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Lightened-Up Sweet Potato Carrot Casserole with Maple Pecans {Recipe}

Lighten up a Thanksgiving classic with this naturally sweet and creamy Sweet Potato Carrot Casserole that’s full of flavor and nutrition. Topped with sweet and crunchy maple pecans, I promise you won’t miss the marshmallows! This recipe originally appeared in the November 2016 issue of Today’s Dietitian Magazine. I was compensated for writing the original article, “Sweet Potatoes + Carrots,” and developing the recipe, but I was not compensated for sharing the column 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 »

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 »

Winter Root Vegetable Salad with Pomegranate Ginger Dressing {Recipe}

Enjoy the versatility of winter root vegetables by taking them from side dish to main dish in this seasonal salad bursting with color, flavor, and nutrition!  I was compensated for writing the original article and developing the recipe found in the January 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. Root vegetables are some of my favorites in the vegetable food group and are often served aside my pr… read more »

Salmon Waldorf Salad with Citrus Yogurt Vinaigrette {Recipe ReDux}

This Salmon Waldorf Salad is brimming with nutritious and delicious ingredients including fennel, beets, and apples, all tossed with a citrus yogurt vinaigrette. Enjoy for a satiating, heart-healthy lunch or dinner! Guess what time it is?! Recipe ReDux time! It’s hard to believe that The Recipe ReDux has been around for four and a half years and I have been a participant from the very beginning. I look forward to the 21st and 22nd of every month (ReDux posting dates) to see what recipes my… read more »