Posts by Emily

Four Cheese Turkey Lasagna

Four Cheese Turkey Lasagna

There is nothing more comforting than a delicious hearty meal like this Four Cheese Turkey Lasagna on a hot summer day… haha not really but this is one recipe you will want to hold on to for the upcoming cooler months! This Four Cheese Turkey Lasagna is the perfect home cooked meal for the fall…

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Blackened Shrimp Bowl with Mango Salsa

Blackened Shrimp Bowl

I absolutely love seafood! In fact, having more fresh seafood was one of the things I was really looking forward to with moving down to Florida. One of our favorite local spots here, Longdoggers, has the best rice bowls that are topped with your choice of fresh grouper, ahi tuna, chicken or my favorite: shrimp! They have…

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Chicken Enchilada Pasta Bake

Any kind of Mexican food is very popular in our house… We have tacos, enchiladas or something along those lines every week. What makes it great is that we can make it pretty healthy while having tons of flavor in each dish. Speaking of healthy, this chicken enchilada pasta bake is one to try. It’s healthy, filling, easy…

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Easy Crock-Pot BBQ Ribs

A summer is never complete without a few cookouts and of course some great BBQ ribs! As I’ve said before, we aren’t able to have a grill at the place we live at right now… But I was not going to accept a summer without ribs, so I’ve been on a mission to find a…

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POPcorn Chicken Bites

There are a lot of foods that you think you have to give up or limit yourself when you’re trying to get in shape (or just all around be healthy). Well, that’s why I do what I do – I want to create meals that make you feel like you’re cheating when you’re not! If…

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Spinach and Artichoke Chicken Burger

Spinach and Artichoke Chicken Burger - Cooking Up Happiness

If you haven’t noticed, lately I haven’t posted many new recipes, and that’s for one reason and one reason only… I’m working on a new cookbook! The great thing about this cookbook is that the entire thing follows exactly what I would put on the blog: delicious and healthier foods that will keep you on…

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Gluten Free Peanut Butter Chocolate Cookie Bars

Gluten Free Peanut Butter Chocolate Cookie Bars

You know that saying ” you can’t have your cake and eat it too” ?? well in this case you totally can!! As you can tell by now I don’t feel like you should have to give up things you enjoy in order to lose weight, be healthier and maintain a balanced lifestyle! There are…

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Coffee Rubbed NY Strip Steak

Coffee Rubbed NY Strip Steak

I know for a very long time I was super intimated by cooking certain things… any kind of steak was definitely at the top of the list! But once you give this Coffee Rubbed NY Strip Steak a try you will not only be thanking me but will be cooking steak more and more! (all…

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