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 »

Lemon Hummus Endive Boats with Pomegranate Seeds {Recipe ReDux}

Wow your guests with zesty and creamy lemon hummus stuffed endive spears topped with sweet and juicy pomegranate seeds. A pretty, flavorful, nutritious and delicious appetizer perfect for a crowd.  By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by Sabra Dipping Co. LLC, and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I received coupons for free product used in testing this recipe. I was not compensated for my time. Everyone knows the most common way to eat hummus is as… read more »

5 Snacks for a Balanced Break

Take a break in your day and enjoy a snack that balances taste and nutrition and will keep you satisfied between meals.    This post is sponsored by Sargento Foods. I was compensated for my time and received samples of their Balanced Breaks snacks. All thoughts and opinions are 100% honest and my own. I don’t know about you, but I feel like I’m always on the go. From the minute I wake up in the morning until my head rests on my pillow at night, I am racing against the clock to get everything done for t… read more »

Boosting Plant-Based Foods + Beet Hummus Recipe

Plant-based foods are good for the whole body! Get some from homemade almond butter and roasted beet hummus, both chock full of nutrients and easy to make! Today I have a guest post from my colleague and friend, Melissa Halas-Liang, MA, RDN, CDE. I was first acquainted with Melissa when I wrote and edited articles for her site SuperKids Nutrition. She is an expert in childhood nutrition and I’m very excited to share her post about boosting plant-based foods with some fun recipes for the whole… read more »

Peanut Butter Lovers Month Recipe Roundup

Peanut butter is more than a sandwich spread. We’ve rounded up some of the most nutritious and delicious peanut butter recipes around the web. Show your peanut butter love this November! Now that you know November is Peanut Butter Lovers Month, we figured you’d want to get in the kitchen and put your jar(s) of peanut butter to good use. Other than spreading peanut butter for sandwiches or spooning it straight from the jar into your mouth, there are lots of Nutritioulicious ways to cook an… read more »