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Grilled Brussels Sprouts

Summer is in full swing, which means it’s time to grill! We’ve been barbecuing 3-4 times a week as I just can’t resist the ease and flavor of a grilled dinner. Whatever you might be cooking up, these grilled brussels sprouts are the… Continue Reading →

In Season: Zucchini and Making Noodles

The zucchini plant in our garden never disappoints. So of course we are looking for more and more ways to cook, prepare and eat this lovely veggie! I’m definitely going to make these Zucchini Noodles from Everyday Maven found over… Continue Reading →

Turkey Sausage and Vegetable Stir Fry

Summer is a-comin’, and you know what that means? I’m always on a big push to eat healthier and get this body into summer swimsuit shape! I’m actually hosting a “biggest loser contest” with my family – siblings, cousins, etc…. Continue Reading →

Getting Creative with Kid’s Veggie Plates

We are a family who loves our veggies. I don’t know where my kids came from, but all three of them eat their vegetables, even the brussel sprouts. But to help spice things up a bit and get a little… Continue Reading →

Holiday ABC Series: G is for Gingerbread

We have no trouble getting our share of sweets during the month of December. It’s the healthy foods we have to be sure to make room for! Here’s a fun hands-on lunch or dinner activity to make with your kiddos… Continue Reading →

Slow-Cooker Roasted Vegetable Lasagna

I use my slow-cooker several times a week. I’m always cooking up a double batch of beans or making chicken. I haven’t made many casserole-type recipes in my slow-cooker, but I was intrigued when I saw a recipe for slow-cooker… Continue Reading →

Vegetarian Stuffed Zucchinis for Dinner

Have you been overloaded with a garden of zucchini? They tend to take over. So I was happy to have found this recipe for Vegetarian Stuffed Zucchinis from Kayln’s Kitchen over at the M&T Spotlight. If you’re a meat lover,… Continue Reading →

Baked Fries with Rosemary-Lemon Salt

Our family really likes homemade baked fries.  We used to make them really plain with just salt.  Then we moved to salt and black pepper.  And now we’ve been enjoying flavored salt.  Rosemary and lemon are a perfect combination for… Continue Reading →

Moroccan Spiced Stuffed Bell Peppers

For months now, I have been craving stuffed peppers. This is strange because I have only ever eaten them a few times in my life that I can remember, and only one of those times was it good. I wanted… Continue Reading →

Helping My Kids Eat Their Veggies

Our family has been on the healthy eating train for almost 2 months, hooray! I’ve been trying really hard to make dinner with vegetables or a salad, helping get in our greens. After talking to a friend of mine about… Continue Reading →

Butternut Squash Puff Pastry Trucks

Guest post by Ariela of Sweet Happy Life When my son was a baby he loved butternut squash. In fact, he liked it so much that during one check-up our doctor was all: “Does he eat a lot of squash?… Continue Reading →

Sweet Potato Kale Soup

The New Year is right around the corner and I am sure some of us are already thinking about healthy eating. If healthy eating is one of your New Year’s goals, make this Sweet Potato Kale Soup. It is easy… Continue Reading →

The Best Mashed Potatoes You’ll Ever Make

Think that’s a bold claim?  The best mashed potatoes? You’ll have to give this recipe a try and see if I’m right. Thanksgiving is next week. Millions of families will be serving mashed potatoes slathered in gravy. There is nothing… Continue Reading →

Slow Cooker Roast Beef with Fennel

Fennel is in season again. (Hooray!) You might remember the last time I professed my undying love for fennel last winter. In this recipe I’ve left out the orange and paired fennel with beef. It can be intimidating to try… Continue Reading →

Mix Up Salad Nicoise

Summer has officially ended, but our garden is still producing.  The tomatoes are ripening like crazy and I bring a big bowl in each afternoon, still warm from the sun.  I can’t think of a better way to use up… Continue Reading →

Garden Vegetable Chili

I normally don’t think of chili when I think of food I like to eat in the summer.  One day I was cleaning out my fridge and noticed I had all the makings of a delicious chili–cooked red kidney beans,… Continue Reading →

Blue Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms

I’ve been on a mushroom kick lately. I’m a big fan of the portabella mushroom and I’ve recently found them in baby size at Costco. They are the perfect size for stuffing, so I came up with this healthy version… Continue Reading →

Eating a 7 Day Raw Food Diet

Last week I decided to go on a 7 day raw food diet, wanting to detox and cleanse my body to become healthier. For me, it started out as a way to lose a little weight and really watch what… Continue Reading →

My Favorite Way to Cook Vegetables

Cooking for me is about three things. 1) I like to feed my family healthy food, with as little processed products as possible. 2) I like our food to taste good. And 3) I need to be able to cook… Continue Reading →

We’re Frying up Some Fresh Garden Zucchini

Even though I didn’t grow my own zucchini this year, doesn’t mean I didn’t benefit from almost everyone else around me. So we’ve been getting creative with our zucchini supply, cooking it all kinds of ways. I recently made some… Continue Reading →

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