Vegetables

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 »

All About Tomatoes + Caprese Couscous Stuffed Tomatoes {Recipe}

Learn about the varieties, health benefits, and culinary uses of fresh summer tomatoes. Then enjoy a delicious and healthy tomato recipe! Post, recipe, and images by Nutritioulicious assistant and dietetic intern Kaleigh McMordie. Summer is the ultimate season for fresh, juicy tomatoes! I personally love summer tomatoes, especially ones that are home grown in my parents’ garden or purchased from the farmers market. Not only are tomatoes delicious and versatile, but they are also a g… read more »

Spinach Salad with Jicama, Black Beans, and Lime Vinaigrette {Recipe}

Find out why jicama is so good for you and enjoy it in this quick, easy, and delicious spinach salad.  Have you heard of jicama? Pronounced HIK-uh-muh, this Mexican yam or turnip is a root vegetable with a brown, papery exterior and a white crisp interior. It may not look so interesting or appealing from the outside, but trust me when I tell you it is quite delicious on the inside. Jicama is a crunchy vegetable with a slightly sweet, nutty flavor. It’s sort of a cross between a potato and an apple or Asi… read more »

Strawberry Arugula Salad with Fennel, Toasted Almonds, and Strawberry Champagne Vinaigrette {Recipe}

Sweet, juicy strawberries, crisp fennel, peppery arugula, and crunchy toasted almonds are tossed together in a sweet and elegant strawberry Champagne vinaigrette dressing for an easy weeknight side dish or festive appetizer for company. Did you know May is National Salad Month? If not, then now you do! And now you can go ahead and spend the rest of the month making and enjoying nutritious and delicious salads like this Strawberry Arugula Salad I threw together as a side dish for dinner one night l… read more »

Spring Pea & Radish Farro Salad with Lemon Mint Vinaigrette {Recipe}

Nutty farro, crunchy radishes, and sweet peas are tossed together in a tart lemon mint dressing in this bright Spring Pea and Radish Farro Salad!  I was compensated for writing the original article, “Spring Peas,” and developing the recipe found in the May 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. Pass the Peas Do you like peas? When I was a kid, peas and carrots was one of my favorite side dishes. A… read more »