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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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. I like to use Greek yogurt in my chicken salad, making it healthier and deliciously tangy. This chicken is perfect […]

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This summertime favorite is perfect for all your summer picnics and cookouts! Tons of Vitamin C and the sweet/spicy combination is amazing. And here’s the best part – mix any leftovers with vodka or gin and you’ve got a great adult bev! You’re welcome. Note: other fun and tasty additions to this include jicama and cucumber. […]

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This month’s Recipe Redux challenge is to “Beat the Heat with the Slow Cooker/Instant Pot/Pressure Cooker” – some of my favorite summertime cooking methods! I used my Instant Pot to create this Vegetable Curry – a delicious, easy meal to make midweek. Enjoy! Print Vegetable Curry Course Main Course Keyword curry, vegetables Prep Time 15 […]

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In honor of Recipe Redux’s 6-year anniversary, this month’s Recipe Redux challenge is cake or a small bite dessert. Happy anniversary! Woo hoo! As my daughter will tell you, I love baking muffins. I try to incorporate vegetables and/or fruit in every muffin recipe and I always focus on minimal additional sugar from three sources […]

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Looking for a new way to prepare kale? I admit, I’m not a huge fan of raw kale so I’m always thinking about creative ways to prepare it. Here’s a great way to cook it without adding any oil or sticking it in an oven. Quick, easy, and delicious! I like to use crispy kale […]

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