quick dinner recipes

Healthy Shrimp Scampi with Risotto

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For those of you who are looking for quick dinner ideas, you came to the right spot! I’m a big advocate of meal prepping and taking food to work for lunches, however I make the effort each night to have a nice home cooked meal for dinner. Time can be a factor in deciding what to make for dinner, especially if you have little ones running around or get home from work late. This is where finding protein packed, quick meals, are essential to my daily routine. I chose to whip up shrimp scampi with risotto, which took me a […]

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Top Easter Dinner Recipes

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Easter is officially 3 days away and I’m still trying to put together a dinner menu that my whole family will enjoy. I’ve taken on the responsibility to entertain this year, so with that comes cooking all the meals and my favorite, dessert. I’m making it a point to make healthier meal options, so instead of using butter in my recipes, I’ll be using coconut oil. I personally love using coconut oil when cooking and baking because of the added health benefits you get from this versatile oil. The medium chain triglycerides that are found in coconut oil are used […]

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Healthy Shrimp Fried Rice

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Chinese food as always been a guilty pleasure of mine, but getting take-out or going to a restaurant each time I get a craving is getting pretty expensive for me! Inlight of eating healthier and pinching pennies where I can, I decided to just recreate my favorite Chinese dish – shrimp fried rice. Now I know the best part of fried rice is the combination of flavors and a little grease from the oil, but I’m making things a little healthier by replacing olive oil for coconut oil in this dish. The coconut oil also does a wonderful job of […]

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