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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

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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 …

Caribbean Shrimp Quinoa Salad

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In a week and a half, Matt and I will be hitting the high seas for our cruise with Carnival! The cruise takes us to the Eastern Caribbean – the Bahamas, St. Thomas, Puerto Rico, and Grand Turk. I am so excited. So excited, in fact, that I decided to get into the spirit early with this yummy Caribbean Shrimp Quinoa Salad recipe. I whipped this Continue Reading …

Maple Gingerbread Pots de Crème Recipe

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Thank you to my friends at Celestial Seasonings for sponsoring this post and the tasty Maple Gingerbread Pots de Crème recipe within it! You know what just screams the holidays to me? Gingerbread. It’s one of my favorite seasonal flavors, and I enjoy it this time of year in everything from drinks to baked goods. I recently Continue Reading …

Leftover Turkey and Wheat Berry Salad with Cranberry Vinaigrette

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Hello, my friends! I’m partnering with the Grain Foods Foundation today to bring you this awesome Leftover Turkey and Wheat Berry Salad with Cranberry Vinaigrette. Let’s put those Thanksgiving leftovers to good use, shall we? If you’re like most people in the U.S. today, you’re working your way through some serious leftover Continue Reading …