Welcome to Healthy, Happy, Real!

You know what it takes to be successful, but somehow since turning 40, weight loss has escaped you.  You’ve lost weight and gained back more. You’ve counted everything there is to count and nothing changes.

Join me on the Happy, Healthy Real journey and you will be off the weight loss merry-go-round and on the path to weight wellness so you can truly live your best life.

Join Today for a Free Real Food Meal Plan

Latest Recipes

Paleo Magic Cookie Bars (Vegan)

Magic Cookie Bars have been a baking staple for decades, but this Paleo Magic Cookie Bar is the remake of a bake sale and holiday baking favorite which also happens to be dairy-, grain- and refined sugar-free. Vegan option included.

Homemade Mayonnaise

Homemade Mayonnaise doesn’t have to be intimidating or hard. With this foolproof method and a few common ingredients, this DIY condiment recipe is well within even a beginners grasp

The Ultimate Guide to Awesome Salads

Think salads are boring or rabbit food? The Ultimate Guide to Awesome Salads will show you how to make main dish or side salads that will steal the show using whatever you have on hand.

Lemon Herb Shrimp Overhead healthyhappyrealc.om

Lemon Herb Shrimp | Paleo and Whole30

You need a quick meal that is healthy and full of flavor? Lemon Herb Shrimp is your new go-to with DIY Herb Butter and lemon being the only, simple seasonings for wild-caught shrimp and a 8-10 minute cooking time.

Whole30 Teriyaki Style Steak Kabobs

As anyone who has ever made Japanese food knows, there is actually a lot of sugar used in the cuisine. And as anyone knows who has done a Whole30, sugar or sweeteners of any kind, outside of fruit, is a big NO-No. So how is it even possible to make these kabobs? The natural sweetness of pineapple combined with also naturally sweet coconut aminos in place of soy sauce, that’s how. Full of sweet, tangy, umami flavor, these Whole30 Teriyaki Steak Kabobs are a summer must!

Shrimp Fajita Sheet Pan Dinner

Whether you serve on tortillas in the classic fajita style or you serve as a bowl, Shrimp Fajita Sheet Pan Dinner uses minimal ingredients and comes together in under 30 minutes.

Sesame Cilantro Meatballs

Perfect for Meal Prep or Freezer Stashing these meatballs are full of flavor with sesame oil and cilantro. They are great for a bento box, with your favorite sides for dinner or a new add-in for Pho or Ramen.

Roasted Beet Salad with Goat Cheese and Pistachios

If you think you hate beets, you haven’t tasted this salad. Sweet, earthy, roasted beets are delicious (and highly nutritious) to begin with, but this Roasted Beet salad amps up the flavor with goat cheese, pistachios and a simple dressing of balsamic vinegar and extra virgin olive oil.