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A sin-free dessert was never so simple. I love dessert. I get it. Even though you won’t find refined sugar in my house, and only low glycemic sugars, they are still sugar. As much as I want to gobble down dessert like a vampire chomping on a fairy (any True Blood fans besides…(Read More)

A tasty breakfast, snack, or side, this berry applesauce isn’t just for kids! For August, Recipe Redux asked us to raise the bar on food in a jar. I think this elevated berry applesauce answers the call. I learned lots about food in a jar from my grandmother. Every summer we jarred tomatoes. Cooked…(Read More)

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)

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)

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 displays of my…(Read More)

Mushroom Herb Quinoa Bites Give Brunch a Reason to Live What makes Brunch Brunch? Recipe Redux challenged us with a healthy brunch dish for May. Seems fitting, with all the showers, parties, and events that May inspires, who can’t use some help there? I got to thinking, what makes brunch brunch… Where breakfast and…(Read More)

Boo Hoo Hoo Italian Quinoa and Turkey Meatballs Send Pasta Home Crying I’m Italian. I love pasta, especially homemade. Reality check, it’s not the healthiest of foods. Whole grains kick its butt. Sorry pasta. You lose. No sense crying about it. “Move on,” as anyone in my family would tell you. Gram liked…(Read More)

Don’t Go Blaming Cupcakes Is the cupcake rage over? Has our dwindled attention span jumped the cupcake ship and climbed aboard the next best small hip dessert? If so, what is it? Clue me in. These are some of the deep philosophical food questions Recipe Redux posed to us for our April challenge. Food…(Read More)