3-Ingredient Minty Pea Dip {Recipe}

This bright and refreshing Minty Pea Dip is quick and easy to make, requires only three ingredients, and can be used in a variety of ways. I have a really quick and easy recipe for you today. This 3-Ingredient Minty Pea Dip probably falls within the top 5 easiest recipes you will ever make. I promise! So let’s get to it, shall we?! Ingredients & Preparation Some people are turned off by peas because it reminds them of their childhood and being forced to eat whatever was on their plate. For many ye… read more »

Homemade Apple Chutney {Recipe}

Add a layer of flavor to your chicken, fish, and meat with sweet and spicy homemade apple chutney. When I was little, ketchup was my condiment of choice. I used it on everything from French fries and chicken nuggets to scrambled eggs. These days, I don’t even keep ketchup in the house and the only time my girls have it is when we’re out at restaurants. I’m not so much opposed to the popular condiment as much as I feel like there are more interesting dips and spreads to accompany food that… read more »

Cooking with the Kids: Homemade Cinnamon Applesauce {Recipe}

Homemade cinnamon applesauce is quick and easy to make, has just three ingredients, and no added sugar. A nutritious and delicious side dish or snack. Guess what?! I have another apple recipe for you today* and this time it’s one I know your kids will love. In fact, my kids made this recipe with me, which was more than half the fun. *Did you see these other apples we made post apple picking? Check out my Spiced Quinoa with Roasted Apples and Root Vegetables and Apple Peanut Butter Pancakes… read more »

Watermelon Salsa {Recipe}

Hydrating and refreshing watermelon is a summertime favorite, especially for kids. Take it to a gourmet level with this zesty watermelon salsa. I was compensated for writing the original article and developing the recipe found in the August 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. Raise your hand if you love watermelon! [Hand raised] I DO!!! Ever since I was a kid, watermelon has been one of my favor… read more »

Spicy Fresh Cherry Chutney {Recipe}

Sweet and sour, tart and spicy, this fresh cherry chutney is the perfect condiment to serve at your summer barbecue! Cherries are in season and boy does that make me happy! I love sitting on my back patio on warm summer nights, post-BBQ, munching on cherries. I love watching my three year old girls nibble on cherries only to have a clown face when they’re done. And, believe it or not, I love using my cherry pitter (affiliate link) to pop the pits out of those sweet, slightly sour and tart cherrie… read more »