Sweet and Strong

HEALTHY EATS

Emergency Snack Kit

Trying to eat healthy while traveling or on the go can be one life’s greatest challenges. Many of us are on the go eaters, not just during the busy holiday travel season, but while picking up the kids, heading to a class, meeting, or while running errands. And with the convenience and temptation of fast […] Read more…

How to Make a Smoothie Bowl

You’ve seen them on Instagram and Pinterest, but have you tried making your own smoothie bowl for breakfast yet?!? They are exactly what you need for these hot summer mornings. And seriously why drink your breakfast as a smoothie when you can eat it? A smoothie bowl is also a great way to cool off […] Read more…

Peanut Butter & Jelly Overnight Oats

I’ll admit, I was skeptical at first but I have officially become obsessed ♥ with overnight oats after trying a few different recipes.  They taste delicious and are much healthier than any store bought instant oatmeal pack.  Overnight oats are super easy to prep the night before and in the morning all you have to do is grab them out […] Read more…

Grilled Greek Chicken Kabobs

I wait all winter long for the first warm sunny day when I can finally light up the grill. Yes, I probably do more of the grilling than my husband does, hehe. I might soon be called the “Grill Girl”. I am so invested in grilling that I often look for new grills on the […] Read more…

White Chocolate Cranberry Protein Bites

Making energy bites for the week has become a part of my Sunday meal prep.  Half of my Sunday afternoon is spent in the kitchen, but it’s so worth it when I have breakfast, lunch, and snacks prepped for the entire week.  My husband and I typically both eat energy bites rather than a granola […] Read more…

Greek Yogurt Waffles

This Sunday is Mother’s Day and a great way to show mom your love is to serve her brunch. After all, most restaurants will be packed and mom shouldn’t have to wait in long lines or to be seated on her special day. So treat her to a delicious brunch in the comfort of her […] Read more…

Skinny Pomegranate Margaritas

Cinco de Mayo is next week AND it will be Taco Tuesday AND Teacher Appreciation Day!  Seriously so much to celebrate this May 5th!  And what would Cinco de Mayo or Taco Tuesday be without Margaritas?!? Many of us are guilty of going to a mexican restaurant and ordering one (or two or three) of those giant […] Read more…

Greek Salad with Vinaigrette

Hope you had a fabulous weekend that involved sunshine and outdoor activities.  I feel like everyone is in such a better mood when it finally feels like Spring outside.  I was able to get out of the suburbs and enjoy the nice weather and sites of DC on Saturday. My weekend also involved some indoor weekly […] Read more…

Easter Brunch Casserole

Easter is only a few days away!  Our plans are to enjoy brunch at home together and then go hang out with family for Easter dinner.  I wanted to share with you one of my favorite healthy breakfast makeovers from a recipe I of course found on Pinterest for an Eggs Benedict Casserole. This recipe […] Read more…

Classic Marinara Sauce

I never really imagined myself preparing my own pasta sauce. I thought it was only a tradition for Italian families. So I used to always buy the generic marinara sauce at the grocery store because it was cheap and made for a quick and easy dinner. My husband enjoys spending time in the kitchen as […] Read more…

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