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Best Double Chocolate Zucchini Cake

Is there a better way to use zucchini than in a chocolate zucchini cake? I don’t think so either! With all the zucchini in there, it’s practically healthy too! Making the chocolate zucchini cake Start by grating your zucchini. You can also throw it in the food processor, that works as…

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…

Mushroom Burgers with caramelized Onions

These mushroom burgers with caramelized onions gave me all the feels!I haven’t had a big fat burger in awhile, not cutting out meat or anything, but for some reason some time has passed since I enjoyed one. So how about a big beef burger, caramelized onions, the mushrooms all topped with a…

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…

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…

Campfire breakfast skillet

This campfire breakfast skillet is the perfect way to get your day started when camping. With most of the prep work done at home, it is really simple to put it together the morning of. Prep work If there is one tip I have for cooking when you are camping, it is prep and prep…

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…

Roasted veggie and orzo salad

There are so many reasons I love this Roasted Veggie and Orzo Salad. The first, it has pasta in it. Enough said, right? Second, it has roasted veggies and I just love those. You can use any veggies you can get your hands on, or follow my lead. I used yellow squash and zucchini. Also…

Blackened Halibut Bowl

Although I grew up in Alaska where seafood is readily available, halibut was always a little harder to come by. It is ALWAYS a treat. My parents are good enough to send me several filets a year and I am so grateful for that. This Blackened Halibut Bowl is one of the recipes I love…