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Roasted Almond & Kale Pesto Recipe

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Good morning – I have a fun new recipe to share with you guys today: Roasted Almond & Kale Pesto! This is a great winter twist on pesto, as it doesn’t require basil, but still tastes delicious. Matt and I enjoyed it last night atop some baked fish and we both gave it two big thumbs up. Continue Reading …

Lentil & Brown Rice Herbed Salad

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Good morning, my friends! Enough about running (for now)… let’s get back to the food, shall we? :) Starting with a fun new recipe! This Brown Rice & Lentil Herbed Salad is easy to make, delicious, and packed with fiber, protein, and nutrients. Continue Reading …

Butternut Squash & Turkey Chili

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All of a sudden, it feels like winter in DC. Last night, inspired by the cold air, I was craving a stew or chili of sorts – something with lots of veggies that would be filling and hearty but packed with nutrients after a lot of meals out over the weekend while traveling in NYC. Enter my latest creation: Butternut Squash & Turkey Chili. YUM. Continue Reading …

Healthy Recipes for Fall

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Fall is, without a doubt, my favorite time of year. It marks the return of cozy sweaters, tall boots, cool mornings for running and beautiful changing leaves. I’m certainly not ready for winter yet, but fall? I’ve been greeting it with open arms over the last month. In honor of my favorite season, here is a round up of some of my very Continue Reading …

Apple & Sage Pork Chops

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I’m going to let you guys in on a little secret: even though I’m the one with the food blog, when we have friends over, Matt is the one that does most of the cooking. ;) Matt and I had our friends Tom and Janice over for dinner last weekend to watch the season finale of Breaking Bad. What an awesome show – we’re so sad it’s over, but Continue Reading …

Creamy Vegan Garlic & Herb Pasta

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A few weeks ago, the DC area dietetic association I’m a member of had a fall networking potluck. Originally, I was thinking of bringing some sort of quinoa, bean, or kale salad. And then I realized: wait. I’m going to an event full of dietitians… there is likely going to be WAY too much along the lines of quinoa, beans, and kale. So instead, Continue Reading …

Spiced Cherry Pecan Granola Bars {gluten free}

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Earlier this week, I was in the mood to bake. It had been way too long since I made any sort of fun new granola bar, and I wanted something I could enjoy as an easy snack in the afternoon. A little while later, and a new creation was born: Spiced Cherry Pecan Granola Bars. Gluten-free and dairy-free friendly, too! Continue Reading …

Almond Butter Stuffed Vanilla Coconut French Toast

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French Toast is probably my most favorite breakfast ever. Anyone else? I was craving it this morning, but considering it was Tuesday morning at 8 a.m. and I didn’t really want to end up in a sugar coma by 9, I decided to come up with a still delicious but no sugar added version for breakfast. Introducing: Almond Butter Stuffed Vanilla Coconut Continue Reading …