/sponsorships that promote doing good for others! We have been invited to take part in the Smucker’s “Spread a Little Sunshine” movement and we are SO excited about it! Smucker’s is going to award one lucky winner a $10,000 KITCHEN MAKEOVER (something I could definitely use) just for spreading a little … [Read more...]

Creamy Broccoli Cauliflower Soup

I first had this cauliflower soup about 5 years ago when we had a big soup potluck at our church in Spokane. There were seriously DOZENS of soups to choose from and of course, I had to try them all. Though there were lots of great soups there, I remember this one being my favorite, … [Read more...]

The Easiest Tzatziki Sauce

This Tzatziki sauce is ridiculously easy. Seriously, you can whip it up in like 2 minutes. I love this with grilled vegetables and of course with gyros (click here). When I serve it with gyros I like to be able to crunch into the cucumbers so I leave them diced instead and just stir everything … [Read more...]