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Healthy Snacks for Sunday Funday! I can’t believe summer is finally over and fall is upon us! As we enter Week 3 of the NFL, and my fantasy team is doing worse than the LA Chargers (boo!), I wanted to begin sharing with you some new Guilt-Free Game Day Snacks to add to your arsenal of fun and festive football foods! Each recipe features a healthy and delicious...

I LOVE a good pasta salad. That’s right, I said it. Sometimes I just crave carbs! And there’s nothing like a delicious pasta salad to satisfy my craving, especially as a side dish at your summer BBQ. First, let’s not confuse pasta salad with macaroni salad (you know, the kind oozing with mayo. YUCK. If you know me at all, you know that I despise...

Healthy Snack Ideas to Get You Through the Day Let’s talk snacks! While it’s so tempting and convenient to grab snacks from a vending machine or drive-thru, they likely offer little nutritional value and can leave you feeling less than satisfied or even more tired. On the other hand, eating healthy snacks can help you avoid that mid-afternoon slump and...

Want to reduce stress? Eat these foods! Life can be stressful. Work, kids, emails, and countless activities- it’s easy to reach for “comfort foods” that are high in fat and calories. Pizza, fried foods, and sugary desserts are often more appealing when we’re anxious or overwhelmed and we just want food! Unfortunately, these foods are probably...

Anyone can do a fruit bowl. Gather up some fresh fruit and put it in a bowl. BORING! Instead, why not get creative and make a fresh fruit rainbow? WOW! This fresh fruit rainbow is not only healthy and delicious, but also incredibly beautiful to look at! You can customize it with many different kinds of fruit. Just follow the colors of the rainbow! Here are Some Ideas...

Best Fall Salad: Harvest Salad with Kale, Farro, & Roasted Acorn Squash It’s mid-October and Fall is in full swing. Temperatures are cooling down (well maybe not for those of us in SoCal), leaves are falling, it’s getting darker earlier, and stores are selling pumpkin everything- so stock up before it’s too late! I’ve been wanting to make...

Summer is flying by! How is it August already?! Don’t worry, there’s still time to make this most of the rest of the season by incorporating some fresh summer flavors into your food. This healthy and delicious combination of fresh watermelon and cucumber tastes like summer in a bowl. So crisp, juicy, and refreshing! Make this your summer go-to for a...

What do you get if you combine quinoa, chicken, veggies, and buffalo sauce? Pure DELICIOUSNESS! This week’s Salad of Week is the very healthy & delicious Buffalo Chicken Quinoa Salad. As I’ve mentioned before, quinoa is a popular superfood that is high in protein and important minerals such as magnesium, iron, and calcium, plus it’s gluten free...

This healthy and delicious Quinoa Power Salad is one of my new favorites! By adding quinoa to any salad, you are adding protein and healthy carbs, which will make it a more satisfying meal that won’t leave you feeling hungry. This quinoa salad includes additional superfoods like spinach and tomatoes to make it full of healthy nutrients and antioxidants. This...

I’ve been wanting to make baked zucchini fries for a while now, and finally got around to it. Wow! I did not expect them to be so good. Since they are baked, not fried, I was really surprised by how crispy and delicious they were, hot out of the oven. At just 135 calories per serving, these fries are a game changer, especially if you can get your kids to eat...

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