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 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...]

Healthy Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps

 You're gonna love this one! I'm all about the ease and the flavor of rotisserie chicken, and lately it's been my obsession to see how many recipes I can shortcut by using them. I'm proud to share the lastest (and best) with you so far. These are as healthy as they are good, and so you … [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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

Raspberry Smoothie

Raspberry Coconut Protein Smoothie(Or maybe I should just say “Raspberry Shake.” I’m not kidding. It’s that good.)1 cup frozen raspberries1 frozen banana3/4 c. skim milk3/4 c. water1/2 t. coconut extract1 scoop vanilla protein powderFor more great smoothie recipes, … [Read more...]