A Twist on the Turkey Burger

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I was perusing through my EatingWell July/August 2014 issue and came across a fun recipe titled, “Turkey Sausage & Peppers Burger.”  It is a recipe that reminiscent of sausage and peppers you may have enjoyed as a kid.  I tweaked this recipe a bit based on what I could find at the grocery store, and […]

Dinner in 10!

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Last night was super busy, but that didn’t mean we couldn’t have a nutritious dinner!  I am not a huge advocate of convenience foods, but these items made my life a lot easier last night: Whole Foods 265 Organic canned black beans, Trader Joe’s frozen roasted corn, pre-washed organic spinach, Whole Food’s guacamole, and Trader […]

Easy Chicken Tostada

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I am a big fan of Food for Life foods, especially their sprouted grain product line (e.g., english muffins, tortillas, bread). I recently saw they offer a sprouted grain corn tortilla and my cousin recently told me they worked great in her family’s favorite enchilada recipe. What I love about Food for Life products are […]

Eat Like a Mediterranean, Day 10

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Today is our last day in the series, “Eat Like a Mediterranean.”  It’s all about how we can make some simple adjustments to our diet in order to make it more reflective of the disease-busting Mediterranean dietary patterns.  There is so much that we can emulate from their eating patterns, which is actually more of […]

Sesame Orange Chicken Stir Fry

Rich in protein, fiber, the B-vitamins and vitamins A, C and K, this dish is a nutritional powerhouse!

Last night was busy with tennis lessons, homework, and a swim team meeting.  I had to prepare a healthy meal fast!  So, I quickly thought of this dish – which I knew would satisfy my active kids and not have me in the kitchen cleaning up all night. After I dropped one child off at […]