The Best Valentine's Day Playlist. Find the perfect mix of romantic songs for your Valentine! Fun, original, and heartfelt (not cheesy!). from wellplated.com @wellplated

The Best Valentine’s Day Playlist {a guest post from Ben}

This is the third year that I’ve asked Ben to write a guest post for Valentine’s Day. He’s always given me an easy, dude-approved recipe that a guy could use to impress his date,...

Slow Cooker Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup with Spinach and Dill. Easy, healthy with SO MUCH FLAVOR! A great way to get your vegetables, lean protein, and whole grains all in one. You’ll make this simple crockpot meal again and again. Recipe at wellplated.com | @wellplated

Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup {Crock Pot}

Alternative recipe titles for this Crock Pot Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup: Feel-Good Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup Goddess Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup What I Eat When My Husband Is Out of Town and I Get to...

Chocolate Ganache Tart

I won’t deny that I can be a little complicated. I eat my fries with mustard, never ketchup…unless it’s yellow mustard, in which case I prefer barbecue sauce. I like my wine dry but...

Cheesy Spaghetti Squash Boats with Chicken, Bacon, Spinach, and Parmesan. A healthy, low carb meal that tastes just like chicken alfredo! Easy, gluten free, and absolutely delicious. Recipe at wellplated.com | @wellplated

Spaghetti Squash Boats with Chicken

I’m not sure what exactly we did to offend the sun in Milwaukee, but it went on solar strike for nearly two consecutive weeks. By the sixth day of gray skies, my mood began...

5 Little Things Making Me Happy Right Now. Simple things you can change to add more happiness to your life! — wellplated.com | @wellplated

5 Little Things Making Me Happy Right Now

Most of the time when I think about happiness, it’s on a macro scale. Explaining its causes feels either unattainably philosophical—something Greek guys in flowy tunics debated back in the BCs—or frustratingly subjective—something hipsters...

Lemon Garlic Shrimp with Quinoa — Quick, easy, and healthy! Shrimp sautéed with lemon and garlic, and everything cooks in ONE PAN, even the quinoa. {gluten free and dairy free} Recipe at wellplated.com | @wellplated

Garlic Shrimp with Quinoa

Courtesy of its unfortunate position at the beginning of the workweek, Monday can be demoralizing. It’s the day when my to-do list is the longest, the respite of Saturday is furthest away, and I’m...

Banana Oatmeal Pancakes. Healthy oat pancakes made with no butter, no flour, and no sugar! Easy recipe with NO clean up, and kids love them too! Recipe at wellplated.com | @wellplated

Banana Oatmeal Pancakes

How do you feel about using the “L” word? Does it roll automatically off your lips when you are talking to anyone you care about, including your dog? Or do you reserve it for...

The BEST Roasted Carrot Soup – Easy, delicious, and filling! Healthy recipe with garlic, cumin, and tomatoes. Enjoy on its own or as a simple side. Recipe at wellplated.com | @wellplated

Roasted Carrot Soup

Today’s recipe for Roasted Carrot Soup comes from one of the most important people in my life. She helped me raid our grammy’s closets to play dress-up when we were little, was the first...