Healthy Pasta with Garlic Cream Sauce: Fave Foods Made Healthy Series

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There are many things that I am working on attaining.  A long list of things; be it in the kitchen or in life, things I want or am striving to learn or do better.  But there is one thing that I feel I excel in, not that I don’t continue to expand and evolve and learn anew anytime that I am able.  This one thing is pasta.

Breakfast, lunch or dinner, in the early rays of a sun lit afternoon or the wee hours of the night at three am; I can whip up a plate of mouth-watering pasta.  As long as I have a box of noodles the possibilities are endless.  It has nothing to do with what I have in the cupboard or the fridge.  In fact, I take it as challenge the barer the kitchen is!  My secret is not only in the simplicity of the dish, but also the quality of the ingredients.  I mean come on, let’s be honest, if you are making a dish with three ingredients, you can’t skimp on the quality of what you use!

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Easy Homemade Cilantro Lime Rice with Pop & Cook

I am in the thick of the summer here in Phoenix. We technically have at least three more months of mega hot days. So I am constantly looking for lunch ideas that I can make quick, easy, perfect for a hot day. I hate going out in the day just to get something to eat when it is so hot out.

So, I have been making some salads and sandwiches at home. I have been craving some burritos lately, but then I thought I should just make a burrito bowl. I can have my salad and burrito in one bowl.

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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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Open-Faced Tomato Eclipses, Avocado, Egg Sandwiches: Mother’s Day Brunch


Mother’s Day is this Sunday and I wanted to make my Mother a very special brunch with all of her favorite things in one delicious open-faced sandwich.

I want to make my mom feel special, so I decided to invite her over to celebrate Mother’s day and make a special brunch for her like I did when I was little.

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