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What to do with all that delicious basil? Since Italian food is the best food in the world, it only makes sense to bring its flavors to healthy food. For the most part, Italian food is healthy. I find the cheese and bread the toughest elements to replace, but I do it every day. My…(Read More)

Fireworks. Check. Margaritas. Check. Smokey Pepita Burger. Check! Is 4th of July Complete Without a Burger? Probably not. But it doesn’t have to be loaded with bad fats, empty carbs, and wreck your holiday. Have that celebratory drink. Enjoy that burger. Healthy alternatives can taste just as awesome – even better in my book. Why…(Read More)

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)

What’s cashew cream? It’s an awesome vegan, dairy-free replacement for heavy cream in numerous recipes. From pastry creams, ice cream, soups to purees, cashew cream creates the lucious, creamy texture heavy cream gives. Except it’s dairy-free. It’s made with good fats. It’s guilt-free. And it’s super…(Read More)

Spinach Almond Pesto Recipe

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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 represents the flavor. I put this pesto on…(Read More)

Italian String Beans

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A Favorite Old World Recipe (one of many!) Recipe Redux has asked us for our favorite family vintage side dish this month. Well, my family’s Italian string beans are the bomb. In fact, in wouldn’t be Thanksgiving or Christmas without them. They are so sensational, the Marinelli table gives them their own course…(Read More)

How can you make lemon cod simple, fast, and healthy? A fatty fish doesn’t need much work. Plus, it’s hard to dry out. Lucky for us, cod has the healthy fats, so as long as we give it a little love of seasoning, we’re in good shape. A healthy protein can be…(Read More)

PB&J Overnight Oats

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What are Overnight Oats? Overnight oats are oats you don’t have to cook. Score! All you do is put all the ingredients in a jar, let them sit overnight, and wa-la. You have breakfast in the morning. Take to work, or eat at home. Either way, no cooking required. And for me, that…(Read More)

Kale Apple Pesto

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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 nuts and apples. Full of fiber, Omega 3s, Vitamins A and B, Calcium and…(Read More)

Lemon Garlic Kale Recipe

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A Kale Recipe that Makes Greens Taste Great If you make a batch of my Kale 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  – with…(Read More)