Displaying 170 Posts categorized under Healthy Eating Recipes

Orange Creamsicle Smoothie

If you grew up during my time you will be able to totally relate to these two things: orange creamsicle popsicles from the ice cream truck and cottage cheese as your mother’s favorite diet food. There was something about an orange pop surrounding vanilla ice cream that was so refreshing and …

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Strawberry Grapefruit Smoothie

Spring unlocks something in me – dreams of salads, fresh herbs, cold smoothies. I want to shed slow cooked meals and root vegetables in exchange for spinach, kale and fresh berries. Early spring brings about one of my favorite fruits, strawberries. When you catch them at their peak, they are divine. Last …

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Summer Squash Ratatouille

I adore summer squash ratatouille, with all the fresh vegetables, herbs and warmth. It might be from my French roots, of which I claim a good percent.My grandmother was born and raised and France, and can you believe it? I have never been there. On my next trip I will …

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Yellow Squash Corn Bread

I’m not a huge fan of sneaking vegetables. I think kids (and adults!) should learn to love vegetable all on their own. Yet, if you were raised in a house where vegetable were truly boring, I understand. Here is a creative way to add in corn and yellow squash, all …

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Yellow Squash and Goat Cheese Gratin

Got a bumper crop of summer squash like I do? If yes, you are probably looking for creative ways to use up this healthy vegetable. After making breads and adding it to soups, yellow squash works wonderfully in this lightened up gratin. It is a perfect complement to grilled chicken …

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Strawberry Yogurt Muffins

Well, hi! I haven’t been in my recipes in a while and not because I have fallen off the planet. You might have seen me over at my kitchen away from home, Green Palette, where I have been writing and cooking over there. It’s been a surprisingly busy time for …

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Chickpea Blondies

I know there is so much Christmas cookie baking going on right now and you might have no need for another “perfect” holiday recipe. But, if you are like me, and secretly know that too much cookie baking equals too much eating cookies, I’ve got a delicious solution. Let’s face …

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Middle Eastern Chickpea Cakes

As I’m writing this post we are waiting for the results of our next President. Tension and anxiety is certainly high right now, what with the fate of our country, the Corona virus and the coming of winter. A lot to feel fearful about. We need comfort. During the most stressful …

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Lemony Tahini Yogurt Sauce

Are you looking for that go to sauce, the one that you can put on, well, everything? I have it for you, my Lemony Tahini Yogurt Sauce. So good. I just made this the other night to drizzle on my Middle Eastern Chickpea Cakes but you can use it in …

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Minty Pea Dip

Minty Pea Dip is your new favorite green sauce! So simple to make but so big on flavor and nutrients. Yogurt is a wonder food for your digestion, adding in millions of beneficial bacteria. Peas add heart healthy fiber and mint’s anti-inflammatory benefits cannot be beat. Added up, this dip …

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