Double Chocolate Banana Bread

Have you ever had a moment where you craved chocolate but weren’t sure what to make? While looking in my cupboard I saw chocolate chips, cocoa powder and flour. I saw two ripe bananas on the counter and immediately knew I wanted delicious banana bread. While looking for recipes most called for three ripe bananas….

Garbage Disposal Clean-Up

PU! What is that smell coming from my kitchen sink? I cleaned the sink and it still stinks! Maybe, your garbage disposal is telling you it needs a scrub. A few natural ingredients used every 2 weeks or so, will keep your garbage disposal smelling sweet. Garbage Disposal Cleaning Ingredients: 1 cup of baking soda…

Sweet Potato and Ground Beef Hash with Cauliflower Rice

One of my favorite things to do for the week is meal prep my lunches. There is nothing worse than waking up in the morning late for work knowing you have nothing to take for lunch. I dislike going out to lunch for a few reasons. 1. It’s usually unhealthier than bringing your lunch (larger…

Healthy Oatmeal Banana Pancakes

Prep Time: 5 minutesCook Time 5 minutesServings: 1 Ingredients: 1 ripe banana 2 large brown eggs 1/3 cup 1 minute oats 1/4 tsp cinnamon 1/4 tsp vanilla 1/4 tsp baking powder Instructions: Step 1: In a medium bowl, mash the banana with a fork. Step 2: Add the eggs and vanilla and mix well until fully…

Peanut Butter Cool Whip Treats

Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: None! Servings: 8 Treats Ingredients: 3 tablespoons natural peanut butter 1 small container of Fat Free Cool Whip Sugar free chocolate syrup Directions: Step 1: Thaw cool whip most of the way through. Mix in peanut butter until thoroughly mixed. Step 2: Line a cupcake pan with 11 cupcake…

Blackened Salmon

Prep Time: 2 minutes Cook Time: 4 minutes Servings: 4 servings Ingredients: 4 Salmon fillets (4 oz each) 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided Blackened Spices: 1 tablespoon dried thyme 2 teaspoons garlic powder 1 tablespoon dried oregano 1 tablespoon paprika 1 tablespoon black pepper 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/2 teaspoon salt to taste Directions: Step…

Garlicky Shrimp and Grits

Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes Servings: 2-4 servings 3/4 cup quick grits 3 cups of water Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 1/2 cup grated aged parmesan cheese 4 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 pounds frozen medium shrimp, peeled, deveined and tail off 2 large cloves garlic, minced Pinch of paprika Juice…