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Tag Archive: healthy recipes

Healthy and Tasty Coconut and Butternut Squash Soup (Tasty Tuesdays)

Coconut and Butternut Squash Soup: creamy butternut squash soup made with coconut milk. Vegan and Dairy Free Options.

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Homemade Granola as Easy as 1-2-3 (plus Tasty Tuesdays)

Homemade Granola is so easy to make and once you know the basic ratios you can custom make your own blends. Eat it with milk or use it to top yogurt or desserts.

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Easy Side Dish: Rosemary Garlic Roasted Root Vegetables

This simple side dish of roasted root vegetables (carrots, turnips, potatoes, etc.) tossed with rosemary and garlic is sure to please.

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Simple and Healthy Sesame Crusted Swordfish plus Tasty Tuesdays

I am trying to make healthier food choices these days, including eating more fish. I scored some great deals on seafood recently at the grocery store, which is always a thrill for me. First up, I made this ridiculously easy and flavorful Sesame Crusted Swordfish. Did I mention it was easy? Splash on some tamari …

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Summer Treats: Popsicles plus Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party

Last week we had so many inspirational dishes shared. But, since today is officially summer I had to feature one of my favorite summer treats: Popsicles. But these aren’t your ordinary colored sugar water in an ice tray ice pops. These bloggers really stepped up their frozen treat game with some wonderful combinations. Clockwise from …

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Apple Raisin Breakfast Cookies

It’s time to Fill the Cookie Jar! Every first Thursday of the month I join with some of my favorite bloggers to make a theme based cookie and post about it. We are in Fall frame of mind this month. Be sure to scroll to the bottom to read what they have made. Fill the …

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Free E-Guide: Choosing Healthy Fats

We all know we should be eating better, but all of the nutrition information out there can be completely overwhelming. Paleo? Raw? Vegan? Gluten-Free? Whole 30? Mediterranean?  Aaaaaauuuuugh! I am not knocking any of those diets. If you are having success with them and enjoying what you eat, keep doing what you are doing. But …

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Quinoa Chocolate Cake

I am not going to tell you this Quinoa Chocolate Cake is “healthy”, because that depends on who you ask. I will tell you it is a simple recipe to create and thoroughly delicious. The flour is replaced with cooked quinoa, but it still contains a fair amount of sugar . I could have gone with coconut sugar …

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Fall Harvest Pancakes – Tasty Tuesdays Linkup

It is time for another Tasty Tuesdays Linkup and I am so excited to be co-hosting again. We had so many awesome recipes last week my Pinterest boards are stuffed. Before we get to the link up though, I want to share with you one of my favorite Autumn breakfast recipes. Now that the heat is …

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Asian Chicken Wraps

A few weeks ago the folks at Gourmet Warehouse contacted me to ask if I would be interested in trying a few of their products. I got a free spice rub and marinade, they get a few recipes, we both get free advertising from each other. Works for me! And if you are wondering “would she …

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Food Fit for a King – Fried Peanut Butter and Banana Sandwich

Fried Peanut Butter and Banana Sandwich

Thanks to my compeltely wonderful and awesome mother I just got two new (to me) cookbooks with foods fit for Kings, the King of Siam and the King of Rock and Roll, to be specific. I will be making some chinese Pork Meatballs from The Yul Brynner Cookbook: Food Fit for the King and You tonight for Chinese …

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Veggie Spaghetti – Spaghetti Squash Spaghetti

Recently, when I met my friend for coffee her 2 1/2 year old walked in with a stalk of raw broccoli and proceeded to eat it while her mom and I had bagels and cream cheese with our lattes. I admit to some feelings of jealousy. My son is NOT a vegetable eater. He literally gets the …

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Daniel Tiger’s Banana Swirl

Here’s a super simple healthy dessert idea that we got from Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood – Banana Swirl Ice Cream.  Check your local PBS station for this fun new show from The Fred Rogers Company (yes, THAT Mr. Rogers). Ingredients: Ripe bananas, overripe is better. I know most people automatically think “Oh, the bananas are turning …

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Healthier Banana Waffles

Most of the recipes I have seen for Banana Waffles have loads of extra sugar and oil. Why? If you add brown almost black bananas they are plenty sweet and I think they browned and crisped up just fine. Plus you taste banana and not sugar. My little taste tester devoured them instantly so I’d say …

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Free E-Guide: Choosing Healthy Fats

As a thank you for signing up for our biweekly newsletter we will send you a copy of 30 Tips for Choosing Healthy Fats in Your Diet. Then every two weeks we will send you delicious recipes and other food related fun.