Honeycrisp Winter Salad with Citrus Poppyseed Dressing

A simple yet delicious spinach salad with honey crisp apples, mandarin oranges, chopped pecans, dried cranberries, all topped with a homemade citrus poppyseed dressing.

Hi all! It’s Lauren back from Lauren’s Recipe Box ready to share with you one of my favorite salads of all time! I don’t know about you, but Winter is one of the hardest times for me to stick to a healthy diet. Maybe it is the cold weather, holidays, or maybe it is just an excuse to be bad 🙂 Either way, I am trying to make some healthier choices this month and this honey crisp winter salad is the perfect start! A bed of baby spinach loaded with thinly sliced honey crisp apples, mandarin oranges, chopped pecans, dried cranberries, and the BEST citrus poppyseed dressing… This salad will make you forget all about those Chick-fil-a waffle fries 😉


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Hearty Sausage Skillet

Try this easy, healthy dinner idea tonight! Hearty Sausage Skillet requires only a few minutes of prep work and is ready in under 30 minutes. This flavorful dish is going to be a hit with your family!

Try this easy, healthy dinner idea tonight! Hearty Sausage Skillet requires only a few minutes of prep work and is ready in under 30 minutes. This flavorful dish is going to be a hit with your family!

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No-Bake Healthy Chewy Almond Granola Bars

 

Hi hi hi! I’m Christina over at Run Lift Eat Repeat and I’m SO excited to be joining the family over here at My Cooking Spot! One of my goals for 2017 was to commit to always having healthy snacks on hand (at home, in my purse, etc.) for those times you need something to hold you over or you’re just hungry.


Enter the BEST granola bars.*

I typically make a huge batch of these on the weekend so I’m set for the week. Sometimes I even double the batch and freeze half. And the best part: there’s no baking involved!

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Creamy Chicken & Wild Rice Soup

Hi guys!! It’s Lauren back from Lauren’s Recipe Box and I am so excited to share with you all one of my all time favorite soup recipes. My husband gave this creamy chicken & wild rice soup a huge thumbs up after he told me that it is even better than the Panera Bread version (which we love)! That always makes a heart happy 🙂

We have eaten this for dinner twice this week and I ate it for lunch three times so I think it is safe to say it is a keeper! I am a huge believer in simple and delicious recipes that can be made under 30 minutes and this soup is just that. I used a few shortcuts for this soup to help make it under 30 minutes for those busy weeknights: One, rotisserie chicken! Two, boxed rice mix!

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