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Instant Pot Beef Bolognese with Veggies

Get a winning family dinner on the table in less than an hour with this Instant Pot Beef Bolognese. It’s packed with flavor and nutrition, thanks to lean beef and a variety of veggies. Even the pickiest eaters will find something to love here!  This page contains affiliate links. See below for full disclosure statement. One of my favorite meals…

Lightened-Up Esquites {Mexican Street Corn Salad}

Take traditional Esquites Mexican street corn salad for a healthier spin with this lightened up version made with low-fat Greek yogurt. The perfect party food paired with tortilla chips or side dish for your next Taco Tuesday! Pin this Recipe I was compensated for writing the original article, “Sweet Summer Corn,” and developing the recipe found in the August 2016 issue of Today’s Dietitian….

60+ Healthy & Delicious Passover Recipes

50+ healthy Passover recipes that will take your holiday menu  from traditional to gourmet! The eight day Jewish holiday of Passover is coming up, during which there are many foods we cannot eat, including anything made from or with wheat, barley, oats, rye, and spelt – collectively called hametz (or chametz). In my family’s tradition we are also not allowed to eat…

Healthy Pantry Meals for the Family

Take meal planning off your to-do list and choose from a week’s worth of easy and healthy pantry meals your whole family will enjoy. This post was written in partnership with USA Pulses. I only work with brands and organizations that I believe in and as always all opinions are my own. This page also contains affiliate links. See below for…

5 Heart-Healthy Foods & 30+ Recipes to Make with Them

February is all about love and what better way to show some to yourself than by enjoying heart-healthy foods and recipes! *Originally published February 2015. Updated February 2020* Pin this Post Heart disease and stroke are two of the leading causes of death in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Americans suffer 1.5 million heart…

Chocolate Peanut Dessert Hummus

Chocolate Peanut Dessert Hummus is an easy and delicious way to satisfy your sweet cravings. Serve with fruit, graham crackers, and cinnamon chips for dessert or afternoon snack. This page contains affiliate links. See below for full disclosure statement. Whether or not you like traditional hummus made with garbanzo beans (aka chickpeas), dessert hummus is something you may want to…

Gluten-Free Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffles

Rich & creamy Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffles are a decadent gluten-free treat made healthier with Greek yogurt, maple syrup, natural peanut butter, & dark chocolate. Pin the Recipe *Originally published February 2015. Updated February 2020* Chocolate + Peanut Butter = ❤ Chocolate and peanut butter are a classic combo, but it wasn’t until I was an adult that I really…

Healthier and Delicious Super Bowl Recipes

Get in the game with healthier and delicious Super Bowl recipes and healthy eating tips!  “Defense! Defense!” That’s what you need to be cheering this weekend as you get ready to attend a Super Bowl party. According to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Super Bowl Sunday is the second biggest food day for Americans (Thanksgiving is #1). Given that…

The Health Benefits of Tea

What better way to stay warm this winter than with a cup of hot tea. Find out the health benefits of tea and the best way to make your own cup. This page contains affiliate links. See below for full disclosure statement. Whatever your goals are for the New Year, they no doubt revolve around some element of self care….

20+ Cocktails to Ring In the New Year

Ring in the new year with 20+ New Year’s Eve cocktail recipes perfect for the season! Pin the Cocktail Roundup It’s hard to believe we’re at the end of another year and ready to ring in a new one. Are you ready to celebrate?! Every year we host a New Year’s Eve party at our house and I’m always looking for something…

10 Quick & Easy Healthy Weeknight Dinners

No more stressing about what to serve for dinner on busy days. Your nights just got easier with these 10 quick and easy healthy weeknight dinners the whole family will enjoy.  This page contains affiliate links. See below for full disclosure statement. Whether it’s back to school season, the December rush of holidays leading up to the New Year, or…