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Risotto Bowls with Roasted Vegetables & Basil

Risotto Bowls with Roasted Vegetables & Basil - Cheesy, creamy risotto with flavor-filled roasted vegetables! Only 2 main components to make this dish and it is SO tasty! |

I am beyond excited about these beautiful risotto bowls. I had been craving some comforting cheesy risotto and really needed to make a batch! If you love warm, cheesy rice with beautiful vegetables bursting with roasted juices... I found your match. :) Now, making risotto definitely takes some patience. But let me tell you, if you've never made homemade risotto (because in my opinion, ...

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An Original Beauty

An Original Beauty |

Growing up I thought beauty was defined by only one thing:  What my eyes saw. I thought beauty was beautiful hair, a thin body, and a flawless face. I spent most, if not all, of my teenage years drowning in the lies of what beauty and being original really meant. I wanted to belong somewhere. So much that whatever I saw people around me doing, I put all my effort into molding and shap ...

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5 Ingredient Avocado Coconut Oil Truffles

5 Ingredient Avocado Coconut Oil Truffles |

5 Ingredients, paleo, clean eating, no added sugars, gluten free, EASY, delicious and guiltless...Are you convinced yet?! These puppies have the whole package. I am always interested in light chocolate desserts to make that have less guilt than others. Not only are these incredibly easy, they are filled with raw chocolatey goodness that isn't overwhelmed with handfuls of refined suga ...

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Easy Chicken & Vegetable Teriyaki

Easy Chicken & Vegetable Teriyaki |

Has anyone else been dealing with cooking the same ol', same ol', for dinner? Because, I could definitely say "amen, to that"... As much as I love exploring the world of food, I tend to find myself stuck in making the same thing for dinner every week. Usually because the recipe is easy prep and delicious..I guess that means it's a keeper if I can't stop, right?! I think so. As we co ...

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Grilled Chicken Tacos with Creamy Avocado-Cilantro Sauce

Grilled Chicken Tacos with Creamy Avocado-Cilantro Sauce  |

Fresh vegetables wrapped in a soft tortillas served with a homemade kickin' grilled taco seasoned-chicken. Did I mention the cool & creamy avo-sauce that's drizzled on top?.... And that's not even the best part! It's the easy 20-minute preparation from start to finish until you have a healthy, feel-good meal that will satisfy just about anyone. I've been itching to share this reci ...

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Sticky Honey-Lime Chicken and Quinoa

Sticky Honey-Lime Chicken and Quinoa |

One of my favorite things to use in the kitchen nowadays is quinoa! It's healthy, lite, and can be used in more ways than I think I'm aware of yet. For me, I love rice and pasta. And it was always a bummer to think I couldn't eat them every day without feeling the weight of it. But, thank the LAWD for quinoa because I am loving how amazing I feel after eating it and how it tricks my pal ...

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Zesty Corn, Black Bean, & Avocado Salsa

Zesty Corn, Black Bean, & Avocado Salsa |

Super Bowl Sunday, anyone? It took a ton in me to not post one of those indulgent, creamy spinach dips that are an oh-so favorite of mine and usually a favorite for football games... I think? Clearly, I know nothing of football. But I do know a thing or two about entertaining and yummy food! This salsa is a complete winner for the appetizer table. Super easy with a refreshing kick to it ...

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Blueberry-Oatmeal Breakfast Smoothie

Blueberry-Oatmeal Breakfast Smoothie |

There are a lot of times in the morning where I really would love to make myself a bowl of oatmeal, but don't have the energy or time to do it. So this smoothie really is super convenient and satisfying if you need something quick and filling for breakfast! Plus it is super tasty and a good substitute if you don't like a plain old bowl of oatmeal... Now for me, when I first put oatmeal in a s ...

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Strawberries ‘N Cream Angel Cake Trifle

Strawberries 'N Cream Angel Cake Trifle |

Drew and I both grew up eating a ton of angel food cake, so it was only a matter of time until I popped a recipe up on the here that included it. This is such a gorgeous looking dessert and so easy to make for a romantic homemade dinner for two, dinner/dessert parties, or a substitute for heavier desserts! I know for me, I tend to stray from desserts when I'm cooking a ton because they be ...

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Strawberry-Pomegranate Salad with Strawberry Vinaigrette

Strawberry-Pomegranate Salad with Strawberry Vinaigrette |

 Hello to my salad lovers! This one might get you really excited... I'm always thinking about new fun salads to make AND I needed one last recipe to use pomegranates with before they go out of season (sigh). I also couldn't resist how beautiful these strawberries looked especially in the middle of winter! Talk about a beautiful bowl of colors. So simple and absolutely yummy! And don't eve ...

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