Sides and Snacks

3 Easy Ways to Season Sweet Potatoes

3 Easy Ways to Season Sweet Potatoes

As you know by now, sweet potatoes are one of my favorite foods. I also eat a lot of them because I’m staying away from grains (except for beer…on occasion) and it’s hard to get enough carbs without those in my diet. So sweet potatoes […]

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

I love looking at hummus flavors in the store and then copying them. Hummus is healthier and cheaper to make yourself. Plus it’s quick and easy. It’s a win-win. I wanted to make a roasted red pepper flavor for a while now, but red peppers themselves […]

Caramelized Onion and Paprika Hummus

Caramelized Onion and Paprika Hummus

One day Justin had a coupon for Sabra’s hummus. Good stuff really but everyone here should know by now I prefer to make things from scratch without all the additives in them. However, the flavor we picked happened to be caramelized onion & paprika. I […]

Four Ingredient Chocolate Pistachio Trail Mix

Four Ingredient Chocolate Pistachio Trail Mix

This is a go-to healthy snack for me recently as you can probably tell from the past few weeks of meal plan posts. I’m quitting dairy and limiting starchy carbs so my snacks now are veggies and hummus, fruits and nut butters, and other delicious […]

Lemon Garlic Dill Hummus

Lemon Garlic Dill Hummus

I make hummus way more often than I post the recipes for it. Which I should post them more because my hummus creations are pretty awesome. This one was pretty basic. Lemon, garlic and dill go great together and it makes for a nice light-flavored […]

Honey Sriracha Popcorn

Honey Sriracha Popcorn

I have a secret love for making stove-top popcorn and experimenting with flavors. You haven’t seen any of these yet although they’ve been on my list. I find that although popcorn is a healthy whole-grain carb option – it tends to not fill you up […]

Barbecue Hummus

Barbecue Hummus

Ok I have been on a hummus kick lately. It’s one of my favorite snacks right now because it’s a great way to consume veggies and I’m focusing on eating more of those. This was one of THE BEST hummus flavors I’ve tried so far. […]

Chocolate Almond Butter Dessert Hummus

Chocolate Almond Butter Dessert Hummus

My sister got married last weekend! It was a great weekend too. So much fun and filled with tons of emotions. Her bridal shower was at the beginning of August for which I made buffalo deviled eggs – not blogged, sorry guys. I did not […]

Chocolate Almond Granola

Chocolate Almond Granola

I have to make more of this soon because I JUST ran out. I was using it on everything – smoothie bowls, breakfast sweet potato parfaits, sweet omelettes, in my protein ice cream, on toast…basically anything that needed some extra crunch got some chocolate granola. […]

Homemade Healthy Guacamole

Homemade Healthy Guacamole

Guys, guacamole is probably the easiest thing to make. And it’s so good for you as long as you don’t eat the whole damn bowl and you watch the chips you’re eating with it. But believe me…it’s very hard to resist! I like to make […]