There’s a little bistro near my mom’s house that serves these amazing avocados as a side dish. I mean they’re so good that whenever we go there, the whole family orders them—that’s how much we like them! Even my teenage son who often opts for less nutritious options (aka fries or chips) when dining out adores these beauties. Continue Reading >>
We’ve got a great salad recipe for you that’s perfect for a weeknight meal or for entertaining. How? You can totally flex it to the amount of time you have. For example, in this recipe I’ve suggested using my BEST ever grilled chicken, but if you don’t have time to grill some chicken, any chicken (even leftovers) will do! Continue Reading >>
I love the warmer weather we’ve been having. Not only is it great to get outside and not have to bundle up, but with the nicer temperatures come GRILLING season.
With a big holiday weekend right around the corner I thought I’d share with you my all-time favorite Grilled Chicken recipe. It’s absolutely perfect on its own, or on top of a wonderful salad filled with greens! During the summer we probably make this recipe one or two times a month—it’s just that popular with my family! And I love to double or triple this recipe for entertaining or to have some extra leftovers on hand. Continue Reading >>
I love it when I come up with a recipe that’s full of real ingredients AND is easy enough to make any night of the week. But I feel like I’ve hit the jackpot when that dish is special enough to serve as a great meal when entertaining. And that’s exactly what my Best Ever Pasta with Vodka Sauce recipe is—quick, easy, made from real ingredients, and OH SO delicious! Continue Reading >>
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As Bruce shared in a recent post, most bottled salad dressings are full of refined, unhealthy oils, and sweeteners. And even organic dressings may contain questionable ingredients acting as thickeners, stabilizers, or emulsifiers. But nasty ingredients aside, homemade salad dressing just tastes SO much better! And it’s really easy to make. In fact, if you’re just beginning your transition away from processed foods, ditching the store-bought salad dressing in exchange for your own homemade version is a great place to start.
My Maple Dijon Vinaigrette salad dressing is one of my all time favorites. I’ve served it multiple times for dinner guests and potlucks, and it always gets rave reviews. This probably has something to do with the fact that it contains a little pure maple syrup. If you’re struggling to get your family members to eat their leafy greens, this dressing just might turn your salad snubbers into salad lovers. It’s that good! Continue Reading >>