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Menu Plan Monday: May 30, 2016

Learn the Joy of Eating and get this week’s Menu Plan Monday plus Link Love! Happy Memorial Day! Hope everyone had a fantastic weekend and enjoyed some fun in the sun and some nutritious and delicious eats! We enjoyed a nice mix of swimming, time with family and friends, and some yummy food. My husband actually made me dinner Saturday night, which was an extra special treat for me since I’m usually the one busy in the kitchen! I’m excited to share with you a new program three of my colle… read more »

5 Ways to Stay Healthy Over the Summer

Have fun in the sun and stay healthy this summer with these five tips! This post was sponsored by Meta as part of an ongoing partnership. I was compensated for my time, but as always all opinions are my own.  The long, hot days of summer are often filled with social gatherings, weekends away, and occasions to eat and drink. And of course ice cream! All the fun may get in the way of you maintaining your regular routine, which hopefully includes exercise and healthy eating habits. But with a few key tips… read more »

Menu Plan Monday: May 23, 2016

What I’ve been up to, getting ready for Memorial Day Weekend, and this week’s Link Love and Menu Plan Monday! Menu Plan Monday and Link Love are back! Apologies for not posting last week, but keep in mind that if you ever need meal planning ideas you can always head over to my Meal Planning Pinterest board for a collection of meal planning tips and previous Menu Plan Monday posts. Also my friend E.A., aka The Spicy RD, has a fantastic Weekly Dinner Meal Plan board with lots of inspiration… read more »

Watermelon, Feta, and Mint Skewers {Recipe ReDux}

Refreshing watermelon and mint complement salty feta in this sweet and savory pairing, that’s a perfect easy, healthy, and flavorful appetizer for a summer party. It’s hard to believe (especially because the weather doesn’t feel like it), but the month of May is almost over and with Memorial Day a week away we’re about to start the season of barbecues and backyard parties. For some, there are also loads of other celebrations like graduation parties and bridal showers th… read more »

Strawberry Arugula Salad with Fennel, Toasted Almonds, and Strawberry Champagne Vinaigrette {Recipe}

Sweet, juicy strawberries, crisp fennel, peppery arugula, and crunchy toasted almonds are tossed together in a sweet and elegant strawberry Champagne vinaigrette dressing for an easy weeknight side dish or festive appetizer for company. Did you know May is National Salad Month? If not, then now you do! And now you can go ahead and spend the rest of the month making and enjoying nutritious and delicious salads like this Strawberry Arugula Salad I threw together as a side dish for dinner one night l… read more »