Spinach Pear Salad with Goat Cheese {Recipe}

Say goodbye to boring salads and hello to an interesting, flavor-packed spinach salad topped with Asian pears, creamy goat cheese, and crunchy squash seeds! Iceberg lettuce, mealy tomatoes, a couple pieces of cucumber. Does that salad sound enticing to you? The number one complaint I hear from people about why they don’t eat salad is “it’s boring.” And if you envision salad the way it’s described above, then you might be right. Sure, day after day it can be mundane to sit down to a plate of l… read more »

Rosemary Garlic Roasted Tomatoes {Recipe}

Late summer when tomato season is at it’s peak, I can pop raw cherry tomatoes in my mouth without adding anything to them. I also love to eat raw tomatoes in a caprese salad with mozzarella, basil, and some aged balsamic. But in the depth of winter, raw tomatoes don’t taste quite as good. And while I generally stick to purchasing in-season produce, sometimes you just want to have a slice of tomato on your sandwich or to top your salad. To get the most flavor out of these nutrient-rich nightsha… read more »

Mediterranean Inspired In-Shell Pistachio Pairing {Recipe ReDux}

I received free pistachio samples from the Pistachio Health Institute mentioned in this post. By posting this pairing I am entering a contest sponsored by Pistachio Health Institute and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time. The Recipe ReDux has teamed up with the Pistachio Health Institute to once again challenge my fellow ReDuxers and me to put on our culinary hats and come up with a “deliciously unique” pairing for in-shell pistach… read more »

Top 3 Recipes for a Healthy 2014

I recently found out about this link, 30 Great Recipes for a Healthy 2014, which included recipes from some of my fellow food bloggers like Gina @SkinnyTaste and Erin @NaturallyElla. It got me thinking: What are my top recipes for a healthy year ahead?  So, in no particular order, here are 3 of my favorite Nutritioulicious recipes that are easy to prep, full of flavor, nutritious and delicious: 1. Chili-Lime Roasted Butternut Squash – One of my most-pinned recipes, this is a sweet… read more »

Mushroom-Onion Truffle Pesto Pizza {Recipe ReDux}

As I mentioned yesterday, this month’s Recipe ReDux theme was Pizza Party. I certainly got in the pizza making mood and made a couple of variations. The first, Rosemary-Roasted Tomato Pesto Pizza, was a hit with my family, but the second one was their favorite. So here’s a second ReDux recipe for your viewing – and cooking – pleasure! Mushroom-Onion Truffle Pesto Pizza   Print Prep Time 45 mins Cook Time 30 mins Total Time 1 hour 15 mins   Mushrooms and onions saut… read more »