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Watermelon Rind Gazpacho Recipe

This watermelon rind gazpacho is a refreshing dish for hot days. It's bright, fresh, flavorful, and comes together in 5 minutes flat! Thank you to The Watermelon Board for sponsoring this post.  Even though it has cooled off a little bit here as of today, I'm still in love with light and summery dishes. If it involves fresh, crisp veggies and Continue Reading …

Raspberry Chipotle Black Bean Chili Recipe

This summery Raspberry Chipotle Black Bean Chili is sure to be your new favorite weeknight dinner. It's sweet, spicy, hearty, and comes together in less than 30 minutes with just 8 ingredients! Thank you to the National Processed Raspberry Council for sponsoring this post.  My favorite kind of dinner is one where I can just throw ingredients Continue Reading …

Mediterranean Sweet Potato Hummus Bites

These Mediterranean Sweet Potato Hummus Bites make a flavorful and easy gluten free and vegetarian appetizer for summer entertaining. Thank you to Sabra for sponsoring this post! When the weather warms up, one of my favorite things to do is dine al fresco with friends. Setting out Sabra hummus with veggies and crackers for dipping is always a Continue Reading …

Mix & Match Grain Salad Bowl Recipes

If you've been following my blog for a while, you know that hands-down my favorite lunch is a grain salad bowl - basically salad greens + a grain + a bean + some veggies and sauce all mixed together. The grain salad bowl recipes and combinations are endless, so you can mix & match and never get bored, plus it requires no pre-prep and only a few Continue Reading …

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 …