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Vegetarian Tortilla Soup with Black Beans

October 24, 2014
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We have been making a lot of soups in our house lately. Mainly because: as a busy parent, they are such easy go-to-one-pot meals; soups are super easy for babies to eat (thanks to them being relatively soft); and soups are perfect in fall weather! I got this recipe from my sister-in-law, who has turned […]

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Sneaky Zucchini Lasagna and a Giveaway from Snack Girl!

September 22, 2014
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Photo credit: SnackGirl   Hi Everyone! This month’s giveaway comes from one of my favorite healthy food bloggers – Lisa Cain at SnackGirl! Lisa makes healthy food super easy and simple – through her family-friendly recipes and real-life solutions for losing weight and getting healthy. She recently wrote an amazing cookbook – Snack Girl to […]

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Linguine with Garlicky Kale and White Beans

September 18, 2014
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I absolutely love garlic. I put it in everything: pasta, pizza, Indian food, stir frys, veggie sautes, the list could just go on and on. It’s one of my favorite seasonings because it makes any veggie taste absolutely delicious, and it’s so good for you: it has amazing anti-inflammatory properties, which makes it good for […]

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Spicy Lentil and Swiss Chard Soup

September 15, 2014
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One-pot meals are definitely on my list of must-haves these days. It’s the easiest and fastest way to get a balanced meal for dinner without a ton of prep work or cooking time. This soup totally fits the bill. You just throw everything into a pot, let it simmer for ~20 minutes, whip out your […]

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Healthy Vegetable Fried Rice

July 19, 2014
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Fried rice has always been one of mine and the husband’s favorite Asian dishes. I usually avoid it at restaurants because it’s just full of fat, made with white rice (empty calories!) and is so easy to eat a ton of without even realizing it. I was convinced that I could make a healthier version of […]

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Healthy Pumpkin Ravioli with Gorgonzola Sauce

July 7, 2014
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Photo courtesy of CookingLight The husband and I are both suckers for pumpkin or butternut squash ravioli. Whenever it appears on a restaurant menu we are all over it! It’s a great indulgence once in a while, but not always the healthiest option because most restaurants add a lot of extra butter or oil to the […]

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