Mardi Gras Chicken Fingers

Mardi Gras Chicken Fingers are an easy addition to your celebratory Fat Tuesday table!

Mardi Gras Chicken Fingers

Mardi Gras is here early this year, so it’s time to get celebrating!

King Cakes fly off the shelves starting in January, and purple, green, and gold everything adorn windows, stores, wreaths, and trees. I’ve seen school bands practicing in my neighborhood to get ready for marching the parade route, and I passed floats driving down the interstate with full police escort. Mardi Gras never fails to bring out the fun in the city.

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Greek Dip

There are few things better than being that person that brings a really good dish to a party.

What’s one of those few things? When that dish is both healthy and tasty.

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Having a recipe that everyone raves about that you know is contributing to their good health is one of those beautiful things in life {dietitian-nerd alert}.

And this Greek Dip is just the recipe to wow your friends in the taste department as well as the nutritious department.

Bonus: it wins in the super simple category as well!

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Tomato Basil and Ricotta Flatbread Pizza

This Tomato Basil and Ricotta Flatbread Pizza is a tasty, vegetarian lunch or light dinner ready in less than 30 minutes

Flatbread Pizza

August is not a month people are known to pull out the apron and cook all day in the kitchen. Back to school, end of summer, crazy heat, it all points to “please don’t make me spend over 30 minutes in the kitchen”

With that in mind, I made some pizza. Probably one of my favorite meals to make when I have no time or no desire to cook. [Read more…]

Roasted Vegetable and Blue Cheese Quinoa

Delicious roasted vegetables plus flavorful blue cheese tossed with quinoa makes for a tasty and nourishing side dish or light meal

Roasted Vegetable and Blue Cheese Quinoa

Roasted vegetables are my favorite things on Earth. I could eat roasted vegetables every day, and pretty much every vegetable tastes good roasted. Ok, so not celery but every other one I can think of is delicious.

They’re basically person. Roasted vegetables are simple to make. They taste great, and it’s super easy to eat a lot of vegetables in one sitting since the vegetables cook down so much. You can add them to so many things to improve the taste and nourishing benefits… grilled cheese, salsa, sauce, soup, and hummus. Yay for more veggies! [Read more…]