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Lemon Poppy Seed Thumbprint Cookies {Recipe}

Welcome spring with this sweet and tangy Lemon Poppy Seed Thumbprint Cookie recipe bursting with bright flavor! Today’s post is written by Emily Cooper, a self-proclaimed “running, peanut butter lovin’ registered dietitian in Portland, Maine” and blogger at Sinful Nutrition. I’m so excited to have her share her Lemon Poppy Seed Thumbprint Cookie recipe and a fun story about the inspiration behind it. Take it away Emily… I don’t know about you, but aro… read more »

Quick & Easy Tuna Edamame Salad with Red Wine Vinaigrette {Recipe}

Ready in less than 10 minutes, this Easy Tuna Edamame Salad is a healthy, delicious, and balanced lunch for the kids’ lunchbox or on top of a bed of greens.  Hmmm…what should I pack the kids for lunch today? That’s a question I am sure many parents ask themselves every day of the week. It’s certainly one I am faced with, although usually it plagues me over the weekend when I am putting together my Menu Plan Monday for the week. Back in August before the school year began, I provid… read more »

Spinach Pear Salad with Goat Cheese and Lemon Thyme Vinaigrette {Recipe}

Say goodbye to boring salads with this fresh and flavorful Spinach Pear Salad with Goat Cheese!  Iceberg lettuce, mealy tomatoes, and a couple pieces of cucumber all topped with a thick and creamy dressing. Does that salad sound enticing to you? Do you know the number one complaint I hear from people about why they don’t eat salad? “It’s boring!” And if you envision salad the way I’ve just described above, then you might be right. Sure, day after day it can be mundane to si… read more »

Baked Panko Crusted Chicken with Honey Mustard Sauce {Recipe}

Satisfy your kids’ cravings for chicken fingers in a healthier way with this crispy whole grain baked panko crusted chicken.  Can I let you in on a little secret? My five year old girls have never had chicken fingers or chicken nuggets. While you’re picking up your jaw from the ground, let me explain. I was actually a very avid chicken nugget eater as a child, but not the kind from fast food places. Rather I’d eat the ones from a box you’d find in the freezer aisle. Defini… read more »

Lentil Chickpea Vegetable Salad with Feta {Recipe}

Make packing school lunch easy and serve your kids something delicious with this vegetarian, nut-free, and gluten-free Lentil Chickpea Vegetable Salad.  Packing lunch for the kids every single day is not easy. I think most parents would agree it’s a chore they can’t wait to stop doing once their children are old enough to make their own lunch or buy it at school. I’m not going to sit here and tell you that packing my girls’ lunch is my favorite part of being a mom, but I also don&… read more »