Lunch

5 Simple Tips for a Food-Safe Picnic + Apricot Pineapple Chicken Salad {Recipe}

Have a safe and enjoyable outdoor picnic this spring and summer with these food safety tips, plus a healthy and delicious recipe for Apricot Pineapple Chicken Salad! This post, recipe, and images are by Kaleigh McMordie, MCN, RDN With the weather warming up, it’s the perfect season for a picnic! Heading outdoors for a meal and quality time with family and friends can be a great way to enjoy the best that spring and summer have to offer. But there are a few rules to follow to ensure that your food sta… read more »

Grilled Avocados Stuffed with Corn & Black Bean Salsa {Recipe ReDux}

Grilled avocados are stuffed with a light and fresh mixture of corn, black beans, and tomatoes in this elegant yet simple appetizer, side dish, or vegan entrée. I am so happy that grilling season is here! It took quite some time for spring to join us here in New York, but the season has arrived and with it all the delicious spring produce, beautiful spring flowers, and the lovely sunny days that aren’t too hot and are just right to be outside if you want to grill yourself some lunch. Ok, it’s not… read more »

Apple Cranberry Tuna Salad {Recipe}

Crunchy apples add texture and dried cranberries add a touch of sweetness to this Apple Cranberry Tuna Salad, a high-protein, omega-3-rich upgrade to a classic lunch dish. As a member of the Cranberry Bog Bloggers I receive the latest news and studies about cranberries as well as some fun Bog Blogger swag from the Cranberry Institute. I was not compensated for this post and as always all opinions are my own. I have a really quick and easy recipe to share with you all today. Back in 2011 this Appl… read more »

Sun-Dried Tomato, Spinach, and Goat Cheese Baked Oatmeal Frittata {Recipe}

Bring oats to the lunch or dinner table with this savory baked oatmeal frittata filled with sun-dried tomatoes, baby spinach, thyme, and creamy goat cheese. I was compensated for writing the original article, “Oatmeal For Dinner,” and developing the recipe found in the February 2016 issue of Today’s Dietitian. I was not compensated for sharing the column or magazine with readers on my blog. All opinions are my own. Oatmeal is one of my favorite breakfasts during winter months… read more »

Creamy Pureed Mushroom Soup + 6 Things to Know About Mushrooms

Learn all about mushrooms and then satisfy your cravings for an umami-rich meal with this thick and creamy pureed mushroom soup – no cream added! My accommodations and lunch at the Mushroom Council farm tour last June were paid for, but I was not compensated for this post. As always, all opinions are my own.  Mushrooms are one of my favorite vegetables (if you couldn’t tell from all the mushroom recipes I have on the blog!), so I was super excited when last June the Mushroom Council invi… read more »