Healthy 4th of July Recipes and Tips

If you are as busy as I am this summer, then it’s probably feeling pretty hard to stay organized with your health! It’s easy to just graze all night long at the barbeques. So I wanted to share some of my favorite tips and recipes for healthy BBQs - all summer and especially for the 4th of July. And … [Read more...]

Fast, Easy, Healthy Dinners

If you’re anything like me in a busy spring season, one important routine begins to slip through the cracks immediately: dinner.When I’m on the go starting at 3:30 in the afternoon there just isn’t time to make it, let alone sit down with my family to eat it. Often, people have to eat at … [Read more...]

10 Quick and Healthy Recipes You can make with Rotisserie Chicken

Spring is a busy time for my family, and because healthy eating is important to me, I really need to have quick, easy & healthy recipes for a fast and convenient dinner. Rotisserie chicken is one of my best go-to’s. It’s so tender and has such great flavor, and it makes cooking dinner a … [Read more...]

Healthy BBQ Chicken Pizzas

I’m about to share with you one of my recipe gems. I don’t know what it is about these little pizzas, but I feel like they’re one of my best discoveries for a number of reasons:This is a Go-To Dinner on a night when I need something quick. BBQ Chicken Pizzas are genius when the whole family … [Read more...]

The Happy Gal Go-To Salad

It’s that time of year…The weather is warming up, and we all know swim suit season is around the corner.Organize Your Health by trying out a few new workouts and healthy recipes. Today I want to share with you one of my quick and favorite salads. It comes together in a flash, and makes a … [Read more...]

Best Cookie at the Party!

I know you usually expect healthy recipes from me, but can we just take a little break for a minute? Long enough for me to give you a recipe that will make you famous among your friends and family. Seriously, I can never take this cookie to any party or gathering without being begged for the … [Read more...]

Halloween Dinner

Halloween Week {Dinner}This week I am giving you some great ideas on how to have a FUN, SAFE, and DELICIOUS Halloween. Kick off the holiday season in a healthy way with these delicious dinner recipes for you AND the kids. From healthy food ideas to fun minute-to-win-it games, you're going to be … [Read more...]

Apple Bacon Pear Salad

This salad is perfect for fall: fresh apples and pears in season, with the tang of cranberries and feta cheese, and the rich flavor of bacon...my mouth is watering! You're going to love this Honey Red Wine Vinaigrette dressing, and you'll especially love how quickly this salad comes together. Hardly … [Read more...]

10 + 1 To-Die-For Tomato and Zucchini Recipes

What to do with the plethora of zucchini and tomatoes this time of year? There are so many delicious, healthy ways to enjoy zucchini and tomatoes. Check out these recipes and be sure to leave a comment to let me know how you like them. And if you haven't already, be sure to grab my TOP TEN TIPS FOR … [Read more...]

The Ultimate Guide to Freezer Meals

If you are ready to eat healthier, or if you just believe in sitting down to dinner together as a family, freezer meals can make your life a whole lot easier. As you make freezer meals a part of your menu plan (click HERE for a great post with plenty of tips on menu planning, as well as a free … [Read more...]

Healthy Snacks That Your Kids Will Actually Eat!

I don’t know about you, but I run out of snacking ideas for the kids about six hours into summer vacation. We all know the "Good Mom" drill: offer them apple slices, carrot sticks and string cheese...but my good intentions are met with moans and groans, and it's not long before I find myself … [Read more...]