Homemade Coconut Almond Granola

Homemade Coconut Almond Granola

This coconut almond granola is studded with big chips of toasted coconut, slivered almonds and sweetened with maple syrup. It’s spiced with cinnamon, nutmeg and vanilla extract. Coconut almond granola makes the perfect easy breakfast or snack to have on hand. What makes this Coconut 

Whole Wheat Chocolate Cherry Trail Mix Cookies

Whole Wheat Chocolate Cherry Trail Mix Cookies

Chock-full of goodies like chocolate, dried cherries, oats, almonds and pumpkin seeds, look no further for an amazing whole wheat peanut butter cookie you’ll feel good about eating any time of day. These whole wheat chocolate cherry trail mix cookies can pass for an after-school 

Slow Cooker Beef & Barley Soup

Slow Cooker Beef & Barley Soup

Slow-cooker beef & barley soup is a cross between a French onion soup and a tomato soup, with tender beef – but not too much, lots of carrots and velvety barley. It’s an easy weeknight meal your family will love! A slow cooker soup had 

Grated Apple Yogurt Bowl

Grated Apple Yogurt Bowl

This grated apple yogurt bowl is my five minute oat-less version of Bircher muesli, made with an apple, yogurt, almond butter and lots of cinnamon. It’s a crave-worthy on the go breakfast or snack and full of good-for-you ingredients. Have you ever tried Bircher muesli? 

Caprese Salad with Balsamic Reduction

Caprese Salad with Balsamic Reduction

Easy summer staple! Layers of juicy tomatoes, fresh mozzarella & garden basil, topped with extra-virgin olive oil, homemade balsamic glaze and coarsely ground pepper. Even though school is already back in session in Colorado, I can’t let the last weeks of summer slip by without 

Spicy Banh Mi Chicken & Quinoa Salad

Spicy Banh Mi Chicken & Quinoa Salad

Grilled chicken and quinoa meet a colorful bunch of vegetables including radishes, cucumber, serrano peppers, carrots, green onions and avocado in this spicy and beautiful summer salad.  The dressing for this spicy Banh Mi chicken & quinoa salad is bright, slightly sweet and ever so fresh 

Portobello Tostadas with Avocado Crema & Tomato Salsa

Portobello Tostadas with Avocado Crema & Tomato Salsa

Vegetarian portobello tostadas featuring charred, grilled mushrooms, onions & bell peppers, plus homemade salsa & avocado crema. Bring on grilling season! I love warm spring weather – I can always count on my husband, Matt, to get amped up for grilling season. Lately, with recommendations