Buffalo Chicken Meatloaf

Helloooooo Buffalo chicken meatloaf! Where’ve you been my entire life? Is it me or does adding hot sauce and blue cheese to a recipe always make it better? Well maybe not always but I bet 98.7% of most savory recipes could benefit from a little blue cheese and hot sauce. At least that’s what my daughter Continue reading →

Lemon and Blackberry Snack Bars @InTheRawBrand #InTheRaw

Thank you to Stevia in the Raw® Bakers Bag for sponsoring today’s Lemon and Blackberry Snack Bar recipe. My kids ask me all the time to make desserts. ALL.THE.TIME! They are also convinced you want to see more desserts too. My oldest says things like “mommy people can’t just drink green smoothies”. I guess she has Continue reading →

Greek “no bread” Turkey Roll Ups

I would not consider myself a low carb person – I love pasta too much – but I will admit I do love low carb recipes. Every time I eat a low carb recipe I always feel satisfied but not bloated. I never experience a crash like I do when I eat a pasta dish or Continue reading →

Chicken Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms

This time of year I am an appetizer-making queen! Usually, I bring my famous artichoke and spinach dip but after about 5 parties I am ready to make something different. That is when I turn to these stuffed mushrooms. Sometimes I will bring both the artichoke dip and stuff mushrooms because most of my friends and Continue reading →

My Famous Artichoke and Spinach Dip (Lightened Up)

Everybody has a signature recipe they bring to parties – mine is artichoke and spinach dip. I have been making this dip for over a decade! My friends and family LOVE LOVE this dip. Whenever I get invited to a party I get asked to bring this dip and by the end of the night Continue reading →

Turkey, Avocado, and Hummus Roll Ups {No Bread}

Over the last couple months, you may have noticed turkey rolls popping up on my weekly meal plans. I never thought to post a recipe for them because honestly they are kind of like a “non recipe”. However, I recently received a couple emails and messages through Instagram asking how to make my roll ups. Continue reading →

Slow Cooker “Baked” Sweet Potatoes

I love sweet potatoes. They are delicious, versatile, and super good for you. The only issue (for me anyway) is sweet potatoes take about an hour to baked in the oven. This is a problem for 2 reasons. First, I don’t have an hour after work to bake a potato. Second, I don’t want the Continue reading →

The Toddler Approved “Not so Green” Starter Green Smoothie

Get instant FREE access to my green smoothie recipe e-cookbook here! I share 20 of my best green smoothie recipes along with tips, tricks, and a tutorial. Vitamix recently sent me their newest blender – the S30 Personal Blender – to test out so I decided this week is going to be green smoothie week on Continue reading →

Avocado and Greek Yogurt Tuna Salad Recipe (No Mayonnaise)

Earlier this week I prepared a chicken salad recipe made with avocado and greek yogurt. Zero mayo! Well it was a hit with my family and with OYS readers. A LOT of you made it already and LOVED IT!! I am so happy! Sorry for all the exclamation marks but seriously this is a great recipe. Continue reading →

Cooking Light Zucchini Bread

It is finally summertime in Buffalo, NY! All winter long us Buffalonians are shivering away inside waiting for the hot sun to peak through and grace us with its presence. Now that summer is here we are enjoying every last minute of it. One of the many things I love about summer is the fresh Continue reading →