**Click links to be taken to recipe in the post**

Main Dish:

Turkey and Oat Burgers

Slow Cooker Chicken Thighs

Chicken Tetrazzini

Turkey Bean Stoup

Easy Vegetable Soup

Greek Quinoa

Healthier Eggplant Parmesan

Baked Pasta

Homemade Tomato Sauce with Zucchini Chips

Easy Steak Fajitas

Shrimp Tacos

Turkey, Sun-dried Tomato, Basil Panini

Bagel and Lox

Baked Black Bean Burritos

Chipotle Black Bean Burritos

Tortilla Crust Pizza

Split Pea and Ham Soup

Grilled Garlic Basil Chicken

Simple Turkey Burgers

Vegetable Soup

Slow Cooker Mexican Ground Turkey

Fast and Easy Veggie Stir Fry with Chickpeas

Lentil Soup

Soy Ginger Salmon

Honey Dijon Salmon

Taco Salad

Baked Pasta with Broccoli

General Tso Shrimp Stir Fry

Sweet Potato Chicken Curry

Clam Chowder

Organic Beef Burgers

Pizza (includes dough recipe)

Shrimp and Broccoli with Whole Wheat Cous Cous

Spaghetti Squash with Meat Sauce

Cranberry Chicken

Turkey Spinach Lasagna

Shrimp and Pea Pasta

Beef and Barley Soup

Zucchini Turkey Burritos

Moroccan Chickpea and Vegetable Stew

Spaghetti Squash with Spicy Chickpea Tomato Sauce

Thanksgiving Panini

Stuffed Peppers

Chili Tutorial


Vegetable Stir Fry with Brown Rice

Spanish Chicken and Rice

Eggplant Parmesan/Romano

Apple-Spinach Chicken

Venison Burgers with Caramelized Onions

Roasted butternut squash with meat filling

Tuna Cakes

Turkey Enchilada Casserole

BBQ Chicken Pizza

Turkey Meatloaf Muffins


Roasted Brussel Sprouts & Carrots

Zucchini Chips

Rosemary Roasted Potatoes

Spinach Avocado Salad

Marinated Asparagus

Coconut Basil Quinoa

Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Roasted Broccoli

Roasted Green Beans

Sweet Potato Fries

Roasted Okra “Fries”

Roasted Red Potatoes

Butternut Squash Fries

Garlic Whole Wheat Pita Wedges


Homemade Apple Sauce

Cinnamon Roasted Nuts

Homemade salsa with fresh corn

Homemade granola bars


Pumpkin Smoothie

Creamy Clementine Smoothie

Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie

Kiwi Green Smoothie

Cherry Chocolate Smoothie

Protein Green Smoothie

Mint Chocolate Chip Smoothie


Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Homemade Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

German Chocolate Cake

Pavlova with Berries

“Even Healthier” Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

Mint Irish Cream Brownies

Chocolate Chip Yellow Bundt Cake with Chocolate Glaze

Peanut Butter & Date Bites (a healthy snack/dessert)

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Craisin Cookies

Coconut Chocolate Chip Bars

No cook Peanut Butter Cookies

Apple Crisp-made in the microwave


Wheat artisan bread or pizza dough


Oat Bran with Fruit, Honey, and Peanut Butter

Coconut Wheat Pancakes

Creamy Stovetop Oatmeal

Healthier Wheat Waffles

Oat Bran with Cinnamon, Banana, and Peanut Butter

Oatmeal a la mode

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

Almond Joy Oatmeal

Green Oats

Pumpkin Cake Oat Bran

Easy whole wheat-banana-choc. chip-peanut butter pancakes (easier to make than it is to say)

Serves 4-5 (depending on how hungry you are)

2 cups whole wheat flour

2 t baking powder

1/2 t salt

2 eggs, well-beaten

2 cups milk

2 T oil (coconut (melted), olive, or canola)


Chocolate Chips

Peanut butter

Stir dry ingredients with a whisk in a medium or large bowl. In a separate smaller bowl, whisk eggs, add milk and oil.  Add wet to dry ingredients. Stir until moistened. Cook on preheated griddle or pan that’s been greased. Add sliced bananas and sprinkle on some chocolate chips. Flip when bubbles appear. Scoop some peanut butter on when nice and hot and eat with delight. Yum!



  1. Lauren,
    Your blog gives me GIANT SCOOPS OF JOY, fo sho!!!!!!!! Yes, I want your Irish Cream Brownie Recipe and didn’t see it posted! What up wit dat? HA! I am inspired by your blog and love the way you make the simple things in life so miraculous! They are indeed!! I can tell how thankful to God you are for all of life’s blessings!!!!! I’m glad you are using your journal!! You’re an inspiration to all of us! Love you tons! Aunt Sharon

    • Sharona! I added the recipe!! Thanks for the sweet words!! I love you so so much!!!

      • You are so efficient!!! I can’t wait to make those brownies!! I only wish I could share them with you over a cup of coffee!!! I can’t wait to try them with the Mint Bailey’s!! Julia Child had nothing on you! Speaking of that, are you going to see THAT movie? Looks interesting…..thinking about you! Love you tons! Sharon

  2. Haha! I saw it the night it came out! Another movie Joe was so good to come along with! I loved it! You should go see it, it’s sweet and funny!

  3. I’m using you as my own personal chef/ recipe guru. You are the best!!! I want to cook just like you…. Any good healthy recipes you can pass along would be fantastic. Miss you friend!

    • Meals! Yay!!! So good to hear from you on the bliggity blog. I miss you!!!

  4. Lauren, your blog is amazing! I can’t wait to try some of your recipes, they all look so delicious! 🙂

    • Thanks Dina! Enjoy cooking them up in your beautiful new kitchen!!

  5. Ha. want to try ALL THESE RECIPES!!! LOVE THEM! i’m going to create a link to your blog from mine…:)

    • Awesome-thank you!

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