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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 …

Summer Artichoke & Pesto Pasta Salad

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Hello, my friends! We interrupt your regularly scheduled Italy adventure recaps for a recipe. :) Introducing my new hot weather favorite: Summer Artichoke & Pesto Pasta Salad! Served cold, preferably with some fruit, salad, or maybe some Prosecco on the side. Yep, I still have Italy on the brain, clearly. Continue Reading …

Sweet Potato Black Bean Quinoa Salad

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As you guys know, I’m not really into recipes that take longer than about 15 minutes to prepare. I finally hit the grocery store for provisions last night, but yesterday at lunch time I was staring into our (almost empty) fridge and spied some sweet potatoes. In the cabinet, we had black beans and quinoa. And thus this simple and easy recipe was Continue Reading …

4 Ingredient Quinoa Salad

Quinoa Salad

Get ready. This is going to blow your mind. 4 Ingredient Quinoa Salad – you officially have no more excuses for eating fast food for dinner. :) 4 Ingredient Quinoa Salad In a bowl, mix together: Cooked quinoa Salsa Hummus (any flavor) Chickpeas (canned – drained and rinsed) And that’s it. Seriously! Continue Reading …

Roasted Eggplant & Red Pepper Quinoa + Apple Kale Salad

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Morning! I had another fun “ingredient potluck” dinner last night with my blogger buddy Gena! I’m loving these dinner dates — we get to catch up and enjoy each other’s company and a delicious, wholesome meal, but without spending money (and with the added bonus of clearing out the random odds and ends in our fridges). Perfect! Like Continue Reading …

Sweet Potato & Black Bean Veggie Enchiladas

I came up with a delicious new creation for dinner last night! Introducing Sweet Potato & Black Bean Veggie Enchiladas: Who says Mexican food has to be unhealthy? These are both nutritious AND delicious. I was proud. :) Matt LOVED them, too — he was pretty pumped to arrive home to a lovely home cooked meal, especially when it involved hot Continue Reading …

Tofu, Walgreens Photo Center Fun, & VEGAS!

Morning! One of my favorite things about going out to eat is bringing home leftovers — I know some people hate leftovers, but I love them — especially when reinventing them into something new. When my friend Lu and I got pho on Monday, the bowls were so enormous that we both took half home. I decided last night to bust it back out, but I’d Continue Reading …

This post is really random.

Don’t say I didn’t warn you. This week has been a crazy busy one with 3 big exams and a number of assignments due, too. Yesterday was exam #2 — our Medical Nutrition Therapy closed book exam. Thursday is our open book exam, which will involve performing all sorts of complicated calculations to determine the nutrition needed in a tube Continue Reading …