Quick and Easy

Light and Creamy Tomato Soup

February 4, 2014
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These days I’m in the mood for recipes that are super fast to make, but are still light and delicious. Because with a newborn, who has time to spend hours in the kitchen? Enter this easy, creamy, healthy tomato soup, which is my first post-baby recipe to share with all of you! Smoked paprika and […]

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Butternut Squash and Kale Quesadillas

November 30, 2013
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Butternut squash and kale are two of my favorite fall veggies. Every fall, my dad used to make a butternut squash “sabji” – which is basically butternut squash sautéed with a ton of Indian spices – cumin, coriander, turmeric — the works. It was delicious and I’d look forward to it like a kid in […]

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California Grape and Avocado Salad

November 18, 2013
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Salads are one of my favorite side dishes to add to my holiday table. They help bring an element of lightness among all of the delicious desserts and comfort-food-dishes, and with the right combination of ingredients – they can be super tasty and filling too! Chopped salads are awesome, because all of the ingredients end […]

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Skinny Broccoli Cheese Soup

September 24, 2013
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One of the husband’s favorite soups is Broccoli Cheese (or Broccoli Cheddar) Soup. Warm, gooey, cheesy, rich – there are a lot of things to love about Broccoli Cheese Soup. What I don’t love is the fact that one tiny cup of the traditional recipe can run you over 400 calories and 18g saturated fat. […]

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Kale, Garlic and Caramelized Onion Paninis

September 19, 2013
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Kale is one of my favorite green leafy veggies, and I’m always looking for new ways to incorporate it into our meals. I love sneaking veggies into traditionally “comfort food” type dishes, and this panini is no exception. The fontina cheese oozes out of the sandwich, the bread is warm and crispy, and the sautéed kale […]

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Peachy Keen Smoothie

September 3, 2013
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Summer is coming to an end! That means no more yummy stone fruits as the temperature starts to drop. And after all the labor day eating, BBQ-ing, and more eating, I was really looking for something light and refreshing to start my day today. Luckily, I had a couple peaches left over from the farmer’s […]

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