Quinoa-Stuffed Cornish Hens {Recipe}

Wow your guests with this elegantly presented Moroccan-inspired cornish hen stuffed with aromatic and flavorful quinoa.  When entertaining, serving buffet style is a pretty easy way to go and it offers lots of benefits. Your dining room stays cleaner as you avoid bowls and plates of food being passed around, guests can mingle as they walk around the buffet to fill their plates, and from a nutritional standpoint you’re less likely to overeat since the food isn’t sitting on the table r… read more »

Praise for Nutritious and Delicious Nuts!

Join the fan club as flavorful and nutritious nuts finally get the praise they deserve! Disclosure: provided me with the infographic below, but I was not compensated for this post and all opinions are my own.  It most likely doesn’t surprise you to hear that nuts are a healthy addition to any diet. But for some people, the idea of a high-fat food being good for them is shocking. Just last week, Jane Brody, The New York Times‘ Personal Health columnist, shared that she too had on… read more »

5 Mouth-Watering Recipes to Pin {Pin It Party}

Join today’s Pin It Party and find Nutritioulicious and beautiful recipes you’ll want to save and share! Over the past year I’ve been spending more time working on my food photography and editing and as a result I have more Pin-worthy pictures to post. Now that I feel my pictures are more up to snuff, I’m participating in a Pin It Party hosted by my colleague Lindsay over at The Lean Green Bean. This is Lindsay’s 7th Pin It Party, but my first time linking up. Below are f… read more »

Roasted Chicken with Fennel, Carrots, & Dried Plums {Recipe ReDux}

Juicy, savory, and flavorful roasted chicken with fennel, carrots, onions, and dried plums is easy enough for a weeknight meal and elegant enough for company. Also a great recipe for leftovers – if there are any! Most recipes I am inspired to make come from something I ate at a restaurant, a recipe featured in one of the magazines I read (these days that’s primarily Real Simple and Better Homes and Gardens), or something I’ve seen on Pinterest or Instagram. Occasionally I’… read more »

Cauliflower Burnt Rice (aka Cauliflower Concón) {Recipe}

Cauliflower rice sauteéd with burnt onions, garlic, and cilantro is vegetarian, grain free, and a nutritious and delicious way to cook the vegetable of the year!  Cauliflower is hot! No doubt it has been the most talked about vegetable over the past year. Everything from cauliflower steaks, mashed cauliflower, Buffalo cauliflower wings, and cauliflower pizza crust has been made and for months I have been seeing Pins, Tweets, and Instagrams of cauliflower “rice.” I have b… read more »