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Quinoa-Stuffed Cornish Hens

Most Friday nights my husband and I stay in for dinner and I cook something that takes a little more time to prep than during the week. I try to keep it interesting and vary the main dish, so some weeks I make traditional roast chicken and other times I make more unique recipes like beef stew and miso-ginger chicken and cabbage.  A…

Quinoa on Passover

Tonight starts the eight-day long Jewish holiday of Passover, during which one may not eat chametz — the collective name for leavened products containing wheat, barley, oats, rye, or spelt.
Last Passover I told you about matzo – the unleavened bread that Jews eat over the course of the holiday. Over the years, supermarket shelves have become stocked with more and more foods that are Kosher for Passover, including noodles and rolls (generally made out of potato flour). One item that was approved for Passover and has become popular over the past few years is quinoa. … read more »

Homemade Unsweetened Cinnamon Applesauce

Homemade unsweetened cinnamon applesauce is quick and easy to make, has just three ingredients, and no added sugar.  Pin the Recipe Guess what?! I have another apple recipe for you today* and this time it’s one I know your kids will love. In fact, my kids made this recipe with me, which was more than half the fun. *Did you see…

Top 5 Tips For Packing a Healthy and Delicious School Lunch

Packing a healthy and delicious school lunch for the kids doesn’t have to be a chore. Keep school lunch nutritious, delicious, and varied with these five tips! Pin this Post *Originally published October 2015. Updated August 2019* When I was in grade school, I remember eating a hot lunch every day. My favorite was probably the pasta bake – elbow…

40+ Healthy Memorial Day Recipes to Add to Your Menu

A roundup of healthy Memorial Day recipes, including burgers, desserts, drinks, and more, to make your celebrations a hit! Pin these Healthy Memorial Day Recipes For a while, I wasn’t sure if the sun was ever going to emerge again. Day after day of rain, wind, and all around gloomy weather left me wondering if summer was actually coming this…

35+ Healthy & Delicious Spring Recipes

Get busy in the kitchen this spring with this spring recipe roundup, featuring over 30 recipes made with asparagus, fava beans, strawberries, apricots, and more! Pin this Spring Recipe Roundup There is nothing like the feeling of spring, when the weather warms up, flowers start to bloom, and the sun starts shining longer! And even better than all of that (at…

50+ Healthy & Delicious Passover Recipes

50+ healthy Passover recipes that will take your holiday menu  from traditional to gourmet! Pin this Post Next Friday night starts the eight day Jewish holiday of Passover, 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…

Cranberry Orange Dutch Baby

Take advantage of fresh cranberries and wake up to this Cranberry Orange Dutch Baby – a simple, delicious, and festive brunch for the fall and holiday season! Pin this Recipe This post was sponsored by The Cranberry Institute as part of an ongoing partnership. I only work with brands and organizations that I believe in and as always all opinions…

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…

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…