Category Archives: Recipes

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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Eggie-Cado Sandwich: A favorite way to start my day.

Do you have those meals that no matter how often you have them, your knees still go weak, your eyes roll, and you never want the meal to end? Well, for me, it is an Eggie-Cado Sandwich. So simple, yet … Continue reading

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Cucumber Boats with Tuna Salad

If cucumbers are as plentiful in your house as they are in mine (thanks to my productive garden), then you’re looking for ways to use up these crunchy, nutritious gems. I’d had enough pickles, and wanted to use up several … Continue reading

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Almond Orchard Tour

A review of my California Almond Orchard Tour in Lodi, CA to learn about sustainability, growth and nutrition of almonds.  I was very excited to be invited to the 2015 Almond Orchard Tour by the Almond Board of California. I … Continue reading

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One-Pan Mediterranean Chicken Pasta

Enough with the dishes! I’m not sure if it is life getting a bit crazier with the start of school, daycare, and work picking up, but I just want my supper mess to be less! Granted, I am extremely lucky … Continue reading

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