recipes

Talking about my favorite healthy, balanced, EASY, and well-loved recipes.



Nutritious and Delicious Breakfast Cookies

I haven’t posted a recipe in a long while and I am going to change that!  Today, I am sharing a recipe for a breakfast cookie that is packed with nutrients and also tastes like a treat!  These are awesome because they are perfect for a quick mobile breakfast and... read more

Super Green Smoothie (Bowl)

I am so excited to share the BOMBDEST green smoothie recipe ever.  It is really amazing.  So to tell you how good it is, my aunt Becca has been hating on my green smoothie creations for months and months and last weekend I finally force fed her a bite (and then... read more

Homemade Fruit and Nut Granola

Two recipes in a week!  There has been some serious cooking going on around here!!  I LOVE granola but struggle to find delicious store-bought varieties that taste delish and have minimal ingredients/sugar.  So… I make my own!   I tweak the recipe almost every... read more

Chocolate Cherry Energy Bars

Hello! I am ALWAYS on the quest for a new, healthy energy bar that has only a few, healthful ingredients and tastes delicious! I swear, it is impossible. I have tried and tried and failed and failed. So…. I FINALLY decided to make some of my own. These ones are... read more

Christmas Goodness

  Merry Christmas Dearlies! Greetings from Coronado, CA!  I have been off the grid since my arrival on Sunday but am back!  Stay tuned on Instagram (@wearandbackagain) for updates from the beach! I know this blog showcases mostly healthy fair, but I believe part... read more

Whole Wheat Bread Recipe (Fool-proof!!)

This is becoming a nasty habit… (slash super fun way to spend my weekend nights because I picture all of your cute faces/comments when I am writing these posts…)  Promise I actually have a great excuse this time.  I just landed from a 24-hour family trip... read more

Zesty Butternut Squash Soup

I have so many things I want to tell you today, so I am hopping right to it! First of all, I wanted to recap my progress on the goals I set on Monday!  (Here.)  First, I did a wretched job with the planner but worked hard to be more efficient with my time.... read more

Healthy Power Bars

These bars are AMAZING.  I made a batch this weekend and they are all gone and I would like to say I was helped but I certainly was not.  They are sweet, a little sour, crunchy and chewy all at the same time.  I like to eat one before a workout for some carb-induced... read more

Zucchini Crisps!

With the summer season (and zucchini season) ending, I thought it was high time to post a recipe with one of my favorite vegetables. This recipe is inspired by Elie Krieger and has been a favorite of mine for ages.  I have brought these crispy, salty, discs of... read more

Tomato and Feta Salad

Good Morning All! I LOVE food, and always look for clean, whole foods that taste delicious and make me feel great too. My father-in-law (Rod) spends countless hours tending to his beautiful vegetable garden and his tomatoes are definitely the star. Even though I feel... read more

Not So Green, Green Smoothie

Morning friends!! I am a sucker for green smoothies and now drink them every single day. (Now…) At the beginning… I tried a million recipes and thought that the “tasty drink” really tasted like a mixture of grasses only fit for cows or a... read more

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