Smashed Red Potatoes

Smashed Red Potatoes

These crispy red smashed potatoes are brushed with olive oil and seasoned with my grandmother’s spice mixture. They are baked to golden perfection and topped with a sprinkling of Asiago cheese. I have so many questions about the way lunch works in school cafeterias nowadays. I’ll start with two of my most burning questions. 1.) …

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Healthy Chicken Burrito Wraps

Healthy Chicken Burrito Wraps

The demand for quick-service Mexican food has increased in recent years. So, companies like Chipotle, Qdoba, and Taco Bell supply. Gathering inspiration from their offerings, we created these Healthy Chicken Burrito Wraps as an alternative. Whole wheat wraps, brown rice, and low fat cheese cut back on calories, and broccoli bulks up the nutrients. Avocado adds a …

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How to Roast Pumpkin Seeds

How to Roast Pumpkin Seeds

Save the seeds from your pumpkins this year and make roasted pumpkin seeds for a healthy, crunchy snack. If you’re carving a Jack-O-Lantern, then don’t waste the goodness inside, follow this easy step-by-step guide, and you’ll be rewarded with a special treat! Whether you’re carving spooky Halloween pumpkin faces or making homemade pumpkin puree from scratch, …

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Baked Bone In Chicken Breast

Baked Bone In Chicken Breast

Baked Bone In Chicken Breasts are the perfect juicy and tasty entree! When you cook poultry (or any meat for that matter) with the bones intact your food will retain moisture. As they cook, the bones also infuse the meat with more flavor. Try serving up this delicious main course with a side of cauliflower mushroom risotto and some perfectly …

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Pita Breakfast Sandwich Recipe

Pita Breakfast Sandwich Recipe

This pita breakfast sandwich makes and easy meal for busy mornings! I love a good, protein-filled breakfast in the morning. There’s just something about it that gets my day off on the right foot. So I look for different ways to serve up the same old eggs because nothing will kill a clean eating plan …

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Southwestern Black Bean Casserole

Southwestern Black Bean Casserole

Our Southwestern Black Bean Casserole is a healthy way to enjoy Mexican food. This tasty casserole isn’t exactly unique. After all, many Mexican recipes contain vegetables and black beans. Where this dish pulls away from the pack is the ingredient choices. Those other Mexican dishes are usually filled with saturated fat and calories, both from …

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Braised Mediterranean Chicken

Braised Mediterranean Chicken

By now, you’ve heard that the Mediterranean diet is the key to longevity and that it’s ingredients boast a wealth of antioxidants, vitamins, and nutrients. This dish is emblematic of the perfectly complementary flavors of the Mediterranean region with its lush tomatoes, zesty lemon, earthy garlic, and just a hint of tartness from the berries. …

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Gnocchi with Pumpkin Sage Sauce

Gnocchi with Pumpkin Sage Sauce

A wholesome a delicious gnocchi pasta made in only 30 minutes using a time-saving ingredient! Each tender potato dumpling is tossed in a delicious pumpkin sage sauce. The ultimate Italian comfort food ready in 30 minutes, you heard me right! I’ve got a quick and easy whole wheat gnocchi pasta with creamy pumpkin sage sauce …

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Tomato Basil Tortellini Salad

Tomato Basil Tortellini Salad

Pasta salad is an essential summer staple. Highlight freshly picked summer produce with this easy tomato basil tortellini salad, full of fresh summer tomatoes and corn. Summer is in full swing over here, and you know what summer means.  Grilling!  Potlucks!  Picnics!  Backyard BBQs! What’s the best part of all these events?  The food (duh). …

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