Greek Chicken Pitas

This past week I was exploring fresh flavors and simple meals that only took minutes to put together. This was by far one of our favorites. Prep the veggies and dressing ahead of time and enjoy this quick lunch or dinner idea outside or even on the go. Make it even easier by throwing a…

Slow Cooker Bison Stew

Yes I know, it’s officially summer so the last thing on your mind is stew.  But hang with me for a minute.  This is a meal that you can throw in the crockpot in the morning, set it on low all day while you’re out running around, swimming, crossing items off your summer bucket list,…

No-Bake Protein Energy Bites

Combat the mid, to late afternoon energy crash with these easy to make protein energy bites. These get a thumbs up from the kids and taste delish! The add-in options are endless, you can substitute, add, our omit ingredients as you wish! [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat”…

Beautifully Baked Ratatouille

This time of year the markets are full of beautiful vegetables just begging to be displayed and enjoyed for dinner. Tired of the usual stew of squash, tomatoes, eggplant and bell peppers, my friend turned me onto baking them for a little twist from traditional Ratatouille. Thinly sliced and steamed over your favorite tomato sauce…

Vegan Caprese Salad

Who doesn’t love the summery flavors bursting from a caprese salad? I know I do! If you are serving someone who is following a vegan or dairy-free diet, this version works perfectly. Simply substitute the typical mozzarella with fresh avocado. Try finding different brightly colored tomatoes at local farmers’ markets or grow your own. Happy…

Time To Get Sweet Domino/C&H Light Twitter Party

It’s time to get sweet!!! Now you can have sugar without the guilt from all those extra calories or artificial chemicals with some new products on the Mamavation approved list: Domino® Light: Sugar & Stevia Blend AND C & H® Light: Sugar & Stevia Blend . They have created a hybrid sugar concoction that uses…

Yogurt Garlic Chicken

This is my favorite overnight marinade for chicken. It is spicy, flavorful and the yogurt and lemon do a great job tenderizing the chicken for me. Just serve this over your favorite starch or salad greens. I like to serve ours over quinoa or whole wheat couscous. [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=””…

Golden Beet Slices with Goat Cheese and Walnuts

A fancy-looking appetizer that is a cinch to put together.  Impress your guests with this simple recipe! [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”][amd-zlrecipe-recipe:26] Enjoy! Now it’s you turn! Please link up your healthy recipes below: Alysa Bajenaru,…

Mango Salsa

 This fresh mango salsa is perfect for entertaining. It can be served with salmon, tilapia or even chicken as a main course or with tortilla chips as an appetizer. Be sure to use perfectly ripe mangoes. [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left”…

Crock Pot Santa Fe Chicken

Healthy eating doesn’t need to be complicated. Every savvy Mom should have a few one pot meals or crock pot dishes in their cooking arsenal. This crock pot Santa Fe Chicken is so easy to throw together in the morning and enjoy after a long day. Change up the ingredients to suit your crew, serve…