Figs are one of my favorite fruits and so simple to prepare for family and friends. Add some fluffy, creamy ricotta cheese, a tiny bit of honey, and I’m in heaven. These delicious little bites are perfect as an appetizer or dessert. A healthy and delicious addition to your next gathering! Print Figs with Ricotta […]

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Bloom Fresh pomegranate seeds are a great addition to, well, everything. This simple, elegant dessert makes a statement as a beautiful homemade holiday gift or the perfect finish to a meal. Pomegranate seeds twinkle like rubies and the sweet/salty combination pops in every bite. Check out other Bloom Fresh items and follow them on Facebook […]

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It’s my favorite time of year again. I love the cool, crisp air and leaves changing colors. And, of course, apple picking and pumpkin patches! To get fully in the Autumn mood, try my Pumpkin Muffins below. Full of warming spices and delicious pumpkin, these goodies can’t be beat. Print Pumpkin Muffins Course Breakfast, Dessert […]

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By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by the Seafood Nutrition Partnership and I am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time. I LOVE SEAFOOD! Seriously, it’s one of my favorite food groups. Platter of Oysters? Yes please! Shrimp sauteed with anything? Absolutely! […]

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Check out my October 2017 newsletter and view my new Rainbow Bean Salad recipe video PLUS a chance to win a peanut butter gift pack!

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Eating a rainbow of colors is a great way to ensure you’re getting a variety of nutrients and can be fun for the whole family! This bean salad tastes great and has a ton of color and crunch. Perfect for lunchboxes or a light dinner. Peppers are chock full of vitamins C and A, as […]

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Have you tried Sunflower Oil? Some of the health benefits of this amazing oil include: 380 degree smoke point (GREAT for cooking!) High in Monounsaturated Fat High Omega 9 High Levels of Vitamin E Great for your skin Heart-healthy Light, nutty flavor Sunflower oil is great for: sauté, stir fry, deep fry, and baking add […]

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This month’s Recipe Redux challenge is to create a Sheet Pan Meal. I love combining vegetables and protein on a sheet pan with a variety of marinades, herbs, and spices. Sheet Pan Meals are a wonderfully efficient and helpful way to get dinner on the table with less dishes and minimal time in the kitchen. […]

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Traditional chicken salads are often drowning in mayonnaise, which contains hundreds of unnecessary calories. Instead, a few flavorful ingredients help bring out the delicious flavor so you can feel good about eating chicken salad again. This chicken is perfect for lunch or dinner and a great addition to lunchboxes everywhere! Print Healthy Chicken Salad Course […]

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Check out my September Newsletter here in case you missed it. Lots of great links to a new video and an article about cooking oils.

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