Recipes

No Bake Desserts: Strawberry Mousse Parfait {Recipe ReDux}

This month’s Recipe ReDux theme is credited to my friend and fellow RD Danielle Omar over at Food Confidence:
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I have a major sweet tooth and love desserts, but you’ll notice there aren’t too many dessert recipes on my blog. That’s because as much as I love to indulge in dessert, I don’t like making them. There’s something about the precision required when baking that makes me lose interest – when I’m in the kitchen, I want to be cre

Juicing vs. Smoothies: What’s the Difference?

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Juicing has become quite popular these days and you may be wondering how these sweet and savory juices compare to smoothies. Both drinks can boost your fruit and vegetable intake, which means more vitamins and minerals for you. And if your produce is going bad, juicing and blending what you have on hand can help prevent waste. But, there are a few key differences between these two types of drinks that you should consider before you join the juicing bandwagon.
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Grilled Grape Farro Salad {Recipe ReDux}

Disclosure: By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by the California Table Grape Commission and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time.
Fall in love with Grapes!
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Although grapes are available at most supermarkets all year round, Grapes from California are in season between May and January, and now they are at their peak! Hence the theme for this month’s sponsored Recipe ReDux challenge from the California Table Gra

Watermelon-Tomato Gazpacho {Recipe}

Now that Labor Day has passed and everyone has school, football games and tailgating on his or her mind, you may be shifting gears in the kitchen to start making more fall-friendly recipes. But before you do, use the last of the summer watermelon and  farmers market tomatoes to make this Nutritioulicious gazpacho.
Traditionally, gazpacho is a tomato-based soup that is served cold, but you’ll find many varieties of this Spanish soup these days. The following recipe is adapted from Food &am… read more »

Healthy Travel Snacks & Cranberry-Chocolate Peanut Butter Trail Mix {Recipe ReDux}

It’s prime time for summer vacations, and no matter which mode of transportation you are taking to get wherever you’re going, you’re likely going to need a snack or two along the way. This month’s Recipe ReDux theme is the perfect answer to the question “what’s a healthy snack to bring on the road?”
 
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There are a number of healthy snacks that I recommend – some more conducive for traveling by plane, others better for car