Why go meatless?


Today, we’re talking meatless recipes. Some of you may have gasped, and thought, “I’m not a vegetarian!” Well, I’m not either. Others of you think about salad with you hear the phrase ‘meatless meals’. And I know you’re thinking “I won’t be full if I eat a salad for dinner.” I am here to get [...]

Apple Cinnamon Popcorn Stacks – Healthy Snacking

Make this your healthy to-go snack! Made with apples, peanut butter, popcorn, a sprinkle of cinnamon sugar and a drizzle of caramel.

This recipe for Apple Cinnamon Popcorn Stacks is a part of the #SkinnyGirlSnacks campaign and has been compensated by #CollectiveBias. As always, all opinions are my own. We’re continuing with APPLE week! I know you’re going to love this healthy fall snack. I am a snacker. But I’m not just a “let’s have an afternoon [...]

Caramel Apple Cookie Dessert Pizza

This fall dessert pizza has 7 ingredients and is the perfect recipe for your kids to help make! Only takes 30 minutes.

It’s APPLE week!! I like apples, and I hope you like apples, so we are celebrating our love for apples with a full week of apple recipes. The recipe we shared on Monday will make you feel like a kid again. Ever remember eating those delicious square pastries that you warm up in the toaster? [...]

Apple and Maple Butter Pop Tarts

Healthy homemade pop tarts with only 6 ingredients. These are too cute for fall!

Let’s talk pop tarts. Oh goodness, why are they so delicious?! There must be a little bit of magic packaged in that sliver wrapper. We didn’t have pop tarts that often growing up, but when we did buy them as a special treat, I didn’t mind eating them straight out of the package or warmed [...]

Chicken and Black Bean Tacos with Mango Green Apple Salsa

Cook this meal in the crock pot for 5 hours and you’ll have the BEST chicken and black bean taco meat. Serve on tortillas and top with a crisp mango green apple salsa.

I’m just going to come right out and say it.. I, even as a food blogger, struggle with finding recipes to make for dinner. Some of you may gasp and think how can that be, especially when you’ve shared so many recipes on your blog. Well, it’s the truth. I’m a working girl, so once [...]

Coconut Chocolate Chip Oatmeal

A delicious and healthy oatmeal made with coconut oil, toasted coconut, and a handful of mini chocolate chips. Use quick cooking oats and its ready in 5 minutes.

Let’s talk oatmeal. I love it, do you? There are an infinite amount of flavor combinations. You could make your oatmeal creation with a subtle flavor or with a whole lotta craziness. Think about your kids going to town if you put them in front of a fully stocked oatmeal bar. I think I could [...]

Apple Cinnamon Twists

Apple Cinnamon Twists made with frozen puff pastry sheets and served with hot chocolate dip | thefirstyearblog.com

On Friday it was 90 degrees and crazy humid. It was the kind of humidity where you either consciously decide to not do your hair or you borrow your husband’s hat to cover up all those crazy frilly fly-aways. Either way, it’s a lost cause and I label it a bad hair day. Now let’s [...]