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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…

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…

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…

Asparagus and Parmesan Risotto

I am not sure how things in your area are looking right now, but things are starting to get tense here in Idaho. Our shortages are nothing compared to the rest of the country, as are the cases and quarantines. Right now I am craving all the comfort foods. The Asparagus and Parmesan Risotto is…

Mediterranean Freekeh Salad with Lemon Oregano Vinaigrette

How about this Mediterranean Freekeh Salad with Lemon Oregano Vinaigrette? It is such a great loaded salad that has it all! How do you feel about Freekeh? Have you ever had it? I love just about any grain, so it is favorite over here. If you haven’t had it, it is just a…

Healthy Chicken Salad

I love chicken salad, and always have. There is something about the flavor of combos, that always draws me. My OG version certainly wasn’t very healthy, so over the years I have changed it up a bit and will now share my Healthy Chicken Salad recipe which tastes really close to the original…