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  • blueberry lemonade

    Refreshing Non Alcoholic Drinks for Summer

    Hot weather brings on big thirst, and these refreshing non alcoholic drinks have your back. Make them by the glass or the pitcherful, my colorful quenchers are a healthy alternative to…

  • slicing fennel on a mandoline slicer

    Quick Pickled Fennel

    Quick Pickled Fennel is a zippy condiment that works with just about anything you’ll pull off your grill this season. It’s great in salads, and I love to eat it straight…

  • tossing a chopped Italian salad

    Chopped Italian Salad Recipe

    My Chopped Italian Salad is your excuse to open up the doors and take dinner outside. It’s a combination of crunchy veggies and Mediterranean flavors that just can’t be beat.…

  • Puttanesca style beans and toast in a bowl

    Puttanesca Style Beans and Toast

    Puttanesca Style Beans and Toast is the most sophisticated meal from the pantry I’ve had in a long time. It marries all the vivacious flavors of one of my favorite Italian…

  • pasta with pesto

    Pasta with Sun Dried Tomato and Almond Pesto

    I’m all about healthy 30 minute meals like this Pasta with Sun Dried Tomato and Almond Pesto that come together from the pantry without a trip to the store. It’s frugal¬†eating…

  • falafel salad bowl

    Around the World in 8 Dinner Bowls!

    We’re all global citizens, that’s pretty clear, but has your menu plan kept pace? Every culture has their special take on a satisfying meal in a bowl, so today I’m diversifying…

  • spring carrots

    Immune Boosting Soups!

    These healing soups are packed with immune boosting powerhouse ingredients like spinach, garlic, turmeric, saffron, cayenne, and ginger. Whether you’re fighting a flu or just trying to stay warm this winter,…

  • chicken satay dinner bowl

    Thai Chicken Satay Bowls with Peanut Sauce

    Thai Chicken Satay Bowls with Peanut Sauce are an easy way to bring the flavors of one of Thailand’s most famous dishes to the weeknight dinner table. Trust me on this,…

  • A healthy multi grain raisin walnut bran muffin

    The Ultimate High Fiber Menu Plan

    When was the last time you thought about fiber? ~ It’s not as sexy as adaptogens, probiotics, or collagens, to be sure. But fiber is essential for health and chances are…

  • colorful 7 bean salad

    7 Bean Salad with Chimichurri Dressing

    7 Bean Salad with Chimichurri Dressing ~ why should steak get all the perks? This healthy bean salad takes full advantage of the jolt of flavor you’ll get from my favorite…

  • Lemon Thyme Lamb Chops | The View from Great Island (3)

    Easy Lemon Thyme Lamb Chops

    My Lemon Thyme Lamb Chops recipe is an elegant 30 minute meal that’s as vibrant and delicious as it is quick and easy to put on the table. Treat yourself and…

  • Thai coconut soup in a bowl with spoon

    Thai Coconut Soup (tom kha)

    Thai Coconut Soup, or tom kha, is a classic Thai chicken soup recipe that’s so much more intensely flavored than most western soups, it’ll wake you up, tingle your taste buds and…

  • eating a bowl of healthy lentil chili

    Easy Lentil Chili Recipe

    My Easy Lentil Chili recipe is a quick weeknight meal for when you need to get warm, cozy, and well fed in 30 minutes. This is one plant based chili that…

  • teriyaki chicken dripping with sauce

    Teriyaki Chicken with Broccoli Rice

    Teriyaki Chicken with Broccoli Rice is my new favorite 30 minute meal. Basically tender chicken thighs drenched in teriyaki sauce over fresh broccoli rice; this Japanese inspired dinner is healthy and…

  • A bowl of bircher muesli with spoon and napkin

    How to Make Bircher Muesli

    How to Make Bircher Muesli ~ this healthy oat cereal is a traditional Swiss recipe, and I’ve been loving on it for years. It’s gluten free, full of fiber, and crazy…

  • tangerine chicken in a black bowl with chopsticks

    Spicy Tangerine Chicken with Black Rice

    My Spicy Tangerine Chicken with Black Rice is an authentic Chinese stir fry recipe with fabulous from-your-favorite-restaurant flavor, and the black “forbidden” rice makes it extra special!…

  • Salmon coconut curry

    Our Favorite Salmon Coconut Curry

    Salmon Coconut Curry is an easy weeknight dinner bowl that’s on the table in less than 30 minutes. We’re talking big juicy chunks of salmon and fresh spinach in a light…

  • colorful and healthy gluten free cauliflower couscous salad

    Mediterranean Cauliflower Couscous Salad

    Mediterranean Cauliflower Couscous Salad ~ healthy cauliflower turns a grain salad into a gluten free glow bowl full of fresh vibrant flavors ~ if you love easy cauliflower rice recipes you’ll…

  • green goddess soup for weight loss

    My Favorite Weight Loss Soup Recipes!

    Soup has always been my secret weapon when I want to shed a few pounds. I simply substitute a healthy soup for dinner and eat sensibly for the rest of the…

  • chicken tikka masala in a bowl with rice and naan bread

    Chicken Tikka Masala Recipe

    Chicken Tikka Masala is the most popular Indian restaurant dish in the Western world, and with this recipe you can enjoy it any day of the week, right in your own…

  • a small bowl of wild rice and carrot soup

    Wild Rice and Carrot Soup

    Wild Rice and Carrot Soup is a quick and easy soup that combines sweet carrots with earthy wild rice, topped with toasted hazelnuts and fresh thyme. All that healthy beta carotene practically glows!…

  • harvest wild rice salad in glass and silicone baking dish

    Harvest Wild Rice Salad

    My Harvest Wild Rice Salad recipe is a delicious celebration of the season and a holiday potluck masterpiece. Have you been asked to bring a side? Go bold with a colorful…

  • roasted apple and radicchio salad in a bowl

    Roasted Apple and Radicchio Salad

    Roasted Apple and Radicchio Salad with Meyer Lemon Horseradish Dressing is the “it” salad of the season, and a show stopper for Thanksgiving. It’s naturally gluten free, low carb, paleo, keto…

  • farro salad

    Lunch Prep: Loaded Farro Salad

    Lunch Prep: Loaded Farro Salad ~ this healthy grain salad is packed with protein, fiber, complex carbohydrates, and lots of flavor and crunch, aka everything you need to deliciously power through…

  • A bowl of pumpkin chipotle soup with cornbread croutons.

    Smokey Pumpkin Chipotle Bisque

    My Smokey Pumpkin Chipotle Bisque is a simple but flavorful soup that can be a healthy fall lunch or a lovely starter for a holiday meal. Pack it in a thermos…

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