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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…

Fourth of July Charcuterie Board

Looking for a super simple, healthy idea for the 4th of July? I have an awesome inspiration right here with this Fourth of July Charcuterie Board. It is so simple to personalize and the best party tray! Everyone will be excited to see you show up with a tray like this for your Fourth of…

Easter Menu Recipes

I thought I would do a little round up of some of my favorite Easter meal ideas. I have plenty to choose from, so you should definitely be able to find that would work for you and your family! In our homes, carbs are king. We LOVE our rolls and bread with meals. It seems…

St. Patrick’s Day Round Up

Hey all! I have joined up with a few of my fellow blogging girlfriends for a little St. Patrick’s Day Round Up. These women are talented bloggers and photographers, so I think you will love these recipes and their photos. I will also add quick links to all my own recipes at the…

Shamrock Chips and Jalapeno Cheddar Dip

Need a super simple appetizer for St. Patrick’s Day? These shamrock chips with jalapeno cheddar dip are so easy and quick to put together. These hardest part is just cutting the shamrocks. I used Mission low carb spinach herb tortillas. Not that I am interested in low carb, it was just the spinach…

Farro Apple and Walnut Salad

I always love a good salad, but just a regular green salad will never do. It is just so…lackluster. I need something with a little more sustenance. This Farro Apple and Walnut Salad was just what I needed. I started with a base of fresh spinach, then layered in gala apples (my favorite…

Holiday Green Salad

This Holiday Green Salad is a great way to balance out all the sweets and high fat foods surrounding us this holiday season. In fact, wouldn’t this salad be so beautiful on the Christmas table? I think so too. You can start with any green base you want. You will notice I rarely…

Roasted Beet and Orange Vinaigrette Tart

This tart was made for my contribution to the Seasonal Foodie Collab on Instagram. Each month, we have 2 seasonal produce foods to create dishes from. December’s foods are beets and citrus. I have made plenty of salads with beets and citrus, which I loved, this time I wanted to branch out. I…

Simple Breadstick Snakes For Halloween

Simple Breadstick Snakes for Halloween. Ready for another simple Halloween app? I included the recipe for pizza dough I like, but if you prefer and are too busy, just buy it!! Pillsbury has one that is really easy to find and pretty good. Dough for the Breadstick Snakes I like to give my dough the…

Halloween Spider Energy Balls

Most of the appetizers I am showcasing this year for Halloween are really unhealthy, but these Halloween Spider Energy Balls are the exception. It is definitely healthy, simple to throw together and it tastes so good!! Making the Spider Energy Balls I start with the whole almonds. Throw them in the food processor and grind…