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Oatmeal Dark Chocolate Granola Bars Recipe

A few weeks ago, I got an email request from a reader for a recipe for some nut butter-free portable granola bars. Introducing: Oatmeal Dark Chocolate Granola Bars! Super easy to make, whole grain, low in sugar, and completely delicious. The email actually came at the perfect time, because I had already worked out a recipe for some (inspired Continue Reading …

How to Make a Recipe Healthier

Good morning! Today I will be sharing how to make a recipe healthier. As you guys know, I love to make recipes healthier with simple ingredient substitutions. Give me normal tuna/chicken salad or deviled eggs, and I will make Tuna Salad with a Healthy Twist, Autumn Chicken Salad, and Healthy Deviled Eggs. Give me sugar-laden, white flour, Continue Reading …

Recipe Roundup!

Just a quick note to say I got my recipe page all updated! Here’s a little roundup of the new pages I created for my recent recipes: ---- Chocolate Coconut Almond Balls ---- Creamy Tomato Basil Soup (made with yogurt!) ---- Figgy Apricot Spelt Bread (vegan) ---- Lemony Spinach Quinoa Bean Salad ---- Smoked Salmon & Continue Reading …

Easy Yogurt Chicken Enchiladas Recipe (Gluten-Free!)

As I mentioned yesterday, we had a gluten-free recipe challenge at work last week! While this recipe was beat out by my awesome chili for a spot in the newspaper article we were writing about gluten-free diets, it was still majorly delicious (and healthy), so I had to share. Introducing gluten-free Easy Yogurt Chicken Enchiladas: I adapted Continue Reading …

Vegan Figgy Apricot Spelt Bread Recipe

I have a delicious new bread recipe to share with you guys this morning! Introducing: Vegan Figgy Apricot Spelt Bread: Yummmm! A couple months ago, the co-op grocery store near me was selling this really good bread with chopped up figs and apricots in it, and ever since I’ve been meaning to re-create it at home. I’d say this was a major Continue Reading …

One Small Change I Made to Improve My Health

Between blogging and school work, I end up spending a LOT of time on my computer when I’m at home. That used to translate to a lot of time sitting down being completely inactive, but shortly after we moved in to our apartment in Chapel Hill last fall I discovered something awesome — the ledge (I think it’s called a breakfast bar) between our Continue Reading …

Quick & Easy Dinner: Cold Tuna & Veggie Pasta Salad

Good morning! I had a great rest of the day yesterday — did my errands at Target (and purchased two cute summer dresses as you saw if you’re following me on Twitter, heh) and then went and saw “Water for Elephants” finally with some friends! I loved the movie… I thought it was really well done. Did you see it? What’d you think? In Continue Reading …

Hummus & Tabouli Wrap of Deliciousness

Hi friends! This morning UNC summer session classes started up! My MPH-Nutrition classmates and I are taking a Public Health Nutrition class this summer in tandem with doing our public health/community internships. This week is just class, but from next week on, we’ll have class on Mondays and our internship the rest of the week. It’s going to Continue Reading …