AIP Friendly Maple Ginger Garlic Marinade

If you are looking for a delicious marinade for your fall roasts and end of summer BBQ’s you have come to the right place! Not only is this marinade delicious, but it is also Auto Immune Protocol AIP compliant! It works great with chicken, pork, and even beef!   Garlic Ginger Maple Marinade Ingredients: 1-2…


How to Date on a Restricted Diet: Part 1

When I was diagnosed with two chronic illnesses I was as single as can be! Starting an extremely restricted diet terrified me, as I was 24 and a huge part of my social life revolved around food and bars. I wish at the time I had someone to tell me that I would be fine,…


Diagnosis Day

Striving for normalcy is something I have never done throughout my entire life. I chose to stand out throughout elementary school talent shows middle school student government elections, high school percussion and dance, and college entrepreneurial endeavors. It only makes sense that my health would follow the same route that I chose early on in…


Turkey Lettuce Wraps

One of my favorite things to order at PF Chang’s is their chicken lettuce wraps. I wanted to recreate their recipe and rework it to use turkey instead of chicken. The result: A new favorite recipe that is healthy and and perfect for meal prepping for the week! Not to mention it is low cost, low fat, low…


Stress Relief Strategies: 10 Stress Relieving Super Foods

It is easy to be a nervous eater when life gets stressful. But with bikini season coming up, sometimes those foods that you reach for can hinder your beach body efforts. Luckily, there are plenty of healthy options for all the nervous munchers out there that helps our bodies fight stress. So without further adieu,…


Tips for a Stress Free Life: Closet Clean-up!

Chapter 1: Closet Clean-up! We have all struggled with anxiety and stress at least once in our lifetime. It is important to know ways to counteract the stress and I hope my blog will help you do that with my new series. These next posts will focus on ways to counteract and prevent the stress…


Barley Brown Rice Risotto

This past valentines Day I decided to make my boyfriend a delicious gourmet dinner. The first course was a delicious Barley Brown Rice mix Risotto with a creamy celery base.The risotto was paired with delicious butternut squash medallions and fried shiitake mushrooms. This dish is a party for your mouth, as it has delicious flavors…


Homemade Cheesy Pretzel Dippers

This Superbowl the Bennett family decided to go all out in our game day dishes. My dad made his delicious homemade pretzel bites and they were dangerously good. We also paired the pretzel bites with a yummy beer cheese fondue which went perfectly with the pretzels. This dish is great for any party or just…


New Adventures!

Hi Everyone! Sorry for being MIA for the past couple weeks, the holidays were crazy and I was getting back into the swing of being back at school. I have recently started my own Etsy page with custom engraved wooden signs. I will be selling any sign that you may need whether it be your…


Christmas Coal Cookies (AKA Chocolate Crinkle Cookie)

These cookies are a fun treat for your little ones to make this year! But don’t think that they are not delicious because they are lumps of “coal”! These cookies are so fudgy and chocolaty you will find yourself reaching for more even when the plate is empty! Warning: You cannot secretly eat these as…