Greek Seven Layer Dip

Greek Seven Layer Dip

You know those occasions where you volunteer to bring an appetizer then find yourself too busy to make anything so you end up bringing baby carrots with a tub of hummus? This dip is for those. Greek Seven Layer Dip – a.k.a. hummus with Mediterranean-inspired toppings – is nearly as easy and fast as the… Continue Reading

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Two Ingredient Peach Soft Serve

Two Ingredient Peach Soft Serve

We are a frozen dessert family. Ice cream, frozen yogurt, popsicles, ice cream sandwiches – we love it all! But alas, eating ice cream everyday is probably not ideal from a nutritional standpoint. So I’m constantly seeking out healthier versions of frozen treats — and inventing my own — that allow us to indulge a little more wisely.… Continue Reading

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Super Quick Sweet Potato Hash

Super Quick Sweet Potato Hash

Roasted sweet potatoes are one of our favorite side dishes. The kids will always eat them, especially when ketchup is present, and they seem to go with just about everything. Trouble is, sweet potatoes take a solid 30 minutes to wash, chop and roast, which is often longer than I have. So I’ve come up with an easy shortcut:… Continue Reading

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Chickpea Salad and The Lowdown on Pulses

Chickpea Salad and The Lowdown on Pulses

Supposedly it’s “The Year of The Pulse,” which until recently meant nothing to me since I had no idea what a pulse was. But, I have since done a little Googling, and have realized that I’m actually quite trendy since I already love pulses. Yesssss. So what is a pulse? Here’s the lowdown, according to Tastemade:… Continue Reading

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Lemon Cupcakes and Thoughts on Eating “In the Middle”

Lemon Cupcakes and Thoughts on Eating “In the Middle”

I’ve always loved food, but until about 13 years ago, I spent more time stressing about food than I did actually enjoying it. Throughout my teens and early twenties, I was constantly thinking about what I should eat, had eaten, or was going to eat later.  Like many women, I tried all sorts of diets and self-imposed eating restrictions in an attempt to… Continue Reading

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Hemp Seed Pesto and Easy Tortilla Pizza

Hemp Seed Pesto and Easy Tortilla Pizza

If you’d have served me Hemp Seed Pesto a decade ago, I’d have thought you were crazy. At that time, the word “hemp” just conjured up thoughts of hippies and choker-length necklaces from the mid-90’s. But eating hemp seeds? No, thank you. Now here it is 2016, and I’m sprinkling hemp seeds on yogurt, adding them to muffins, blending them up into… Continue Reading

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