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Lemon Hummus Endive Boats with Pomegranate Seeds

Pin the Recipe Wow your guests with zesty, creamy lemon hummus endive boats topped with sweet and juicy pomegranate seeds. A pretty, flavorful, nutritious and delicious appetizer perfect for a crowd.  This recipe was originally posted as part of a sponsored a recipe contest with Sabra Dipping Co. LLC and The Recipe ReDux. I received coupons for free product used in testing…

Low-Sugar Apple Chutney

Pin this Recipe Add a layer of flavor to your chicken, fish, and meat with this homemade, sweet and spicy, low-sugar apple chutney. When I was little, ketchup was my condiment of choice. I used it on everything from French fries and chicken nuggets to scrambled eggs. These days, ketchup rarely makes its way out of the fridge door. When…

Sun-Dried Tomato, Spinach, and Goat Cheese Baked Oatmeal

Pin this Recipe Bring oats to the lunch or dinner table with this savory baked oatmeal filled with sun-dried tomatoes, baby spinach, and creamy goat cheese. I was compensated for writing the original article, “Oatmeal For Dinner,” and developing the recipe found in the February 2016 issue of Today’s Dietitian. I was not compensated for sharing the column or magazine with readers…

5 Important Nutrients for Plant-Based Babes + Red Lentil Meatballs

Pin this Post Following a plant-based diet? Make sure your kids get the nutrients they need. Here are 5 important nutrients for plant-based babies, plus a delicious baby-friendly recipe for red lentil meatballs. This page contains affiliate links. See below for full disclosure statement. This is a guest post by Whitney English Tabaie MS, RDN and Alexandra Caspero MA, RDN,…

Mediterranean Style Egg and Cheese

| Pin this Recipe Smoky halloumi, fragrant roasted tomatoes, creamy avocado, and poached eggs top whole grain sourdough bread in this Mediterranean style egg and cheese sandwich. Breakfast for dinner is one of my favorite meal categories. When I was growing up, eggs or pancakes showed up on the dinner table at least once a week. I never thought anything strange…

Vegetarian Greek Lentil Stuffed Zucchini Boats

| Pin this Recipe Vegetarian Greek Lentil Stuffed Zucchini Boats are the ultimate meatless dinner idea to use up that end of summer produce. This page contains affiliate links. See below for full disclosure statement. I’m so excited to have my assistant and fellow registered dietitian nutritionist Emily Cooper here today to share this end of summer recipe with you…

40+ Recipes that Boost Flavor with Herbs and Spices

Pin these Flavor-Boosting Recipes Thanks to herbs and spices, these 40+ flavor-boosting recipes are nutritious and delicious without lots of added sodium, fat and calories! Adding flavor to food can be fun and simple and doesn’t have to involve increased calories, unhealthy fat, added sugar, and sodium. I love cooking with herbs and spices – they’re an easy and healthy…

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