Heart Health and Hearty Beef & Vegetable Stew {Recipe}

Celebrate Heart Health Month and do your heart and taste buds a favor by savoring this hearty beef and vegetable stew!  Beef gets an underserved bad rap when it comes to health, especially heart health. However, recent research shows that a heart-healthy diet and lifestyle that includes lean beef can reduce risk factors for heart disease, including elevated cholesterol and blood pressure. Being that February is National Heart Health Month, I thought I’d share some highlights about… read more »

Thai Peanut Chicken Satay {Recipe ReDux}

Thai peanut chicken satay marries the heat of sriracha with the coolness of coconut milk and cilantro. Served as an appetizer or main dish, this recipe is sure to be a crowd pleaser.  Recipe ReDuxers are turning up the heat this month with recipes focused on smoke and spice! If you haven’t noticed, food blogs and restaurant menus have been highlighting spices like harissa, sriracha, and smoked paprika and using more smoking techniques in their cooking. It’s certainly a food tren… read more »

Moroccan-Spiced Lamb Burgers {Recipe ReDux}

Change up burger night with these moist and flavorful Moroccan-Spiced Lamb Burgers.  This month’s Recipe ReDux theme made me sit back and reflect. Over three years ago – 42 months to be exact – I joined The Recipe ReDux – an amazing group of registered dietitian nutritionists and food bloggers who focus on healthier food that tastes delicious. It was no doubt a perfect fit for me – after all, in case you forgot, Nutritioulicious is my name! Being part of the ReDux h… read more »

Corn Tortilla Soup with Black Beans {Recipe ReDux}

Quick, flavorful and filling, this Corn Tortilla Soup will warm you up on a cold night this winter. And it brings back fond memories for me.  With Thanksgiving only a few days away from the reveal of this month’s Recipe ReDux, the founders of The Recipe ReDux chose a theme related to gratitude. A Food Memory For Which You Are Thankful In the US, November marks the Thanksgiving holiday. But many of us are especially thankful for food memories we have shared with friends or relatives throughout ouread more »

Nutritious and Delicious Sweet Potato Recipe Roundup

Used in soups, stews, casseroles, and pies, the sweet and savory sweet potato is a star on the Thanksgiving table. Give one of these nutritious and delicious sweet potato recipes a try!  With Thanksgiving only a week away, Sweet Potato Awareness Month couldn’t come at a better time! Most everyone I know has at least one sweet potato dish on her table next to the turkey, don’t you agree? So in the spirit of Thanksgiving and Sweet Potato Awareness, here is a roundup of some of the most Nutr… read more »