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 Whole Grain Pumpkin Muffins

At The Happy Gal, we are in love with Lisa Leake and her blog 100 Days of Real Food. We are always on the lookout for healthy, easy, and delicious recipes, and we think we've hit the jackpot with Lisa!You will love this clean, healthy version of a fall favorite. It blends the beloved pumpkin … [Read more...]

Orange Julius Protein Smoothie

This is the perfect, refreshing smoothie! It's perfect for those mornings when you want something light and tangy. I love the kick from the orange juice concentrate, and of course I love this delicious way of getting protein. Give it a try and let me know what you think.Orange Julius … [Read more...]

Low Fat Vegetable Dip

If you are looking for the ultimate vegetable dip, look no further. You're going to love this dill dip recipe, and it's even a (little bit) low fat! When I make this, even my picky three year old daughter will eat her veggies.This is part of this year's Healthy 4th Of July BBQ from The Happy … [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...]

Homemade Fruit Popsicles

I still can't believe how good these are! Your kids are going to love them. And for more awesome snack ideas that are healthy AND your kids will actually want to eat, click HERE.1/2 cup chopped banana1/2 cup chopped watermelon1/2 cup chopped strawberries1/2 cup chopped … [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...]