Family Meals

Apple Peanut Butter Pancakes with Sautéed Cinnamon Apples {Recipe ReDux}

Take your favorite snack duo to breakfast or brunch with these egg-free apple peanut butter pancakes. Your weekends have never been better! Did you know that October 22nd is National Nut Day? Well I didn’t until I saw the theme for this month’s Recipe ReDux theme! A Nutty Nut Day While technically not a nut (DYK peanuts are actually legumes?), peanut butter is by far my favorite nut butter and one of my favorite ways to eat it (besides straight from a spoon), is with an apple. So a coup… read more »

Chipotle Beef Tacos with Watermelon Salsa {Recipe}

The whole family can participate in taco night with these smoky chipotle beef tacos topped with cooling guacamole and watermelon salsa!  A few weeks ago I shared my recipe (and entry into the Beef Checkoff Recipe ReDux sponsored contest) for Steak Tacos with Nectarine Corn Salsa. These tacos were absolutely delicious and I highly recommend making them for the whole family. One issue that came up when eating them though, was that the sliced steak was a little challenging to eat in a taco, especially fo… read more »

Your Guide to Back to School Meal Planning

Celebrate Back to School season with these healthy (and fun!) recipe and meal ideas for kids of all ages. Post updated 8/10/16 After a speedy summer, it’s time once again to head back to school! I know most kids have already returned to the classroom, but today is the first day of the 3s for my girls. With the rush to buy notebooks, crayons, markers, and new backpacks, we almost forget to prepare school lunches and snacks in advance. As you know, when meal planning and prep are left for the last minute the… read more »

Pistachio-Stuffed Chicken Breasts {Recipe ReDux}

Take the stress out of weeknight dinners with these easy and flavorful pistachio-stuffed chicken breasts. Serve with a side of your family’s favorite roasted vegetables and you’re set for a balanced meal! It’s hard to believe we’re almost at the end of August, which means it’s time for another Recipe ReDux and it’s back-to-school season. In a couple of weeks I’ll be sharing a back to school meal planning guide, including a roundup of reci… read more »

Peanut Soba Noodles with Crispy Tofu and Spring Vegetables {Recipe ReDux}

Peanut Soba Noodles combine pantry staples to make a more Nutritioulicious version of a classic takeout favorite. Add in some seasonal vegetables and crispy baked tofu for a balanced meal.   Now that the flowers are in bloom in our backyard, the temperature is resting in the 60s and low 70s most of the time, and artichokes, strawberries, and asparagus are lining the produce aisle, I think it’s fair to say we are officially in spring. To go along with the spring cleaning we do for our hou… read more »