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Menu Plan Monday: Week of April 13, 2015

A good start to the week, link love from last week, and this week’s Menu Plan Monday! It’s a happy start to the week in my house! Passover ended Saturday night and we celebrated with a delicious pasta-filled Italian dinner with friends. Yesterday was the first really nice spring day and we spent it outside with the kids walking along wooded trails in a conservancy along the Long Island Sound in Rye and playing with friends at the playground. Last night Sabrina finally stayed in her b… read more »

Quinoa-Stuffed Cornish Hens {Recipe}

Wow your guests with this elegantly presented Moroccan-inspired cornish hen stuffed with aromatic and flavorful quinoa.  When entertaining, serving buffet style is a pretty easy way to go and it offers lots of benefits. Your dining room stays cleaner as you avoid bowls and plates of food being passed around, guests can mingle as they walk around the buffet to fill their plates, and from a nutritional standpoint you’re less likely to overeat since the food isn’t sitting on the table r… read more »

Praise for Nutritious and Delicious Nuts!

Join the fan club as flavorful and nutritious nuts finally get the praise they deserve! Disclosure: Nuts.com provided me with the infographic below, but I was not compensated for this post and all opinions are my own.  It most likely doesn’t surprise you to hear that nuts are a healthy addition to any diet. But for some people, the idea of a high-fat food being good for them is shocking. Just last week, Jane Brody, The New York Times‘ Personal Health columnist, shared that she too had on… read more »

Menu Plan Monday: Week of April 6, 2015

What you missed last week and this week’s Menu Plan Monday – Passover edition! I’m sure most of you will agree this past weekend was hectic with Passover and Easter celebrations. As a result, there’s a lot to catch up on here, so today’s post will be quick. Here’s what you may have missed on Nutritioulicious last week: Spring Clean Your Body with these 4 Foods – the only type of “detox” post you’ll find here! I joined my first Pin It… read more »

Passover Wine and Food Goes Gourmet

This Passover, celebrate a traditional holiday with out-of-the-box gourmet Kosher for Passover food and wine. Thank you to the Royal Wine Corp. for sending me a generous box of wine to sample over the Passover holiday. And thanks to Jay Buchsbaum for taking the time to answer my questions below! The Jewish holiday of Passover starts tonight with the first of two seders. For those who are not familiar, a seder, which literally means “order,” is a meal that includes the retelling of the… read more »