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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...

Roasted Chickpeas with Citrus and Rosemary

I LOVE chickpeas, almost to the point of obsession.   I love ’em pureed into a dip, raw in a salad or roasted like I am going to do today.  A...

Garlic Sweet Potato Air Fries

Although, I am not a gadget gal, I am acquiring kitchen appliances.  I have Vitamix blender and a Cuisinart food processor and my latest acquisition for Christmas was a Smart Chef Air...