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5 Things To Know About Local Food

Eating locally is very fashionable these days, but do you know what it even means? Here are five things to know about local food. This post was written as part of my ongoing sponsored partnership with the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance. All opinions expressed are my own. “Farm-to-table restaurants.” “Farm-fresh fruits and vegetables.” “Eat local.” These are some of the popular buzzwords and phrases around food and dining that you hear a lot today. I, for one, love going to farm-… read more »

Why You Should Love Pulses and Take the Pulse Pledge

Find out all the reasons to love pulses and join the celebration of the International Year of Pulses by taking the Pulse Pledge! This post was sponsored by USA Pulses & Pulse Canada as part of an ongoing partnership. I was compensated for my time, but as always all opinions are my own.  Do you like hummus, vegetarian chili, and bean salad? If so, then you must be a fan of pulses – and I’m not talking about your heartbeat! Pulses are a category within the legume family consisting of th… read more »

Menu Plan Monday: November 23, 2015

Thanksgiving week is here! Get your last minute recipes and healthy eating tips, plus this week’s menu plan and links to love! “It’s the final countdown…doo doo doo…the final countdown!” Ok, that’s my attempt to sing the 1980s song as I think about the fact that Thanksgiving is THIS THURSDAY!!! (Anyone else remember that song from color war days at sleepaway camp?!) Enough with my Monday morning musings. In case you’re still in planning mode… read more »

Lemon Hummus Endive Boats with Pomegranate Seeds {Recipe ReDux}

Wow your guests with zesty and creamy lemon hummus stuffed endive spears topped with sweet and juicy pomegranate seeds. A pretty, flavorful, nutritious and delicious appetizer perfect for a crowd.  By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by Sabra Dipping Co. LLC, and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I received coupons for free product used in testing this recipe. I was not compensated for my time. Everyone knows the most common way to eat hummus is as… read more »

Mediterranean Hummus Flatbread {Recipe ReDux}

Bring the flavors of the Mediterranean to the next tailgate party with this Mediterranean Hummus Flatbread brimming with flavor and nutrition.  By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by Sabra Dipping Co. LLC, and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I received coupons for free product used in testing this recipe. I was not compensated for my time. For as long as I can remember, hummus has been in the refrigerator of any home I have lived in. My memories of hum… read more »