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Monthly Archives: May 2016

What’s For Dinner?? Blueberry Caprese Salad

Staying with the Red, White and Blue theme for this week. I thought today would be a perfect day to feature this easy salad. Blueberry Caprese Salad is light and easy for a warm Spring weeknight dinner and it is a great side dish to bring to a BBQ ! Enjoy 🙂 Jenn Blueberry Caprese Salad 1 pint of fresh blueberries About 1 cup of fresh mozzarella 10-15 cherry tomatoes, sliced fresh basil Balsamic Glaze   Put all of the […]

#MMHM: An Easy Memorial Day Treat: Watermelon Popsicles

It is hard to believe that this upcoming weekend is Memorial Day, the unofficial start of summer!! The weather looks like it is going to warm up and hopefully we will get a nice warm long weekend. Typically, during summer BBQ’s my kids will go after the treat table, patriotic cupcakes. cookies and candies are always a hit, although not always the best choices. Sugar rush kicks in and the kids go from hyper playing to crashing meltdowns. I am […]

Fitness Friday: Less is Best!

Growing up one of my mom’s favorite phrases to say to my sisters and I was “less is best.” This can be applied to so many aspects in your daily life. As a child, if I came home telling my mom a story about “mean girl” drama at school, she would respond by saying “be aware of what you say back to people, remember less is best.” Today, this phrase is one of my favorite reminders. As an adult it […]

What’s For Dinner? Watermelon Pizza

Even though it doesn’t feel like it, summer is right around the corner, Memorial Day weekend is next weekend!!! This Watermelon Pizza is a perfect summer meal to get you ready for warmer weather ahead. I was shocked that all four of my children LOVED this, even though they were hesitant to taste it. It took me about 2 minutes to put this together. This is great for a snack, a salad before dinner or for your meal!   Enjoy […]

#MMHM: Why you should NEVER skip a Monday

  Happy Monday!!!! Most people that I know are not a fan of Monday as it forces everyone to get “back to the grind” after the relaxation of the weekend. Monday can be an easy day to skip a workout. I know that I can easily come up with a million excuses why I need to skip a Monday. My weekends are so jammed packed with kids sports, activities and various parties/events this time of year, that the sound of […]

What’s For Dinner? Grilled Cilantro Lime Chicken with Avocado Salsa

I love finding easy and healthy chicken recipes. I love to cook chicken for my family because it is easy, but tend to get in a rut and cook it the same way, which means that everyone decides they no longer like chicken. On the hunt for some new recipe ideas, I found this one from Cooking Classy. It was a big hit at my house and quick to prepare! Enjoy 🙂 Jenn For the chicken:  4 (6 oz) chicken […]

Cinco de Mayo!! Lightened Up Favorites!

Happy Cinco De Mayo! If you are like me, you will love these lightened up versions of some favorite May 5th dishes! I love a good margarita paired with chips and quac, although I don’t always love all the calories that come with it. Check out this lighter versions of some of my favorites from GetHeathlyU.com   Enjoy the day 🙂 Jenn Sassy Skinny Margarita 1 cup triple sec Juice from 6 limes Juice from 1 lemon 1 tablespoon stevia […]

What’s For Dinner? Mixed Berry & Feta Cheese Mason Jar Salad

I love eating salads, but sometimes grabbing something quick on the go is easier and necessary! This time of year my family is SO busy and I feel like it is easier (but NOT HEALTHIER) to grab dinner out somewhere or even just eat a soft pretzel during a baseball game instead of a meal…ugh!! Mason Jar salads are my rescue food for easy, portable and healthy meals. This one was easy to prepare and really delicious! Start with the […]