Dum-Dumsicles {Popsicles made from DUM-DUM Pops)

how to make dum dum popsicles

Hey yo! While summer break is quickly coming to an end the summer heat for some of you isn’t.  Here is a refreshing cool treat for the kiddos – DUM DUM Lollipopsicles, a.k.a DUM DUM Popsicles or DUM DUMSICLES.  Now I can’t take credit for this, my brilliant 5 year-old nephew came up with this {…Read More…}





Chicken Encilantrada – Calling All Cilantro Lovers

Chicken Encilantrada - Easy Recipe for Cilantro Lovers

If you love cilantro this recipe is for you!  I literally could bathe in cilantro.  I love, love, love it.  This is the first year I am growing it in my garden and my poor plant doesn’t get a rest to produce more because I am always pickin’ at it and pulling the leaves off.  {…Read More…}





Crockpot Shredded Rotisserie Chicken + TWO HOT TIPS

crockpot shredded rotiserrie chicken

So recently I posted on Instagram and Facebook that I was making my weekly shredded chicken in the crock pot.  I was shocked at how any questions I got about it.  I thought everyone made shredded chicken in the crock pot weekly.  Apparently I am in the minority.  I will make it every Monday.  I use it in salad, soups, chicken salad, quesadillas, chicken nachos, etc.  It is nice to have a quick and healthy protein to throw in any dish.  So just in case there are some of you out there that haven’t heard cooking chicken in the crockpot is a phenomenal idea here is how I do it.

crockpot shredded rotiserrie chicken

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Healthy Cranberry Pistachio Energy Bites (43 calories each)

cranberry pistachio bites

So if you follow me on Instagram or Facebook you might remember that I am 7 months into a one year of healthy changes to my eating and diet.  I have lost 30 lbs and gained a bunch of muscle.  And I am up to running 6 miles in an 8:53 pace.  WHAT???  Who is this girl! Now, I promise I am not going to turn into a health blogger, I am so under qualified to speak about that.  But I am going to post some recipes and some things I am learning a long the way.  I am super happy with the slow changes I have made and look and the feel the best I have ever felt.  If you want to hear more about my tips and tricks check out this post where I talk about the things that have helped me.

cranberry pistachio bites

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