5 Easy Dinners That Don’t Require a Recipe

5 Easy Dinners That Don’t Require a Recipe

Easy recipes make cooking at home a lot more doable. But some nights, I need something even easier. With hungry kids at my feet and no planning or preparation under my belt, I just need an idea – a way to combine the random ingredients in my fridge into something my family members will eat and enjoy. Sometimes this… Continue Reading

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Chocolate Chip Hummus

Chocolate Chip Hummus

A few weeks ago I visited my friend Kari and her brand new baby. While I loved chatting with Kari and snuggling her sweet baby boy, I have to say the highlight of my time at her house was the chocolate chip hummus she shared with me ;). When she first asked, “Do you want to try some chocolate chip hummus?”… Continue Reading

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Romaine Heart Salad with Easy Avocado Vinaigrette

Romaine Heart Salad with Easy Avocado Vinaigrette

Finding a salad I love at a restaurant is a rare occurrence for me. My husband would tell you that I usually have a handful of complaints about nearly every salad I order, no matter where I’m dining. Too much dressing, too little lettuce, too close to something I make at home, or too trendy are among my most frequent… Continue Reading

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Chocolate Chia Mousse

Chocolate Chia Mousse

Whenever I see a recipe for a green smoothie, chia pudding or protein ball that the creator claims “tastes exactly like a chocolate chip cookie [or whatever delicious thing he/she is trying to replicate] only 100% healthy!!” – I’m skeptical. Because I have yet to meet a recipe built around avocado, chia seeds, or protein powder that truly… Continue Reading

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Sesame Ginger Avocado Dip

Sesame Ginger Avocado Dip

I love a good Chip Buffet on Superbowl Sunday. But I also like to balance all that delicious salt and grease with some light, crunchy veggies. Just to feel even, you know? Of course, those store-bought vegetable platters are never very appealing. At best they include refrigerated tomatoes (the worst!), dried out baby carrots, and mediocre ranch dressing. Not… Continue Reading

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