Sugar Cookie Sleigh Ride Oatmeal

December 9, 2014
Sugar Cookie Sleigh Ride Oatmeal //

This post is sponsored by Celestial Seasonings Long time favorite tea. (I think this post was the first time I had had Sugar Cookie Sleigh Ride?) Long time favorite breakfast. How could I not!? Your Christmas morning breakfast is served. Start with one cup of rolled oats – Add an 8 ounce mug of Sugar […]

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DIY Salad Dressing

December 4, 2014

“What do you put on your salads?” is one of my most frequently asked questions. It seems everyone is out to find the magic salad dressing they’ll use for the rest of their lives! I don’t really care for most of the bottled dressings out there. I don’t know if they use too much onion […]

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Guest RD: Protein In A Plant-Based Diet + Artichoke & Spinach Stuffed Mushrooms

December 3, 2014

I’m happy to introduce Bryana Piazza, today’s guest dietitian, who will be sharing expertise on protein in a plant-based diet. I love Bryana’s devotion to plants, and her post is a great reminder to us all to eat more of them. I’m also drooling over her stuffed mushroom recipe below! Hi everyone! I’m Bryana and […]

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The Perfect Salad (Plus Creamsicle Dressing and Candied Nuts)

December 2, 2014
The Perfect Salad //

What would be on your ideal salad? Mine would feature a great balance of nutrition and flavor. My goal when building a salad is always to get a good mix of flavor, texture and macronutrients. In this case we go super healthy with local greens and canned salmon. A perfectly seared piece of salmon would […]

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Butternut, Mushroom and Kale Dressing

November 21, 2014

Stuffing?….Dressing?  …I think the official word is dressing because there was no turkey involved. In fact, this recipe is very much vegetarian! I’m partnering with the Grain Foods Foundation today to bring you a recipe that’s pumped with whole grains. When most of the dishes on your Thanksgiving table are loaded with butter and bacon […]

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Coffee Almond Baked Oatmeal with Perfect Coffee

November 14, 2014

I have a great recipe to share with you today – a caffeinated twist on my baked oatmeal! But first…let’s talk about coffee!! Whether you’re like me and lean towards decaf or you love that buzz, buzz, buzz, we all have our coffee rituals and favorite beans. I got hooked on afternoon decaf cappuccinos last […]

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The Deep Dish Pancake

November 13, 2014

Introducing….the deep dish pancake! I love pancakes, especially those with a little batter left in the middle. I’ve been playing around with this concept for a few weeks now and created several variations. It’s kind of a cross between a pancake and cake! (Mazen calls it “cake” : ) ) The desire to create this […]

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