6 Ways to Eat Zucchini

6 Ways to Eat Zucchini

We live in a condo, so our “garden” consists of a few potted herbs. But when we visit my parents in Seattle every summer, their yard is like a zucchini explosion, and I’m always tasked with figuring out ways to integrate it into our meals. Luckily, zucchini goes with and into just about anything. From soups, casseroles,… Continue Reading

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15 Healthy Desserts for Summer

15 Healthy Desserts for Summer

My favorite summer meals are those you can make with piles of fresh produce and minimal cooking. A platter of sliced tomatoes with mozzarella and basil. Spinach salad with watermelon, blueberries and corn. Greek Seven Layer Dip with pita and carrot sticks. When it’s hot out, these are the kind of foods I crave. Of course,… Continue Reading

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Frozen Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Bites

Frozen Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Bites

Chocolate. Peanut Butter. Banana. Does a person really need anything else in life? Nope. And since I am fairly certain you agree with me, I am beyond excited to share this ridiculously easy frozen treat recipe that I recently created for Wild Friends. Not only do these frozen Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Bites one of the world’s… Continue Reading

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Two Ingredient Peach Soft Serve

Two Ingredient Peach Soft Serve

We are a frozen dessert family. Ice cream, frozen yogurt, popsicles, ice cream sandwiches – we love it all! But alas, eating ice cream everyday is probably not ideal from a nutritional standpoint. So I’m constantly seeking out healthier versions of frozen treats — and inventing my own — that allow us to indulge a little more wisely.… Continue Reading

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Lemon Cupcakes and Thoughts on Eating “In the Middle”

Lemon Cupcakes and Thoughts on Eating “In the Middle”

I’ve always loved food, but until about 13 years ago, I spent more time stressing about food than I did actually enjoying it. Throughout my teens and early twenties, I was constantly thinking about what I should eat, had eaten, or was going to eat later.  Like many women, I tried all sorts of diets and self-imposed eating restrictions in an attempt to… Continue Reading

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Homemade Clif Kid Z Bars

Homemade Clif Kid Z Bars

A few weeks ago I was pushing the kids to school in the stroller and suddenly realized I was starving and needed a snack ASAP. So I fumbled around the stroller basket and found a chocolate chip Clif Kid Z Bar – one of Lucy’s favorite packaged snacks. But after taking my first bite, I couldn’t… Continue Reading

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