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Savory Cranberry Stuffed Acorn Squash

Thank you to the Cranberry Marketing Committee (via the Healthy Aperture Blogger Network) for sponsoring this recipe for gluten free Savory Cranberry Stuffed Acorn Squash! In addition to being a delicious and nutritious addition to Thanksgiving or Friendsgiving celebrations, it also makes a great fall/winter side dish or entrée. Can you guys Continue Reading …

Mediterranean Green Tea Quinoa Salad Recipe

Packed with protein and fiber, this vegetarian Mediterranean Green Tea Quinoa Salad makes a nutritious and delicious entrée or side dish. Thank you to Lipton® for sponsoring this post as part of my proud participation in Unilever’s 2016 Registered Dietitian Agents of Change program. I’m a big fan of green tea. It’s my favorite tea to enjoy in 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 …

My Fave Homemade Veggie Burgers

Hello my friends! Matt and I had a really fun night last night because one of my best friends from college, Lu (aka Laura), and her boyfriend Connor are here visiting! They are on a big road trip (living out of their awesome tricked out van) and swung by DC as part of the adventure. They live out in Berkeley, CA so we don’t get to see them much – 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 …

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 …

Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese

It’s cold and rainy out today – what better thing to do but stay inside and enjoy some of this Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese? This recipe is my latest Almond Breeze partnership creation – and it’s a really good one! Cheesy comfort food at its finest, but with a sneaky nutritious punch, thanks to the fiber-filled butternut squash, kale, Continue Reading …