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  • Salmon Cobb Salad in a wooden salad bowl with salad spoons

    Salmon Cobb Salad

    Salmon Cobb Salad is a twist on a satisfying and delicious classic main course salad that proves that salad can complete with tacos or pizza any night of the week!…

  • toasted muesli in a glass

    Toasted Muesli

    I eat toasted muesli (Swiss oat cereal) every day! Muesli is a yummy breakfast that’s faster than overnight oats, and healthier than granola. I love the fresh texture and beautiful flavors…

  • Skinny Microwave Potato Chips

    Easy Microwave Potato Chips Recipe

    Easy microwave potato chips are a quick and guilt-free way to get your daily snack fix. These healthy homemade potato chips are light, crisp, and made right in the microwave! (Plus…

  • Lemony Chicken Soup with Orzo

    My lemon chicken soup made with lots of garlic and ginger has all the comforting feels, plus it’s a darned easy weeknight meal ~ chicken noodle soup never tasted this good!…

  • scooping pineapple salsa

    Pineapple Salsa

    My vibrant pineapple salsa is a brighter, juicier version of pico de gallo ~ we serve it with chicken, steak, pork, and fish. But it’s also the best excuse I know…

  • slicing the top off a pineapple

    How to Cut a Pineapple

    I’ll show you how to cut a pineapple the quick and easy way so you can take advantage of the fresh pineapples available year round in the supermarket ~ thank you…

  • Homemade Pineapple Cough Syrup

    All Natural Pineapple Cough Syrup

    All natural pineapple cough syrup is easy to make and is a time honored home remedy to fight mild symptoms of colds and flu, but does it work? Let’s find out!…

  • sipping a lemon ginger smoothie

    Lemon Ginger Smoothie

    My lemon ginger smoothie enlists the powerful properties of fresh lemon, ginger, yogurt, and honey for a healthy breakfast that helps fight anything winter can throw at you, from dry skin…

  • chocolate mediants topped with superfoods

    Dark Chocolate Mendiants

    Dark chocolate mendiants are the healthy way to do dessert ~ these melt in your mouth medallions are made with anti-oxidant rich dark chocolate topped with colorful dried fruits, nuts, and…

  • Salmon with Lemon

    7 Ways to Boost Your Vitamin D

    Are you getting enough vitamin D? This important nutrient is more vital than ever during this double flu season, so I’m exploring 7 ways to boost our vitamin D levels (with…

  • raw wild rice in a wooden bowl

    Wild Rice Recipes

    If you’re not cooking with wild rice this fall and winter, you’re missing out on an awesome ingredient. It has a unique flavor and texture you just can’t get from anything…

  • Close up of a bowl of sweet potato soup with lime greek yogurt sauce.

    Smoky Sweet Potato Soup

    Smoky sweet potato soup features a perfect blend of sweet and savory flavors ~ serve this delicious fall soup as a Thanksgiving starter or in a steamy mug for a cozy…

  • How to cook any type of winter squash

    How to Cook Any Type Of Winter Squash

    How to Cook Any Type of Winter Squash from pumpkin and butternut to kabocha, acorn, and more ~ all members of the gorgeous gourd family are edible, healthy, and delicious, and…

  • roasted winter squash seeds in small bowls

    How to Roast Squash Seeds ~ five ways!

    How to Roast Perfectly Crisp Squash Seeds ~ the secret to super crisp and delicious roasted winter squash seeds is simple and oh so easy…I’ll show you how to make five…

  • A bowl of apricot breakfast crisp topped with whipped cream.

    Breakfast Fruit Crisp

    Breakfast fruit crisp combines juicy fresh fruit with a nutty, crumbly oat topping that’s healthy enough to start your day off right. Dessert for breakfast? Heck yeah!…

  • quick pickled red onions

    How To Quick Pickle (almost) Anything!

    How To Quick Pickle (almost) Anything! Today I’m exploring the vibrant world of quick and easy refrigerator pickles ~ these crisp homemade ‘quickles‘ are more complex in flavor than commercial pickles. You…

  • fresh summer roll with sprouts

    How to Make Summer Rolls

    Vietnamese summer rolls are one of the most refreshing foods on the planet, and they get bonus points for fitting in to just about any diet you’re on, from low carb…

  • Lemon Poppy Seed Dressing ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Lemon Poppy Seed Salad Dressing

    With my Lemon Poppy Seed Salad Dressing you’re just 5 everyday ingredients away from my best secret weapon in the kitchen – this lemon vinaigrette wakes up almost anything with a…

  • colorul and super healthy chopped salad

    The Perfect Chopped Salad

    My Chopped Salad is a healthy meal that doesn’t skimp on anything! With lots of protein and crunchy veggies, this main course salad is as gorgeous as it is delicious.…

  • How to Make Rainbow Popsicles for a healthy summer treat ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    How to Make Rainbow Fruit Popsicles

    These healthy fresh fruit popsicles are made with exotic fruits like mango, dragon fruit, papaya, golden kiwi and black raspberry to tempt the most sophisticated palates. They’re all natural with no…

  • A jar of homemade peach butter

    Easy Peach Butter

    Easy Peach Butter ~ you’ll kick yourself if you don’t make a big batch of silky butter before the peaches are all gone for the year. This small batch fruit spread…

  • heirloom caprese salad with olive vinaigrette dressing

    Heirloom Tomato Caprese Salad

    Heirloom Tomato Caprese Salad with Kalamata Olive Vinaigrette is a juicy tomato salad with creamy slices of fresh mozzarella, peppery basil leaves, and the velvety tang of Kalamata olives ~ it’s…

  • Grilled Chicken with Peach Jalapeno Salsa ~ this lightning quick meal is low calorie, low fat, low carb, gluten free, Whole 30 and Paleo compliant, and Weight Watchers friendly. Or, to put it another way, it’s healthy and insanely delicious.

    Grilled Chicken with Peach Jalapeño Salsa

    Grilled Chicken with Peach Jalapeño Salsa is a lightning quick meal that’s low calorie, low fat, low carb, gluten free, Whole 30 and Paleo compliant, not to mention Weight Watchers friendly.…

  • Rainbow Salmon Skewers are colorful, healthy, low carb and so easy to make!

    Rainbow Salmon Skewers

    Rainbow Salmon Skewers are easy, healthy, and so fun to make ~ these colorful fish kabobs are gorgeous, too, and make a quick and delicious 30 minute meal ~ have you…

  • loaded tabbouleh salad in a wooden bowl

    Loaded Tabbouleh Salad

    Loaded tabbouleh salad takes a traditional Mediterranean cracked wheat salad over the top with juicy tomatoes, olives, and briny feta cheese. loaded tabbouleh is the perfect summer salad This healthy Mediterranean…

  • vinegar coleslaw recipe

    Favorite Vinegar Coleslaw Recipe

    You’ve found it! The perfect Carolina style vinegar coleslaw made with cabbage and sweet Vidalia onions. This simple no-mayo slaw is the perfect barbecue side dish, you’re going to want it…

  • strawberry milk muesli with spoon

    Strawberry Milk Muesli

    I haven’t skipped breakfast once since I discovered Strawberry Milk Muesli. It’s my spring version of oatmeal, so pretty and packed with protein, fiber, vitamins and minerals for a super delicious…

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