Cooking with the Kids: Homemade Cinnamon Applesauce {Recipe}

Homemade cinnamon applesauce is quick and easy to make, has just three ingredients, and no added sugar. A nutritious and delicious side dish or snack. Guess what?! I have another apple recipe for you today* and this time it’s one I know your kids will love. In fact, my kids made this recipe with me, which was more than half the fun. *Did you see these other apples we made post apple picking? Check out my Spiced Quinoa with Roasted Apples and Root Vegetables and Apple Peanut Butter Pancakes… read more »

Spiced Quinoa with Roasted Apples & Root Vegetables {Recipe}

This nutritious and delicious spiced quinoa is packed with fall produce, is vegan and gluten-free, and can be made in less than 30 minutes! It’s quinoa week here on Nutritioulicious! Earlier this week, we explored the versatility of quinoa with 40 healthy ways to cook quinoa including innovative breakfast bars, classic grain salads, unique burgers, and enticing desserts. Today, I have one more quinoa dish to add to the list. A few weeks ago, when my produce drawer was filled with apples af… read more »

40 Healthy Ways to Cook With Quinoa {Recipe Roundup}

Start cooking this popular ancient grain with 40 healthy quinoa recipes for every meal of the day.  This post was compiled with the assistance of Nutritioulicious intern Amanda Mateer Although relatively new to most Americans, quinoa has been a staple of the of Inca diet in Bolivia, Peru, and Chile for over 5,000 years. In fact, quinoa means “the mother grain” in the Inca language. While some people may still not know how to pronounce this grain, quinoa (pronounced Keen-wa, by the way) has qu… read more »

Miso-Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Root Veggies + Natural Pregnancy Cookbook Review

Sweet and salty glazed Brussels sprouts and root vegetables are inspired by Dr. Sonali Ruder, aka The Foodie Physician, author of the Natural Pregnancy Cookbook. I received a complimentary copy of the Natural Pregnancy Cookbook to review. No compensation was involved and as always, all opinions are my own. It’s a funny thing how you make friends these days. Yes, there are my mommy friends who I have met through my kids’ nursery school, my old college and graduate school frien… read more »

Lemon Ricotta Ravioli with Balsamic Roasted Strawberries {Recipe}

Homemade ravioli filled with creamy and zesty lemon ricotta and topped with balsamic roasted strawberries is a naturally sweet and savory meal perfect for entertaining any month of the year. ‘Tis the season for pumpkins, Brussels sprouts, and citrus fruits, but let’s not forget about our good old friends from the summer – strawberries. Strawberries aren’t normally on my weekly grocery list these days, but I was so inspired by one of my daughters that I had to make this recipe. A couple of… read more »