Gluten Free Protein Cheesecake

Ok, this recipe is AMAZING!!! I’ve always been a lover of cheesecake. I mean who isn’t? And although cheesecake is usually gluten free minus the crust, I wanted to find a gluten free alternative that was also super healthy! This creation is the result! One serving is only 160 calories and has 11g of protein!…

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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cakies

As soon as the weather starts to cool down, I can’t wait to make pumpkin flavored everything! This is one of my favorite recipes of all time. It’s SO easy and SO yummy.  Scott has named these Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cakies because they’re a cross between a cookie and cake.  Ready for the easier recipe…

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Sometimes you just need a burger and fries

I always try to eat healthy, but every once and a while you just need a good burger and fries. Scott and I have been perfecting this meal for the last year. We first made it back when we were dating. It is one of my favorite meals that we consistently make together.  There is…

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Healthy Homemade Granola Bars

OK guys, these are DELICIOUS! and pretty darn healthy too!! Win Win.  As I’ve mentioned before, I’ve eliminated sweets from my diet (minus Easter- it’s just not Easter without a cadbury egg). It really isn’t that bad and I crave sweets less and less. But every once and awhile you just need a little something…

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Magic of Homemade Tortillas

A few Sundays ago we came home from church excited to make burritos for dinner. As I got out all of the ingredients I realized we were out of tortillas. I was SO bummed. I was so set on having burritos.  Lucky for me, I have a husband who served his LDS mission in Mexico and he…

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Lemon Chicken & Squash Bake

I’ve been on a health kick lately and this is my new favorite meal that has come from it.  It’s healthy, yummy and super easy! You could add or subtract any veggies you like and create something new every time you cook it. I personally am just a lover of zucchini and yellow squash.  Lemon…

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brookie or cooknie

What do you get when you combine the two greatest desserts on the face of the earth? You get a sweet that surpasses all other sweets.  It’s not a cookie. It’s not a brownie.  It’s a brookie or a cooknie. Whatever it is, it is the PERFECT combination of cookie and brownie goodness. And you’re so…

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Hearts & Cookies

One of my family’s favorite Valentine’s traditions is frosting sugar cookies. I knew I wanted to keep the tradition going in my future family! So, I got my grandma’s amazing sugar cookie and frosting recipe (that’s right, 100% made from scratch) and we went to business.  They’re my FAVORITE cookies.  Maybe because they remind me…

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Slightly Banana

I went to make cute football cookies on Superbowl Sunday and of course, I had no eggs!  I asked a few neighbors and somehow they were all out too. I was about to breakdown and go to the store, but then I remembered that I had heard once you could substitute 1 ripe banana for…

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