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2 Point Weight Watchers Brownie Cupcakes

Hey there! So happy to be back at Jen’s as a contributor this year! Jen is one of my bloggin mentors from way back in the day…all the way back to 2010! ;) I am so thrilled to be a member of her team. My bff has lost almost 20 lbs since January doing Weight Watchers. Since we talk often…we have chatted about all the fun recipes out there that reduce your sugar intake…but don’t taste like … [Read more...]

20 Amazing Whole 30 Recipes

The new year is always a great time to get re-focused on being healthy! I always love setting new goals for myself. I decided to start up the Whole30 diet. Have you heard of it? So, I thought I'd collect some recipes for myself, and share them with all of you too! Whether you're looking to change your diet, lose weight, or get healthy, these recipes are full of veggies, and will inspire you to … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 10 Healthy New Years Recipes & Tips!

The start of the year is always the easiest time of the year to make changes in your diet, no matter how small! January is my favorite time to try out new healthy recipes and kind of detox from the excess of sweets and candies that the holidays always bring. Here are... 10 Healthy New Years Recipes & Tips from this week's Link Party Palooza!  * * * * * Healthy Chicken Enchiladas @ Home … [Read more...]

Gluten & Grain Free Peppermint Patties [And A Giveaway!]

Hello TT&J Readers this is Angelina from JoJo and Eloise. I am so excited to be here sharing with you today about something I absolutely LOVE and that being DESSERT!!!   If Dessert was considered a meal in our daily eating regiment, It would certainly be my Favorite meal of the day. I'm excited to share the recipe for these Gluten & Grain Free Peppermint Patties! … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 Healthy Recipes!

Why does my cold-weather come at the same time as my resolution to eat better? So I LOVED these great ideas ... check out these 20 Healthy Recipes! Baked Honey Crisp Apple Chips @ This Silly Girl's Life Kale and Brussels Sprout Salad @ Hello Little Home    Feta, Chickpea, and Avocado Salad @ Butter & Jam  Curried Cashew Broccoli Salad @ Food Faith … [Read more...]

New Year, New You: Being Happy & Healthy in 2015!

I've been concentrating on being happier and healthier in 2014 -- and in 2015 I'm committed to be even better at it. I've been inspired by so many of you who have made the same resolutions for 2015! In 2015, it's time for a new year - and a new you! To help us all get inspired, I'm kicking off a weekly feature called "new year, new you!" It'll be a positive place for all of us to share ideas … [Read more...]

How do YOU have fun? Join me at the SLC Color Run this Saturday! #ShoutItOut

(This post sponsored by Shout) This year I've learned about the importance of taking time for myself and to have fun. I started running this year. (I've also lost weight and gained energy!)   (Image from my recent Instagram post.) My daughter participated in a Color Run last year and it looked so fun!  So when Shout contacted me about this Saturday's 5K Color Run in Salt Lake … [Read more...]

Make a Resolution to Fight Fat Talk in 2014!! [#FightFatTalk]

  This is something that I really feel passionate about. As a mom of three girls, I am really hyper sensitive at how my girls' see themselves. I have seen how harsh girls are on their appearances. And I really want my girls' to know how important it is for women to "Fight Fat Talk," which is making negative comments about your body or others. We are making one of our New Year's Resolutions … [Read more...]

Fight Fat Talk During The Holidays [#FightFatTalk]

  I don't often write posts focusing on non-decor topics. But when Special K approached me to let me know about their "Fight Fat Talk" campaign, the message resonated with me. Special K says that 93 percent of women "Fat Talk," which is making negative comments about your own body (or others'). Not only as a woman, but as a mom of three daughters, I have seen firsthand how this kind … [Read more...]

Green Smoothie Recipe (sneak in some veggies for those picky eaters)

  Hi Tatertots & Jello friends! It's Melissa from no. 2 pencil, and I have a delicious smoothie recipe to share that you and your kiddos will love. My family loves these smoothies, and actually call them leprechaun smoothies because of the pretty bright green color. These green smoothies are packed with spinach, but taste just like a fresh fruit smoothie. This is a great way to … [Read more...]