Category Archives: Recipes

Pineapple Salsa with Shrimp

You know those moments when everything just seems right? This salsa has the power to right all wrongs and make your life sing!    This recipe is based on one from the newest Hy-Vee Seasons magazine, with a few modifications.  It … Continue reading

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Greek Layer Dip

You know those recipes that you tend to gravitate towards because they are easy, pretty, and delicious? Well, this is one of my favorite appetizer and party dishes. It is made with ingredients that are easy to find (I almost … Continue reading

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Herb-Roasted Squash

There are many ways to make squash, but my personal favorite is savory instead of sweet. It is simple to make and uses ingredients that I always have on hand. The addition of pinenuts add some crunch to a creamy dish. … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato or Yam? What’s the Difference?

What’s in a name? When it comes to the yam, there is a bit of confusion. The truth is what you’ve been calling a yam is most likely a sweet potato. Even more, it’s possible that you’ve never even tasted a … Continue reading

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Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Originally posted on This RD Eats!:
Scarves, boots, squash and cinnamon. These are the signs that fall is here. But let’s not forget about an oh-so-good crispy snack: roasted pumpkin seeds. Sure, you can purchase pumpkin seeds at the store, but…

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Black Bean Burgers {Freezer Meal, Vegetarian, Gluten-Free}

With Meatless Mondays picking up in popularity, I am frequently asked for tried-and-true recipes. This Black Bean Burger recipe is a go-to recipe in our house and was given to me by a dear dietitian friend. I’ve made a couple of changes (there’s … Continue reading

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Refrigerator Bread and Butter Pickles

My cucumbers are eating me alive!   In an attempt to not waste any of my precious garden crop, I decided to give pickle-making a try. I have only ever attempted to make pickles once, and that was with my … Continue reading

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