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Fall Fruit Salad with Pears

This Fall Fruit Salad with Pears is a great example of the amazing fruit salads that still exist, even in the fall. Y’all, there are still so many good fruits in season, take advantage while you can! In our area, pears are really good right now. Grapes have also been really good too…

Sprouted Barley Butternut and Beet Salad

This Sprouted Barley Butternut and Beet Salad is a great way to introduce yourself to sprouted grains if you are unfamiliar with them. I love salads like this. A blend of whole grains, awesome fruits and veggies, and a tasty dressing (this one was a warm maple dressing). I served this salad warm, the first…

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…

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…

Twice baked potatoes with broccoli

These twice baked potatoes are a slightly healthier version of the classic twice baked potato loaded with bacon….slightly. There is still plenty of cheese and butter, but the broccoli lightens it up just a bit! It is a little time consuming, but definitely worth the extra effort. Baking the potatoes Let’s…

Fruit Salad with honey lime

I love fruit salads, and feel excited every year when summer hits with so much variety in fruits. I generally eat just fruit, but lately have been mixing it up a bit with a really light dressing. So, here goes the Fruit Salad with Honey Lime. The fruits What fruits to use you ask? This…

Roasted veggie and orzo salad

There are so many reasons I love this Roasted Veggie and Orzo Salad. The first, it has pasta in it. Enough said, right? Second, it has roasted veggies and I just love those. You can use any veggies you can get your hands on, or follow my lead. I used yellow squash and zucchini. Also…

Vegetable rounds

You guys… these appetizers are so dreamy. Well, we didn’t eat them as an appetizer, it was a meal, but I think technically they would fall in the appetizer category. They are really simple to make. It is baked pie dough circles, an herb cream cheese, topped with whatever veggies you want…

Green salad with strawberries

This salad is everything that is good in this world. It is loaded with so many good things, I think you will just love it! I started with a base of baby greens and spinach, added a avocado rosette, pecans, cucumbers, sliced strawberries and homegrown microgreens. Top it all with a balsamic poppyseed dressing, and…