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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 »

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 »

5-Ingredient Orange Maple Salmon + Maple Syrup Recipe Roundup

This sweet and tangy orange maple salmon recipe takes less than 30 minutes to make and has only five ingredients. Plus it’s a hit with the kids! All around a perfect weeknight meal for the family! This orange maple salmon recipe is awesome. I’m just going to put it out there. It has 5 ingredients, takes less than 30 minutes to make, and is a hit with kids and adults alike. Plus, if you’re on a gluten-free, egg-free, nut-free, or dairy-free diet, it’s a winner all around for you! I… read more »