Chicken Penne with Creamy Mushroom White Wine Sauce

Chicken Penne with Creamy Mushroom White Wine Sauce

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #WonderfulYourWay #CollectiveBias . The following content is intended for readers who are 21 or older. One Pan Chicken Pasta meets Date Night! This chicken penne with creamy mushroom white wine sauce is made in one pan for a quick and easy dinner ready in 30 minutes. This dish is perfect for a date night with your significant other. If you are looking for an easy and delicious recipe for Valentine’s Day, this recipe is a winner. It comes together pretty quickly and tastes amazing! Pair…

Leftover Mashed Potato & Bacon Patties

Leftover Mashed Potato & Bacon Patties

Make the most of leftover mashed potatoes with a quick and easy recipe for leftover mashed potato & bacon patties. They are so good, you’ll want to make sure you have some leftovers next time you make mashed potatoes. They are great for breakfast along with some greens and slices of avocado. Perfect healthy start for the day!  Today’s recipe is made with Sweet Earth bacon. I was excited to find out that their bacon is perfect for vegans and vegetarians, as I know I have a lot of readers who have requested more vegetarian recipes. Have you heard of Sweet Earth? They…

Perfect Fish Cakes and Jalapeno Remoulade

Perfect Fish Cakes and Jalapeno Remoulade

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #VivaLaMorena #CollectiveBias These perfect fish cakes and the jalapeno remoulade are one of my favorite party appetizers or big game spread. When you think of tailgates, chicken wings and burgers come to mind but I wanted to create something different that is as flavorful and tasty but also light and healthy. These fish cakes are also gluten-free even though I used breading for them. See the recipe below for more details. The Big Game is coming up soon, so if you are looking for…

Paleo Almond Butter Brownies

These Paleo almond butter brownies are pretty amazing! They are flourless and refined-sugar free. Moist and delicious, these Paleo brownies are loaded with almond butter & almond flour, coconut oil, cacao powder, walnuts and sweetened with honey. Who wouldn’t want a treat like that! 🙂 Okay – and most importantly, how do they taste? They taste splendid. The chocolate brownies are rich, dense, dark, moist, soft and delicious! And they come together SO easily. It took me about 10 minutes to prepare the batter, and another 30 minutes to bake. And the best part is that you don’t even have to use…

Paleo Walnut Cookies & Giveaway

Paleo Walnut Cookie

These Paleo walnut cookies are made with just 5 ingredients (plus pinch of salt) and OMG, they are so so good! Actually, 3 main ingredients, if you are not counting the cinnamon and vanilla. I am really excited about these cookies because they are made with no flour. Yes, that’s right! No flour – just ground walnuts, egg whites and coconut sugar. So easy and so delicious! I also added a little bit of cinnamon and vanilla extract for flavor. That’s all. These Paleo walnut cookies are also super quick and easy to made. After you prep all your ingredients, you…

Beef and Butternut Squash Stew (Instant Pot)

Beef and Butternut Squash Stew

Beef and butternut squash stew is a quick and easy winter comfort food – perfect for all you butternut squash lovers out there. I used my Instant Pot to make this stew and it came out amazing – the beef was fork tender and the flavors were bold and delicious! I love to use my electric pressure cooker to make stews and soups. They require minimum preparation and cook very fast – in only 30 minutes I have a delicious and yummy stew waiting for me. If you are looking for quick and easy healthy family meals, you will love…

Quick Clean Tips For The Holiday Season

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #WipeAwayHolidayMess #CollectiveBias To have the best stress-free holiday you can have, now is the time to start thinking about getting your home ready for the holidays. Nothing feels better than sitting down to a holiday meal with family and friends in a cozy and clean home. The cleaning part can be overwhelming especially when you have to cook a large elaborate meal and your schedule before the holiday season is swamped with never ending to-do lists and activities. Today, I am sharing how I…

Cranberry Dark Chocolate Granola Bars (Gluten-Free, Refined Sugar-Free)

These homemade Cranberry Dark Chocolate Granola Bars are packed with superfoods – whole oats, hemp seeds and pepitas. Keep these in the freezer for easy grab-and-go snacks during the holiday rush for a healthy energy boost! Today’s post is a guest post from Michelle at Vitamin Sunshine. Earlier in November my baby boy was born and Michelle was very kind to offer to guest post on my blog during this first month. She has a fabulous food blog where she shares mouthwatering recipes low in sugar, gluten-free and always full of healthy ingredients. Check out her chewy irresistible granola cookies  that…

Smoked Salmon Crostini and Wine Pairing

Smoked Salmon Crostini

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. The following content is intended for readers who are 21 or older. #CallieCrew #CollectiveBias Smoked Salmon Crostini paired with Chardonnay wine is very easy to put together and perfect for a girls night in, entertaining or a game day appetizer. I love to spend time with girlfriends chatting about exciting things in our life – travel plans, good food, work success and just having fun. We always have such a great time together catching up, and laughing non-stop. If you want a perfect night in,…

Apple Almond Cake (Paleo, Gluten-Free)

Apple Almond Cake (Paleo, Gluten-Free)

This simple apple almond cake is made with just a few simple ingredients. But don’t let its simplicity fool you – it’s delicious and has a very delicate apple and almond flavor. It is paleo and gluten-free too! I love that it’s moist and very light, not too sweet. It’s perfect for an afternoon coffee or tea. The combination of apples and almonds is also fantastic! I usually love to mix apples, walnuts & cinnamon when I bake fall cupcakes or cakes. But this time I wanted to try something different, and it turned out amazing! This cake will also go…