Strawberry Mint Yogurt Parfaits

Strawberry Mint Plain Yogurt Parfaits- a refreshing and delicious healthy breakfast

There is something I love about jazzing my yogurt up with fun toppings – whether it be sliced fruit, toasted granola, or chopped nuts. Probiotics and healthy fats aside, eating a yogurt is a satisfying way for me to curb my sweet tooth daily, and this minty strawberry concoction is no exception. This yogurt parfait… 

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How To Make Refrigerator Dill Pickles & Pickled Vegetables

Easy Refrigerator Dill Pickles and Pickled Vegetables

A few weeks ago at the Boulder Farmers’ Market, most stalls were advertising ‘pickling cucumbers.’ I have always wanted to try making pickles, and thought of the process as long, involving cooking the brine and adding sugar and waiting. When I realized that it could be a simple process of shaking together some ingredients in the fridge,… 

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What I Ate {#16}

Eggplant + Zucchini Lasagna

These monthly wrap up posts keep getting pushed further and further into the next month- I love that, because it makes me realize how much I am diversifying my content on this little internet space of mine. First and foremost, I want to thank everyone who reached out last Friday after my open and honest post about… 

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Savory Spinach Steel Cut Oatmeal

Savory Spinach Steel Cut Oatmeal

If only I could love every meal as much as I love breakfast. As you all know from my rants about oatmeal, I seem to get stuck in a rut where I just make sweet versions of the traditional standby: green tea oatmeal, oatmeal cookie breakfast smoothies, and crockpot steel-cut oatmeal with apples. Disclosure: By… 

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Spanish Cheese & Zucchini Quesadillas

Spanish Manchego, Zucchini, and Onion Quesadillas

Whole wheat crispy tortillas sandwiching cheesy & veggie goodness? Sign me up. These Spanish Cheese & Zucchini Quesadillas have 4 ingredients, take 15 minutes to whip up, and way less minutes to gobble down (which is pretty typical around here for quesadillas.. since they are normally made around 10 PM). While quesadillas are a simple food, I… 

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On Weight

Lik's Ice Cream

Happy Friday, friends. I want to get a little more personal on this blog so that you can identify with me more, understand why I focus on healthy recipes, and perhaps even connect to me through my story. Here just for the food? That’s wonderful and I thank you for loving my creations. Here for some real… 

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Breakfast Waffle Sundaes with Plain Yogurt, Fresh Fruit & Cocoa Maple Syrup

Waffle Banana Splits with Cocoa Maple Sauce and Yogurt

I don’t even know how to start this post except by saying that this is one of my favorite recipes ever. While taking the photos and not trying to smash the breakfast-meets-dessert waffle sundae into my mouth, I just knew these were bound to be good. And holy cow (like my pun?), I was right…. 

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Portobello Baked Eggs with Sundried Tomatoes & Goat Cheese

Portobello Baked Egg with Sundried Tomato and Goat Cheese Filling

Elegant, easy, and 20 minutes from refrigerated ingredients to table? I have a new go-to favorite for a vegetarian main dish for one, or for more, that only requires 4 ingredients. These Portobello Baked Eggs with Sundried Tomatoes and Goat Cheese are so flavorful that you won’t want to share. I rarely pick up sundried tomatoes because… 

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