Minestrone Soup just like Olive Garden!

Copycat Olive Garden Minestrone Soup (Vegan) READY IN: 45mins SERVES: 8 INGREDIENTS 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 cup minced white onion (about 1 small onion) 1⁄2 cup chopped zucchini 1⁄2 cup frozen cut Italian cut green beans 1⁄4 cup minced celery (about 1/2 stalk) 4 teaspoons minced garlic (about 4 cloves) 4 cups vegetable broth (Swanson is good *note ( Do not use chicken broth!*)

No Bake Monster Balls

Are you looking for a pretty healthy alternative to satisfy your kid’s or your sweet tooth this summer?  Here are some awesome “cookies” that are full of flavor and superfoods, kid & mom approved.  You can feel good about feeding these to your family and the neighbors 🙂 INGREDIENTS *1 cup quick cook oats *1/2 cup natural nut butter *1/4 cup honey *1 scoop vanilla

Instant Pot Coconut Yogurt: Dairy Free

    I’ve recently been on a journey to heal my Leaky Gut.  I was fortunate enough to be introduced to an amazing holistic doctor and my neighbor Rob Truax.  We discovered that I have a sensitivity to gluten and dairy products, so while I heal, I need to stay away from those.  It’s been hard missing my yogurt and some other things I love,

Pumpkin Pie Energy Bites

Serves 16 (1 protein ball each)  Prep Time: 20 min Ingredients: 1 cup      pitted dates, warm water 1/2 cup   raw pecan halves or pecan pieces 1/3 cup   canned pumpkin puree 1/4 cup   unsweetened coconut flakes, reserve small amount for garnish 1 tsp    pure maple extract or hazelnut (I ordered mine on Amazon and used Maple) 1 tsp    

21 Day Fix Spicy Thai Shrimp

Hey friends!  I love a great clean eating recipe that everyone in my family will eat!  This week we found one!!!  And it fits into my cute little colored containers 😉  WIN!  Definitely worth sharing with you and it’s so easy.  If you like spicy, you’ll love this. Spicy Thai Shrimp Stir fry Ingredients: – 4 oz cooked shrimp – 1/4 red bell pepper, sliced

21 Day Fix Sloppy Joes

This recipe is AMAZING.  Rarely do I find a recipe everyone loves and it’s healthy, fits into my meal plan and easy too!  Win all the way around!  The cool thing is you also have to make Grandma’s Tomato Sauce for this recipe, so you get two for one!  It is so good on some zoodles or spaghetti squash!!!  Here we go…you’ll never eat Manwich

3 Day Refresh Results

Tell me what to eat, when and how much and I get turned off…honestly!  But, I’ve learned over the course of the last few years that life is about sacrifice in so many areas and it’s worth it.  I realize that fighting these things is really just about what’s going on inside of me and control.  The thing is, I can control myself for 3

Healthy Caramel Apple Dip

You guys!!!  I can’t tell you how excited I am to share this dip with you!  My mom used to make a caramel apple dip that was so amazing I could eat it alone, but it was filled with a ton of sugar and cream cheese.  YUMMY…YES!  Good for you, no!  The key to maintaining a healthy lifestyle lies often in making foods we love,

Post Run Fruit and Yogurt Bowl

I have been intrigued with the bowl meals I’ve seen and wanting to try one for myself.  I’m so glad I did after my run this week.  It turned out to be the perfect way to refresh and refuel my body.  So yummy because the strawberries are in season now and were super sweet.  Try a variety of fruits and ingredients to find what you

From Gym “Trainers” to 21 Day Fix Success

This is my beautiful friend Angie.  We’ve know each other for about 17 years!  Funny enough we actually met working at a gym called Fitness USA,  we were trainers, but weren’t really lol.  Lots of people even thought we were sisters (I felt pretty good about that, she’s gorgeous)!  Anyway, we’ve kept in touch over the years through social media. A few months back we