Katrina Nelson

Katrina is the creator of delicious and healthy recipes for our blog. Katrina has a bachelor’s degree in Public Health and is working toward becoming a family therapist. She is passionate about helping make healthy eating fun and accessible for all families! When she’s not in the kitchen with her camera, Katrina enjoys running, yoga, hiking, and generally enjoying nature – especially with her husband and baby girl.


The BEST Healthier Hashbrown Casserole Recipe

Meet our new favorite breakfast casserole. This healthier hashbrown casserole has it all: it's easy to make, absolutely delicious, AND it contains veggies! A great breakfast for a crowd or a family brunch. I'm thrilled to share this hashbrown casserole…

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Veggie-Packed Chicken Tetrazzini Recipe

Chicken tetrazzini gets a makeover! It's now packed with extra veggies, made with whole wheat noodles, and simmers in a lighter sauce. It's a quick weeknight meal that is sure to win the kids over. Something about pasta makes it…

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Sweet & Tangy Peach BBQ Chicken Tenders

A fun summer BBQ chicken twist that kids love. Peach BBQ chicken tenders are sweet and tangy all at once!  Peach season is upon us and can't get enough! Fresh, juicy peaches are such a hallmark of summer. We decided…

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Fruity Nut n’ Honey Energy Bites Recipe

Summer is a time for fun, so don't waste it stressing about snacks! Fruity Nut n' Honey Energy Bites are a portable, make-ahead snack you can feel good about giving your family. These nutrient dense energy bites are full of…

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Tiny Teriyaki Meatball Bowls

Everything is better when it's small! Tiny teriyaki meatball bowls are a hit with kids and adults alike. Lean protein, veggies, and whole grains! We love teriyaki! So we decided to make tiny turkey meatballs and itty bitty broccoli and smother…

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Ice Cube Tray Cheesecake Bites Recipe

The perfect summer no-bake treat: ice cube tray cheesecake bites! These no bake cheesecake bites are sweetened only with honey and made with low fat cream cheese and Greek yogurt for a slightly lighter treat. Ice cube trays may seem mundane,…

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Bacon, Spinach & Tomato Breakfast Egg Cups Recipe

Egg cups are probably our favorite make-ahead breakfast of all time. These breakfast egg cups were inspired by BLTs, but with spinach instead of lettuce. Packed with veggies and protein, egg muffins are a wholesome and filling breakfast your family will…

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Protein Packed Butternut Squash Pasta Recipe

Cheesy and delicious butternut squash pasta that is also protein-packed! How do we do it?  Barilla® ProteinPLUS® is a multigrain pasta is made with wholesome, high protein ingredients -- no meat required!  This is a sponsored conversation written by me…

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Blackberry Breakfast Bars Recipe

The BEST healthy breakfast bar! These make-ahead breakfast bars are not only delicious, they're really healthy and filling! Whip these blackberry and bean breakfast bars up in your blender for a winning family breakfast. I love everything about this recipe.…

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Cashew Chicken Zoodles Recipe

So many veggies in one delicious meal! Cashew chicken is a kid-pleasing dish that is easy to prep ahead, and now with zoodles it just got healthier (and more fun!). Cashew chicken zoodles pack in lots of protein and lots of…

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