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Category: Healthy Foods

Chicken Thighs Smothered in a Fig Balsamic Sauce

Chicken Thighs Smothered in a Fig Balsamic Sauce is a great fall dish. It is seasonal. It is flavorful and it is so good! Plus, it is relatively simple to make! Start by making your Fig and Garlic Sauce, smother the chicken, and bake. See, it really is so simple! Figs Preserves I made my…

Red Pear and Blackberry Salad with Maple Walnuts

This Red Pear and Blackberry Salad with Maple Walnuts is the perfect late summer salad. It puts to good use the later seasonal foods in a really healthy way. It is light, simple to make and so flavorful! I love the fresh fruits in this salad, but also really love the maple coated walnuts. It…

Healthy Nectarine and Raspberry Salad with Millet

How about this Healthy Nectarine and Raspberry Salad with Millet? It is wonderful. It is easy to put together and loaded with fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. As if all this wasn’t good enough? It is also drizzled with a red wine poppyseed vinaigrette! Really, it is so good! Millet For humans or…

You won’t want to miss this epic salmon burger!

Seriously though, you won’t want to miss this epic salmon burger. They are pretty simple to make and so delicious. Plus, so much healthier than the traditional burgers we love! Salmon Recommendations Being from Alaska, I am somewhat particular about my salmon. I am fortunate enough to get fresh and canned salmon from…

Spicy Corn and Veggie Chowder

I love this Spicy Corn and Veggie Chowder loaded with so many of summer’s best vegetables! This bowl has it all! Corn is especially abundant in our area of Idaho and readily available, so I try and take advantage of it whenever I can! This chowder is also very quick to make. It…

Open-Faced Cucumber and Tomato Toast

The simple open-faced cucumber and tomato toast are a great way to celebrate summer’s garden bounty. I have been a little bummed to not have a huge garden as I had at our new house. In our previous house, we had an amazing space. I have something specific in mind and am…

Simple Maple Roasted Plums

This recipe for Simple Maple Roasted Plums is just that…simple. Start with ripe, but not soft plums. Cut them in half. I am showing this below. Cut into the pit, then cut all the way around with the knife still touching the pit. Next, gently twist your plum and open. You can either…

Healthy Fruit and Nut Salad

This delicious and Healthy Fruit and Nut Salad is everything that is good about summer! It is light and loaded with all the summer bounties. It can be personalized, depending on what fruit and nuts you are into. I also added in some farro for an even healthier boost! Blueberry Vinaigrette The dressing for the…

Simple Baked Breakfast Peaches

Simple Baked Breakfast Peaches is a great simple breakfast idea. I will be the first to admit breakfast is not my favorite meal of the day. Eating something is important, but not too heavy. I also don’t like to spend a lot of time preparing. These peaches cover all those. Baking the peaches…

Fresh Vietnamese Veggie and Sprout Salad

This Fresh Vietnamese Veggie and Sprout Salad is such a great summer salad. It is loaded with fresh veggies and sprouts and the perfect combo of flavors and textures! It is also so simple to throw together and no oven needed on these hot summer days! Prepping the veggies The most time consuming part of…