Valentine’s Day Black Forest Smoothie

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Yum ​ Chocolate and cherries may be synonymous with Valentine’s Day, but you don’t have to wait to treat the ones you love to something special when it is also packed with healthy ingredients. Nourish the body, heart, and soul with this Valentine’s Day Black Forest Smoothie. Valentine’s Day Black Forest Smoothie   Valentine’s Day is… 

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Chocolate-Covered Berries Green Smoothie for #SundaySupper

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Yum #SundaySupper is here this week to give you a little inspiration to step away from the cookie jar and get back to a healthy lifestyle (balanced with the occasional splurge, obviously) with light, healthy, but most importantly, delicious recipes for A Lighter New Year. How do I pack in fruit, veggies, protein, and of… 

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Pineapple Coconut Fool – #EatHealthy15 with @PinaCocoblog

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Yum Layers of caramelized pineapple and naturally sweetened whipped cream (or coconut cream, if you want to make it vegan) prove that a healthy fruit dessert can still be totally decadent. You’ll love this creamy, dreamy Pineapple Coconut Fool. I am so excited welcome Shanna from Pineapple and Coconut. I don’t remember which recipe of… 

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DIY Freezer Oatmeal Cups & #LoveChex #Giveaway

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Yum Are you looking for a quick and easy make ahead breakfast that’s nutritious, delicious and fun? And one that even those with gluten allergies or sensitivities can enjoy, thanks to new Chex Gluten Free Oatmeal? Get the kids in the kitchen and let them customize their own DIY Freezer Oatmeal Cups. DIY Freezer Oatmeal… 

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Pineapple Yogurt Popsicles – Guest Post from The Bitter Side of Sweet

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Yum Who wants a popsicles for breakfast? My kids do! Everyday! So I came up with Pineapple Yogurt Popsicles to satisfy their cravings and my anxiety of pops for breakfast! Pineapple Yogurt Popsicles Hi everyone! I’m Nancy from The Bitter Side of Sweet! Normally you see me here doing Tasty Sweet round ups for Brianne… 

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Mango Berry Crunch Fruit Salad

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Yum A sweet, juicy blend of mangoes, strawberries, blackberries, blueberries, and raspberries (or whatever combination of berries you love) in a light, citrusy Greek yogurt “dressing” with just a bit of texture from some toasted pecans (or even some nut-free granola if you have an allergy), you couldn’t ask for more from breakfast, snack, or… 

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Strawberry Mango Avocado Salad and @OXO #TheIncredibleHull & @DriscollsBerry #Giveaway

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Yum A light and refreshing mix of sweet and tangy, creamy and crunchy, healthy and satisfying, perfect as a lunch or side dish, or add your favorite protein to make it a meal, spring and summer are the seasons for strawberries and this Strawberry Mango Avocado Salad with Pine Nuts & Goat Cheese. Strawberry Mango Avocado… 

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Peanut Butter and Jelly Green Smoothie

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Yum Who doesn’t love a good peanut butter and jelly sandwich? Then why not combine the yummy flavors of a classic PB&J – berries and, of course, peanut butter – with another kid favorite – smoothies – to give your little (or big) ones all kinds of nutrition from protein-packed Greek yogurt and vitamin-rich spinach… 

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Waldorf Fruit Salad

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Yum Whether you need something a little lighter for your Christmas morning breakfast, or just want something to go along with your waffles or overnight French toast or breakfast casseroles, Waldorf Fruit Salad is a sweet and juicy mixture of seasonal fruits lightly coated with a honey Greek yogurt “dressing” and some toasted walnuts for… 

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Watermelon Basil Rose Sorbet – A Guest Post from Ann at Sumptuous Spoonfuls

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Yum Hi friends!  I am very busy chilling poolside with a cocktail or lounging on the sand or frolicking in the waves in Virginia Beach.  OK, truthfully I am probably carrying The Bug around the pool trying to teach him to swim, chasing him on the sand, trying to keep him from crying from the… 

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Summer Fruit & Blue Cheese Salad with Strawberry Lime Poppyseed Vinaigrette

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Yum So I teased you earlier with this… Well, here it is in all of its pink and green and yellow and blue prettiness. Yes, another salad… with fruit…  and cheese…  Sorry.  I am just a little bit obsessed.  I keep telling myself that I have to stop eating sweet lunches.  But hey, at least… 

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Recipe Without a Recipe: PB&J Yogurt

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Yum So what is a Recipe Without a Recipe?  Well, I’m always looking at what we have in the pantry and fridge to come up with quick and easy breakfasts, lunches, and snacks for The Bug.  I want to make his meals and snacks as nutritious as possible, focusing on “real foods”, plus the same-old-same-old… 

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