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What recipe has all the flavors of Thanksgiving without any of the foods that cause the bloating, weight gain, and general discomfort we usually associate with the post-Thanksgiving food coma that inevitably follows the day most Americans spend over-eating? Ding, ding, ding, you guessed it! My Cranberry Walnut Quinoa Salad, gluten-free, dairy…(Read More)

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Homemade Taco Seasoning Mix

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When I read the November Recipe Redux Challenge to share a healthy, ready-to-go mix, I said to my husband, “But I don’t use any mixes. I create everything from scratch.” Should I create a mix? I don’t know, it wasn’t feeling like me. You can’t force the food. I…(Read More)

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Any protein can be the belle of the ball in the right dressing. The leaner proteins, like chicken, turkey, or bison, need a little more love and attention. They don’t have fat to give them instant flavor. They need seasoning, and they have to be cooked to perfection. Under-seasoning your food would be…(Read More)

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The Avocado Yogurt Lime Sauce that Launched 1,000 Fish Tacos… It’s true. Nothing overstated here. When it comes “flava,” sit back and enjoy the ride. Whether you spoon this on your tacos, give your veggies a swim, or coat that plain old leftover chicken you didn’t know how to make interesting, this…(Read More)

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Glaze that Protein! The Sriracha Lime Marinade You’ve been Asking for… Mom, can we have it? Can we? Can we? Mom? Mom? Mom? Mom? Sweet baby Jesus, the number of times I am asked for this marinade, I’ve been dying to share it with you. No more on the spot texts, emails, or…(Read More)

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Spinach Almond Pesto Recipe

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A Healthy, Easy-to-Make Spinach Pesto Recipe Pesto: one of my total fave sauces. You can make it with anything really. Any green, any veggie, combined with any nut, olive oil, and acid. Don’t forget the salt and heat component. Cheese is optional in my book, just make sure you have something that…(Read More)

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Kale Walnut Pesto Recipe

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Kale Pesto is the Bomb! How do you get those super healthy greens into your diet? This Kale Pesto Recipe is the bomb baby! It makes it easy to eat your kale and combines it with other super power foods, like walnuts and apples. Full of fiber, Omega 3s, Vitamins A and B, Calcium and…(Read More)

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Lemon Garlic Kale Recipe

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A Kale Recipe that Makes Greens Taste Great If you make a batch of my Kale Walnut Pesto and you’re wondering what to do with the rest of that delicious head of kale, this is as simple and delicious as it gets. It also is a fabulous recipe for a whole head of kale…(Read More)

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I Reached to My Roots for This One! When Recipe ReDux shared theĀ United States Potato Board Healthy Summer Potato Salad Challenge with us this month, I knew I would reach to my Italian roots. My grandmother always made “Italian Potato Salad,” and now my Dad does, too. We Italians like our pancetta in potato…(Read More)

Vegan Basil Mayo   Print Prep time 5 mins Total time 5 mins   This tasty low-fat healthy spread only takes 5 minutes to make. I use it as a simple, go-to dressing for a variety of proteins, grains, and veggies. You can’t beat it! Author: Angela Marinelli, M.S., M.Ed…(Read More)