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Vegan Quinoa Breakfast Bake Recipe

quinoa breakfast bake recipe

Considering I eat nearly the same thing day in and day out (I’m looking at you, Microwave Banana Oatmeal and Flour Free Pancake) for breakfast, I finally decided it was time to mix things up. Introducing: a vegan Quinoa Breakfast Bake recipe! It’s gluten free, too. I created this recipe as part of my ongoing recipe development Continue Reading …

Healthy Tuna Noodle Casserole Recipe

healthy tuna noodle casserole recipe

Do you guys remember the tuna noodle casserole that seemed to find itself on dinner tables everywhere in the 80’s and 90’s? I’m continuing my McCormick recipe partnership this year, and for this month’s post, they challenged me to create a lightened up comfort food favorite. Healthy Tuna Noodle Casserole it was. :) (In related news, Continue Reading …

Matt’s Maple Cinnamon Latte Recipe

maple cinnamon latte recipe

Thank you to my friends at Pure Canadian Maple Syrup for sponsoring this post and the Maple Cinnamon Latte Recipe within it! Matt and I were first introduced to the awesomeness that is pure maple syrup in coffee by my grad school friend Libby. Ever since, our caffeine-related sweetener of choice has become pure maple syrup. I don’t sweeten Continue Reading …

Tart Cherry Pie Snack Balls

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Thank you to the Cherry Marketing Institute for sponsoring this post and the tasty Tart Cherry Pie Snack Balls within it! Did you guys know that February is not only National Cherry Month but also National Snack Food Month? Yes, there really is a month for everything, and these months are kind of perfect together, don’t you think? I’m Continue Reading …

Quick and Easy Winter Comfort Meals Featuring Canned Beans and Tomatoes

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Thank you to the Canned Food Alliance for sponsoring this post! Given all the snow, ice, and super cold weather we’ve been getting lately, I’m all about comforting recipes like soups, stews, and casseroles. Relying on canned ingredients (tomatoes, beans, vegetables, stock, etc.) makes preparing these warming meals fast and easy. Here are two Continue Reading …

Healthy Peanut Butter Power Cookies

healthy peanut butter power cookies

Good morning from back in DC! I know most of us are ready to focus on healthy eating and workouts after a lot of holiday travel (did you see my Tips for a Healthy New Year post?), so I thought today I would share a healthy recipe! These peanut butter power cookies are delicious but so packed with nutrition that they are healthy enough to eat as Continue Reading …

Hangover Busting Smoothie Recipe

Hangover Busting Smoothie Recipe

In preparation for New Years Day tomorrow, I present to you: a Hangover Busting Smoothie Recipe. You’re welcome. Whether you overindulge tonight or not, you’ll love this smoothie. Packed with protein and vitamins, it’s the perfect refreshing and healthy way to start off the new year! Continue Reading …

Health Benefits of Fermented Foods

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Hi friends! Matt and I are currently on the high seas on our Caribbean cruise adventure (you can see what we’re up to on Instagram), so I’ve asked my friend and fellow dietitian Meme Inge of the blog Living Well Kitchen to share a guest post today! She wrote a fabulous post on the health benefits of fermented foods for you guys, and it includes Continue Reading …