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All About Tomatoes + Caprese Couscous Stuffed Tomatoes {Recipe}

Learn about the varieties, health benefits, and culinary uses of fresh summer tomatoes. Then enjoy a delicious and healthy tomato recipe! Post, recipe, and images by Nutritioulicious assistant and dietetic intern Kaleigh McMordie. Summer is the ultimate season for fresh, juicy tomatoes! I personally love summer tomatoes, especially ones that are home grown in my parents’ garden or purchased from the farmers market. Not only are tomatoes delicious and versatile, but they are also a g… read more »

Summer Steak Salad with Champagne-Shallot Vinaigrette {Recipe}

Umami-rich grilled flank steak tops a bed of baby spinach, crisp green beans, and sweet strawberries in this light summer salad drizzled with a sparkling, tangy Champagne shallot vinaigrette. I was compensated for writing the original article, “Beef Days of Summer,” and developing the recipe found in the July 2016 issue of Today’s Dietitian. I was not compensated for sharing the column or magazine with readers on my blog. All opinions are my own. The past few weeks have been brutally ho… read more »

Menu Plan Monday: July 25, 2016

Get grilling with this week’s Menu Plan Monday! Plus Link Love you don’t want to miss. Hope everyone had a great weekend and stayed cool! It’s been hot, hot, hot here in New York, so we spent a lot of time swimming and enjoying cooling foods. Speaking of which, did you catch my Watermelon & Lemon Mint Ricotta Stacks last week? These will certainly keep you cool and hydrated! I made these stacks for the July Recipe ReDux and of course there were tons of amazing recipes shared for t… read more »

Watermelon & Lemon Mint Ricotta Stacks {Recipe ReDux}

Creamy and zesty lemon mint ricotta is sandwiched between stacks of watermelon flowers for a festive, nutritious and delicious summer appetizer or hors d’oeuvres. It’s time for July’s Recipe ReDux! This month’s theme was a fun one and made me get more artistic in the kitchen than I’m used to. The challenge: Get Your Fruits and Veggies in Shape! With produce galore, now’s a great time to enjoy lots of fruits and vegetables. Show us how you’re serving the bounty oread more »

5 Things To Know About Local Food

Eating locally is very fashionable these days, but do you know what it even means? Here are five things to know about local food. This post was written as part of my ongoing sponsored partnership with the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance. All opinions expressed are my own. “Farm-to-table restaurants.” “Farm-fresh fruits and vegetables.” “Eat local.” These are some of the popular buzzwords and phrases around food and dining that you hear a lot today. I, for one, love going to farm-… read more »