Nutritious Cures for the Sweet Tooth

Nutritious Cures for the Sweet Tooth

Many looking to make better lifestyle choices first aspire to “cut out” sugars and sweets from their everyday diets. Although it’s true that many Americans could benefit from cutting back on sugar, it would be difficult to omit it from the diet completely....

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Sardine Shakshuka

Sardine Shakshuka

During these cold months I enjoy easy, cozy, characteristic “comfort foods". As I was looking to “amp up” the nutrition without compromising comfort, I took a unique and extra-nourishing twist on an Israeli classic dish called Shankshuka.  It's a popular baked dish...

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How Busy People Rock Self Care

How Busy People Rock Self Care

Ok this is bold, but I've heard it said that "we're either growing or dying." This thought recently came to mind and I couldn't help but wonder, 'what makes the difference?'. Then I thought about this in the context of everyday life, knowing two types of people in the...

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Wintery Kale & Sprout Salad

Wintery Kale & Sprout Salad

Fitting in greens within the array of indulgent holiday side dishes is like a breath of fresh air. Although you might not be thinking 'yay Christmas, bring on the salad,' this dish definitely deserves a place at the table. Traditionally, foods of the sweet and savory...

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Healthy, Holiday, Sweet Potato Casserole

Healthy, Holiday, Sweet Potato Casserole

The super indulgent and nostalgic side dishes that we look forward to all year.... Casseroles.  Especially here in the midwest, many of us have casserole recipes that have passed through generations. Despite the "big hug" that is a casserole, it's still important to...

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Baked Zucchini Fries

Did you know, like tomatoes, zucchini is botanically a fruit, but categorized as a vegetable? It's true! Regardless, it's peak harvesting time for these babies right now, which means it's time to UP your "recipe game" when it comes to cooking with this magnificent...

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