Why I Don’t Cook With Olive Oil

olive oil

It’s been awhile since I wrote a Lifestyle post on Spartan Life, so I thought I would take this week to do so! Today’s topic: Why I don’t cook with olive oil. But olive oil is healthy! It contains the… Read More

Easy Whole Wheat Bread

oil free whole wheat bread

Easy whole wheat bread is something I’ve been searching for, for a long time now. I loooove bread, especially fresh baked bread, hot out of the oven, warm and soft on the inside, with a nice hard crust on the… Read More

White & Pinto Bean Tomatillo Soup

white & pinto bean tomatillo soup

I’ve been so excited lately because the weather has slowly been transitioning into fall. Not only is it my favorite season for all of the beautiful colors outside, and fun outdoor activities, but also for the food! This white &… Read More

Whole Wheat Calzones With 2 Sauces

whole wheat veggie calzones

This week’s recipe is for whole wheat calzones! I’m really excited to share this recipe one, because of how easy and quick these were to make, and two, because I think I’ve finally found a great go-to dough recipes for… Read More

Pumpkin Raisin Scones

pumpkin raisin scones

I’ve been doing quite a bit of baking lately, and I have to say, it’s been a lot of fun inventing new bread, muffin, and biscuit recipes! This one was a definite winner, I dub them my fat free pumpkin… Read More

Butternut Squash Pudding

butternut squash pudding

Here’s a really simple sugar free dessert recipe that can be made in under 5 minutes: Butternut squash pudding Now, I know what you may be thinking. Butternut squash? In a dessert? But trust me! This pudding was soooo good,… Read More

Low Fat Chickpea Salad Sandwich

low fat chickpea salad sandwich

This recipe is for a simple low fat chickpea salad sandwich. There’s really nothing too fussy or glamorous about it. The ingredients are simple, you probably have them in your fridge right now, and it can be whipped up in… Read More

Zucchini Rolls with Tofu Ricotta

zucchini roll ups

This week’s recipe is healthy zucchini roll ups with tofu ricotta! These are like lasagna roll ups, except they are a low-carb, low-fat, whole foods plant based version. You could optionally make these with regular whole-wheat lasagna noodles, but I… Read More

Baked Oil Free Falafel

oil free falafel

Those who know me know that I loooooove hummus. Mediterranean food in general is some of my favorite food; I love tabbouleh, falafel, hummus, and baba ganoush. So this week I decided to put together a Mediterranean Buddha bowl! I… Read More

German Harvest Salad

German Harvest Salad

Looking for a crazy simple recipe to make this week that is healthy and fool-proof? Look no further! This German Harvest Salad is packed full of roasted vegetables, sits on top a bed of fresh spinach and kale, and is… Read More