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...]

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...]

Healthy Fresh Raspberry Recipes

A few years ago we had a raspberry bush in our backyard. My six-year-old daughter was 18 months at the time, and while the raspberries were on, she would often turn up missing during the day. I never panicked, however, because I soon learned that she had a one-track mind: “get to the raspberry … [Read more...]

Fresh Peach Dessert

I don't know what I love more about this dessert...the buttery crust with a nutty flavor, the sweet cream cheese filling, the fresh peaches, or the whipped cream on top. Just writing that made my mouth start watering! I hope you enjoy this as much as I do. I wait all year for peach season so I can … [Read more...]

Five Healthy Reasons You Should Eat Dessert

I love this post! “Healthy” and “Dessert” in the same sentence?!! Two of my favorite things in life, and here I never thought they would meet.You might notice that for the first time ever, I have posted something on The Happy Gal that is not “healthy” or “low fat.” (Fresh Peach Dessert...also … [Read more...]

Healthy 4th of July BBQ

Last year's 4th of July BBQ was such a hit, we just had to do it again!So here it is...your menu is all planned and ready to go. This is just another way that The Happy Gal is helping you live your best life - healthy, happy, and organized.For more great recipes, be sure to check out my free … [Read more...]

Red, White and Blueberry Brownie Bites

Ok, ok...not healthy, but fun! And so good. Strawberries and blueberries are so festive, you just have to jump on the berry bandwagon when it comes to the 4th of July. And these are so easy and so pretty. You are going to love serving them, and your family is going to love eating them! And don't … [Read more...]

Banana “Ice Cream”

If you haven't tried this before, you might not believe that this actually works. But trust me! This is the greatest treat, and it's made out of bananas. That's it! (Well, and a little vanilla. Plus any toppings you want to put on it. But technically it's still only one healthy ingredient for this … [Read more...]

Homemade Protein Bars

Any recipe I make has to pass this test:Is it healthy? Is it fast and easy? Does it taste good? (i.e. will my family eat it?)If those are the kind of recipes you are looking for, Healthy Eating The Happy Gal Way belongs on your shelf. Click HERE to learn more about it.My Homemade … [Read more...]

Frozen Yogurt Covered Raspberries

Frozen Yogurt Covered Raspberries Almost too good to be a perfect snack! (See the post Skinny on Carbs)Fresh raspberriesVanilla flavored Greek yogurtWash raspberries and let them dry completely. Place a sheet of wax paper on a cutting board that will fit in your freezer. Taking a … [Read more...]

Yummier, Prettier, Healthier Strawberry Shortcake

1 angel food cake mix 8 oz. fat free cream cheese, softened 1 cup powdered sugar 16 ounce tub fat free cool whip 32 ounces strawberries, washed and hulledMix angel food cake according to package directions. Line a bar pan with parchment paper, and bake cake for 15-20 minutes. Cool 10 … [Read more...]

Healthy Easter Recipes

Whether you need a healthy Easter breakfast, lunch, snack or dinner - The Happy Gal has got you covered. Here are some of my latest favorite healthy recipes, and these recipes are so good, they might just become a favorite new Easter tradition for you and your family!For more healthy recipes, be … [Read more...]