Step by step Crispy Cauliflower Crust

This cauliflower pizza crust will fool you for the real thing! Only 5 ingredients to the perfect crispy, yes CRISPY cauliflower crust! This recipe stands out from other because its less ‘eggy’ & less ‘soggy’ as I’ve read many people complain including myself about with similar recipes. (Side note: my husband can attest to this…

Strawberry FROYO POPS

These strawberry FROYO POPS are both kid & adult approved! They are so simple to make and you can use this as a base for dozens of froyo combinations! 1 Secret ingredient ties this summer staple together.   I know I crave ice cream to beat the heat. My little one also loves this magical…

Me & my Apple Watch

This isn’t an Apple Watch review, this is an apology letter to all those who have tried to reach me between the years 2011-2016 & a half.  I’ve had a few people ask me about the Apple watch and I am happy to share what I think and the oddly BIG impact its had on my…

Motherhood: finding myself without losing myself

Hi! I’m back! Lets just say life has been kicking my butt over the last few weeks  and ironically it was the same time I was working on this draft on motherhood (coincidence much?!) *Consider reading this parent or not, we may just find something in common* I stepped into the unknown as soon as we…

Easy Overnight Oats ~Oats 3 ways~

Who has time to make healthy tasty food in the mornings? Oh, then take time to eat it in peace and bliss with your cup of coffee and then clean it all up? I know I don’t! Well I like to make more time for that extra snooze…And if you have a home full of mouths…

10 must haves for new Moms

We just got off of a full Mothers day weekend and I want to wish all the mama’s grinding away this fine Monday and each and every day, Happy Happy Mother’s Day and  thank you for all that you do. ( I love you MAMA) I also want to encourage you that you are doing so…

San Diego!

We got the opportunity to take a little vacation before Dmitry begins his new position at work. To celebrate a promotion and a year spent of hard work, TOO MANY moves and a lot of changes we wanted to take a spontaneous family trip to San Diego. We cant help it, spontaneous is our M.O….

Citrus & Brew Slow Cooker Carnitas Tacos

These tacos are good ANYDAY of the week! I love Mexican food and I think its either got a reputation for being too complicated or too simplistic. Well lets meet in the middle and you won’t compromise on flavor or work too hard to get some gourmet tacos at home. I grew up south of…

Nicole’s Famous Cherry Cobbler

What I love about this recipe is that it isn’t too sweet, is easy to make if you don’t bake or are aspiring to bake and its all compact in one dish ready to serve family style to the dessert table your next dinner party or holidayparty.

4 ingredient banana muffins

  These are my favorite go to oatmeal banana muffins. The base for these banana muffins is just 4 ingredients! No oil no flour makes them a healthier version, only 160 calories each! Its basically a bowl of oatmeal in a muffin form very enjoyable with coffee or tea for breakfast. They come out super moist…

mom’s quick pickled red onions

What I love about these quick pickled red onions is that its fail proof and goes with everything! I love to add them to my (taco tuesday tacos… recipe coming soon!) to give them that needed acidity, flavor & crunch. These also pair so well with my favorite, salads, burgers, grilled hot dogs, sandwiches, pulled pork, appetizer spreads, flat…

It’s time for a reboot: 5 tips for losing weight

Aren’t these shorts cute? I fell in love with them for the summer. But…. they don’t fit, yet. I have great plans for these shorts and plan to have a lot of fun in them this summer. In order to squeeze into them it means that its time to do a reboot. Since I started doing these…