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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…

Blackened Halibut Bowl

Although I grew up in Alaska where seafood is readily available, halibut was always a little harder to come by. It is ALWAYS a treat. My parents are good enough to send me several filets a year and I am so grateful for that. This Blackened Halibut Bowl is one of the recipes I love…

Healthy Carrot Salad

This Healthy Carrot Salad is so good y’all! It is light and oh-so-tasty. I really don’t care for the traditional carrot salad, the mayo is just too much for me! This is a spin off that. It is carrots, sunflower seeds, pecans, craisins all topped with a maple vinaigrette…

Soba Noodle Salad with Fresh Ginger Dressing

I love a good all veggie salad, but also love soba noodles. This soba noodle salad with fresh ginger salad is a great blending of a few of my favorite things! It is delcious and so healthy! Get your water on the stove and boiling. While it is heating, start chopping your veggies. I wanted…

Orange and Pomegranate Salad

I am not sure how everyone is feeling, but after Thanksgiving, I need some GREEN! I definitely indulged over the holidays and now my body is screaming for some healthier, lighter options. This was our lunch from today and it was just right! It’s the season for citrus and I am excited about…

Shaved Brussel Sprouts Salad with Maple Dressing

Have you had a shaved brussel sprouts salad? I love them, as long as the sprouts are sliced really thinly. I don’t like them when they are in bigger chunks. Let me say, I love brussel sprouts when they are cooked, and size, but raw, I only like them shaved. It’s…

Healthy Potato Gratin

I love potatoes in all forms. I have loved them for as long as I can remember. If they are on option on the table or at a meal, I will generally without fail reach for them first. Yes, it’s pretty much true love. These gratin potatoes are, obviously, one of those dishes…

Acorn Squash Rings with Cornbread Stuffing

I posted a recipe for stuffed squash several weeks ago. This is a variation I like even better. These acorn rings have a much higher ratio of cornbread stuffing to squash. I am a carb lover, so you know I will like this variation better. This is a great recipe. There are so many variables…

Thai Quinoa Salad

I love a good Thai salad, and adding quinoa adds a whole new dimension. It is so good! I think you will love it. I like a good base of green and red cabbage, throw in some carrots, cilantro, quinoa and bell peppers. Mix them all together. In a separate bowl mix dressing, drizzle over…

Beet and Carrot Spinach Salad

I love a good loaded salad. I think there are always good, fun new combos to try out. One combo I have not tried out yet is carrots and beets. Have you tried this yet? No? You should. Here’s the rundown on what I did. I started with a base of spinach. If…