Summertime Grilling Roundup

Summertime Grilling Roundup
Don't forget to get in on the giveaway going on now through 5/25 at 9 am MST!

There’s nothing quite like getting outside to cook and enjoy good food, good friends, and good weather.  Except maybe watching a baby elephant run.  But, come to think of it, that’s nothing like grilling either.  Just that it’s also totally great.

So when the urge strikes you, what do you do?  No, I don’t mean the urge to watch a baby elephant run.  We all know that you go straight to YouTube for that.  When you want to grill – do you immediately call all your friends and fire up the barbie?

Read More

Lemon-Banana Bundt

Lemon-Banana Bundt

It’s Monday, and this week is off to a raging start.  Or, rather… the opposite of that.  It’s past noon and I still haven’t gotten one dang recipe up for you yet.  (Oh, here it is!)

I suppose this is what happens when you spend all day Sunday baking like a crazy person – three brand-new recipes and photos in one afternoon can leave you a little exhausted!  Plus, I’ve been running around teaching Zumba classes and going to local foodie events, which you know, I just can’t miss!

Read More

12 Must-Try Recipes for Spring Baking

12 Must-Try Recipes for Spring Baking

Don’t forget to check out this week’s most excellent giveaway – Quest Nutrition products galore!

When you think of spring, what comes to mind?  Flowers?  Bunnies?  (Allergies?)  I think of flavors.  Like, fresh, fruity, zesty flavors. 

Yes, I know.  My world kinda revolves around food.  I’m okay with that.

Anyway, there really isn’t just one particular flavor that comes to mind – it’s like a whole basket of flavors.  An Easter-basket of flavors – if Easter baskets were full of actual fruit and healthier things that the jelly beans try to taste like.

Read More

Quest Nutrition Giveaway {& Protein Cinnabun Recipe!}

Quest Nutrition Giveaway {& Protein Cinnabun Recipe!}

Happy Monday, friends! Especially happy because Quest Nutrition is sending TWO people some excellent (fabulous) prizes!

I wanted to share with you one of my favorite brands, because they make delicious things that can help you stay on your healthy eating goals when you are out of the house or having a really busy week!  And baby, you better believe I'm with you on that need!

I always try to get 10-30 g of protein with every meal or snack, to keep me full and energized throughout the day.  It also helps my muscles rebuild after a workout.  I’m tough on them, but they repay me for my effort with a better metabolism!

Read More