Lunch

Winter Root Vegetable Salad with Pomegranate Ginger Dressing {Recipe}

Enjoy the versatility of winter root vegetables by taking them from side dish to main dish in this seasonal salad bursting with color, flavor, and nutrition!  I was compensated for writing the original article and developing the recipe found in the January 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. Root vegetables are some of my favorites in the vegetable food group and are often served aside my pr… read more »

Three Bean Vegetarian Chili {Recipe ReDux}

This gluten-free and dairy-free three bean vegetarian chili will warm you up and nourish you from the inside out throughout the cold days of winter! I received free samples of Progresso Cooking Stock mentioned in this post at no cost. By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by Progresso Cooking Stock and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time. Vegetarian chili is one of my favorite winter meals and one I know my whole family enj… read more »

Salmon Waldorf Salad with Citrus Yogurt Vinaigrette {Recipe ReDux}

This Salmon Waldorf Salad is brimming with nutritious and delicious ingredients including fennel, beets, and apples, all tossed with a citrus yogurt vinaigrette. Enjoy for a satiating, heart-healthy lunch or dinner! Guess what time it is?! Recipe ReDux time! It’s hard to believe that The Recipe ReDux has been around for four and a half years and I have been a participant from the very beginning. I look forward to the 21st and 22nd of every month (ReDux posting dates) to see what recipes my… read more »

Hearty Vegetable Lentil Chili {Recipe}

Warm up this winter with a bowl of hearty vegetable lentil chili that’s brimming with flavor and nutrition.  I was compensated for writing the original article and developing the recipe found in the November 2015 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. Chili is one of my favorite one pot meals in the winter months. It’s warm and filling, and full of nutrition. I usually make vegetarian chi… read more »

40 Healthy Ways to Cook With Quinoa {Recipe Roundup}

Start cooking this popular ancient grain with 40 healthy quinoa recipes for every meal of the day.  This post was compiled with the assistance of Nutritioulicious intern Amanda Mateer Although relatively new to most Americans, quinoa has been a staple of the of Inca diet in Bolivia, Peru, and Chile for over 5,000 years. In fact, quinoa means “the mother grain” in the Inca language. While some people may still not know how to pronounce this grain, quinoa (pronounced Keen-wa, by the way) has qu… read more »