Orange Dill Bean Salad

May 1, 2015

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

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

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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Ballz To The Wall

April 3, 2015
Peanut Butter Chocolat Oat Balls

More fun from my week with Blake! She developed this yummy recipe and post for you all! Take it away… Who doesn’t crave something a little (or a lot) chocolatey and peanut-buttery on a given day? So often (like…daily) we have an urge for dessert, but a heaping slice of cake with frosting trickling down […]

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Colorful Forbidden Rice Salad

March 31, 2015

RD Intern Blake created this delicious recipe to share on KERF, and we spent the morning putting it together. We ate it for lunch today and it was fabulous! Enjoy.  After trying Chef Callinan’s delicious forbidden rice recipe at a UVA event to celebrate National RD Day, I was inspired to create a version of […]

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Perfect Baked Sweet Potato Fries

March 18, 2015

Sweet potato fries are one of my greatest food loves. I never get tired of them, and Mazen goes nuts for them. I put a sweet potato in our grocery cart almost every week. Throughout the years we have tried numerous techniques to get the perfect texture – metal pans, aluminium foil on the bottom, aluminium […]

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No Bake Cookie Dough Balls

March 13, 2015
No Bake Cookie Dough Balls

I promised you this recipe – it’s a good one! I’ve mentioned before that Mazen’s preschool and our gym are nut-free, so a lot of pre-made granola bars are off limits. I try to make my own every now and then, so these balls resulted from me throwing a bunch of ingredients in the food […]

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