It's been almost two weeks since I set out to write this post. Life in our house is quite busy as we prepare to graduate our oldest child from high school and collectively gear up for next phase of her education. But that's not all that's kept me away from writing; enter "the guilt". I … Continue reading Healthy Eating Tips (from a comfort food junkie!)
Every month Eating Well magazine features a celebrity/chef/foodie in their Table Talk column and asks them a series of questions to get to know them and their food related interests more fully! It is typically one of my favorite pieces in the magazine, not only because of my minor celebrity obsession but also because I … Continue reading Table Talk with the Leigh!
About this dish...voted NEW family favorite stir fry! It's the perfect blend of crunchy, colorful veggies, tender slices of beef in a sweet/savory/spicy sauce. You could change up the veggies and even the protein to your liking and it would still be delish, I promise! Enjoy!! Ingredients: Feeds 4-6 1.5 lb flank steak2 tbsp canola … Continue reading Hunan Beef
I received several requests for this recipe after posting pictures on my Instagram. Although I added it to my story, that is now history, so here you go! This is my new and improved version which includes a reduction in the amount of sugar and an increase in the lemony flavor. As with the original … Continue reading Lemon Chia (Protein) Muffins
I am feeling kinda bad because it's been several days since I've posted a recipe on here!?! Things have been hectic at home and it's one of those weeks when I don't have a ton of time to plan, shop and cook the way I'd like to. Knowing this would be the case, I finally … Continue reading First Impressions
Below is an excerpt from my Instagram, thanking my followers for their continued support! I wanted to share it on here as well and thank you all for following me too! I feel truly blessed in many ways for being able to follow my dream and try and turn what I love (cooking/eating/feeding and inspiring others) into a … Continue reading THANK YOU
These tiny treasures were a big hit at our St. Patty's Day party yesterday! I took some time saving short cuts because I was busy making several other dishes from scratch, but none of my guests were the wiser! Do your self a favor and don't wait until next St. Patty's Day to make them! … Continue reading Mini Shepherds Pies
These protein packed morsels are great to have on hand when you're in a rush and looking for a nutritious snack that both fuels and satisfies! I've included substitutions you can try and use to create your own yummy bites! Ingredients: Makes approx. 2 dozen bites 2 cups rolled oats 1 cup sun butter 1/3 … Continue reading Yummy Bites