Beans

Southwestern Cauliflower Rice Casserole {Recipe}

Feed your hungry family in an hour with this one-dish, grain-free¬†Southwestern Cauliflower Rice Casserole packed with veggies, protein, and flavor! A few weeks ago, I went into my fridge to drain a package of tofu in preparation of that night’s dinner. I often forget to do this in advance, which leads to a mad rush come dinner time, but that day I remembered. What I didn’t remember, is that I had no tofu on hand. ūüėĮ ¬†After cursing¬†myself for not doing a better job with my grocery list… read more »

Lentil Chickpea Vegetable Salad with Feta {Recipe}

Make packing school lunch easy and serve your kids something delicious with this vegetarian, nut-free, and gluten-free Lentil Chickpea Vegetable Salad.¬† Packing lunch for the kids every single day is not easy. I think most parents would agree it’s a chore they can’t wait to stop doing once their children are old enough to make their own lunch or buy it at school. I’m not going to sit here and tell you that packing my girls’ lunch is my favorite part of being a mom, but I also don&… read more »

Late Summer Vegetable Soup {Recipe}

Use the last of summer‚Äôs bounty of zucchini, tomatoes, and corn ¬†to make this hearty vegetable soup brimming with flavor and nutrition.¬† I was compensated for writing the original article, ‚ÄúSummer Squash,‚ÄĚ and developing the recipe found in the¬†September 2016¬†issue of Today‚Äôs Dietitian. I was not compensated for sharing the column or magazine with readers on my blog. All opinions are my own. “It ain’t over, till it’s over.” – Yogi Berra Although… read more »

Farinata with Tomato, Mozzarella, and Pesto Drizzle {Recipe ReDux}

Be transported to Italy with this easy, gluten-free, and vegetarian Farinata with Tomato, Mozzarella, and Pesto. It’s Recipe ReDux time and I’m loving this¬†month’s theme! A Vacation-Inspired Recipe Start unpacking your favorite vacation memories. Think about a trip you took state-side or internationally and create a healthy recipe from an¬†unforgettable¬†meal you enjoyed. Or, create a recipe from a¬†native ingredient you saw or tasted on your travels.¬† As soon as I… read more »

Spinach Salad with Jicama, Black Beans, and Lime Vinaigrette {Recipe}

Find out why jicama is so good for you and enjoy it in this quick, easy, and delicious spinach salad.¬† Have you heard of jicama? Pronounced HIK-uh-muh, this Mexican yam or turnip is a root vegetable with a brown, papery exterior and a white crisp interior. It may not look so interesting or appealing from the outside, but trust me when I tell you it is quite delicious on the inside. Jicama is a crunchy vegetable with a slightly sweet, nutty flavor. It’s sort of a cross between a potato and an apple or Asi… read more »