Life Is Art — recipes RSS



Easy Morning Oatmeal

I don't know about y'all but my mornings are normally a little crazy! I used to run out the door with a banana and a cup of coffee, but when I was ready for lunch around 10:30 a.m. I decided that wasn't going to cut it anymore. So, I resolved to waking up a little earlier and taking the time to make a good, healthy breakfast. This is a go to recipe of mine. I eat oatmeal almost every morning for breakfast!  It's so easy, it keeps you full, and tastes absolutely delicious!  Easy Morning Oatmeal Ingredients:1cup Oats1 3/4 cup Unsweetened Coconut Milk1/2 tsp CinnamonDash of SaltA few drops of Vanilla Top with:Fresh fruit (Blueberries, Bananas, Strawberries)Unsweetened Coconut Brown Sugar (Just...

Continue reading



Southern Peaches and Ice Cream

One of my absolute favorite things about living in South Carolina is our sweet southern peaches! Sorry Georgia friends, our peaches are the sweetest and the best! And when peaches are in season we try to include them in every meal! One of our favorite ways to eat them is with dessert, so here's a super easy recipe for y'all to try this weekend!   IngredientsRipe PeachesReal Maple SyrupWhite WineCinnamonVanilla Frozen Yogurt or Ice CreamGranola  DirectionsPreheat the oven to 400 degrees. Peel the skin off your peaches and slice. Lightly spray a cookie sheet and spread peaches evenly on the pan. Drizzle with real maple syrup and white wine. Sprinkle with cinnamon. Bake for about 25 minutes and serve over vanilla frozen...

Continue reading



Hot Fudge For Every Occasion

Y'all, I'm about to share the best thing ever with you!  This is my go to dessert for every occasion and it will literally make you everyone's favorite person. Not even kidding!  We absolutely love making and eating any variation of a hot fudge sundae! They must always include... some sort of fruit (to be healthy - duh!), yummy frozen yogurt, a chocolate chip cookie or a brownie, and a ton of this homemade hot fudge!  This recipe has been in my family forever and it only takes about five minutes to whip up!  Hope you love it!  xoxo   HOT FUDGE Ingredients 1/4 c. Butter 2/3 c. Sugar 2 T. Cocoa 1/4 c. Evaporated Milk (or Heavy Whipping Cream)...

Continue reading



Easy Açaí Bowl Recipe

Since we've been married, Michael and I have been trying to develop some really healthy lifestyle habits! We're training for a marathon (that's next weekend - prayers appreciated!) making green smoothies, drinking more water, and trying to get lots of sleep. One thing that we have not been willing to give up is sweets! We like to have a really yummy dessert every night.  Normally we have opted for an ice cream sundae of some sort... always delicious! But, lately we have been trading our hot fudge for granola and açaí! We haven't quite gotten to the meal replacement stage yet but these açai bowls are quickly becoming one of our favorite desserts!  Açai Bowl IngredientsFrozen Açai Packets (I use...

Continue reading



The Best Post Workout Wrap

 Michael and I have been training for a marathon for a couple of months now, so that means Saturday is our long run day! So we're always looking for a healthy easy lunch that we can eat after running. We have our fingers crossed that one day Greenville will get a Black Bean Company! If you're ever in Charleston you simply must go to the Black Bean! They have the most amazing wraps that are absolutely perfect for a post workout lunch. Since King Street is a little too far from the Swamp Rabbit, I've been making wraps inspired by BBC and let me tell you, they are delicious!   POST WORKOUT WRAP Ingredients: Chicken Bay Leaves Salt and PepperWraps ( I...

Continue reading