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Category: Healthy Foods

Simple Potato and Green Pea Side Dish

This recipe for simple potato and green pea side dish might just be the easiest recipe I have added to the blog, but it still one of my favorites. I think it is the perfect side. You can use any type of potato you prefer, and use frozen or fresh peas. Add in a few…

Delicious banh mi pork tenderloin sandwich

I really feel like you should stop whatever you are doing and make this Delicious Banh Mi Pork Tenderloin Sandwich. I mean, it has it all. Tender and flavorful pork, marinated veggies and a delicious bun. Come on!! The rundown for making the sandwich The lineup is fairly simple. It can be double too, and…

Amazing caprese salad with scallops

Want a great twist on tradition? How about Caprese Salad with Scallops? Yes, it is just as good as it sounds. Plus, it is so simple to make and so healthy! It is perfect for a light summer meal. Components of the caprese salad with scallops What is in this salad? Simple. Heirloom tomatoes, fresh…

Twice baked potatoes with broccoli

These twice baked potatoes are a slightly healthier version of the classic twice baked potato loaded with bacon….slightly. There is still plenty of cheese and butter, but the broccoli lightens it up just a bit! It is a little time consuming, but definitely worth the extra effort. Baking the potatoes Let’s…

Turkey and Sprouts on Ciabatta

This Turkey and Sprouts on Ciabatta is the perfect summer sandwich. I keep my house pretty warm. Because it is already so warm, I rarely turn on my oven in the summer. Sandwiches and salads are king in our house. I even buy my bread a lot of times…I know, I know. We…

Italian vegetable salad

I love pasta as much as the next person, and maybe even more than the average person, but sometimes I want an all veggie salad. This is where the ideas for my Italian Vegetable Salad was born. I wanted those Italian flavors, but wanted to keep it light! Plus. my track record recently has been…

Green Goddess Sandwich

This Green Goddess Sandwich on whole grain bread is perfect. It is light and so healthy! The best meal on these hot summer days! It is loaded with tons of veggies, a slice of provolone and black pepper aoli slathered on the bread. I am telling you, this sandwich has it all! Bread options I…

Fourth of July Charcuterie Board

Looking for a super simple, healthy idea for the 4th of July? I have an awesome inspiration right here with this Fourth of July Charcuterie Board. It is so simple to personalize and the best party tray! Everyone will be excited to see you show up with a tray like this for your Fourth of…

Grilled Chicken Shawarma

I could have sworn I had a grilled chicken shawarma recipe on my blog, but apparently I didn’t. I had to rectify this immediately. Who doesn’t love chicken shawarma?? The Marinade A very important part of shawarma is the marinade. It has a lot of components, but it isn’t…

Whole grain pizza

Sources The recipe for this whole grain pizza dough came from a friend of mine Sara. She is a big time sourdough artist, and makes amazing pizza. She recommended a book to me by Peter Reinhart (fan girl moment)called Perfect Pan Pizza. If you are interested in pizza making at all, I highly recommend…