Crispy Parmesan Edamame Clusters

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How’s 2018 been treatin’ you so far? How about those New Year’s resolutions?

I feel like I always get a week or two into January and then my resolutions reach a critical point. I either stick to them and make them a new habit or I give up and fall back into old routines. It’s a hard pattern to break, especially when the exciting newness of the start of a new year wears off!

Crispy Parmesan Edamame Clusters
Like many Americans, one of my goals is to eat healthier. Easier said than done, even for a food blogger! However, I find that discovering new recipes that help substitute or replace old ones always is a game changer when it comes to making health changes.

And that’s where this recipe for my Crispy Parmesan Edamame Clusters comes in!

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Roasted Butternut Squash Artichoke Soup

Roasted Butternut Squash Artichoke Soup- easy, healthy, and delicious! Made with n heavy cream and only 175 calories/bowl!

Look! I made the coziest cold-weather soup that’s not only super delicious, but also healthy!

Does it get any better than curling up under blankets, turning the lights down, and downing some steamy comfort food? Probably not.

With January well on its way, I’m in full on lightened-up recipe mode. It’s always fun for me to tweak recipes to be healthier, but still taste just as indulgent!  And this Roasted Butternut Squash Artichoke Soup takes the cake —errrr soup— in that competition. It’s so creamy and flavorful that you won’t believe that there’s no heavy cream!

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Teriyaki Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Teriyaki Chicken Lettuce Wraps- bursting with Asian flavor, low carb, and done in under 30 minutes!

I don’t think it’ll come to a surprise to anyone when I say that some of my favorite flavors are Japanese. Being half Japanese, I grew up eating traditional food at my obachan’s house each Friday night and my more adventurous palette definitely stemmed from eating octopus salads and raw fish on a weekly basis. Thanks, Obachan!

While this recipe for Teriyaki Chicken Lettuce Wraps isn’t “exotic” in any way, it’s an incredibly big crowd pleaser. I think chicken teriyaki is arguably one of the most loved “Americanized” Japanese foods out there (with sushi also well up in the ranks) and with good reason. There’s something about that perfect sweet + salty combination that is completely addictive and –boy– when you get that perfect bite where the teriyaki sauce drenches the rice… H-E-A-V-E-N. It really doesn’t get any better!

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Green Refresh Smoothie

Green Refresh Smoothie- the perfect detox smoothie to get rid of unhealthy cravings! Only 150 calories and absolutely delicious!


Can you believe it? It’s here!

I would be lying if I said I wasn’t a little tired of all the indulgent holiday food. I mean, I LOVE it and wouldn’t have it any other way, but there comes a time when a girl just needs a break from sugar, butter, and fat.

Easier said than done.

I feel like I’m a little addicted to all those sugary and fatty foods right now. I find myself craving salt, not drinking enough water, and overall just feeling a little blah.

Enter: My Green Refresh Smoothie

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Meal Prep Vegetarian Breakfast Sandwiches

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Meal Prep Vegetarian Breakfast Sandwiches- make a batch on Sunday and eat healthier all week!

And just like that, the holidays are over and we are about to jump into 2018! I know I say this every year, but where did the time go? This has been an incredibly transformative year for me and I can’t wait to see what 2018 holds!

Today, I’m sharing one of my favorite meal prep recipes that is so easy and just phenomenal for those of us who are looking to work towards a healthier year as one of your New Year’s Resolutions.  I know that many of us (including myself!) struggle with eating in the morning and don’t want to settle for something unsatisfying like a measly protein bar or just a cup of coffee. You need something delicious and fast to go along with your lifestyle! These Meal Prep Vegetarian Breakfast Sandwiches are the perfect grab-and-go way to start your day on the right track!…

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