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Mediterranean Zucchini Spirals

The warm weather is here and I have such an urge to invite friends over and dine on my outdoor patio or anywhere al fresco. A simple and nourishing dish to bring...

English Pea & Basil Parmesan Frittata

Spring is in full force here, and in typical Chicago fashion – it’s rainy and cold one day and blissfully sunny and warm the next.  You truly never know what...

Smoky Tzatziki Cucumbers

Lately, I’ve been thinking about my childhood A LOT.  I don’t know why.  Now that my kids are at ages that I identify with I am reminiscing about what I...

Let’s Go Further With Food for National Nutrition Month!

It’s Spring time!  With March still in full swing, I chatted with a fellow registered dietitian nutritionist/chef, a food blogger/photographer and a health coach for National Nutrition Month on how they...

Banana Date Pecan Bread

I am making banana bread today. . . Grant, my 12 year old, has been asking me to make banana bread for awhile now.  To be honest, I always have...

Salted Chocolate Black Bean Brownie Bites

Happy month of LOVE.  Who doesn’t LOVE chocolate on Valentine’s Day?  One of my fondest memory as a little girl was waking up on Valentine’s Day morning and coming downstairs to see...