Recipes

Gluten Free Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal Bars

by Chrystal Johnson January 26, 2015

I’m always looking for gluten free snacks that are both yummy and on the healthier side. Easy preparation is a huge plus too! I had gotten into a bad habit of buying more snacks lately. We mostly snack on fruit and nuts, but I have been buying more crackers, granola bars and chips than I […]

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Green Glow Power Punch Smoothie Recipe

by Chrystal Johnson January 17, 2015

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of AllWhites Egg Whites. All opinions are 100% mine.  My whole family loves smoothies. We drink them a couple times a week. It’s such an easy meal to make if we’re in a hurry or just want something really tasty that’s also light. The one […]

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Dairy Free Blueberry Overnight Oats Recipe

by Chrystal Johnson January 14, 2015

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council. I received a stipend to facilitate my purchase for my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. Blueberries are a favorite snack in our house. We love to eat them all alone, […]

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A Taste of Uruguay: Chimichurri Sauce Recipe

by Chrystal Johnson January 12, 2015

Food is something that brings people together and connects them. I was watching this Western Union video and it really got me reminiscing for our time in Uruguay. In the video, Western Union surprises some of their customers with a favorite meal from their home culture from their families. Many of Western Union’s customers are here […]

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Loaded Leftover Baked Potato Soup Recipe

by Chrystal Johnson January 9, 2015

During the winter months, there’s nothing better than a good bowl of hot soup. I love that soups are both nourishing and filling – and that there are so many options. I love making perpetual soup where I can slowly add ingredients throughout the week – it’s a real time saver on busy weeks. We […]

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Udi’s Gluten Free Burritos: A Deliciously Convenient Post Workout Meal

by Chrystal Johnson January 7, 2015

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of the Gluten Free for Less Event. All opinions are my own. I shared that this year, getting my health under control and finding balance is my number one goal. The first step I took towards that goal was joining a gym again. I absolutely […]

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Homemade Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream {Made with Essential Oils} + A Dairy Free Option

by Chrystal Johnson January 5, 2015

This post contains affiliate links and I will make a small commission if you make a purchase. Your purchase helps me provide great information to my readers, so thank you! When I indulge in dairy (something I really do need to stop doing again!), it’s either cheese or ice cream. I have always loved these two […]

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Creamy Sausage, Kale and Minute® Multi-Grain Medley Casserole Recipe

by Chrystal Johnson December 16, 2014

Thank you to Minute® Rice for sponsoring this delicious casserole recipe. I’m pressed for time most days, but especially during the holidays. Work is always super busy this time of year and the kids have a lot more activities they need to be at as well. My goal is to make dinner from scratch for […]

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Making Family Movie Night Memories with Guardians of the Galaxy + BLT Skewers!

by Chrystal Johnson December 12, 2014

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser – Guardians of the Galaxy. All opinions are mine alone. #OwnTheGalaxy #CollectiveBias My husband travels a lot. I think he’s been gone half of this year. While we all miss him, the girls and I do make the best of it and have […]

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Winter Appetizer Recipes: Creamy Tuna Bacon + Spinach Artichoke Hot Dips

by Chrystal Johnson December 7, 2014

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. (#CollectiveBias) and its advertiser for the #ChooseSmart campaign. All opinions are mine alone. I am a huge fan of appetizers. I usually end up hanging out by the appetizer table at parties far more than I should. When winter weather arrives, I tend to gravitate more […]

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