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 »

Spinach Salad with Jicama, Black Beans, and Lime Vinaigrette {Recipe}

Find out why jicama is so good for you and enjoy it in this quick, easy, and delicious spinach salad.  Have you heard of jicama? Pronounced HIK-uh-muh, this Mexican yam or turnip is a root vegetable with a brown, papery exterior and a white crisp interior. It may not look so interesting or appealing from the outside, but trust me when I tell you it is quite delicious on the inside. Jicama is a crunchy vegetable with a slightly sweet, nutty flavor. It’s sort of a cross between a potato and an apple or Asi… read more »

Mushroom Asparagus Pesto Frittata {Recipe}

Mushrooms and asparagus pair together in this easy, flavorful baked egg frittata. Perfect for a weeknight dinner or a weekend brunch, plus gluten-free and vegetarian friendly. Asparagus season is pretty much over, but you may still find a few good bunches of spears in the supermarket. If you do, I have a great weeknight or weekend brunch recipe for you to make. This Mushroom Asparagus Pesto Frittata is light enough for the hot summer days we’re having, yet it’s also full of flavor tha… read more »

Why It’s Okay to Eat Non-Organic Strawberries & 40+ Strawberry Recipes to Enjoy!

Whether you choose to buy organic or not, strawberries are safe to eat. Find out why and get inspired to enjoy this delicious berry with over 40 nutritious and delicious strawberry recipes! 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. “Is it worth it and necessary to buy organic fruits and vegetables?” That’s one of the top five questions I get asked by friends, family, and those of you who rea… read more »

70 + Healthy & Delicious Backyard Barbecue Recipes

A delicious roundup of healthy backyard barbecue recipes to keep you fit and happy all summer long! This post was written by Nutritioulicious assistant and dietetic intern Kaleigh McMordie. Who has plans for Independence Day, aka- my favorite holiday? Are you cooking out? I hope so. I sure am! Last week I shared some healthy eating tips with you on how to navigate backyard barbecues while still enjoying yourself. This week, you can put those tips to good use with lots of healthy and delicious recip… read more »