Kale Fig Tomato Salad | Healthy Nibbles and Bits

Kale Fig Tomato Salad

Sometimes, the best salads are made impromptu (i.e., whatever you find around the house). This light salad is made with kale, ripe pan-fried figs, juicy heirloom tomatoes and other great summer flavors! I think I might need to start a new series on this blog called, “Recipes Developed from Cleaning Out the Refrigerator.” I’m about… 

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Mint Chocolate Bites | Healthy Nibbles and Bits

Mint Chocolate Bites {Recipe Redux}

Peppermint chocolate isn’t for the holidays only. These mint chocolate bites are the perfect way to bring a taste of Christmas to July! At about this time of the year, I get the itch for peppermint-flavored chocolate. Really, peppermint chocolate anything should be served 365 days a year (366 days for leap years). This month’s… 

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Lentil Salad and Sauteed Beans | Healthy Nibbles and Bits

Lentil Salad with Sautéed Beans

This lentil salad gets a summery boost with sweet white corn, ruby red grape tomatoes, and juicy yellow peaches. It is great with sautéed green and wax beans! I’m sure you’ve heard of a nightclub bouncer before, but have you ever heard of a “corn bouncer”? At the farmers market I frequent, there is a vendor who sells… 

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Banana Peanut Butter Pops | Healthy Nibbles and Bits

Five-Ingredient Fridays: Banana Peanut Butter Pops

This healthy treat is made with a chilled banana rolled in peanut butter, coconut, cacao nibs, and dried cranberries. Trust me, it’s good! Unless you don’t like peanut butter . . . Can we talk bananas? That lovely, soft fruit that pairs well with just about anything? Hm, maybe not fish. Or pickles. But otherwise, anything!… 

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Sweet Potato Turkey Sandwich | Healthy Nibbles and Bits

Sweet Potato Turkey Sandwich

The classic turkey club sandwich gets a healthy facelift with sweet potato noodle “bread,” heirloom tomatoes, spinach, low-sodium turkey and caramelized onion hummus.  I have been desperately craving a sandwich the past few days. DESPERATELY. Usually, such cravings are only reserved for chocolate, so this was a big deal. But in order to make a sandwich, you… 

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DIY Clay Bowls Final

DIY Clay Bowls & Bits to Read [15]

This past weekend was all about DIY projects for me! I wanted to create some handmade gifts for family, and came across this fantastic idea for DIY Stamped Clay Bowls from Gathering Beauty. Essentially, you take some air dry clay and roll it out into a thin layer. I placed the clay in between 2 sheets of wax… 

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Summer Pesto Noodle Salad | Healthy Nibbles and Bits

Summer Pesto Noodle Salad

This salad screams summertime! Fresh summer squash noodles are paired with juicy yellow peaches, sugar-sweet cherry tomatoes, and tossed in a bold pesto sauce. Grab a fork and dig in! I’m about 3 months away from running trotting my way through my first half-marathon. Time to get serious! I’ve been looking for some half-marathon training… 

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Red Curry Stew | Healthy Nibbles and Bits

Red Curry Stew and Vegetable Noodles

Who doesn’t love a curry? This bright vegan dish is filled with mixed vegetable noodles and topped with a light red curry stew. You may have noticed the copious amounts of vegetable noodles I have been eating lately. It is slowly turning into an obsession. Most of the time, I use the spiralizer to make vegetable… 

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Cauliflower Millet Bowl | Healthy Nibbles and Bits

Five-Ingredient Fridays: Purple Cauliflower Millet Bowl

Perfectly roasted purple cauliflower florets paired with fluffy millet, seasoned with za’atar, and tossed with feta. You’ll love the bold flavors in this side dish! It just so happens that my favorite color is also the color of royalty. From my jacket to my water bottle, to my computer case, to my yoga pants, I am cloaked in… 

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Baked Cajun Chips | Healthy Nibbles and Bits

Baked Cajun Chips {Leftovers Club}

Addictive Cajun-spiced chips with a slightly spicy kick. Making your own chips has never been this easy! Every time I walk through Downtown San Mateo, I am struck by a myriad fragrant smells wafting towards me from every direction. Among them, the sweet smell of melted chocolate from the candy shop (which I haven’t been to yet!), the rich… 

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Microwave Lemon Poppy Seed Cake | Healthy Nibbles and Bits

Microwave Lemon Poppy Seed Cake

Light, fluffy lemon cake filled with crunchy poppy seeds. This lemon poppy seed cake is so delicious and spongy that you won’t believe it is microwaved! I am a girl on a mission. To make the perfect microwave cake. WHAT?! We use microwaves to reheat leftover Chinese food, cook frozen meals, and steam vegetables when… 

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Vegan Asian Cabbage Wraps | Healthy Nibbles and Bits

Vegan Asian Cabbage Wraps

A medley of fresh corn kernels, zucchini, carrots, and tofu wrapped in fresh savoy cabbage. These delicious wraps double up as the perfect side or main dish! Yesterday, I woke up at 6:50 a.m. for a morning jog. Bleh! I work out in the morning a few times a week, but my morning sessions begin at… 

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4-ingredient blueberry frozen yogurt

Four-Ingredient Blueberry Frozen Yogurt

Frozen blueberries, Greek yogurt, maple syrup, and lemon juice is all it takes to make this scrumptious treat. This blueberry frozen yogurt is guaranteed to cool you off this summer! July is National Blueberry Month! What better way to celebrate these antioxidant-rich fruits than with a frozen dessert? If you’ve seen any of my breakfast… 

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Baked Chicken Cucumber Salad | Healthy Nibbles and Bits

Baked Chicken Breasts & Cucumber Salad

Juicy oven baked chicken breasts paired with a refreshing cucumber salad. This dish is ready in less than 30 minutes. Perfect meal for weeknights! Sometimes, all I want are the simple things: a nice cup of PG Tips in the morning with a bit of milk, 50¢ coupons for my groceries, a perfectly ripe yellow… 

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Cinnamon Sugar Crisps | Healthy Nibbles and Bits

Four-Ingredient Cinnamon Sugar Crisps

These delicious crispy wontons are coated with cinnamon and sugar. They are so light and crunchy that you won’t believe they’re homemade! I never thought that I would be doing this, but I am signed up to run a half marathon later this year, the Nike Women’s Half Marathon in San Francisco to be exact. A… 

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