Homemade Tomato Sauce with Mushrooms {Recipe ReDux}

Homemade tomato sauce with mushrooms is full of rich umami flavor, lower in sodium than store-bought varieties, and easy to make. Try it for your next pasta night!  The months are just flying by. Can you believe it’s the end of May and we’re celebrating Memorial Day this coming Monday? (In case you missed my previous mentions of the holiday, be sure to check out my 5 Healthy Habits to get through the weekend and the Cocktail & Mocktail Roundup that’s making it’s way arou… read more »

Asparagus Mint Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette {Recipe}

Get in the spirit of spring and wake up your taste buds with this Asparagus Mint Salad! I was compensated for writing the original article and developing the recipe found in the May 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.  I’m so excited to share that I am now a contributing writer for Today’s Dietitian! Starting with the May 2015 issue, you will find my articles and recipes in the Culi… read more »

Spiced Plum Cauliflower Rice {Recipe ReDux}

Spiced Plum Cauliflower Rice is a Nutritioulicious sweet and savory side dish that will satisfy all the senses and help support healthy bones. By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by California Dried Plum Board and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time. As I mentioned earlier this week, May is a month full of celebrations, including National Osteoporosis Month. In honor of this month-long celebration of bone health, Th… 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 »

Thai Citrus Salad with Daikon, Carrots, Peppers, and Snap Peas {Recipe}

Japanese radish, aka daikon, plays a starring role in this veggie-filled salad accented with bright orange carrots, red bell peppers, and blanched snap peas. Ginger, lime, and cilantro round out the dish with a light and refreshing Thai citrus dressing. In case you’ve been living under a rock, spiralizing is all the rage on the blogosphere these days. Everywhere I look I see beautiful, mouth-watering images of spiralized zucchini (aka zoodles), spiralized carrots, spiralized… read more »