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Healthy “4th of July” Recipes

Happy 4th of July weekend, my friends! To help you get in the spirit, here is a round up of some of my favorite healthy 4th of July recipes from my blog and some fellow dietitians and healthy food bloggers.   Enjoy - and let me know if you try any of them! Happy birthday, America! Fannetastic Food - 4th of July Cookie Cake Continue Reading …

Sweet Potato and Black Bean Power Bowl

Hey friends! We had a bunch of sweet potato/yellow pepper hash leftover from Mother’s day brunch at our place, so I threw together an easy Mexican themed sweet potato and black bean power bowl for lunch yesterday. Step 1: wilt a huge handful of baby spinach in the microwave (heat about 45 seconds). Step 2: toss in sweet potatoes and canned Continue Reading …

Vegan Kale Caesar Salad Recipe

This vegan kale caesar salad recipe tastes just like classic caesar salad, despite being vegan! Enjoy it as a side dish, or as a meal with some bread on the side or whole grains on top. I am obsessed with kale caesar salads lately. Something about the creamy, savory dressing and the hearty chew of the kale goes so well together. I’ve Continue Reading …

Savory Oatmeal Recipe

This hearty and satisfying savory oatmeal recipe is sure to become your new favorite breakfast – and maybe even lunch and dinner, too. Thank you to McCann’s Irish Oatmeal® for sponsoring this post! Oatmeal is one of my absolute favorite breakfasts (and, let’s be honest, dinner on occasion), but lately I’ve been wanting to mix it up Continue Reading …

Mason Jar Kale Salad Recipe

This nutritious and portable Mason Jar Kale Salad recipe makes a fun packed lunch! Add some carbs (bread, or a cooked whole grain on the salad) to make it a meal. As part of the Let’s Move! Event at the White House (<—recap) that I attended last week, White House Executive Chef Cris Comerford gave us a fun cooking demonstration: these Continue Reading …

Walnut and Mushroom Vegetarian Enchiladas

Thank you to the California Walnuts Commission for sponsoring this post! Whether you are vegetarian or not, you’ll love today’s new recipe: Walnut and Mushroom Vegetarian Enchiladas. Surprisingly “meaty”, and satisfying thanks to all the veggies, this will be your new favorite weeknight meal. It makes plenty of leftovers for packed lunches and is Continue Reading …

Thai Coconut Chicken Soup Recipe

I have a great new recipe to share with you guys today – Thai Coconut Chicken Soup! It’s veggie-packed, quick and easy to make, and seriously delicious. I served it to a couple friends last week and they gave it thumbs up, too! If you’re vegetarian or vegan, have no fear – you can easily modify this recipe! Just use firm cubed tofu instead Continue Reading …

Healthy Super Bowl Snack Recipes

Looking for something to make this weekend for the Super Bowl? Look no farther – here are my favorite healthy Super Bowl snack recipes that are still delicious crowd-pleasers! #1: Healthier Seven Layer Dip This is my all-time favorite appetizer recipe. The secret to this delicious dip? Using plain Greek yogurt instead of sour cream Continue Reading …