13 EASY APPLE AND PEAR RECIPES

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Pears and Apples are the quintessential fall fruits. I love both, because they are both readily available, affordable, and adaptable. Plus, they are both full of natural sugars, so the whole family will enjoy them in any dish. Nutritionally, apples and pears both pack fiber and phytochemicals in addition to being sweet and tasty. A … Read More

ASIAN DUMPLING SOUP

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ASIAN DUMPLING SOUP I love the ease and simplicity of this soup. A well stocked pantry and fridge will already have most of these ingredients on hand. And, the flavors are warm and full for a cool, fall evening. Best part?..This comes together within minutes and is easily adaptable, so you can add the veggies … Read More

25 EASY WAYS TO ADD CRUCIFEROUS VEGGIES TO YOUR DAY!

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I’ll bet you didn’t know Broccoli has SUPERPOWERS… Did you? There are some foods that were just meant to be in your daily repertoire, and Broccoli is one of them! Broccoli provides an amazing secret compound called Sulforaphane, which is exceptionally powerful for weight loss, detox, energy, and cancer/disease prevention. Cool, huh? Happily, the benefits … Read More

GINGER CASHEW STIR FRY

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There’s really nothing better than Stir Fry! It uses up veggies that are crying to be consumed, it uses only one pan, and it comes together quickly! Add to this, Stir Fry is a healthy way to add nutrients including vitamins, fiber, antioxidants, and minerals into your diet, as well as some healthy fats too! … Read More

VEGAN NACHOS WITH QUESO!!!

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Sometimes you just crave NACHOS!!…minus the heart clogging queso, processed chips, and the terrible feeling after you’ve indulged on this amazing Tex-Mex treat. This is pretty typical on weekends, especially Friday nights! We are all shouting for the same thing…a “light,” snacky dinner! There’s just something about the beans, cheese, and salty chips that makes … Read More

12 EASY AND AFFORDABLE MEALS WITH CHERRY TOMATOES

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I don’t know about you, but here’s how the conversation goes every afternoon, the very minute our three children hop into the car from school… Kids: “Mom, what’s for dinner?” Me: “I don’t know!” Kids: “Well, when are we going to eat?” Me: “I don’t know!” …(tension starting to grow) Kids: “Could we just order … Read More

SALAD PIZZA

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I don’t know about you, but I LOVE pizza. Any excuse to have pizza night is fine by me, and grilled pizza or “make your own” pizza night is a special splurge. Both are favorites in my home on Friday nights! And, my Grilled Pizza Bar Party is especially fun!  I love the adaptability and … Read More

ITALIAN SPAGHETTI SQUASH

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ITALIAN SPAGHETTI SQUASH, serves 6 – 8 INGREDIENTS 1 large spaghetti squash, halved lengthwise and seeds scooped out 3 large garlic cloves, minced 1 small onion, diced 1 cup grape tomatoes 1⁄2 cup Cannellini Beans, 1 tsp Italian seasonings Large handful of baby kale (2.5 oz) or spinach Garnish: pine nuts (toasted, if desired), fresh … Read More