Easy Pepperoni Pizza Dip

I'm pretty sure that everyone has heard of buffalo chicken dip ... but have you heard of pepperoni pizza dip?! This is going to be my new go-to for get togethers because this is an easy, crowd-pleasing recipe that comes together in minutes. By mixing just five...

Easy Vegetable Puree Soup (GF + DF)

It happened by accident, actually. I was making some dairy-free alfredo sauce and had out a pot and my blender. I also had some extra cauliflower and carrots, some chopped onion and chicken stock. And voila - this easy vegetable puree soup recipe was made. I later...

Mexican Mac and Cheese

This Mexican Mac and Cheese recipe actually came about by accident. I had Mexican cheese in my fridge, and the weather was cold outside. Of course we needed dinner for the evening, and I knew that a comfort food would be the perfect thing. I started mixing and adding...

Tips on Traveling to India With Kids

Tips on Travel to India With Kids I've been traveling to India since I was just two years old. My father is Indian, and my mom American; he was the only one in his immediate family to move from the country, so naturally we traveled back many times to visit. Traveling...

Easy Homemade Chewy Granola Bars – No Bake

Do you like nutritious, easy to make snacks? Are you a fan of nourishing foods that can keep you satisfied and fueled until your next meal? Then you're going to love today's recipe: easy homemade chewy granola bars. And bonus - this gluten free granola bar recipe is...

9 Ways to Eat More Greens

Most of us know by now that eating foods with color is a good thing, right? But how good are we about doing it? Do you wake up in the morning and pour yourself a nice big bowl of - salad?? If you do, you're in a much better place than most of us. But if you're trying...

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Tips on Traveling to India With Kids

Tips on Traveling to India With Kids

Tips on Travel to India With Kids I've been traveling to India since I was just two years old. My father is Indian, and my mom American; he was the only one in his immediate family to move from the country, so naturally we traveled back many times to visit. Traveling...

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8 Uses for Ripe Bananas

8 Uses for Ripe Bananas

How often do you find yourself staring at your fruit bowl thinking: Oh no! What to do with ripe bananas? Somehow the popular fruit always makes it in my shopping cart, but I just can't ever determine how many to get. I end up with ripening fruit and am floundering...

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Easy Homemade Chewy Granola Bars – No Bake

Easy Homemade Chewy Granola Bars – No Bake

Do you like nutritious, easy to make snacks? Are you a fan of nourishing foods that can keep you satisfied and fueled until your next meal? Then you're going to love today's recipe: easy homemade chewy granola bars. And bonus - this gluten free granola bar recipe is...

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Easy Homemade Chewy Granola Bars – No Bake

Easy Homemade Chewy Granola Bars – No Bake

Do you like nutritious, easy to make snacks? Are you a fan of nourishing foods that can keep you satisfied and fueled until your next meal? Then you're going to love today's recipe: easy homemade chewy granola bars. And bonus - this gluten free granola bar recipe is...

Chia Pudding For One: A Healthy Breakfast

Chia Pudding For One: A Healthy Breakfast

Sometimes a little pushback gets us exactly where we need to be. Thus was the case for me; I found myself in a breakfast rut. My mornings looked something like this: woke up, had water, then coffee, exercised and came home ready to work. I'd grab whatever I saw - and...

Instant Pot Mexican Quinoa Recipe

Instant Pot Mexican Quinoa Recipe

It's been a while since I've posted an Instant Pot recipe. I still use my multi-use appliance multiple times each week - it's such a time saver!  Since I know it has a learning curve to it, I wanted to show just how easy it is to make a one-pot meal in it. This...

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Can You Eat Gluten Free on a Cruise?

Can You Eat Gluten Free on a Cruise?

Cruising with dietary restrictions We took our first cruise in 2018 and I was beyond thrilled with everything, including the food. I am lactose intolerant, gluten sensitive (possible celiac) and have sensitivities to a number of other foods including nuts, legumes,...

10 Healthy Simple School Lunches from Trader Joe’s

Want to know how to pack a healthy school lunch? Head to Trader Joe's! There are plenty of healthy foods at Trader Joe's that are convenient, economical and tasty. Over the years, I've made weekly trips to the store and some of the top items in my cart are ones that I...

60 Healthy Trader Joe’s Foods for Kids Lunchboxes

It's that time again ... the kids are going back to school, and us moms are ready to GET ORGANIZED and make sure that we are feeding and fueling our kids well when they are at school. So guess what - I have some great ideas for you that are simple and healthy AND...

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Cake Batter Protein Balls for New Moms

Cake Batter Protein Balls for New Moms

My four babies are getting bigger ... my youngest just turned 8, I can hardly believe it. But I remember oh-so-well the busy days of new motherhood, and also the baby bliss with my second (and third and fourth, for that matter). Birth recovery, postpartum issues and...

10 Kid-friendly Vegetables

10 Kid-friendly Vegetables

As a mom of four, I know firsthand  how us parents strive to find kid friendly raw vegetables and healthy foods for kids lunches. I'm a believer in repeatedly offering foods to kids if they are not enjoyed at a first taste, and I also believe that it's never too late...

Healthy Advent Calendar Ideas

Healthy Advent Calendar Ideas

If I'm being totally honest, this post has a selfish twist to it. You see, every year I have good intentions ... but then it's December 3 and I have nothing prepared and my kids are asking me each day if I "did the calendar". We've had our large advent calendar for...

Kiran’s Kitchen Favorites

Vitamix High Speed Blender

A must for every kitchen! Make smoothies, soups, muffin and pancake batter, nut butters, oat flour and more. Backed by a 5-year warrantee.

Instant Pot

A 7-in-1 multifunctional cooker that serves as an electric pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, yogurt maker, sauté/browning pan, steamer and warming pot all in one convenient small electric appliance.

Nordic Ware Natural Aluminum Commercial Baker's Half Sheet


This sheet pan is incredibly durable and won’t rust; it cooks evenly with great heat distribution.

Creo SmartGlass Cookware, 8.5 inch Loaf Pan

A glass and ceramic loaf pan that offers consistent heat distribution and which is microwave-, freezer- and dishwasher-safe.

8 Cup Measuring Cup Glass Batter Bowl with Spout

The perfect mixing bowl which has measurements on the side; use it for pancake, muffin, cake or bread batter. Dishwasher safe.

Stanless Steel Meatballer/Cookie Scoop

This 1″ scoop is ideal for scooping ice cream, scooping and drop cookie dough, making meatballs and even melon balls. 

Stainless Steel Handheld Electric Milk Frother


Up your coffee game by adding a professional finishing touch for your lattes, cappuccinos, hot chocolates or bulletproof coffees – my favorite. Love blending MCT oil into my morning cup.

Immersion Blender

Blend salsa, soups, smoothies and sauces quickly and easily with minimal cleanup.

Yumbox Lunchboxes

Leakproof bento lunchbox containers – easy for kids to open and fun design encourages them to help pack. 

Funkins Reusable Napkins

Save money (and the planet!) with reusable napkins, perfect for sending to school or for using at home. These have been life-changing for my family!

U Konserve Nesting Trio Stainless-Steel Containers with Leak-Resistant Lids


Set of 3 recyclable stainless-steel containers that are leak-proof and perfect for food on-the-go. Easy to open, nesting makes for smart storage and lids have a guarantee and are BPA-free.

Branch Basics - Plant Powered Cleaner

My favorite all-in-one replacement for ALL cleaning products! Everything you need for cleaning your home, doing laundry, and washing your hands and body without any toxic chemicals.

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