Chicken, Bacon and Spinach Pasta

A lemony, creamy, and cheesy sauce coats this chicken and veggie-loaded pasta dish. Crumbled bacon on top makes it even better!

Chicken, Bacon and Spinach Pasta

Truth be told, I made this recipe months ago when I was about to move when most of my inspiration came from me trying to use everything in my kitchen so I didn’t have to go to the store. Buying more groceries to fill my already full fridge was not an appealing option. [Read more…]

Salsa Turkey Lettuce Wraps

Salsa Turkey Lettuce Wraps are an easy, light and refreshing make-ahead lunch that are perfect for summer

Salsa Turkey Lettuce Wraps are an easy, light and refreshing make-ahead lunch that are perfect for summer

This past weekend I spent three glorious days with 3 of my best friends for a girl’s weekend. While we felt sad that some of our other friends couldn’t make it, we had an amazing weekend!

We were in Grayton Beach, and the weather could not have been any more perfect. The sun was brightly shining, the wind was blowing, and the white sandy beaches were hardly crowded.

Every morning, we woke up without alarm clocks, had a leisurely breakfast, took a bike ride, then trekked out to the beach with our chairs, towels, books, ice chest filled with water & adult beverages, and lunch/snacks. [Read more…]

Bacon Grilled Cheese

Adding bacon to your grilled cheese makes something already great even better

Bacon Grilled Cheese

Happy Grilled Cheese Day!

If you know me at all, even just a little tiny bit, you know how much I like bacon. So this bacon grilled cheese recipe should come as no surprise.

If I happened to catch you off guard, seeing as I’m a dietitian, then I’d like to assure you that I do not eat bacon at every meal. That would make me not feel so great. However, I don’t restrict bacon because it’s not “healthy” and it’s even deemed “unhealthy” [Read more…]

Shepherd’s Pie

It doesn’t get much better than a veggie-filled meat sauce covered with cheesy mashed potatoes

Shepherd's Pie

Growing up, we weren’t really a family of casserole eaters. Not until I got to college did I really start eating casseroles (namely, poppy-seed chicken casserole and cheesy chicken broccoli & rice casserole).

The second I had shepherd’s pie, I knew we would become good friends. You don’t get much better than a veggie-filled meat sauce covered with mashed potatoes. [Read more…]