Recipes

12 Months of Real Food: Strawberries

May 19, 2015
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I’m starting a new monthly (or perhaps bimonthly!) series called the 12 Months of Real Food. Let’s shower our favorite foods with love! May is strawberries! They are so amazing right now. Our family needs to get out strawberry picking before the season is over. Their color is a great indicator of how nutritious they are, as […]

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Summery Quinoa Salad with Strawberries, Avocado and Lime

May 14, 2015
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I have another UVA dietetic intern with me this week! Rachel dreamed up this delicious summery quinoa salad that I shared on Instagram earlier this week, and we made it together on Tuesday. It’s DEE-licious!! Here she is to tell you all about it… As summer is approaching fast and 80+ degree days are becoming the […]

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Smoky Tofu Pasta Salad

May 13, 2015
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I am super excited to share this recipe with you today! I’m sure you know this, but my recipes are not set up with props in a light box or taken to an office the next day. They are me cooking for real in my kitchen, and we eat everything I make. This summery pasta salad is a […]

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Easy Slow Cooker Black Beans

May 12, 2015
Slow Cooker Black Beans

Let’s all bow down to the mighty slow cooker. It wins again! Matt brought home some local dried black beans from Steadfast Farm from the city market last week, and I decided to meal plan around them. After all, a pound of beans makes a LOT of food! Tuesday: nachos. Wednesday: quesadillas. Thursday lunch: bean […]

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Orange Dill Bean Salad

May 1, 2015
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This post is sponsored by the USA Dry Pea and Lentil Council The humble pulse. Often overlooked in favor of meatier dishes. Yet just as packed with nutrients: protein, fiber, antioxidants, folate, iron and potassium. Chickpeas contain 3x more folate than kale and more than twice as much iron as chicken. The antioxidant content of lentils is […]

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Strawberries ‘n Cream Oatmeal

April 15, 2015
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This post is sponsored by The National Milk Life Campaign It’s strawberry season! And they are as sweet, juicy and flavorful as ever. I love cooked fruit – grilled, baked, as a compote. So when strawberry season rolls around, I send them right into my oatmeal. In an effort to make the creamiest bowl of oatmeal there is, I […]

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Blue Apron In Motion

April 9, 2015
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This post is sponsored by Blue Apron As part of a series of posts I’m doing this year with Blue Apron, I decided to show you a behind-the-scenes video of a recipe start to finish. My sous chef Blake helped me cook this meal on a bright Tuesday morning. Here’s the fun we had! Panko-Crusted Mustard […]

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