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Kelly Pfeiffer
Kelly is the author, recipe creator, and food photographer behind the healthy living / cooking blog “Nosh and Nourish.” Struggling with her weight for her entire adult life, she finally decided life was too short to live perpetually unhappy. She has lost over 55 pounds, maintaining her "new normal" of veggie juices, smaller portions, and less sugar for almost two years. She incorporates nourishing super foods into every meal for her husband, adorable toddler, and herself (think quinoa, greek yogurt, chickpeas, greek yogurt, chickpeas, kale, dark chocolate, etc...) and manages to keep everything tasting absolutely delicious!

Entries by Kelly Pfeiffer

11 Beet Recipes That Don't Taste Like Dirt

(1) Comments | Posted May 7, 2015 | 4:34 PM

Beets are one of those foods that most people either love or hate. They can have a distinctive taste (ehem, my hubby thinks they taste like dirt), but you can minimize this by doing a few simple things: 1) make sure you peel the beets completely and 2) roast them...

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9 Delicious Ways to Use This Winter Superfood: Sweet Potatoes!

(0) Comments | Posted February 27, 2015 | 4:05 PM


Oh the glorious sweet potato!

Boasting almost double the amount of fiber as regular potatoes and a bright orange hue that reflects their high beta-carotene and vitamin C content, sweet potatoes are true nutritional powerhouses. But that's not...

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15 Luscious Lemon Recipes to Cook in February

(2) Comments | Posted February 10, 2015 | 3:36 PM

February is not my fav: cold, still dark in the evenings, no summer in sight... So, when life gives you lemons, and it certainly will in February, forget the lemonade and go straight for the cupcakes and sangria!

1. Lemon Cupcakes with Blueberry Buttercream

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Woo Your Valentine With Bacon and Bourbon

(0) Comments | Posted February 9, 2015 | 9:21 AM

My husband and I will be celebrating our eleventh wedding anniversary this year. You know what that means?!?! I am officially old. LOL. But all joking aside, when I said "I do" I meant it. With my whole heart. Through thick and thin,...
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13 Snacks That Won't Derail Your Resolutions

(2) Comments | Posted January 7, 2015 | 11:00 AM

To most of us, snacking is an important part of daily life. But if you're not careful, that extra bit of noshing can quickly (and seriously) derail any sort of new year's resolutions you may have set to eat healthier or lose weight. So instead of grabbing for that bag...

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Beyond Salad: 11 More Creative Ways to Eat Kale

(0) Comments | Posted January 2, 2015 | 9:37 PM

Kale is a superfood that is not going away anytime soon. Popular because of its super nutrition -- more than 1,000 percent of your daily vitamin K, more vitamin C than in an orange, and more calcium than a glass of milk, kale is a great veggie to incorporate into...

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A Healthy Back-to-School Menu to Ease You Back Into the Routine

(0) Comments | Posted August 26, 2014 | 10:32 AM

I'm not sure who is more excited for school to start again: me or Babycakes. She's asked me every day for the past few weeks if today is a school day. And every day I say "not quite yet." She even asked...

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Paleo Full-course Valentine's Menu

(2) Comments | Posted February 7, 2014 | 9:55 AM

2014-02-07-vdaymenusquare.jpgYou may have noticed the word "paleo" in the title of this post. Let's just get this out there now: I personally am not paleo, nor do I ever plan to become paleo. I love chickpeas and quinoa and cheese waaaaaaaaaay too...

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Found out Your Dinner Guests Are Vegetarians? No Problem!

(0) Comments | Posted January 28, 2014 | 1:26 PM


We had some new friends (Babycakes' best friend from school and her family) over for dinner one weekend.

Which wouldn't seem like a big deal, but I found out at the last minute that they were vegetarians. There...

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Mommy Loves My Pretty Body

(0) Comments | Posted October 21, 2013 | 8:30 AM

My toddler's desire to run around the house naked increases by the minute. Those of you with 2-year-olds totally understand! She has a newfound desire to strip down naked in an attempt to "try" to use the big girl potty, but inevitably, she gives up on that and just runs...

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Warm Up This Fall With 12 Chili & Cornbread Recipes (PHOTOS)

(0) Comments | Posted October 10, 2013 | 8:55 AM

What's not to love about fall (or autumn, as I prefer to call it)? From pumpkin lattes and every pumpkin baked good imaginable, to the start of football season, cozy sweaters and designer boots, caramel apples, hot cider, the beautiful colored foliage, hayrides and...

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10 Summer Recipes You Need to Make Before the End of Summer

(0) Comments | Posted September 5, 2013 | 11:25 AM

Summer is hands down my favorite season. It just has such a lovely, relaxing essence about it! Summer is the time for grilling, backyard parties, hours spent outside, picnics by the lake, popsicles, farmers' markets, later bedtimes, affordable organic berries, and...

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Gluten-Free Spice Muffins With Dark Chocolate Streusel

(0) Comments | Posted September 4, 2013 | 8:56 AM


Let me just start with this: brown rice flour is your friend. So many people are choosing a gluten-free lifestyle these days because they just feel so much better! And while I'm not entirely gluten-free myself, I am experimenting with more gluten-free...

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