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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 »

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 »

Red Cabbage, Snap Pea, & Blueberry Salad {Recipe}

This colorful red cabbage salad is quick and easy to make, pretty to look at, and filled with health-enhancing nutrients. Enjoy it at your next summer social gathering! I have a really simple recipe for you today and it’s an excellent way to ensure you’re eating vegetables and fruit. Plus it’s full of antioxidants – those awesome free-radical fighting molecules that have been shown to protect you from numerous diseases, including cancer, heart disease, and Alzheime… read more »

Roasted Broccoli Radish Salad with Lemon Mint Vinaigrette {Recipe}

Whip up this Roasted Broccoli Radish Salad with Lemon Mint Vinaigrette for a quick and easy side dish for your next barbecue or any weeknight meal.  I have a really quick and easy side dish for you today. I don’t quite remember what led to me making this recipe, but broccoli salads seem to be popular lately – at least I’ve seen a lot of them on Instagram and Pinterest. Many of these salads use raw broccoli, which isn’t really my thing. If anything I would need to at least blanch… read more »

Peanut Soba Noodles with Crispy Tofu and Spring Vegetables {Recipe ReDux}

Peanut Soba Noodles combine pantry staples to make a more Nutritioulicious version of a classic takeout favorite. Add in some seasonal vegetables and crispy baked tofu for a balanced meal.   Now that the flowers are in bloom in our backyard, the temperature is resting in the 60s and low 70s most of the time, and artichokes, strawberries, and asparagus are lining the produce aisle, I think it’s fair to say we are officially in spring. To go along with the spring cleaning we do for our hou… read more »