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Roasted Marinated Pork Tenderloin Recipe

One of the resounding favorites (among both kids AND adults) from the kid’s cooking classes we taught last week was a Roasted Marinated Pork Tenderloin. It was so good, juicy, and flavorful — I just have to share the recipe.  Pork tenderloin is one of my dinner favorites, but I don’t like buying the pre-marinated tenderloins because they’re Continue Reading …

Mediterranean Quinoa Salad Recipe & Vega Book Giveaway!

Hello friends! I have a great recipe and giveaway for you all today. Meet Mediterranean Quinoa Salad: Pretty, huh? :) A couple months ago, I was sent a book by the Vega team to review, written by Peggy Kotsopoulas, their newest spokesperson. The book, Must Have Been Something I Ate, offers a holistic nutrition approach to wellbeing, and Continue Reading …

Whole Wheat Zesty Lemon Zucchini Muffins

Friends, I’m about to make a very bold statement. I think these are the best muffins I’ve EVER made. I’m serious. And as you know from my recipe page… I make a lot of muffins. I got an enormous bag of zucchini and squash fresh from a coworker’s garden the other day and have been slowly working my way through it. Finally, I decided enough Continue Reading …

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 …

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 …

Creamy Tomato Basil Soup (made with Greek yogurt!)

Good morning! I made a fun new recipe yesterday — creamy tomato basil soup, made with Greek yogurt! I’ve actually never made tomato basil soup before myself but I LOVE it. So perfect for eating with grilled cheese :) Which is exactly what I had for dinner last night along with the soup! Matt’s younger brother Drew’s girlfriend, Morgana, sent Continue Reading …

How to Make Brussels Sprouts Delicious

I’ve been having a bit of a battle with Brussels sprouts lately. Every time someone else makes them for me, I love them. But when I try to make them myself, they suck and are too bitter. What was I doing wrong?! Last week, I finally found out. I was over at Elle’s place (aka “the clubhouse”) with the girls, as per usual, and I brought a big Continue Reading …

Matt’s Oatmeal Dark Chocolate Chunk Cookies

The wait is over… today I am back to share the recipe for the Oatmeal Dark Chocolate Chunk Cookies Matt made over the weekend to nurse me back to health. :) They were absolutely delicious — healthy but not TOO healthy, if you know what I mean :) He found a standard cookie recipe online, then healthified them using one of my cookie recipes as a Continue Reading …