Monthly Archives: December 2015

What’s For Dinner?? Champagne Cupcakes & Cocktails

Ok, so not really a healthy “dinner” post by any means, but in honor of New Year’s, I thought I would feature some of these pinterest inspired champagne recipes for your New Year’s Eve plans! Enjoy & Happy New Year! ๐Ÿ™‚ Jenn Champagne Cupcakesย  from www.lifeloveandsugar.com Ingredients 1 2/3 cups all purpose flour 1 cup sugar 1/4 tsp baking soda 1 tsp baking powder 3/4 cup salted butter, room temperature 3 egg whites 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 cup sour […]

Monthly Mantra with Sonya: January Edition

What a perfect day for share our new Monthly Mantra from Sonya. A new year means new beginnings. Make this one of your goals for the year!! Happy New Year!!!! Jenn

What’s For Dinner? Butternut Squash & Sage Risotto

Risotto is one of my favorite dishes, I can easily eat it alone as my full meal or as a side dish with a piece of fish or grilled chicken. There are a lot of recipes out there for risotto, but many time the calories can really add up. I modified a recipe that I found on Skinnytaste and made a dairy free yet creamy risotto. This is one of my favorites and the sage really compliments the sweetness of […]

Fitness Friday: Skinny Cranberry Apple Holiday Sangria

Getting ready for a few weeks of holiday celebrations?? It seems as though every weekend is packed this time of year. Holiday parties typically include lots of yummy food & drinks, while everything in moderation is fine, it is good to have a healthier cocktail recipe. This is a good sangria to serve at your next holiday party. Enjoy ๐Ÿ™‚ Jenn Cranberry Apple Holiday Sangria *From Simple Nourished Living 1 apple 1/2 cup fresh cranberries 1 sprig of rosemary 12 […]

What’s For Dinner? Latkes!

In honor of Hanukkah, we are sharing one of Abbie’s favorite treats during Hanukkah, Mike’s Latkes. These look and sound delicious, I can’t wait to make them and try them for dinner. I know that my kids will LOVE this recipe! Thank you Mike for sharing. Happy Hanukkah! ๐Ÿ™‚ Jenn Latkes Ingredients:ย  Potatoes, peeled & sliced (amount depending on the size of your family) 1/4 cup grated onion 2 eggs, beaten fresh garlic, minced salt & pepper to taste. vegetable […]

What’s For Dinner?? Chicken & Biscuits

So this is probably not the healthiest recipe, although I made a lightened up version of chicken and biscuits. It turned out to be very good and my kids loved it. A good meal for a cold & rainy night!! Enjoy ๐Ÿ™‚ Jenn   Ingredients Chicken breasts, thinly sliced (based on the size of your family) Onion (1/2 diced) Olive oil (2 tablespoons) 3 teaspoons of flour 16oz of chicken broth 1 bag of frozen mixed veggies Buttermilk Biscuits (I […]