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IowaGirlEats

West Des Moines, Iowa
I’ve lived in Iowa for the better part of 26 years (minus a three year stint in Minneapolis after college) and while it may get a bad rap, Iowa’s a fabulous place to live! The cost of living is low which allows me to travel, great food can be found locally which lets me eat well, and... Full Bio
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Kung Pao Chicken Lettuce Wraps by IowaGirlEats Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Kung Pao Chicken Lettuce Wraps taste like they came straight out of a restaurant. My favorite take out fake out dish to date! Hey everyone, I hope you had a wo ... Read on »
Friday Favorites + Crunchmaster Crackers Giveaway by IowaGirlEats Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Howdy all, how was your week? It’s been a pretty typical Midwestern summer so far, what with some rain here and scorching hot temperatures there, but I tell you what,  ... Read on »
Chili Cheeseburger Enchiladas by IowaGirlEats Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating This post is brought to you by the makers of French’s Yellow Mustard. I received compensation to write this post through the French’s Naturally Amazing Program. All opinions ... Read on »
One-Pan Mediterranean Chicken Pasta (Gluten-Free) by IowaGirlEats Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating  One-Pan Mediterranean Chicken Pasta is a quick, 30 minute meal that’s gluten-free but full of flavor! Happy Monday everyone, I hope you had a nice weekend! I’ ... Read on »
Blueberry Banana Bread Granola (Gluten-Free) by IowaGirlEats Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating [NEW on the Family Channel:  My Mommy Mind - 10 and 11 Month Update! >> ] Blueberry Banana Bread Granola is a lightly-sweetened, gluten-free granola that has the unmista ... Read on »
My Mommy Mind: 10 and 11 Month Update by IowaGirlEats Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating The fact that I missed last month’s update speaks volumes. What hasn’t been going on lately?! These past two months Lincoln’s been busier than ever between teethi ... Read on »
Best of Summer Kale Salad with Blueberry-Balsamic Vinaigrette by IowaGirlEats Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating [NEW on the Family Channel: My Mommy Mind - 10 and 11 Month Update! >> ] Best of Summer Kale Salad with Blueberry-Balsamic Vinaigrette features summer’s best produce lik ... Read on »
Grilled Caprese Chicken with Basil Vinaigrette + Char-Broil Classic Grill or $300 Amazon Gift Card... by IowaGirlEats Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Grilled Caprese Chicken with Basil Vinaigrette uses a fresh basil vinaigrette for both a chicken marinade and salad dressing. Fresh and tasty! Happy Monday eve ... Read on »
Friday Favorites by IowaGirlEats Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating TGIF, holllla! Ahem, hello and welcome to the weekend! How’d your week go? Usually the days following a holiday seem to drag but this week absolutely flew by. Can’t be ... Read on »
Blueberry Muffin Smoothie by IowaGirlEats Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Skip the muffin and drink a healthy Blueberry Muffin Smoothie that tastes like one instead!  A few weeks ago I mentioned that I’ve been cutting way back on sug ... Read on »
Earth Bowl Salads with Smokey Candied Walnuts and Basil Dressing + $100 Food Network Gift Card... by IowaGirlEats Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Earth Bowl Salads with Smokey Candied Walnuts and Basil Dressing combines spicy roasted broccoli and sweet corn with fresh tomatoes, creamy white cheddar cheese, and smokey- ... Read on »
Easy Baked Ribs by IowaGirlEats Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Easy Baked Ribs are, you guessed it…easy! Ribs are simple enough for anyone to prepare at home, even if you don’t have a grill or smoker. I’m just going to say ... Read on »
Grilled Chicken, Bacon and Avocado Melts with Sun Dried Tomato-Basil Mayo by IowaGirlEats Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Grilled Chicken, Bacon and Avocado Melts with Sun Dried Tomato-Basil Mayo is quick yet packed with flavor. Happy Monday everyone, welcome to a new week! Th ... Read on »
20+ Favorite 4th of July Recipes by IowaGirlEats Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating All my favorite 4th of July recipes for your eating and drinking pleasure on this festive holiday! I really love curating recipe roundup posts, and I hope you ... Read on »
Strawberry-Blueberry Vanilla Chex Bars (Gluten-Free!) by IowaGirlEats Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Strawberry-Blueberry Vanilla Chex Bars are no bake treat bars that are gluten free and perfectly festive for the 4th of July! I think one of the biggest wah-wa ... Read on »
Root Beer Can Chicken by IowaGirlEats Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Root Beer Can Chicken is a whole chicken grilled on top of a can of root beer. Super crispy skin and juicy chicken is the perfect centerpiece at any summer grill out! ... Read on »
Loaded Strawberry Fields Salad by IowaGirlEats Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Loaded Strawberry Fields Salad is a sweet, tart, tangy, and fresh flavor explosion! Can we talk about the biggest first world problem ever called having to wat ... Read on »
Roasted Red Pepper Hummus Burgers with Caramelized Onions and Smokey Mayo by IowaGirlEats Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating This post brought to you by . All opinions are 100% mine. Roasted Red Pepper Hummus Burgers with Caramelized Onions and Smokey Mayo are crispy on the outside and packed ... Read on »
Bacon and Egg Cups with Guac-Kale-Mole by IowaGirlEats Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Bacon and Egg Cups with Guac-Kale-Mole is a fun twist on classic bacon and eggs. Enjoy for breakfast, lunch, a protein-packed snack, or dinner! Happy Monday ev ... Read on »
Friday Favorites by IowaGirlEats Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating TGIF, everyone (and Friday the 13th to boot – muwahaha!) How was your week? Mine flew by with the help of some pool time with the L-man, and gosh I don’t even know wha ... Read on »