Frozen Peanut Butter Cups {Recipe Redux}

Peanut butter and chocolate anyone? This no-cook dessert will satisfy your sweet tooth in healthier way. It’s like eating a Reese’s Cup without all the added preservatives. Because I didn’t ...

Chana Masala with Turmeric Cauliflower

Looking for some new meal ideas to shake up your typical dinner routine? Try a little Indian inspired dish - Chana Masala. My version doesn’t measure up to the traditional ...

Stuffed Endive

Belgian endive can be a bitter lettuce on its own, which is why it’s good to pair it with something sweet and savory to balance out the flavor. These fun ...

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Tempeh & Black Bean Stuffed Peppers

Stuffed peppers were a common meal throughout my childhood. My mom used ...


Here is a great sauce I picked up from my South American ...

Put An Egg On It

On leftovers, that is. It’s always nice to make a little extra ...

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Veggie Spring Rolls

These are really fun to make and present beautifully as an appetizer. I made them for a great dinner party and served them with a Ponzu dipping sauce (which I did not make - store bought all the way). Stuffed with cucumbers, carrots, peppers, spinach, basil and cilantro, these tapioca-rice wraps package a nice crunch. […]

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Bowtie Pasta with Edamame Puree

Looking for a new pasta sauce idea? Creating a puree with any vegetable can act as a sauce and as a great way to get in more nutrients with a pasta dish. Broccoli, carrot and squash purees are great with pasta. So why not edamame? Because this sauce is a little thick, you can use […]

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Tomato Tart

A few days ago I shared a Tomato Tart recipe on Google+. It was featured on Healthy Aperture’s recipe of the day and was originally posted by Craving Something Healthy, a fun food blog. The photo of the tart was just beautiful and motivated me to make one of my own. I made a couple […]

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Peanut Butter Strawberry Smoothie

This simple 5-ingredient smoothie will healthfully satisfy your sweet tooth during these hot summer days. Packed with wholesome protein, carbohydrates and fat , it’s a great recovery drink for a post-workout snack. This treat was much needed after my ~9 mile trail run this morning. Got a little lost, tripped on a tree root and fell, […]

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Workout Wednesday - Let’s Start a Movement!

Inspired by the Meatless Monday movement, I thought it would be great to equally promote a Workout Wednesday crusade, encouraging any and everyone to either start exercising or exercise more. David - a great runner and athlete in general-and I’m not just saying that because he’s my boyfriend - checks out FloTrack often. FloTrack is a […]

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Homemade Cereal

I love nothing more than a solid oatmeal breakfast in the morning. I switch it up often, making Pumpkin Oats, Banana Cherry Oatmeal or my special Crazy Oats, with pomegranates and coconut. But during the summer, it’s hot, and nothing sounds better than cereal with cold milk. Like most, I have my favorite store bought […]

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Lemon Parmesan Orzo

Looking for another quick meal idea? This lemon parmesan orzo mixed with veggies cooks up in less than 30 minutes and can be treated as a side dish or a simple light dinner. It’s also another great way to use up those last bits of veggies you may have lying around. I used kale, onion, […]

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Chocolate Truffles and a Dinner Party

Last night I had the opportunity to create my own spread for 13 people. George and Colleen had some friends over for drinks and dinner, and gave me free reign to tear up their (once) beautiful kitchen. Not to worry, the kitchen is making its way back to some sense of order - slowly, but […]

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Summer Bean Salad

Today I needed a quick lunch and I had a couple summer veggies lounging around that needed to be used up. Nothing is quicker than doing a rough chop through some onions and tomatoes and tossing them with some beans and herbs. A touch of citrus ties this summer bean salad together quite refreshingly.   […]

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Apple Blueberry Crisp

My Dad’s fruit trees are doing a little better this year, and especially one apple variety in particular. He’s got so many apples on this one tree he doesn’t know what to do with them all. He and my mom have been making great apple crisps, so I took some off his hands and did […]

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