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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…

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…

Healthy Salmon and Grain Bowl

A healthy salmon and grain bowl is the perfect meal any day of the week. It loaded with a good variety of veggies, whole grains, healthy black beans, tasty southwestern style salmon patties. If that wasn’t good enough, then I drizzled the whole thing with a jalapeno ranch. Yum, yum, and yum! Preparing…

Easy and Spicy Jalapeno Ranch Dressing

Y’all this easy and spicy jalapeno ranch dressing is perfect for so many salads, bowl, sandwiches, and burgers. It is that good! Plus, it is so simple to throw together, you will love this! Making the Dressing Add the sour cream to a small food processor or blender. This dressing is made completely…

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…

Simple Potato and Green Pea Side Dish

This recipe for simple potato and green pea side dish might just be the easiest recipe I have added to the blog, but it still one of my favorites. I think it is the perfect side. You can use any type of potato you prefer, and use frozen or fresh peas. Add in a few…